New Year’s Eve with Bubble and Shine

If you own a home in Puerto Vallarta, you will likely be getting ready to celebrate the start of 2019 with some holiday entertaining. If you are looking for the best places to buy Champagne in Puerto Vallarta for your New Year’s toasts, here are our recommendations for best wine shops in Vallarta in every […]

December Pilgrimages in Puerto Vallarta

The Christmas season in Puerto Vallarta is full of magic and cultural tradition, including the annual December pilgrimages down our cobblestone streets in honor of the Virgin of Guadalupe. A tradition since 1921 in our city, this is a pinnacle point of holiday celebrations each year. The Virgin of Guadalupe is a revered figure in […]

Discovering Puerto Vallarta’s Culinary Scene

After you buy a home in Puerto Vallarta, one of the best things about exploring your new city is discovering favorite restaurants, especially those that are a little off the beaten track. With so many amazing restaurants in Puerto Vallarta, you could spend an entire year eating out and still not visit them all. But […]

Trick or Treating in Puerto Vallarta

Participating in the beautiful traditions of Mexico is part of what makes living in Puerto Vallarta so enjoyable for foreigners, but with a large expat community, local Vallartenses have also adopted some Canadian and American traditions, in sort of a symbiotic cultural exchange. In fact, Puerto Vallarta, is one of the few cities in Mexico where […]

Understanding the Ejido

Ejido land (pronounced eh-hee-do) is a term you may come across when considering real estate in Puerto Vallarta or other parts of Mexico and it isn’t something easily understood, because the concept is not found in other parts of North America. In a simple history, after the Mexican Revolution and under the Mexican Constitution, large […]

Neighborhood Spotlight: Fluvial Vallarta

Fluvial Vallarta is known as one of the most family-friendly, upper-middle-class neighborhoods in Puerto Vallarta, conveniently located halfway between Old Town Puerto Vallarta and Marina Vallarta. With La Isla Plaza, a modern shopping, dining and entertainment center, fantastic restaurant options and public beach access just 500 meters away, this neighborhood has a lot to offer. […]

Financing a Home in Puerto Vallarta

With the real estate market in Puerto Vallarta continuing to boom with no signs of slowing down, many foreign buyers are recognizing that now is the time to get into the market. If you are considering financing a home in Mexico, there are options which may be available. Mortgage Brokers Companies like MEXLend offer a […]