Puerto Vallarta News

Local News from Puerto Vallarta, Mexico by PVDN, the leading English news source serving the expat community and tourists in Vallarta.

Puerto Vallarta will begin opening on Monday; no beaches, no hotel pools, no bars

The opening of Puerto Vallarta will begin on June 1, and while hotels can open, beaches remain closed and hotels cannot open swimming pools. The Malecon has limited access and bars are closed. Enrique Alfaro, Governor of Jalisco, announced that Puerto Vallarta opens on June 1, but with restrictions, since he stated that “tourism will...
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Puerto Vallarta will be celebrating its 102 Anniversary at home

Given the growing cases of Covid-19 in Puerto Vallarta, the celebration for the 102 Anniversary of the city has been canceled. Arturo Dávalos Peña, Mayor of Puerto Vallarta, pointed out due to the isolation measures established by the federal, state, and municipal government, the annual May 31 celebration cannot proceed this year. This celebration is...
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COVID-19 in Puerto Vallarta is worse than the daily numbers reveal

Dr. Jorge Téllez López, Rectos of the Centro Universitario de la Costa, of the University of Guadalajara, announced that, according to data recorded through the laboratory at the university, the SARS CoV-2 virus has spread among popular colonies and residential areas of the municipality of Puerto Vallarta. He affirmed there are some hot spots or...
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Puerto Vallarta begins plans to reopen with a focus on making tourist feel safe returning to the Bay of Banderas

In order to standardize the processes and protocols for economic reactivation in both Puerto Vallarta and Bahía de Banderas, on Tuesday state and municipal authorities of Jalisco and Nayarit met with the hotel and restaurant sector in the region to establish joint strategies that contribute to the gradual reopening of the establishments. With the presence...
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See what awaits you: The Riviera Nayarit from A to Z

There’s so much we can say about the Riviera Nayarit, a destination that stands out for its offer of luxury and nature, as well as culture and tradition. This time around, we’ve chosen to take a cue from the alphabet and look for concepts from “A” to “Z.” Though we’re trying hard, we’re actually at...
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Puerto Vallarta surpasses 200 confirmed cases of COVID-19

This Tuesday, May 26, the Ministry of Health (SSa) reported that there are 8,134 deaths from COVID-19 in Mexico, an increase of 3,455 in the past day, setting a new daily record of COVID-19 related deaths in a single day. Mexico also saw a new record of daily confirmed cases in the past day with...
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Restaurants on Puerto Vallarta’s Malecon will begin reopening Monday

After more than seven weeks of being closed, the restaurants on the Malecon in Puerto Vallarta will reopen their doors next Monday after reaching an agreement with the municipal government. Despite the reopening, the boardwalk will continue to be closed to the public until the Federal or State Government announces the new provisions. Last week,...
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674 crew members repatriated from cruise ship in Puerto Vallarta

For the third consecutive day, Jalisco supports the Dutch cruise ship Koningsdam with a humanitarian effort during the COVID -19 pandemic. So far Jalisco has supported the repatriation of 674 crew members from the ship Last Wednesday, May 20 at 1:00 p.m., the Koningsdam cruise ship docked at the Puerto Vallarta pier requesting support so...
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Two people killed, one injured during home burglary in Puerto Vallarta

In the municipality of Puerto Vallarta, a family was attacked during an attempted home burglary, leaving two men dead and a woman seriously injured. The incident took place in a house located on Salvador Díaz Mirón street at the intersection with Avenida de los Poetas in Colonia Magisterio. The injured woman managed to contact the...
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8 relaxing wellness experiences in the Riviera Nayarit you will want to consider after the health emergency

Once the COVID-19 health emergency is over, you’ll want to relax, enjoy the great outdoors, and leave the difficult times behind you. Being able to experience quality time away from home will be fundamental to your own and your family’s experience. A visit to the Riviera Nayarit is a must, as this is a destination...
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Couple arrested in Puerto Vallarta for crossing Malecon blockade

A couple was arrested on Monday afternoon in Puerto Vallarta for violating the blockade that municipal authorities installed on the Malecon in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic. According to what the detainees, Daniel N. and Ilse Janet N, wanted to take a photograph, however, they were caught crossing the blockade by the police officers...
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Hotels in Puerto Vallarta to start opening June 1

Hotels in Puerto Vallarta are hoping to start activities on June 1, with the announcement by Governor Enrique Alfaro that hotels and motels can begin operations on May 18 with restrictions, closing common areas of the hotel, such as restaurants, lounges and pools. Álvaro Garcíarce Monraz, president of the Puerto Vallarta Hotel and Motel Association,...
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