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Mexico Won’t Spring Forward Until Sunday, April 3, 2022

While Americans turned their clocks ahead for daylight saving time on Sunday, March 13, 2022, for most of Mexico, daylight saving time does not begin until 2:00 a.m. local time on Sunday, April 3rd. So make a note if you’ll be traveling to Puerto Vallarta this month - there will be an extra hour difference in time.

SEAPAL Vallarta Half Marathon and Recreational Race

Love to run? Lace up your running shoes and get ready to participate in the SEAPAL Vallarta Half Marathon and Recreational Race! After two years of absence, the adrenaline returns on Sunday, March 27 with the X SEAPAL Vallarta Half Marathon and XX Recreational Race.

Puerto Vallarta Hotel Occupancy Reflects Tourism Recovery

After the economic recession that was experienced due to the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic, Puerto Vallarta's tourism recovery figures are encouraging. Proof of this is the year-on-year comparison of the city's hotel occupancy rates, which last month increased by 43.88% compared to February of 2021.

Vallarta Naval Museum Reopens its Doors to the Public

After two years of being closed as a preventive measure due to the Covid-19 health contingency, the Museo Histórico Naval de Puerto Vallarta has reopened its doors, giving residents and tourists the opportunity to discover Mexico’s rich maritime history and culture.

Puerto Vallarta is Shaping Up to Open at 100% this Easter

The return of Jalisco to the color green on Mexico's Covid-19 Risk Traffic Light Map could result in all Puerto Vallarta businesses returning to 100% capacity for the first time since March 2020. This is positive news, as a great number of tourists are expected to visit during the two-week-long Semana Santa vacation period.

The Riviera Nayarit Wins Best LGBTQ Destination Award

The Riviera Nayarit has been named the best beach destination for the LGBTQ+ community during February’s LGBT+ Travel Awards Mexico, hosted by UNET LGBT+, a non-governmental association in Mexico that advocates for inclusivity in the country’s destinations, hotels and resorts.

PVRPV Celebrates 17 Years of Serving Puerto Vallarta

PVRPV, one of Mexico's premier vacation rental agencies, is celebrating its 17th year in Puerto Vallarta. Over the years, the company has grown, and now also offers property management & real estate services in the greater Banderas Bay area. Congratulations, PVRPV!

Americans are Flocking to Mexico for Affordable Health Care

The upward spiral continues with the never ending increases in health care coverage. Retirement in the US is not what it used to be, especially when medical bills pile up. Those retiring this year can expect to pay five percent more than those retiring a year ago. This increase has many turning to medical care outside the United States.

Las Islas Marías Will Open to Visitors in April 2022

Starting in April, tourists will be able to visit Las Islas Marías (Marías Islands) off the coast of Riviera Nayarit. One of the most paradisiacal and biodiverse places in Mexico, this four-island archipelago went from hosting one of the most feared and isolated prisons in the country to an environmental tourist destination.

Vallarta has 31 New Police Officers, 18 of Which are Women

After successfully completing the Initial Training Course for the city's preventive police, on Monday, 31 new officers (18 women and 13 men) joined the ranks of the Municipal Citizen Security Directorate and pledged to care for, and always be at the service of, Puerto Vallarta's national and international residents and tourists.
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