Category: Nuevo Vallarta

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Grand Luxxe Nuevo Vallarta – Confirmed Weeks Available Now!

Enjoy a week’s stay at Vidanta’s flagship Grand Luxxe resort in Nuevo Vallarta in a beautiful, 2 bedroom Grand Luxxe Villa! One confirmed week available now: February 15 – February 22, 2020  This week is reserved and available with confirmation. This beautiful unit features two bedrooms with two king-size beds, two and a half bathrooms with two Jacuzzi tubs, a terrace with a plunge pool, a separate private deck, a gourmet kitchen, two living areas with sleeper sofas, and four TVs. The 3000 square foot unit will accommodate 8, with a sleeper sofa in the private, lock-able sitting room and also in...

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Vidanta Nuevo Vallarta – Spa Tower 3 Bedroom

Vidanta Nuevo Vallarta 3 Bedroom Spa Tower available for the high-season week of January 3 – 10, 2020.  If you’re looking for an unforgettable family vacation, check out Vidanta Nuevo Vallarta and this beautiful Spa Tower 3 Bedroom Unit. Located on the grounds of Vidanta’s flagship Nuevo Vallarta resort, the Spa Tower offers tons of space for your family.  This 3,000 sq ft unit sports three bedrooms, two with king-size beds and one with two double-size beds, three bathrooms with two Jacuzzi tubs, a private terrace with a plunge pool, a gourmet kitchen, living room with sleeper sofa, and four...

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Grand Luxxe Luxury in a One Bedroom Unit

RENTED.  – One Bedroom Grand Luxxe Unit in Nuevo Vallarta over New Year’s Week December 28, 2019 – January 4, 2020. Imagine spending this New Year’s Eve in the most exclusive resort in Mexico – the Grand Luxxe Nuevo Vallarta.  Warm sun, huge beach, pools, gourmet restaurants, golf, spa, and gorgeous surroundings will make the start of 2020 simply unforgettable. We have it booked and waiting for you – and at a great price! A one-bedroom unit at the Grand Luxxe is known as a “Suite”.  It consists of the main living/dining/kitchen area, plus the master bedroom with full bath:...

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Mexican Folk Art in Puerto Vallarta

If you’ve traveled near the US/Mexico border, you’ve no doubt seen the beaded artwork in various shops and stalls.  Sometimes you’ll even see someone painstakingly working on an art piece in the shop, tapping tiny, colorful beads into a beeswax-coated wooden carving of an animal, a mask, or perhaps an egg.  We’ve bought our share of those, and have enjoyed giving them as gifts to friends.  But if you think these pieces constitute the entire breadth of Mexican folk art, you are sorely mistaken. Several years ago, while shopping in downtown Puerto Vallarta, we stumbled upon a shop called Peyote...

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Grand Luxxe Nuevo Vallarta – A Private Chef Experience

Recently, Dwaine and I traveled to Nuevo Vallarta with three other couples to stay at The Residence at Vidanta.  This four-bedroom, 6,000 sq. ft. unit is currently the largest unit available at Vidanta (though the Jungle Estates are being constructed as you read this – more on that later). The point of our two-week stay was to reconnect with our friends.  Life gets busy, even being retired.  We travel quite a lot, so making time with people can get difficult, and spending time with all of them together is downright rare!  So we planned this getaway a year ago to...

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Puerto Vallarta Travel Tips

Planning a trip to Puerto Vallarta?  Here are some Puerto Vallarta travel tips to help you as you make your plans. Time Zone: The entire state of Jalisco is on Central Time, as is the southern part of the State of Nayarit, starting from San Blas in the north. Buses: A system of urban buses with different routes can bring you from one end of the bay to the other and all the spots in between.  if you’re going further than San Pancho, head to the main bus terminal to catch a “Pacifico” bus.  Current fare is $10 pesos. Click...

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B.E.A.C.H.: Best Escape Anyone Can Have

Vidanta Nuevo Vallarta offers the best B.E.A.C.H. on the Bay of Banderas.  But it’s not just the sand and surf.  B.E.A.C.H. stands for the Best Escape Anyone Can Have.  It’s a quick way to think about what to look for in a vacation getaway. Just take a moment now to think about what you want most in a vacation. Start with being taken care of from the minute you land in Mexico.  Vidanta’s complimentary transportation to the resort from the airport starts you on your way to a stress-free check-in process.  There’s something calming and reassuring in having someone waiting...

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Grand Luxxe Nuevo Vallarta – Your Best Family Vacation Destination

The Grand Luxxe is Your Best Family Vacation Destination Having traveled all over the world, to hotels, on cruises, city condominiums and exotic resorts, Dwaine and I agree that the Grand Luxxe is simply the best family vacation destination. Whether you’re staying in Nuevo Vallarta just outside of Puerto Vallarta on the magnificent Banderas Bay, or in the Riviera Maya, with it’s calm turquoise-blue Caribbean water, the Grand Luxxe provides everything you want in a perfect family vacation. Removing the Hassle of Family Travel – Step One, Find the Right Space Traveling with family, while rewarding, comes with a big...

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Golf Vidanta Nuevo Vallarta – A First-Hand Review

There are many, many activities to choose from when you are a guest at Vidanta, Nuevo Vallarta. The huge resort features world-class pools, sandy beaches, and numerous children’s activities. But the resort is ideal for the golf enthusiast.  On the grounds, there are two 18-hole courses and a ten-hole, par three course that is lighted at night!  Here’s what to expect when you golf at Vidanta Nuevo Vallarta. A First-Hand Review On a recent stay at Vidanta, my wife and I played both of the 18 hole courses. The older of the two courses is referred to as the Nicklaus...

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The Best Puerto Vallarta All-Inclusive May Not Be An All-Inclusive

People like the idea of an all-inclusive vacation, right?  They imagine arriving at the resort, throwing the bags in the room and hitting the beach or pool, ready to eat and drink to their heart’s content without a second thought as to what the bill might be at the end.  After all, you’ve paid for it all up front so there’s nothing to think about, right?  But have you ever done the math on the total cost of a Puerto Vallarta All-Inclusive?  I’ve done it here for you so you can see it’s just not the “deal” you’ve been led...