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Science Says Going to The Beach Makes Us Happy. If So, Puerto Vallarta Will Make You Delirious.

By bestofbay | Sep 10, 2019

Many say happiness is a state of mind, but I say it’s also a state of place. And if you want to be very happy, I know just the place. Puerto Vallarta is the center of the spectacular Bay of Banderas. A crescent of 51 miles of pure white sand beaches, on the gentle Pacific. … Read more


Puerto Vallarta. First World. First Class.

By bestofbay | Sep 5, 2019

First choice of 3.7 million visitors each year. Having just returned from Guatemala, a beautiful country with wonderful people, I am immediately reminded just how amazing Puerto Vallarta, Mexico is. It is a combination of every 1st world amenity, every, first-class resort and restaurant and every vacation dream of millions and millions of experienced travelers … Read more

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Hurricane Proof Your Vacation.

By bestofbay | Aug 27, 2019

If you’re like most vacationers, the worst scenario is arriving at your destination with a big storm on the way. This is certainly the season of big storms all across  the Caribbean. With the Atlantic so warm, the first two have been unleashed from the coast of Africa and are heading our way. Of course … Read more

Eat like a local in Puerto Vallarta

Hungry for The Best Vacation of Your Life?

By bestofbay | Aug 27, 2019

One of the great parts of any vacation, is how well you’re going to eat. If you are lucky enough to deplane in Puerto Vallarta get ready for some of the best cuisine you’ve ever had in your life. How good, how varied, how exciting and delicious is dining in Puerto Vallarta and all the … Read more

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Nuevo Vallarta. One of the best of the best of Banderas Bay

By bestofbay | Aug 21, 2019

I always joke with Canadians that the reason they love Nuevo Vallarta so much is because it’s north of Puerto Vallarta. But by north I mean only a few miles or a few minutes by car or bus. But one thing I can assure you of, it is loaded with Grande pleasures all it’s own. … Read more

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Fantasy Island Isn’t A Fantasy, It’s Called Yelapa

By bestofbay | Aug 19, 2019

There’s a little slice of paradise about 40 miles south of downtown Puerto Vallarta that will make you think you’ve found the Garden of Eden. Surrounded by mountains and jungle, you can only get there by boat or water taxi, and it’s well worth the trip. The word Yelapa in the local native language means, … Read more

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Punta Mita – One of The Best Towns Around The Bay…

By bestofbay | Aug 14, 2019

Punta Mita, the knockout little town at the northern tip of Banderas Bay has been a secret slice of paradise for the rich and famous that is rapidly becoming the talk of the travel world.  The name comes from the Aztec word, “Mictlan” which means “gateway to paradise” And if paradise is on your quest … Read more

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Caribbean Having A Seaweed Invasion, Not in Puerto Vallarta

By bestofbay | Aug 12, 2019

If you’re planning your vacation right now we know there are things you want to see, and things you don’t and there is no seaweed in Puerto Vallarta You want to see the best beaches.  Puerto Vallarta and the 51 miles of pure white, sandy beaches along Banderas Bay, from Punta Mita to Yelapa, are … Read more

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The Ten Best Golf Courses in Puerto Vallarta?

By bestofbay | Aug 2, 2019

Well amigos, everyone knows Puerto Vallarta and all the cool towns around Banderas Bay or Bahia de Banderas, as the locals say, is a swinging place, full of cool beaches, clubs, restaurants and resorts. But what many don’t know is that Puerto Vallarta is one of the best swinging golf towns anywhere in the tropics.  … Read more