Love is in the air at the Hacienda

Looking to rekindle what was? Looking to impress your significant other? Second honeymoon? First vows? Here are a few tips on how to enjoy romance in the tropics at one of the most iconic old Hollywood venues that has a history that will envelope you in an elegance that continues to thrive, generation after generation.  […]

SPCA Brunch Fundraiser at Hacienda San Angel

This past 27th of July Hacienda San Angel Hotel and Gourmet restaurant was host to the SPCA´s yearly summer brunch fundraiser which was another great success. The SPCA which opened in 2012 adopts an average of 230 dogs per year the majority of them finding furrever homes in British Columbia, Canada. ​ There was a […]

Shop ’till you drop in Puerto Vallarta

Very few people like to shop till you drop, but so many of us LOVE IT and Puerto Vallarta is a destination to put #1 on your bucket list if you are a shopaholic. Puerto Vallarta has gorgeous, open air markets, mega malls and the recently famous Farmers Markets that can be found in Lazaro […]

Steamy Summers in Puerto Vallarta

If you want to treat your couple to a getaway taking advantage of off season´s affordable airline prices, surprise him or her with a trip to Puerto Vallarta. Here are a few tips, tricks and activity ideas to motivate you and make the visit have that Va Va Voom. Lightening Storms During the summer months, […]

Isla Rio Cuale-A forgotten Jewel?

Well not for Hacienda San Angel Guests! Only a stone throw away you will find the Isla Rio Cuale, one of Vallarta´s best kept secrets so close to our hotel. Make sure you ask our concierge to prepare you a box lunch to snack on while you enjoy all the happenings at this special spot […]

Missing Mom (La Doña)

The making of Hacienda San Angel This past 8th of March 2019 Puerto Vallarta lost a legend. A woman who so many looked up to. A woman who had philanthropy running through her blood. A controversial mysterious woman who always had a vision and a mission. And………her missions were always accomplished! The world is a […]

Church of Our Lady of Guadalupe

Also known as the Church of Our Lady of Guadalupe. In 1903 Puerto Vallarta was just a quaint small fishing village and the municipality began work on this iconic site that can be enjoyed from many of Hacienda San Angel´s elegant Suites. Work began in the early 1900´s and by 1917 the church had a […]

Which beach will you choose?

Which beach will you choose? If you love finding hidden beaches and discovering new sand? Then Puerto Vallarta´s  South Shore is mother nature´s gift to you. When we say South Shore Beaches we mean any beach that starts from the far south end of Los  Muertos beach all the way to Cabo Corrientes at the […]

The History Of Puerto Vallarta

Take a walk down memory lane and let Hacienda San Angel that has a past filled with glamour and romance take you on a flash back to the past……….. We will never forget the spirit and those who founded Puerto Vallarta contributors to its magic that has kept thriving over the past century.  Puerto Vallarta was […]

Suite Life: San Jose Suite

Offering some of the hotel’s most breathtaking panoramic ocean and city views, our San Jose Suite is a guest favorite. Serene scenery can be seen from both the bed and large window seat, which is ideal for sipping in the city landscape and relaxing. In addition to its stunning vistas, the San Jose Suite is […]

Whale Watching Season Makes a Splash in Puerto Vallarta

With the tail end of whale watching season approaching guests who want to witness these spectacular sea creatures in their natural habitat are encouraged to act swiftly. Considered one of the area’s best water excursions, visitors can catch humpback whales as they make their annual 16,000-mile reproductive migration starting in December. But, hurry, because they […]

Five Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day at Hacienda San Angel

Love is in the air across Puerto Vallarta with the most romantic holiday of the year, Valentine’s Day, just a few weeks away. Puerto Vallarta has long been a destination for lovebirds with its sultry tropical air, charming cobblestone streets and abundant activities for couples. And, let’s not forget one of Hollywood’s most storied and […]

New Year’s Eve Fireworks

Uh oh. Are your New Year’s Eve plans still up in the air? Problem solved! Join us at Puerta del Cielo for an elegant 7-course feast with wine pairings from Italy, California, France and Mexico—and yes, we have wine and it’s divine.  Our chef has pulled together a beautiful menu to help you ring in […]

Brunch is back

November is a stellar month in PV. The summer heat’s abating and the rains are still comfortably in the future. In other words: Perfect Brunch Weather! Yes, the Hacienda’s Sunday deliciousness is back, served in the open air patio of Puerta del Cielo where you’ll be surrounded by the Sierra Madres and serenaded by a […]


As we roll up on July 1, when the Hacienda will close for its annual spruce-up (everyone needs a little vacay now and then), we want to thank all of you who spent time with us over the last year for coming to visit. We miss you already and look forward to seeing you again—along […]


Anyone who’s been to Hacienda San Angel or our sister property, Casa Kimberly, knows that owner Janice Chatterton has a soft spot for gracious design, fine Mexican antiques and Liz Taylor. What’s less known is Chatterton’s Taylor-like love of animals, one which led her to create the Puerto Vallarta SPCA (which translates as the Protective […]

The blazing ball of fire

There are great advantages to this time of year, one of them being that the sun doesn’t set until 8:30 pm. Meaning? You can fill your days with shopping on the Malecon, zip-lining a few hundred feet over the jungle canopy on one of myriad adventure excursions (our concierge will hook you up), or spend […]