Puerto Vallarta & Punta de Mita

Found 18 blog entries about Puerto Vallarta & Punta de Mita.

Across the globe, days are shorter and temps are dropping, but sunshine and a delicious cocktail are just a quick trip away. High season is in full swing on Mexico’s Southern Baja, making the winter an ideal time to visit the newly debuted Sunset Lounge at Puerta Cortés in La Paz. 

The new lounge, located within Puerta Cortés—a luxury resort development located on the Sea of Cortez—is a sun-soaked escape with fabulous, endless summer vibes. Perched on a cliff beside the lush, rolling greens of El Cortés Golf Club (the only Gary Player Signature Golf Course in Mexico), the Sunset Lounge boasts sweeping views of the surrounding hills and vibrant turquoise waters of the Sea of ​​Cortez. Sunset Lounge serves up handcrafted cocktails as well as wine and


As the winter season approaches up north, high season in Los Cabos kicks off, enticing travelers with fantastic weather and sunny skies. Here, we highlight some of our top picks of places to go and things to do through peak season. 

SPEND YOUR THURSDAY NIGHTS HERE - Art Walk in San Jose Del Cabo is one of the region’s most celebrated cultural events. Every Thursday night from 5pm to 9pm from November to June, the event draws art lovers and tourists to the Gallery District, where the historic streets flow with color and creativity. Galleries open their doors, offering wine and hors d’oeuvres while live music enlivens the streets, and restaurants fill with diners after they’ve finished their stroll through the traditional town plaza. If you’re dining out in


The votes have been counted, and The Agency’s offices, agents and projects in Mexico have come out on top. After more than two months of online voting and a record-breaking response from more than 100,000 readers, InMexico magazine has named the winners of its annual Best InMexico contest. 

The Agency Los Cabos was named the Best Real Estate Agency in Baja and its own Janet Jensen won as InMex Fave for Best Real Estate Agent Baja. The Agency Punta de Mita was awarded The Best Real Estate Agency in Punta Mita and Puerto Vallarta, and two of our own—Alejandra Wulff and Alfonso Davalos—tied for Best Real Estate Agent in the region. The Rooftop at The Cape—a hotel and residential offering, represented by Dane Posey of The Agency Los Cabos—was awarded for Best

Our picks of places to go and things to do to make the most of your month in and around Los Cabos, Puerto Vallarta and Punta de Mita.

LOS CABOS 

SOAK UP CULTURE HERE - One of the most iconic and celebrated events of the season, Art Walk, returns this month to San Jose Del Cabo. Every Thursday night from 5pm to 9pm from November to June, the event draws art lovers and tourists to the Gallery District, which flows with color and creativity. Galleries open their doors, offering wine and hors d’oeuvres, live music enlivens the streets, and restaurants fill with diners after they’ve finished their stroll through the historic, culturally-rich town square. If you’re dining out in San Jose on Thursday evenings, be sure to make reservations to avoid a long

A match made in heaven. The Mandarina - Stick & Ball polo team recently wrapped its summer tournament series with an exciting win at Piocho Ranch in Santa Barbara. After a spirited match, guests toasted the win and enjoyed an intimate, locally inspired, farm-to-field dinner, held on the polo field. (View more images of the event below.)

The Mandarina - Stick & Ball team was born out of a partnership between Mandarina Polo & Equestrian Club, located in Mexico’s new Mandarina resort and residential community, and Stick & Ball, the equestrian, polo-inspired apparel and lifestyle brand. Over the summer, the like-minded brands announced their partnership at The Battery in San Francisco and then took the show on the road to some of the finest clubs in


A home is where you can freely express yourself, and your sense of style. Whether you prefer character-rich vintage pieces, small-batch artisanal decor or Modern Mexican designs, these four boutiques and services in and around Punta Mita and Puerto Vallarta are certain to have something that appeals to your unique taste.

Hana Waxman Design
A great resource for contemporary Mexican decor, Ana Waxman Designs’ boutique in Punta Mita offers a mix of different styles. Plus, her selection of artwork, textiles and furniture blends a vibrant mix of different materials and textures from the region—from parota wood to fine marble. 

Interior Cinco
Explore the Bohemian style designs at Interior Cinco in downtown Puerto Vallarta. This shop’s owners, Maya Gonzalez and

Exquisite amenities, incredible locations and award-winning, five-star service—it’s no wonder hotel-branded residences are continuing their rise in prominence and popularity. The Sunday Times recently reported that there are presently more than 400 branded residential offerings across the globe, the majority of which are hotel branded—and this sector of the market shows no sign of slowing. 

These residences offer top-tier services coupled with their hotel or resort brand’s prestige, appealing to jet-setting buyers and renters willing to pay a premium for a turnkey lifestyle without the hassle of a private property. Additionally, the residences often align with luxury brands that buyers recognize, instilling confidence in the level of service and


Our picks of places to go and things to do to make the most of your month in and around Puerto Vallarta, Punta Mita and Los Cabos.

CELEBRATE DIA DE LOS MUERTOS HERE - While the actual holiday takes place November 2, the festivities in Puerto Vallarta start Friday October 18. Enjoy special dishes from local restaurants and live music throughout the city’s Old Town neighborhood. Colorful, fun and lively, this is a beautiful celebration of life for the whole family.

FISH FOR A WINNER HERE - La Cruz de Huanacaxtle Fishing Tournament, Riviera Nayarit’s top sport fishing competition, returns for a seventh year in collaboration with Tepic Sport Fishing Club. Dozens of fishing teams will be pitted against each other to net the biggest Mahi Mahi, Sailfish and more. 

Panoramic views, absolute privacy, the ultimate in exclusivity—there’s just something about the penthouse life that never goes out of style. Here are five incredible penthouses on the market right now. 

132 N. SWALL DRIVE, PH#2 

Set in a brand new, contemporary four-story luxury condominium in one of L.A.’s trendiest locations, Penthouse #2 is represented by James Harris and David Parnes and features an airy 2,575-square-foot floor plan that spans two levels and offers three bedrooms and three baths. On the main level, find a minimalistic white Calacatta Blanco marble-clad chef’s kitchen with Miele appliances, Herringbone-patterned wood floors and an eat-in five-seat bar. The kitchen opens to the living room, which centers on a gas-powered


From the picturesque hills of Montecito to the pristine beaches of Punta Mita, here are seven of the poshest properties available for lease right now. 

1020 PALISADES BEACH ROAD - A comfortably contemporary home with an Old Hollywood pedigree, this six-bedroom, seven-bath estate was originally built in 1928 for silent film star Norma Talmadge and was a hangout for the industry elite. While it retains the style, materials, elegance and ambiance of Hollywood’s Golden Age, the home—represented by Santiago Arana—has been tastefully updated for today’s casual resort lifestyle. Plus, the entire home has been redesigned to maximize the sweeping views that span the entire Santa Monica Bay.

350 ORTEGA RIDGE ROAD - Experience Montecito living at its finest in