The Club de Pesca de Bahía de Banderas (Banderas Bay’s Fishing Club) invites everyone to the thirteenth edition of the International Marlin & Tuna Fishing Tournament will take place from July 18 until July 20 at the Paradise Village Marina in Nuevo Vallarta.

Every year, the Club de Pesca de Bahía de Banderas extends an invitation for all the fans of this sport to gather in teams and participate on a competition dedicated to demonstrate their abilities with the fishing rod.

One of the rules is that each registered vessel has a maximum of four participants, who will show the biggest species of marlin, sailfish, dorado and tuna. Besides, they will be able to participate in categories such as catch and release, fishing one and best crew.

The winners of each category will be awarded through a ceremony with certificates, gifts, and badges and cash prizes, which will be from $25 to $150 thousand pesos. For more information about registration, price, rules and itinerary, visit the official website.

Source: Vallarta Lifestyles


Airline Swoop has released its 2019 winter schedule with added service to Puerto Vallarta from both Edmonton and Winnipeg. Flights are now available for booking.

Today Swoop released its 2019 winter schedule with non-stop flights available for booking from June 25, 2019 through April 25, 2020. The schedule boasts 28 winter getaway routes, including the enticing new destination of Los Cabos, Mexico.

Swoop's service in Winnipeg will increase from 16 to 26 weekly flights at the height of the winter schedule, 14 of which will serve transborder and international destinations. Winnipeg will enjoy new service to Puerto Vallarta and Los Cabos, Mexico; Las Vegas, Nevada; Mesa, Arizona; and Orlando, Fort Lauderdale and Tampa Bay, Florida.

Edmonton will add service to Puerto Vallarta, Mazatlán, Los Cabos and Cancun, Mexico.

New sun-service from London, Ontario includes Cancun, Mexico; Las Vegas, Nevada; and Orlando, Florida.

Swoop has maintained its growth plan and will be accepting the delivery of three more aircraft by the end of 2019, bringing its fleet total to 10 Boeing 737-NG 800s.

Source: Aviation Pros


Delta Air Lines is all set for the upcoming winter season with expanded service from the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, including four weekly flights to both Cancún and Puerto Vallarta.

Delta Air Lines knows travelers are focused on the summer, but the carrier is already looking ahead to the winter and its expanded service from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.

Starting in December, Delta will offer expanded service from Seattle to popular leisure destinations, with an 18 percent increase in total winter season seats, including flights to Las Vegas being flown with the larger Boeing 737-800.

For travelers who are looking for convenient flights to Mexican beach resorts, Delta will also winter routes from Washington to Los Cabos every day and four weekly flights each to Puerto Vallarta and Cancun.

The winter growth continues a trend for Delta in Seattle, where the airline is growing by five percent this summer. Service from Seattle to destinations in the West region will expand through additional seats, with peak-day seats to Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Phoenix, San Diego and San Jose up 23 percent on average over summer 2018.

Source: Travel Pulse


Starting in July and until October of this year, Manuel Lepe’s House Museum will be open to visitors and residents from 12:00pm to 4:00pm.

Previously, the visit was exclusively by appointment, but starting in July until late October of 2019, those interested will be able to assist to this enclosure from Tuesday to Friday, on a schedule from 12:00pm to 4:00pm.

Manuel Lepe’s House Museum (located at Jacarandas 485, Emiliano Zapata), will open its doors so visitors and residents can learn more about the acknowledged painter, as well as the different masterpieces representative of Puerto Vallarta.

Previously, the visit was exclusively by appointment, but starting in July until late October of 2019, those interested will be able to assist to this enclosure from Tuesday to Friday, on a schedule from 12:00pm to 4:00pm.

The cost of access will be of $80 pesos per person, even though there will be special prices for students and seniors, as well as free entry for children younger than 5 years old. Among other things, the attendants will find documents, photographs, original paintings, and some other elements that served as inspiration to create each one of his works.

Read more about Manuel Lepe Macedo HERE.

Source: Vallarta Lifestyles


Puerto Vallarta will host the third annual Mango Festival next July 6, at the Lazaro Cardenas Park in the Romantic Zone, starting at 4:00 pm.

The event, organized by the Instituto Vallartense de Cultura y el Comité de Ciudades Hermanas Highland Park, will include live entertainment and the presence of more than 15 restaurants which, through gastronomical delights and refreshing drinks made with a mango base, will allow you to savor one of the sweetest fruits of the season.

This celebration will be open to the public, like a typical Mexican “kermés” (outdoor fair), where the attendants must purchase tickets (with a cost of $25 pesos) that they can exchange for food and/or drinks.

It is important to highlight that the collected funds will be in benefit of different projects focused on child development, such as “DesembocArte” (located in La Desembocada, Jalisco), and “Los Fridos” (in the neighborhood Educación of Puerto Vallarta); two organizations that promote art, and cultural activities.

Source: Vallarta Lifestyles