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Open Houses Precede Online Auction of Casa Chickie
Timothy Real Estate Group

Online real estate auctions make buying property quick and convenient. If you are looking to buy property in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, Casa Chickie will sell at auction with online bidding only from July 24-29. Open houses will be held from 1-4 pm on July 9, 16 & 23, and from 10-4 pm July 25-29.

Puerto Vallarta Gains 15th AAA Four Diamond Hotel
Puerto Vallarta Tourism Board

The Grand Fiesta Americana Puerto Vallarta, an all inclusive adults-only resort that opened in September of 2015, was recently awarded the coveted AAA Four Diamond Rating. This is the destination's 15th AAA Four Diamond property, second in Mexico only to Cancun.

10th Banderas Bay Marlin & Tuna Fishing Tournament
Banderas News Team

Fishing teams with up to four members per boat are invited to participate in the Bahía de Banderas Sport Fishing Club's 10th International Tuna and Marlin Fishing Tournament in Banderas Bay, which will take place July 14-16, 2016 at the Vallarta Yacht Club in the Paradise Village Marina.

June 27 to July 5 is Overseas Citizens Voters Week

Among the many freedoms U.S. citizens enjoy is the right to vote from wherever they are. During this election year, Americans living in Mexico can easily make absentee voting part of their 4th of July festivities - with resources from the Federal Voting Assistance Program.

Secure Your Retirement - Buy a Second Home in Mexico
MEXLend Mortgages for Mexico

What if there was a way to generate income now, secure capital for the future, enjoy incredible vacations and set up an incredible and affordable retirement lifestyle plan? There is. All of this can be achieved with purchasing a second home in Mexico. The experts at MEXLend explain.

July Brings New Shows, More Fun to Act II Entertainment
Daniel R. Mininni

The fun never stops at the biggest entertainment venue in the Banderas Bay area - Act II STAGES. And, with Bob's Karaoke Party every Wednesday night, the return of the PVGMC Movie Music Sing-Along, and three new shows opening, there's tons more fun to be had in July.

Vallarta Life: Hard to Find Items at Bodega de Vallarta
Banderas News Team

In this episode of Vallarta Life, Laura visits Bodega de Vallarta, a small shop in downtown Puerto Vallarta that carries one of the Banderas Bay area's largest selections of bulk herbs, dried peppers, spices, nuts, dried fruit, medicinal herbs, teas, essential oils and much more.

Frontier Airlines to Offer Chicago-Vallarta Flights
Jorge Jiménez

The tourism region comprised by the Riviera Nayarit and Puerto Vallarta continues to be a very attractive market for US airlines - especially during the wintertime. This is why Frontier Airlines has opened up reservations for a new seasonal route from Chicago O'Hare to the destination.

PV Mayor Coordinates Rainy Season Safety Strategies
Noticias Puerto Vallarta

Just before Sunday night's big storm, Puerto Vallarta Mayor Arturo Davalos Peña met with members of the Civil Protection and Fire Department to analyze the strategies and preventive actions in place to ensure the safety of families living in high risk areas during the rainy season.

PV Getting a Boost from Southwest's New LAX Service

Currently, Southwest Airlines serves 4 Mexican destinations from 8 US cities. But the low fare carrier is anticipating the U.S. Department of Transportation's approval of daily flights from Los Angeles International Airport to San Jose del Cabo, Cancun and Vallarta by month's end.

Illinois Students Volunteer in Puerto Vallarta
Maryann Pisano

Students and chaperones from West Leyden High School in Northlake, Illinois recently made their third annual trip to Puerto Vallarta, where they volunteer at the Casa Hogar and Refugio Infantil Santa Esperanza orphanages, and Pasitos de Luz, a day care facility for children with special needs.

Puerto Vallarta to Host a Series of Fun Runs in July
María Francesca

Whether you are looking for a change of pace, a fun way to stay in shape, or a chance to 'strut your stuff' in friendly competition, Puerto Vallarta has something fun for everyone to enjoy in July. The city is revving up for a series of Fun Runs that are all about getting active and having fun.

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico News Brief & Weekend Events
Banderas News Team

There's always so much going on in Puerto Vallarta and around the Republic, it can be difficult to keep up with it all. Here's a look at some of this week's Mexico headlines, plus Puerto Vallarta news, community announcements and a couple of weekend events you won't want to miss.

Vallarta-Nayarit Real Estate Vlog Episode 1: AMPI

Mexico is moving in the right direction, working to raise the real estate standards to protect buyer and seller interests. In her first Puerto Vallarta Riviera Nayarit Real Estate Vlog, Laura talks to the President of Vallarta A.M.P.I., the Mexican Association of Real Estate Professionals.

Puerto Vallarta Among Mexico's Top Vacation Destinations
Marie Callan

Finding a reason to travel to Mexico isn't difficult. However, picking the perfect place to spend your summer vacation is another story. Fortunately, US News has just released their Top 10 Best Mexico Vacations rankings - and it comes as no surprise that Puerto Vallarta is on the list.

A Budding Journalist's Travel Writing Adventures: Cuba

After spending eight weeks in Puerto Vallarta as an intern with through a work experience program, budding journalist Sean Harris traveled to Cuba. Though he is now back home in Bristol, England, he continues to share some of his experiences with our readers.

Real Estate Development Underway on Mexico's Costalegre
MLS Vallarta

Information regarding Costalegre is hard to come by. The principal players tend to keep anything concerning the region to themselves, partly to protect their privacy and, to some degree, inhibit development. But, as the government works on infrastructure, development is underway.

What You Need to Know About Banking in Mexico
Ron Morgan Properties

Whether living in Mexico as a full-time resident or visiting your vacation home in Vallarta, opening a bank account is a smart idea for numerous reasons, like avoiding costly currency exchange fees. Here is an overview of what you need to know when opening a Mexican bank account.

American Legion Hosts Dolphin Swim for Kids with Cancer
Stan Francis

Twenty-one Puerto Vallarta area kids undergoing treatment for cancer had an unforgettable day of fun and adventure while swimming and cavorting with dolphins this past Saturday, June 18. The American Legion Post 14 and Vallarta Adventures made the event possible.

Tropical America Palm Ranch Needs Volunteer Gardeners
Carla Piringer

How would you like to get out of Puerto Vallarta for a day trip into the beautiful farm country just north of Nuevo Vallarta? Tropical America, a 50 acre working palm and tropical plant ranch near Mezcales, needs volunteers to do numerous tasks around the farm. Here's how you can help.

Biblioteca Los Mangos' Super Summer Courses for Kids
Marie Callan

Have you ever thought that your sons or daughters have super powers? From July 18-August 12 Los Mangos Library will present not just another summer camp, but a 'We Are Heroes' Super Summer Course, which aims to help kids discover and develop their powers through fun activities.

'Se Buscan Heroes' Campaign Saves Las Islas Marietas
Jorge Jiménez

Just six months after the Riviera Nayarit Convention and Visitors Bureau launched the 'Se Buscan Heroes' communications and donations campaign, the compliance rate for regulations pertaining to the conservation of Las Islas Marietas reached 99% in the months of April and May of 2016.

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