The Municipal DIF System of Puerto Vallarta has taken a significant step to improve the lives of people with mobility difficulties. Over 100 orthopedic devices, including canes, crutches, walkers, wheelchairs and shower chairs, were recently distributed through the Comprehensive Care Program for People with Disabilities (PAID).
Puerto Vallarta bids a fond farewell to beloved artist, Marta Gilbert, who passed away peacefully on August 28th, 2023, at the age of 91. Born in Bentonville, Arkansas, Marta's journey through life was one of profound creativity and a deep connection with indigenous cultures that resonated through her internationally renowned paintings.
Vallarta Nayarit Gastronomica, the iconic culinary event that has delighted foodies for 15 years, is gearing up for its commemorative 2023 edition. From September 29th to October 7th, acclaimed chefs from around the world will gather at the Krystal Grand Hotel in Nuevo Nayarit to deliver spectacular culinary experiences.
Last weekend's heavy rains marked a surprising turn for Puerto Vallarta's weather this August. Several weather stations in the Banderas Bay region have already measured more rain than the usual average for this time of year. And there are still a few days left in the month, suggesting that the accumulated rainfall will continue to rise.
As part of the Week for the Elderly 2023 celebrations in Puerto Vallarta, eight beautiful women over the age of 60 participated in the 'Embajadora de los Adultos Mayores 2023' competition held at Teatro Vallarta last weekend. When all was said and done, Juana Santana Ruelas was crowned the city's 2023 Ambassador of Senior Citizens.
Puerto Vallarta wrapped up the summer season on a high note, boasting impressive weekend hotel occupancy rates of up to 90% and unprecedented levels of air and cruise visitors. As the season concluded, the city's tourism director unveiled a series of remarkable statistics that underscores the popularity of this tourist destination.
Puerto Vallarta's Civil Protection, Risk Management and Firefighters Building Commission recently approved the acquisition of five new pickup trucks and four state-of-the-art ambulances for the use of personnel who attend emergency situations in the Municipality.
The iconic Vallarta Yacht Club (VYC) clubhouse in Nuevo Nayarit has been turned over to the State of Nayarit, as part of the state’s program to recover disputed properties. The VYC will move into temporary accommodation until new permanent facilities are found.
Puerto Vallarta is gearing up for an exciting winter season with boosted connectivity from its second most significant international market, Canada. Starting in October, a surge of flights from Canada will mark the beginning of the winter season with 12 destinations and 53 weekly operations, all courtesy of WestJet.
A new mobile museum is bringing the history of Puerto Vallarta to the people. The museum, called Ruta Mushi, is a converted school bus that has been outfitted with exhibits on the city's history, culture, and natural beauty. Admission is $20 pesos per person.