A new tourist and residential complex, part of the Auberge Resorts Collection, is coming to Punta de Mita in late 2019. It will overlook the Banderas Bay and be comprised of an ultra-luxury boutique hotel and 30 oceanfront private residences.
Susurros del Corazón, a new destination from Auberge Resorts Collection, might be opening its doors in Punta de Mita in late 2019, as announced by local real estate agency Riviera Partners Realty. This will be a tourist and residential complex overlooking the Banderas Bay and comprised of an ultra-luxury boutique hotel and 30 oceanfront private residences (3, 4 and 5 bedroom units). The latter will be marketed by the aforementioned real estate company based in Punta de Mita, Riviera Nayarit.
“Susurros del Corazón means Whispers of the Heart, and our guiding ethos is to create a retreat with intimacy and a sense of individuality that resonates with guests on a quiet and personal level,” said Dan Friedkin, Owner and Chairman, Auberge Resorts Collection. “It will be a resort unlike any other in the area – exquisitely crafted and purposely relaxed in the style of an enchanting private beach house. We are excited to bring Auberge’s signature soft-spoken luxury to this jewel of a setting.”
Situated on the Riviera Nayarit, Susurros del Corazón will introduce a “bungalow by the beach experience” with both indoor and outdoor spaces that bow to the inherent beauty of the land. It will join Auberge’s impressive group of award-winning beach escapes, including Esperanza and Chileno Bay Resort & Residences in Los Cabos, Mexico, Malliouhana in Anguilla, Nanuku in Fiji, and Mukul Resort in Nicaragua.
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Source: Vallarta Lifestyles
The Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit All-Inclusive Resort, located in Nuevo Vallarta, Nayarit -15 minutes north of Marina Vallarta, 25 minutes to historic downtown Puerto Vallarta and El Malecón, and 15 minutes from the airport-, has been selected by Forbes Travel Guide as one of the properties reinventing the all-inclusive experience.
The concept of the all-inclusive resort has come a long way since the days of bottom-shelf liquor, all-you-can-eat buffets and party pools. Today, many resorts are delivering authentic local experiences with fine dining and superb spa facilities typically reserved for à la carte guests. The editors at Forbes Travel Guide have selected six sophisticated properties reinventing the all-inclusive experience.
Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit
The Four-Star Riviera Nayarit property in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, above, takes its leave-everything-to-us mantra to heart. In addition to all-you-can-manage water aerobics classes and daily-refilled minibars, the nightly rate includes five dining options, rooms with creative touches (wellness suites come with an exercise bike) and exceptional service, with a 24-hour personal concierge.
You can check out our hotel guide here.
Source: Forbes Travel Guide
Vallarta Pride 2018 will bring a new level of camp to the city’s centennial celebrations with a “100 Reasons to Celebrate” theme, culminating on Saturday, May 26 with a grand nighttime shindig worthy of any carnival.
Taking place in Puerto Vallarta from May 20 to 27, Vallarta Pride has grown yearly, with its 2017 edition attracting more than 17,000 visitors. The event has become a staple in the international Pride calendar, and now drives a considerable influx of visitors during what used to be the end of Puerto Vallarta’s traditional high season for tourism. This year, Puerto Vallarta has enjoyed one of its most active seasons for the LGBT market, with multiple events taking place across town and entertainment headliners such as Hedda Lettuce, Mama Titis, Miss Conception and Kim Kuzma taking up residency across the Zona Romantica, Puerto Vallarta’s “gayborhood.”
This year, Vallarta Pride’s annual parade will take place on Thursday, May 24. It will start at the Hotel Sheraton Buganvilias, flow into the oceanfront Malecón promenade and culminate on Lázaro Cárdenas Street, where thousands will join a block party with “circuit” music, multicolor light shows, go-go dancers and fireworks hosted by Fiesta Bar, La Noche, Mr. Flamingo, Los Muertos Brewing, CC Slaughters and La Margarita. The Vallarta Pride International Film Festival will hold a Women’s Film Festival Screening on Wednesday, May 23; Pink & Proud will present the Official Women Only Party on Friday, May 25; and an Only Girls Cocktail event takes place at the Verona Bistro Bar on Saturday, May 26.
Celebrities such as country singer Steve Grand, transgender Mexican singer Morgana Love and Mexican actress and singer Lorena Herrera will be performing this year, with Herrera performing double duty as this year’s Grand Marshal and the star of the free concert offered by Vallarta Pride on Friday, May 25 at Teatro Vallarta. Puerto Vallarta is renowned as the premier LGBT vacation destination in Mexico. The country’s first IGLTA member, since 2014, it was also honored as the first city in Mexico to be granted Gay Travel Approved status by GayTravel.com. GayCities.com users named Puerto Vallarta their “Fun in the Sun Destination” in the site’s 2016 “Best of Gay Cities” poll. Puerto Vallarta was also named an International LGBTQ Destination at tourism industry awards Travvy Awards 2017 and listed as a top beach destination by Passport magazine in April 2017.
Source: Vallarta Daily
In honor of the 100th Anniversary of our town, 16 talented photographers have organized a "One hundred years, one hundred approaches" non-profit expo showing images of Puerto Vallarta throughout its history.
By noon, during the 15 days the expo will be open, a series of workshops will be available with topics like "Perspective and photojournalism", "Composition of the image" and"The best angle of photography". In addition, the artist Ernesto Garrido has created a Psychogeographic mural that will be visualized in the access to the exhibition area.
The opening of the event took place on April 15th at 18:00 hrs in a place nearby Suites Marbella. Locals will be able to attend until 30th, from 12:00 to 20:00 hrs, to delight with Vallarta's photographs taken from an inspiring, changing, and full of history perspective, which they probably don't know. To access will be necessary to present a padlock, which can be acquired at the entrance by $20 pesos, and that will be used to create a sculpture symbolizing the love for sand and the spirit of eternity that the beautiful mountain landscapes transmit, enclosing the whole story in a hundred years of Puerto Vallarta.
You can read more about PV's museums, arts and culture here!
Restaurant Week 2018, organized by Vallarta Lifestyles Media Group, has reportedly beaten its record restaurant participation with 59 affiliations this year.
Restaurant Week, the gastronomic festival organized by Vallarta Lifestyles Media Group, beat its record for participating restaurants with 59 affiliations for its 14th edition, to take place later this year. The former record was set in 2012, with 45 participating restaurants. From this year on, Restaurant Week will run for 10 more days. The festival will begin on May 15 as usual, but it will end on June 10. This extension aims to provide tourists and locals with the opportunity to sample the great and varied culinary offerings of our destination.
This year’s 59 participating restaurants are: Agrodolce, Ambrosia Grill, Archie’s Wok, Azafrán, Barcelona Tapas, BARRIO BISTRO by Memo Wulff, Boccon Di Vino, Café des Artistes, Coco Tropical, Daiquiri Dick’s, Da Simone, De Cántaro, Di Vino Dante, Eishan Oriental Cuisine, El Arrayan, Florios, Fusion Gourmet, Gaby’s Restaurant Bar, Gaviotas, Hacienda San Angel, India Gate, Kaiser Maximilian, Katana Sushi & Bar, La Cappella, La Cigale French Bistro, La Leche, La Pancha, La Trattoria, Layla’s Restaurante, Mamá Sirena, Mark’s Bar & Grill, Matiz, Mérida Grill, Mikado, Nicksan, No Way José!, Oso’s Fish Market Restaurant, Pezlimon, Pizzeria La Dolce, Porto Bello, Restaurante Icú, River Café, Roberto’s Mexican Seafood, Sapori Di Sicilia, Seasons P.V., Serrano’s Meat House, Sí Señor Beach, Sushi Pop, Taste Restaurant @ Casa Cupula, Teresa Bar & Bistro, The Blue Shrimp, The Iguana, The Swedes, Tintoque, Trio Mediterranean, Tuna Blanca, Vallarta Factory, Vitea Oceanfront Bistro and Warique Restaurante.
Restaurants joining Restaurant Week for the very first time are: Agrodolce, Ambrosia Grill, Azafrán, Da Simone, De Cántaro, Eishan Oriental Cuisine, La Cappella, La Pancha, La Trattoria, Katana Sushi & Bar, Mamá Sirena, Matiz, Restaurante Icú, Sapori Di Sicilia, Sushi Pop, Teresa Bar & Bistro, Vallarta Factory and Warique Restaurante.
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Source: Vallarta Lifestyles