Carnaval Returns to Puerto Vallarta

Are you ready to party? CarnavalPV returns to Puerto Vallarta on February 13th, bigger and better than ever! This year’s party celebrates not only the vibrant spirit of our city but Puerto Vallarta’s birthday, the 100th anniversary as a municipality and 50th anniversary as a city. This year’s celebration starts at 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, […]

Understanding HealthCare for Foreigners

If you are thinking about buying a second home in Puerto Vallarta for retirement, one of your considerations will be access to healthcare. One of the benefits of retiring in Mexico is the inexpensive, quality medical care which is provided by both private and public providers. We have a quick overview of how healthcare for […]

The Hot Reservation: Porfirio’s

Puerto Vallarta may be one of the top retirement destinations in Mexico, but this dynamic resort destination is also home to a young, chic scene driven by trendy locals and well-heeled young vacationers from Guadalajara and Mexico City. And if you are looking for a sophisticated, urban dining experience, look no further than the newly […]

How to Pay and Save on your Vallarta Property Taxes

One of the reasons that owning a home or condo in Puerto Vallarta represents such excellent value as a real estate investment is the incredibly low property taxes. For example, a single-family home in Puerto Vallarta in an area like Fluvial would have taxes somewhere around the $3000 peso, or $160 USD, annually – much […]

Christmas Charities for Children

The holiday season is a time to spread some cheer throughout Puerto Vallarta, particularly to our littlest members of the community. There are wonderful charities working throughout Banderas Bay ensure every child has something special this year to make their Christmas bright. Here are two easy ways to donate toys in Puerto Vallarta this year. […]

12 Days of Tradition: Puerto Vallarta Pilgrimages

December in Puerto Vallarta is a magical time of the year, starting off with the annual pilgrimages in honor of the Virgin of Guadalupe along our cobblestone streets, a Vallarta tradition since 1921. The Virgin of Guadalupe is a central figure in Mexican culture. According to legend, her image miraculously appeared on the cloak of […]