Learn Vallarta offers personal attention and information services for anyone interested in retirement or relocation to Puerto Vallarta and the Banderas Bay areas. The low cost of living and growing retirement communities make Vallarta the perfect place to consider for buying or renting an apartment or home.
Learn Vallarta is here to help with the following services:
Our experienced guides explain the colorful history, architecture, ecology, and daily activities of local neighborhoods while introducing shop owners and their many services.
Get help with arranging and paying utilities, medical appointments, shopping, private tours, translation services, and more.
Local professionals answer questions about healthcare, banking, insurances, immigration, property ownership, pets, starting a business and more.
Banderas Bay Property Tours
Explore various neighborhood and real estate investment opportunities with our free tours. Visit a wide range of properties in air-conditioned comfort with an expert guide.
We can start a search for the perfect bargain property, for sale or rent. Construction and architectural ideas and quotes for building or remodeling also available.
Owned and operated by two Americans and their staff who live in Vallarta fulltime, they deliver personal and helpful assistance in learning more about this charming tropical environment and its friendly people. Located in downtown Puerto Vallarta, Learn Vallarta's office hours are Monday through Saturday from 9 am to 4 pm.
For more information, call 322-228-9365 or (322) 223-1566 in Puerto Vallarta, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, visit their website at LearnVallarta.com or find them at facebook.com/learn.vallarta.
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Moving to Vallarta? 11 Reasons Why You Should Rent First
After living in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico for five and a half years, I get a lot of inquiries from people thinking about moving here. One of the most frequent questions folks ask me is, 'Should I rent before I buy?' Here are eleven reasons why my answer is always 'YES!'
Tropical Plant Walk Created for Bugambilia Festival
During the Puerto Vallarta Bugambilia Festival, Learn Vallarta Tropical Plant Walks will be offered on May 22 and May 23 beginning at 10 am in the downtown central plaza by the kiosk. These guided walking tours are free and take about an hour and a half to complete.
Malecón Sculpture Walking Tours End April 16th
It has been another successful season for Puerto Vallarta's highly popular free Malecón Sculpture Walking Tour created and conducted by Galeria Pacifico owner Gary Thompson. The walks continue weekly through April with the final walk held on Tuesday, April 16th.
Learn Vallarta Begins Walking Tours in French!
To answer the many requests from French-speaking visitors, Learn Vallarta will be offering two of their tours in French: Architecture and History of Gringo Gulch and Southside City Walk - on Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays during the month of February.
Walking PV's Southside with Learn Vallarta
One of the joys of living in Puerto Vallarta is that I get to take folks on walks around town to show them sights, sounds, and smells they may not find on their own. I also get to share stories, history, and little-known facts about this most interesting Mexican town.
Malecón Sculpture Walking Tours Resume
Beginning November 13th, the extremely popular free Vallarta Malecón Sculpture Walking Tour, created and conducted by Galería Pacifico owner Gary Thompson, will again be offered every Tuesday at 9:30 am. Tours start in front of the Millennium sculpture at the north end of the Malecón.
Vallarta's El Salado Estuary Now Offers Tours
We were recently invited on a tour of Puerto Vallarta's 169 acre El Salado Estuary, which is being restored to its original beauty through a joint effort of citizens and government. A designated protected area, the 70,000 m2 of mangrove swamps are home to many species of wildlife.
Tuesday Malecón Sculpture Walking Tours
The highly popular free Malecón Sculpture Walking Tours, created and conducted by Galería Pacifico owner Gary Thompson, are again happening on Tuesdays at 9:30 am, beginning at the Millennium sculpture in front of the Rosita Hotel in downtown Puerto Vallarta.
Learn Vallarta Offers Expanded Services
The low cost of living makes Puerto Vallarta a perfect place to consider for those contemplating relocating or retiring to Mexico. Learn Vallarta has been working hard all summer to add new services that focus on the needs of anyone thinking about making the move to Puerto Vallarta.
Wanted: English-Speaking Vallarta Residents
Interested in welcoming visitors to Vallarta? Learn Vallarta is negotiating a volunteer service for the Puerto Vallarta Tourism Office and is looking for positive and enthusiastic Americans and Canadians who are available and willing to volunteer for this exciting new endeavor.
Retirement in Mexico - Reinvent Yourself!
Thinking about moving to, or retiring in, Mexico? Life in Mexico can cost you up to 40% less than what you’d pay in the U.S. for a similar lifestyle. It’s also lived at a slower, more gracious pace. And that is what, finally, many expats seek.
Breaking the Barrier to Better Bargains
With the economy challenging many potential retirees and those considering relocation to Vallarta, the search for properties or buildable land is more and more focusing on bargains. Learn Vallarta's new bilingual service helps their clients find these bargains.
What Does it Cost to Live in Vallarta?
Here's the most important thing to understand about budgeting your new life overseas: You can spend as much or as little as you want to live almost anywhere. In Puerto Vallarta, Mexico it is entirely possible to live simply and comfortably on a social security income of $1200 USD/month.
Malecón Sculpture Walking Tours Continue
The free Malecón Sculpture Walking Tour created and conducted by Galería Pacifico owner Gary Thompson has been extended through May 31st. Learn Vallarta's Sandra Cesca will be conducting the tours on Tuesdays at 9:30 am, starting at the Millennium sculpture in front of the Rosita Hotel.
Galeria Pacifico and Learn Vallarta Collaborate on Malecón Sculpture Walks
Galeria Pacifico and Learn Vallarta have come together in a collaborative arrangement to offer two Malecón Sculpture Walking Tours per week. Both happen every Tuesday from mid-November until mid-April at 9:30 am and 5:30 pm starting at the Millennium sculpture on the north end of the Malecón.
Learn Vallarta Announces New Economical Tour Package!
With Learn Vallarta's new tour package, you can experience an 'off the beaten path' three-hour guided walking excursion that will introduce you to the people, specialty shops, products, and personalized services that make Vallarta a delightful place to visit or live.
Learn Vallarta Malecón Sculpture Walks Continue
The free and informative Malecón Sculpture Walks offered by Learn Vallarta will continue through the winter from 5:30-7 pm on Tuesday evenings. The walks begin at The Millennia sculpture at the north end of the Malecón, and end at the sculpture of Saint Pascual Bailon on the Malecón extension.
Clients Happy with Learn Vallarta's New Real Estate Tours
There are countless questions that arise when researching to live in a foreign land, and sometimes getting answers appears daunting. Learn Vallarta has teamed up with Tropicasa Realty to offer free real estate tours that provide answers about buying property and living in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.
Learn Vallarta's First Malecón Sculpture Walk a Resounding Success!
Learn Vallarta's first Malecón Sculpture Walk, which took place on June 29th, was a resounding success! These free walks will continue through the summer from 6:30-8:00 pm on Tuesday evenings as a way for Learn Vallarta to introduce themselves to the greater Puerto Vallarta community.
Tropicasa Realty Teams-Up with the Innovative Service Learn Vallarta
Tropicasa Realty has teamed up with Learn Vallarta to answers your questions about moving to and living in Mexico by offering free half-day tours that take small groups to visit a variety of Banderas Bay properties and gather information relative to owning real estate in Puerto Vallarta.
Learn Vallarta to Continue Popular Malecón Sculpture Walk
The popular Tuesday Malecón Sculpture Walks, begun by gallery owner Gary Thompson several years ago, will continue through the summer with Learn Vallarta while Gary is on vacation. The walks will be from 6:30-8 pm on Tuesdays beginning June 29 at The Millennia sculpture in downtown Puerto Vallarta.