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11/16/2012

Whale Watching in Puerto Vallarta

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Every December, people from around the world arrive to Puerto Vallarta in droves just to witness the majestic Humpback whales as they make their annual 16,000 mile reproductive migration. Extending through March, visitors can take one of the many tours offered in the region to observe these marvelous creatures up close and personal in their […]

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11/12/2012

Suite of the Week: The Celestial Suite

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The Celestial Suite is one of the most breathtaking rooms on property.  This spacious retreat features a canopied queen size bed positioned towards spectacular views of the Banderas Bay. A private outdoor sitting area boasts a personal bar and palapa, creating the ultimate romantic hideaway. Details like a full-size Mexican painting of the Immaculate Virgin […]

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11/3/2012

Puerto Vallarta Art Walk Takes Stride Again

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On Halloween day, the yearly tradition of the Art Walk in Puerto Vallarta begins again. A favorite activity among tourists and locals alike, this year will mark the 15th Annual Art Walk. The event takes place every Wednesday from 6–10pm and runs until April 24th, 2013. Along the walk, participants will find historic and authentic pieces […]

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10/24/2012

Día de los Muertos in Puerto Vallarta

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There is a long-standing belief in Mexican culture that on the first two days of November, during Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead), the souls of loved ones who have passed revisit the realm of the living. In honor of the ancestors, it is customary to leave offerings including pan de muerto (bread […]

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10/22/2012

Suite of the Week: San Miguel

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With breathtaking views and luxury amenities fit for royalty, our presidential suite, San Miguel, is truly designed for travelers who want their stay in Puerto Vallarta to be utterly magical! In keeping with the authentic theme that can be observed within the property’s walls, the presidential suite is tastefully decorated with hand-crafted antique furniture and […]

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10/11/2012

Live It Up After Dark In Puerto Vallarta!

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Puerto Vallarta has beautiful beaches, renowned restaurants and copious cultural attractions, but what do you do when the sun goes down? While there are plenty of activities to keep even the most seasoned vacationers occupied after nightfall, Puerto Vallarta’s vibrant nightlife may be one of the greatest appeals of the city. After sunset, the streets […]

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10/11/2012

Creating a Positive Future for Puerto Vallarta Animals

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Being a hotel with several mascots of its own, Hacienda San Angel and owner Janice Chatterton take the subject of animal homelessness very seriously. While many of the cats and dogs on hotel property have been there for years, many also go to the SPCA shelter founded by Chatterton, whose passion for animals inspired her […]

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10/7/2012

Puerto Vallarta’s Amazing Art

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With so much beauty to inspire the mind, it really is no wonder Puerto Vallarta produces such outstanding art work. As much a part of the culture as the sunsets natives have grown to know so well, the local artists are a reflection of the spirit that breathes life into this magnificent city. By taking […]

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10/4/2012

Puerto Vallarta – An Adventurer’s Paradise

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For many the word “vacation” conjures up visions of soft-sand beaches, lavish five-star accommodations, the finest dining and the best entertainment within arm’s reach. Puerto Vallarta is the perfect destination for those seeking this kind of access to luxury. There is, however, another breed among us for whom the word “vacation” brings to mind thoughts […]

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10/1/2012

The Festival Gourmet in Puerto Vallarta

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Every November, foodies flock from all over the world to Puerto Vallarta for the Festival Gourmet – Mexico’s leading culinary event. This year will mark the 18th anniversary of the festival which consists of ten days jam-packed with tastings, culinary panels, demonstrations, parties and events. Taking place from November 8th – 18th, this year’s festivities […]

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