Find Your Own Hidden Paradise in Greater Puerto Vallarta
While Puerto Vallarta is known for its stunning beaches, vibrant nightlife, and charming Malecón, there are still hidden gems waiting to be discovered by those seeking a more off-the-beaten-path experience.

Mexico Sees Big Fall in Monarch Butterflies at Wintering Sites
Associated Press
The number of monarch butterflies at their wintering areas in Mexico dropped this year to the second lowest level since record keeping began, experts say, blaming heat, drought and loss of habitat.

All’s Ready for Vallarta’s Only Variety Talent Show Fundraiser
RISE Children’s Shelter
Refugio Infantil Santa Esperanza (RISE) has 8 amazing contestants who will be competing for $20,000 pesos and a spot in one of Puerto Vallarta’s top entertainment venues. This will be one of your most memorable nights in 2024.

Social Measures Should Be Taken to Avoid Water Shortages
Azteca News Jalisco
In view of the water crisis that is being experienced globally in destinations such as Vallarta, social specialists point out that conscious actions must be taken to make a reasonable use of such a valuable natural resource.

Festival of Birds and Nature at Vallarta Botanical Gardens
Visit Puerto Vallarta
Join the biologists and specialists of this natural sanctuary for an immersive experience in the discovery of various species of birds and their habitats on Sunday, February 25.

What You Should Know When Volunteering for a Charity in Mexico
Every year, thousands of foreign visitors arrive in Mexico to undertake some kind of volunteer work here. This article explains what you need to know about visas if you plan to undertake volunteer work in Mexico.

“Por Un Hogar de 10” Supports Another 362 Vallarta Families
The government of Puerto Vallarta continues to promote works and social programs with their citizens’ tax money, without asking for loans. To date, 9,300 families have benefited from this program.

Nayarit Entrepreneur Finds New Purpose With Recycling Startup
GPJ Mexico
Eleno Ulloa endured ridicule, rejection, drug and alcohol addiction, and two deportations from the United States. Today, he is his family’s breadwinner and, with his recycling business, a sign of hope for many in Nayarit.

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Health and WellnessFrom activities like hiking, swimming, bike riding and yoga, to restaurants offering healthy menus, Vallarta-Nayarit is the ideal place to continue - or start - your healthy lifestyle routine.

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Discover Vallarta-Nayarit

Banderas Bay offers 34 miles of incomparable coastline in the states of Jalisco and Nayarit, and home to Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit's many great destinations.