Is Switching to Solar Right for You?

As we transition into the summer season, people generally start running their air-conditioners more frequently in their Puerto Vallarta home, and with that comes higher electricity bills. For those who own a home in Puerto Vallarta, switching to solar power is definitely an option with our sunny climate and several solar panel companies in Puerto […]

Mother’s Day in Mexico

Mother’s Day in Mexico is celebrated on May 10th, a little earlier than in the USA or Canada where the day falls on May 13th.  Our real estate agents are also Puerto Vallarta lifestyle experts and have come up with a few suggestions to help prepare a little pampering that any mother would love. A […]

What Can Your Consulate Do for You?

A benefit of buying a second home in Puerto Vallarta or Rivera Nayarit is that our region offers both a Canadian and an American consulate. While most people know that their consulate is their countries’ official representative, many people aren’t fully aware of the services that their consulate can and cannot provide. In case of […]

Daylight Saving Time Starts in Puerto Vallarta

Although almost all the rest of North America set their clocks ahead one hour back on March 11th, daylight saving time doesn’t start in Mexico until Sunday, April 1st, 2018, so you will want to adjust your clocks in your Puerto Vallarta condo or home. Here are a few daylight savings facts you may not […]

Finding new Hobbies in Puerto Vallarta

Retiring in Puerto Vallarta is a wonderful time to start following some life passions, learning new skills and finding new hobbies. With a large foreign community, you will find all types of classes taught in English in Puerto Vallarta, and here are a few popular choices around town. Art Classes: Pitayo is an art center […]

Semana Santa Tips for Vallarta Residents

The Easter holiday, known as Semana Santa in Mexico, is arguably the busiest time in Puerto Vallarta, as national visitors from Guadalajara, Mexico City and Tepic and foreigners from Canada, the United States and other parts of the world come to our beautiful destination to enjoy a Spring Break filled with sun, fun and surf. […]

Top Picks for Puerto Vallarta Restaurant Week

Puerto Vallarta Restaurant Week, so popular that it stretches from May 15th to 31st, is one of the most anticipated events in the city that every foodie marks off on their annual calendar. At Tropicasa Realty, our real estate agents are about more than just buying and selling property in Puerto Vallarta, they are lifestyle […]

Getting to Know Gringo Gulch

Although its affectionate nickname may not be the most romantic, Gringo Gulch, located in downtown Puerto Vallarta on the rise above Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, is one of the most charming areas in the city.  Twisting cobblestone streets, sienna-hued brickwork, stone staircases carved into the hillside, views across the rooftops of the city and […]