This Spring has been absolutely beautiful! With temperatures hovering in the low 80s, it feels like we are getting an extra few weeks of perfect, mild Winter weather. But in just a few weeks, the Summer rains will begin, heralding in the official “Summer Rainy Season”. This is definitely a beautiful time of year in … Read more Summer: Is your Home ready for it?
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico – Boardwalk Realty PV Agent John Swanson answers questions about Hurricane Patricia and the relief efforts that are being made in Puerto Vallarta to help our neighbors to the South – the thousands of farmers, small business owners and families – that live in the hardest hit areas. Q: We heard a … Read more Ask a Realtor: Any Hurricane Patricia Relief Efforts?
Time for a Good Nap High season is winding down and even though there are still many activities, the town has quieted and we feel more relaxed and looking forward to summer nights with friends, cool breezes coming off the ocean, and early mornings, the best time for a good walk around the neighborhood. In … Read more Vallarta Life: Time to Nap
Dental Work in Puerto Vallarta Ex-pats who live in Puerto Vallarta rave about the medical and dental care they receive. Many people come to Mexico specifically to get dental work done. It’s much cheaper than the US or Canada and the clinics are state-of-the-art, as professional as one would expect north of the border. We … Read more Puerto Vallarta Still the Best Place For Dental Work
In Puerto Vallarta, September is known as SeptiHambre…“Hungry September.” September finds many businesses in Puerto Vallarta closed for the entire month. Owners traditionally leave Puerto Vallarta to vacation elsewhere and usually don’t return until October, taking the first week of that month to make repairs, paint and lay in supplies. This means their employees are … Read more Puerto Vallarta Does Have A Low Season Month
Health Tips When Traveling We love to eat, whether we’re in Puerto Vallarta or anywhere else in the world. So far we’ve been very lucky to not experience Montezuma’s Revenge or Delhi Belly, but it’s mostly about using common sense. You can partake in the local fares and not worry about spending your vacation in … Read more Vallarta Beach Lifestyle News: Travel Tips, Health
CIRQUE DU SOLEIL For several years we have heard the rumor of Cirque du Soleil, a Montreal based entertainment company, planning a mega park in Puerto Vallarta. In 2014, it was revealed that an agreement had been made with Grupo Vidanta and the Goddard Group, putting to rest the idle gossip, yet causing speculation and … Read more Vallarta: CIRQUE DU SOLEIL
Locked Up/Locked Out Puerto Vallarta has an abundance of locksmiths and we don’t say that lightly. Many ferreterias (hardware stores) will make keys, if you can find someone to help, but your best bet is to find the local locksmith that your friends recommend. They are everywhere. The first time we went searching for a … Read more Puerto Vallarta and Locksmiths, Whats Up?
Sharks in Puerto Vallarta As far down as Zihuatanejo, you will find sharks in the waters but there simply are none in the vicinity of Puerto Vallarta. Climate change has warmed the waters south of us in places like Ixtapa, which attracts sharks due to the new temperatures and currents that are attractive to typical … Read more Vallarta Beach Lifestyle News: Do We Or Dont We Have them?
The Pier and Puerto Vallarta Periodically we see photos and old posts of the pier that was replaced by the current modern and highly designed wharf where boats continue to come and go, as they did in more humble times. Some say they like the old pier better but we find those people are similarly … Read more Vallarta Life: Pier History