EL SALADO: AN URBAN ESTUARY

EL SALADO: AN URBAN ESTUARY Jorge Chávez Oct. 27, 2020 100 views Located in Puerto Vallarta, El Salado estuary is a national protected area that mainly comprises mangroves and marshes. The rest is composed by two remnants of medium sub deciduous forest bordered by successions of elements of aquatic and underwater vegetation, thorn forest and secondary vegetation. Considered an urban estuary, on July 27th, 2000 it was declared as an ecological conservation zone. Its connection to the ocean is permanent, Read More …

David Troy Francis and Michael Boustead versus Joe Sanchez

It took some years, but justice was served; completely and fully. Thank you for the patience with this, Warren Brander, as well as many others. Justice has prevailed. Gracias! Todd Bates Max Living & Design 2d  · We are pleased to announce that on Thursday, October 22, 2020, a verdict was passed down in the Puerto Vallarta Courts District 8 in the matter of David Troy Francis and Michael Boustead versus Joe Sanchez, developer of The Summit in Puerto Vallarta. Read More …

REMAX Mexico and REMAX Puerto Vallarta

Hi to all, I wish to share with everyone a great charity that REMAX Mexico is contributing to, during this interesting time to create a benefit for our entire country. They have offered to donate 20 Pesos for each kilometer for each agent or broker that runs a continuous 5 km or 10 km run, toward “Por un Hogar”, a national charity in Mexico. They are also offering donations, for persons that bicycle 20 km or persons that ride their Read More …

Precarious Pricing: The Risk of Over-Valuations

Precarious Pricing: The Risk of Over-Valuations As both an agent and a homeowner, I understand that any person listing their property wants to maximize their return on investment and get full value for their home.  Currently, with such a strong real estate market in Puerto Vallarta, sellers can list properties with solid asking prices and, with the right agent working on your side, they can expect that the closing price will reflect the value of their home. However, a homeowner’s Read More …

LITTEN BRØD: A DANISH BAKERY IN PUERTO VALLARTA

LITTEN BRØD: A DANISH BAKERY IN PUERTO VALLARTA Jorge Chávez Founded by Brian Bielenberg and Jupy Monarrez, Litten Brød is a Danish artisan bakery that opened its doors in February 2020 in the Puerto Vallarta’s dynamic Romantic Zone. Motivated by the opportunity to meet it, the Vallarta Lifestyles editorial staff visited this establishment to discover its concept and main specialties. “Litten Brød is born from a deep respect and love for the timeless traditions of baking authentic cakes, rustic sourdough Read More …

PUERTO VALLARTA RESTAURANTS JOIN FORCES TO HELP KIDS WITH CANCER

PUERTO VALLARTA RESTAURANTS JOIN FORCES TO HELP KIDS WITH CANCER Jorge Chávez During the past years, in October, Bravos, Poblanos Cocina Mexicana and Siam Cocina Thai restaurants used to hold a fashion show with La Sirena Reina’s swimwear, with a fabulous brunch organized by Pamela Thompson. It always a fun event, all proceeds from the tickets sales were donated to CANICA (Centro de Apoyo a Niños con Cáncer, A.C.) (Support Center for Children with Cancer) and Dr. Claudia del Moral. Read More …

PRESENTING 12TH EDITION OF VALLARTA · NAYARIT GASTRONÓMICA

PRESENTING 12TH EDITION OF VALLARTA · NAYARIT GASTRONÓMICA Jorge Chávez Oct. 12, 2020 97 views The details of the 12th edition of Vallarta · Nayarit Gastronómica were recently announced, event that will take place from October 29th to 31st, 2020 with a hybrid (face-to-face/virtual) format. 27 prominent chefs and nine sommeliers/mixologist will be present at Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit. Six international chefs, as well as Michelin stars and Master Chefs will share their culinary knowledge in a virtually way. Read More …

Preparation is the key when cooking eggplant

Mexico Life The purplish-black, pear-shaped eggplant is the most common. Preparation is the key when cooking eggplant Like tomatoes, they’re a fruit belonging to the nightshade family Published on Monday, October 12, 2020 My first memories of eggplant are not good ones. Every Sunday, my mother would make the recipe from the New York Times Magazine for dinner. Whatever it was – cold cucumber soup comes to mind — it would be on our plates that evening. My siblings and Read More …

PUERTO VALLARTA LEADS THE RECOVERY OF TOURISM IN MEXICO

October 5, 2020 •Vallarta Daily News •Puerto Vallarta News, Spotlight Puerto Vallarta is the tourist destination with the highest recovery of hotel occupancy in Mexico, above other destinations such as Cancun or Mexico City. According to information from the research firm STR, Puerto Vallarta, as well as Tijuana, registered a hotel occupancy greater than 30% in August, a better record than other destinations in the country such as Cancun, whose occupancy remained between 20% and 30%, or Mexico City and Read More …

Precarious Pricing: The Risk of Over-Valuations

Precarious Pricing: The Risk of Over-Valuations Created by Warren Brander.  warren@remaxinpv.com As both an agent and a homeowner, I understand that any person listing their property wants to maximize their return on investment and get full value for their home.  Currently, with such a strong real estate market in Puerto Vallarta, sellers can list properties with solid asking prices and, with the right agent working on your side, they can expect that the closing price will reflect the value of Read More …