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Up Close to Art on the Malecón

August 17, 2012
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The malecón is one of the biggest draws in Puerto Vallarta. A stroll along the seaside promenade makes for a perfect way to spend any part of the day. Whether it is to early morning jog or a slow Sunday stroll at sunset, visitors and locals alike spend time on the malecón. And one of [...]

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A Walk Down the New Malecón in Downtown Puerto Vallarta

March 19, 2012
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The malecon remains a must visit on any trip to Puerto Vallarta. The mile long seawall promenade stretches the length of downtown Vallarta and is arguably the highlight of the destination. A stroll along the seaside walkway allows visitors to: take in saltwater breezes, enjoy views of the Bay of Banderas, meet and greet friends, and [...]

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Tianguis Turistico 2012 Activities

March 12, 2012
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This month Puerto Vallarta plays host to Mexico’s most important travel industry event – Tianguis Turistico. After thirty plus years of the convention being hosted in Acapulco, Mexico made the decision to move the conference to different destinations around the country each year. First up, Puerto Vallarta and the Riviera Nayarit won the right to [...]

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Five Activities for the High Season in Puerto Vallarta

November 1, 2011
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The high season begins this week as the calendar enters November. It’s based on the weather. As the Canada and the US start to cool and snow enters the forecast, the “green-season” (rainy) ends in Mexico and the sun shines bright in Puerto Vallarta. With the new season, the Puerto Vallarta calendar starts to pick [...]

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Puerto Vallarta’s Malecón to Reopen

October 6, 2011
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A seaside stroll along the Malecón, one of the true joys of visiting Puerto Vallarta, will take on a new, fresh look this winter after its reconstruction. The Malecón received a facelift. Malecón Reopens on October 16th Over four months ago the project to redesign the Malecón began and now the wait is finally almost over.  [...]

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Hungry when you walk the Malecon? Try Esquites

April 1, 2011
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When I think of a snack to satisfy a slight hunger in Puerto Vallarta, I usually think of the many types of tacos available to taste. But one recent evening when walking the malecon with a new friend, she asked me to try one of her favorites. I ordered a cup of corn. I ordered [...]

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Puerto Vallarta Returns to the Big Screen in Limitless

March 16, 2011
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Hollywood is no stranger to Puerto Vallarta. In fact, it was the famous romance on the set of the 1960s controversial classic, “Night of the Iguana” that transformed the sleepy pacific fishing village. The tinsel town press (or paparazzi) followed Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor to Puerto Vallarta and an international destination was born. Since [...]

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The Romantic Basics for a Vallarta Valentine

February 10, 2011
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Puerto Vallarta holds a romance for most travelers. The colorful culture, historic past, tasty cuisine, and golden sand beaches lure most any one. But as Valentine’s Day approaches, I thought I’d show how the simple staples, the basics are even more special in Puerto Vallarta. Stroll along the Beach. We all dream about the romantic [...]

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