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Cruise On By Feeling Great: ThrIVe IV & MedSpa Opens New...

Thrive MedSpa Opens Location at Puerto Magico
Come one, come all, the magic of ThrIVe IV & MedSpa is arriving at Puerto Magico. The well known MedSpa, which has its home base on Basilio Badillo in Zona Romantica, recently celebrated a soft opening with a second location at Puerto Magico to serve the needs of the cruise ship community as they arrive at Puerto Vallarta.

We Are Puerto Vallarta: Cassandra Shaw Jewelry Named Favorite Jewelry Shop 

We Are Puerto Vallarta Awards
Cassandra Shaw Jewelry has won the First Annual We Are Puerto Vallarta Favorite Jewelry Shop Award, and was named as a finalist for the coveted Best Business Award. 

Tryst Hospitality Acquires Iconic Fire Island Pines Commercial District: Opening Third...

Tristan Schukraft, the CEO of Everything Gay and owner of the new Tryst Puerto Vallarta.
Tech entrepreneur and hospitality visionary Tristan Schukraft is expanding his portfolio of iconic LGBTQ+ venues with the acquisition of 75% of the Fire Island Pines commercial district, one of the most celebrated queer community hubs in the United States.

Hecho Aqui: A Puerto Vallarta Collective Where Art, Food, and Culture...

Rafa Sotomayor, is a Chef, and is married to Mario Perez Sainz, who is a visual artist. They share the honor of being the first same sex couple to be married outside of the Puerto Vallarta city hall in July of 2016. Juan Carlos Flores is the other business partner, he is an actor, and all the plants in Hecho Aqui are his children, said Chef Rafa laughing.
A vibrant new haven for art, food, and cultural immersion in Puerto Vallarta has opened and its more than just a shop - it's a collective dream come true. Hecho Aqui, located on Aquiles Serdan, opened in January 2024, and this vibrant space pulsates with art, food, and a whole lot of local culture.

Pride and Prosperity: Puerto Vallarta’s LGBTQ+ Tourism Generates Record $17 Billion...

2023 Vallarta Pride block party
Puerto Vallarta has long been a beloved destination for LGBTQ+ travelers, but the economic impact of this vibrant community has never been quantified – until now. The Puerto Vallarta Tourism Trust released data showcasing that in 2023, the city welcomed a staggering 2 million LGBTQ+ tourists, generating a record-breaking $17 billion pesos for the local economy. 

From Speedos to Tiaras: Mama’s Luxury Tours Launches LGBTQIA+ Yacht Experience...

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Attention boys and girls, grab your Speedo or swimsuit, cell phone, and tiara, because the legendary Mama Tits has a new adventure waiting just for you. Perfectly named Mama’s Luxury Tours, it combines Mama’s over the top embrace of life with an unparalleled level of luxury

Unleashing Creativity, Chef Roman Ventura’s Private Dining Experience Wows Clients

Born in Mascota, Jalisco, Chef Roman Ventura, is celebrating his 10th year in the food business in Puerto Vallarta.
Award-winning Chef Ventura personalizes private dining in Puerto Vallarta. Enjoy fresh, local Mexican cuisine with a global twist in your villa or rental. Book unforgettable celebrations!

Canto Restaurant Brings Modern Chinese and Hong Kong Flavors to Puerto...

Canto, a modern Cantonese bistro, has opened at Lazaro Cardenas 446, and is offering a different take on some of your favorite Chinese dishes. Currently by reservation only. Photo by Oscar Almeida
A passion for food and time on their hands during the Covid Pandemic has led to the opening of a new Chinese restaurant in Zona Romantica adding to the diverse offerings which make Puerto Vallarta a culinary destination.

Moonlight Theatre Set to Shine Bright in Puerto Vallarta’s Cultural Scene

The Moonlight Theatre prepares to open its doors at the ARTe VallARTa Museo, nestled within the Art Vallarta Arte Center on Pilitas. Photo provided.
Get ready to experience the magic of the Moonlight Theatre in Puerto Vallarta. Discover a new era in performing arts with captivating live performances.

PKB-Gallery: Where Art Meets Action in Puerto Vallarta’s Newest Sensation

Carlos Rivadeneyra Amescua, has opened PKB-Gallery - an art gallery and Pickle Ball Court. Photo by Oscar Almeida.
The fusion of art and sport happens at PKB-Gallery in Puerto Vallarta. Discover a concept that combines a pickleball court with works of art.

Puerto Vallarta International Convention Center Celebrates 15 Years

Puerto Vallarta Interim President Lic. Francisco Martínez (blue shirt, left) and Director of the Puerto Vallarta Tourism Trust, Lic. Luis Villaseñor (white shirt, middle) at the 15th anniversary of the Puerto Vallarta International Convention Center. Photo by Oscar Almeida.
The Puerto Vallarta International Convention Center celebrated 15 years on March 21, 2024, bringing together community leaders, business leaders and local officials from the tourism industry.

ZUMO Restaurant Opens, Adding Culinary Zest to Romantic Zone

ZUMO Restaurant
Vallarta's dining scene just got a whole lot zestier with the opening of ZUMO Restaurant, located at Púlpito #142 (next to Garbo).

Bean and Brick: A Coffee Shop Redefined, Connecting People and Properties

Bean and Brick Coffee Shop
Bean and Brick, a new coffee shop, recently opened at Lazaro Cardenas 381A, the space that was formerly known as White Rabbit Coffee. 

Hotel Amapa Developer Says “Asset Remains Owned by the Same Companies”

hotel amapa puerto vallarta
The Developer of Hotel Amapa says that the ownership of the hotel remains that same, and that it is not the same property as the recently announced Tryst Hotel Puerto Vallarta.

Elevated Luxury: Las Villas Offers Unmatched Views and Opulence in Puerto...

Las Villas is a fusion of Bohemian charm, chic elegance and luxurious comfort. Photo provided
Experience the ultimate luxury vacation at Las Villas in Puerto Vallarta. Enjoy breathtaking views, chic elegance, and unparalleled comfort.

Katya Homm Properties Inaugurates New Office

Katya Homm Properties,
Katya Homm Properties, has recently inaugurated its new office, located at Av. Francisco Villa 1010, Local #10, at Parota Center.

Versalles: The Trendy zone in Vallarta

David de los Ríos
Experience the renaissance of Versalles, Vallarta's neighborhood on the rise. From trendy restaurants to upscale living, discover what makes this area so special.

Prideful Escapes includes Puerto Vallarta as Destination
Prideful Escapes, a new business directory website, has been created that includes uber gay cities like Palm Springs, California; Fort Lauderdale, Florida and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.

The Tryst Puerto Vallarta Set to Open Spring 2024 in Zona Romantica

A room at the Tryst Puerto Vallarta
The Tryst Puerto Vallarta, will open as soon as spring 2024, according to a press release issued by the company.

La Cueva Cantina Relocates

La Cueva Cantina
La Cueva Cantina, a long-time bear bar in Puerto Vallarta, has moved from its home since 2023 to a new location in Zona Romantica to Manuel M Dieguez Local 315 C (PLAZA MAGALA). It will reopen on Friday, Feb. 23, 2024. 

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