Puerto Vallarta Archive

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Golf in Puerto Vallarta

When it comes to golf destinations in Mexico, the Puerto Vallarta region is one of the most popular. So in the name of duty, I played 36 holes on my recent visit there and have a round-up of the other options. With two Jack Nicklaus courses and some stunning sea views, the Punta Mita peninsula […]

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Your Puerto Vallarta Sand and Sea Options

After spending a week in the Puerto Vallarta region in rainy season, after visiting it before in the dry season, the most astounding thing to me was how much the water changes from beach to beach depending on the month. This time of year, it’s raining every day or two for at least an hour, […]

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