Puerto Vallarta News

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

Sayulita or San Pancho? Here’s all you need to know!

Sayulita or San Pancho? We hear this all the time! Today we want to share with you all you need to know to help you choose your next destination. Both micro-destinations are chock-full of incredible things, marvelous landscapes, and—above all—wonderful people. Sayulita has positioned itself as the Mecca of surf, while San Pancho is called...
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20th San Pancho Music Fest: A musical weekend in the Riviera Nayarit

Imagine a weekend dedicated to listening to music, dancing, and making the most of all your senses on a stage under the open sky… The San Pancho Music Fest is that and much more! The festival will be held from February 28 through March 1, 2020, and this year it celebrates two decades of being...
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Port Authority confirms Puerto Vallarta will not have an Aquarium

The Integral Port Administration has announced that the construction of what was promised to be the largest aquarium in Mexico will not be built in Puerto Vallarta. Instead, port-city projects are already being evaluated to provide cultural recreation spaces to meet the demand of both passengers, foreign and local visitors. With a promised construction area...
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Puerto Vallarta and CUCosta join forces for a better city

In search of joining efforts and creating strategies and guidelines to develop projects for the benefit of Puerto Vallarta, as well as citizens and visitors, the Municipal Government and the University Center of the Coast (CUCosta), signed a collaboration agreement to undertake various actions. Mayor Arturo Dávalos Peña said that it is an honor to...
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The Riviera Nayarit sweeps the 2020 Travvy Awards

Mexico’s Pacific Treasure keeps raking in the accolades thanks to the focused promotional efforts by the Riviera Nayarit Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB). This tourist destination shone brightly at the sixth edition of the Travvy Awards, taking home four gold statues and one silver, with the CVB awarded as “Best Tourism Office in Mexico.” The...
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“De Corazón para el Mundo” exhibition opens in Puerto Vallarta

The inauguration of the traveling exhibition  “De Corazón para el Mundo” (From the Heart for the World), with 29 pieces, took place in Puerto Vallarta. According to the information provided, the campaign to promote the Magical Towns is promoted by the Ministry of Tourism (Secturjal) together with the University Center of the Coast (CuCosta), entrepreneurs,...
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Tourist cable car connecting Riviera Nayarit and Puerto Vallarta under construction

The news about tourist attractions being planned in Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit does not stop coming. And now the news also circulates that, for the first time in its history, Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit, jointly promoted as a single tourist destination, will have a panoramic cable car for tourists. The route of the...
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Criminal gang leaders fight over territory in Puerto Vallarta

Nemesio Oseguera Cervantes fights with rival cartels in Puerto Vallarta that intend to take territory where his criminal organization dominates drug trafficking, kidnapping, and milking of gas pipelines in the area, leading to the announcement of a fight for territory between criminal group leaders. When ‘El Mencho’ entrusted Carlos Andrés Rivera Varela, nicknamed “La Firma”,...
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Parking meter project takes Puerto Vallarta citizens by surprise

The Municipal Government of Puerto Vallarta plans to install digital parking meters at some points of the city, such as the Center, the Romantic Zone, and Marina Vallarta, in order to alleviate vehicular traffic and tidy up the parking sites. According to the municipal president of Puerto Vallarta, Arturo Dávalos Peña, this project has been...
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No damage reported after 4.2 earthquake felt in Puerto Vallarta

An earthquake of magnitude 4.2 shook the municipality of Puerto Vallarta , Jalisco, and surrounding communities Sunday morning, the National Seismological Service (SSN) reported. The epicenter took place just 12 kilometers southwest of the city, located between the towns of Boca de Tomatlán and Mismaloya, in the state of Jalisco. The quake was recorded at...
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Women in Puerto Vallarta will receive ‘Pulse of Life’ devices to prevent being victims of violence

As part of the actions promoted by the government of Puerto Vallarta to prevent, address and eliminate gender-based violence, personnel from different departments of the City Council received training on the implementation of the electronic device or button ‘Pulse of Life’, which will be granted to women who are victims of violence in the municipality....
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The AHMBB and the Riviera Nayarit CVB undertake preventative actions against the coronavirus

The Banderas Bay Hotel and Motel Association (AHMBB) and the Riviera Nayarit Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB), following the guidelines of the federal government’s Ministry of Health and of the World Health Organization (WHO), have initiated preventative actions against the 2019-nCoV coronavirus that originated in China. Based on the saying that “an ounce of prevention...
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