Puerto Vallarta Archive

Puerto Vallarta Gets a New Luxury All-inclusive Hotel

I mentioned a while back that I was the first person to sleep on the bed in my room at the brand new Now Amber all-inclusive resort in Puerto Vallarta. The day after I checked in, the president of Mexico swung by to inaugurate it. Then the construction crews went back to work though to […]

Travel News From Mexico – Hotels and Resorts

Last week I highlighted what came out of Mexico’s main annual tourism conference, looking at new tourism initiatives in Mexico. There’s also plenty going on for hotels as well, most of it good as the country celebrates are record year for international visitors in 2011—nearly 23 million. Occupancy in most resort areas is high enough […]

One-upsmanship Hits a New High at La Tranquila

“The goal of this resort seems to be to outdo every luxury hotel in the area and it looks like they could pull it off.” That was the gist of the message from one of my Mexico correspondents after he spent some time at La Tranquila, in the Punta Mita region of Pacific Mexico, just […]

A Luxury Wellness Resort in Nuevo Vallarta

In a resort area where there are seemingly hundreds of similar hotels and timeshares crammed into every available beachfront space, how do you stand out with a new hotel? In the case of Taheima in the Puerto Vallarta region of Mexico, the answer is to ignore the hedonism and focus on wellness instead. Taheima is […]

Imanta Jungle and Beach Hideaway in Punta de Mita

Less than an hour from the Puerto Vallarta airport is a new and unbelievable luxury resort that is sure to become a preferred new hideout for celebrities trying to escape the gossip rags – Imanta. The more years I work as a travel writer and editor, the harder it is for me to be truly […]

Garza Blanca Resort in Puerto Vallarta Takes Flight

Many times a new hotel or resort, especially an independent one, takes some time to get it’s bearings. If you stay there in the first year or two of operation, you may have to overlook a few problems you can chalk up to newness. That is not the case with the Puerto Vallarta region’s Garza […]