Tag: Riviera Nayarit

2017 List of AAA Five Diamond Hotels and Restaurants in Mexico

Four Seasons México, D.F. (photo by Christian Horan)

AAA Awards 17 Hotels and Seven Restaurants in Mexico with Five Diamond Rating for 2017; Adds Four Seasons México, D.F. AAA has officially released its much-anticipated list of AAA Five Diamond Hotels and Restaurants for 2017, which includes inventory in the…

Southwest Airlines Announces New Nonstop Flights from LAX to Cancun, Los Cabos and Puerto Vallarta

New flights from LAX to Mexico begin Dec. 4, 2016 DALLAS—Aug. 18, 2016—Southwest Airlines Co.(NYSE: LUV) today announced new international service between Los Angeles (LAX) and three airports in Mexico’s coastal resort regions: Cancun (CUN), San Jose del Cabo/Los Cabos…

Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit Receives AAA Five Diamond Award for 10th Consecutive Year

Mexico’s Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit “Sets the Standard in Mexico for Quality and Consistency in Service and Facilities” Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit announces it has received the American Automobile Association’s (AAA) Five Diamond Award 2016 for excellence in quality and service…

Hurricane Patricia Relief Efforts and How You Can Help

Hurricane Patricia, the largest recorded hurricane in the Western Hemisphere, made impact along Mexico’s Pacific Coast on Friday, October 23, in particular in the state of Colima, and in parts of Jalisco and Nayarit. Miraculously, the mountainous regions and thick jungles between Manzanillo and Puerto…

Mexico Tourism Board Launches New Ad Campaign for Vallarta-Nayarit

The Mexico Tourism Board announced the launch of a new US$10 million advertising campaign to promote the unique experiences offered by both Riviera Nayarit and Puerto Vallarta for domestic and international markets. The initiative is not a rebranding; the joint campaign named…

International Gourmet Festival 2013 Puerto Vallarta, Riviera Nayarit and Tepic

The XIX Festival Gourmet International 2013 will take place in Puerto Vallarta, Riviera Nayarit and Tepic on November 14-23, 2013. Thirty top-level chefs will come together from different cities around the world, including Mexico to participate in the most prestigious culinary event of the…

Blue-footed Booby and More at Marietas Islands, Nayarit

Guest post written and submitted by Guillermo Nestor In my earlier years as a professor of natural history and ornithology (branch of zoology that concerns the study of birds), I regularly traveled with students to unique ecological treasures around the world.  The Marietas…

Corazón de Vida – Ways to Get Involved and Upcoming Events to Benefit the Kids

Corazon de Vida

Join Corazón de Vida – a US-based nonprofit organization supporting Northern Baja orphanages by providing shelter, food, clothing, education and healthcare to children in need – at their exclusive annual fundraising event for dinner, wine tasting and silent auction. “La Notte Bianca…

Luxury Gourmet & Golf Classic: Sensory Exploration of Food, Tequila and Cigars

This week’s guest blogger, Bill Nestor, shares his experience from the 2011 Punta Mita Gourmet & Golf Classic. The 2012 Punta Mita Gourmet & Golf Classic is April 12-15. Visit puntamitagourmetgolf.com/ or call (52) 329-291-5800 for information or email puntamita.butler@stregis.com. By Bill Nestor I torched…

Puerto Vallarta Hotel/Motel Association President, Miguel Andres Hernandez, Looks Forward to Showcasing Mexico for Upcoming Tianguis 2012

Last week, Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit were given the good news that they had won the bid for  Tianguis Turistico, Mexico’s largest tourism trade show. After all, for the last 36 years, it’s been held in Acapulco. The areas…

Puerto Vallarta & Riviera Nayarit to host Tianguis 2012, Mexico’s Largest Tourism Trade Show

We are thrilled to report that Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit have been selected as the official site for the 2012 Tianguis Turistico trade fair in March 25-28, 2012. Held in Acapulco for the last 36 years, Tianguis now moves…

Riviera Nayarit Chef Receives Raw Food Chef Certification, Starts Raw ‘Foodie’ Community

Chef Eugenio Villafaña, Chef at La Casona, Villa La Estancia, Receives RAW Food Chef Certification Located in Nuevo Vallarta, Riviera Nayarit, Villa La Estancia is an enclave of 135 luxury oceanfront villas nestled between the Sierra Madre Mountains and the…