Puerto Vallarta & Punta de Mita

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With its palm tree-fringed beaches, rich culture and vibrant nightlife, Puerto Vallarta has long been one of Mexico’s most sought-after escapes. Today, a host of chef-helmed restaurants, innovative galleries, and awe-inspiring real estate has lured a new wave of sun-seekers to the perennial favorite—and inspired many to stay forever. From the quaint cobblestone streets of Old Town to the world-class beach resorts of Riviera Nayarit, The Agency is proud to expand to Puerto Vallarta.

The new Puerto Vallarta office marks The Agency’s 26th location worldwide, bringing our tally of offices in Mexico to three, including Cabo San Lucas and Punta de Mita. The office will be led by distinguished real estate veterans Richard Bartholomew, Alejandro Aldrete and

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Designated to commemorate Mexico’s victory over France in the Battle of Puebla on May 5th, 1862, Cinco de Mayo has evolved into a popular national holiday celebrating Mexican culture, history, and perhaps most enthusiastically, cocktails and cuisine. In the spirit of every tequila lover’s favorite holiday, we’ve rounded up six swoon-worthy properties in Mexico, each fit for an elaborate Cinco de Mayo soirée.


Nestled along a one-mile stretch of pristine beach on Riviera Nayarit, less than one hour north of Puerto Vallarta, Mandarina is the most significant new resort and residential community to grace the shores of Mexico in decades. 55 ultra-private villas neighboring the new One&Only

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From our six-year anniversary party at a historic estate in Encino to a glitzy masquerade ball at Mr. C Residences in Beverly Hills, The Agency had plenty to celebrate in 2017. With the New Year upon us, we thought we’d take a look back over our favorite events of the year and toast to all the good times had.

THE AGENCY’S 6TH BIRTHDAY PARTY → Our six-year anniversary and annual Labor Day party was one for the books. Agents, family and friends joined founders Mauricio Umansky and Billy Rose on the grounds of a historic estate in Encino for a classic Southern-style picnic, complete with barbeque, mint juleps and old fashioned lawn games—the perfect send off to summer and celebration of another year of growth and innovation in real estate.

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The holidays are fast approaching—which means it’s time to get shopping! This year, we touched base with agents across our various office locations to get the inside scoop on the best shopping in each region. From Beverly Hills to Punta de Mita, you’re sure to find that perfect something for every special someone on your holiday list. And if you’re in the area, don’t forget to drop by The Agency and say hello!


When it comes to holiday shopping in Beverly Hills, it doesn’t get more classic than Gearys on Rodeo Drive. From fine jewelry and designer watches to luxe dinnerware and posh home goods,  the neighborhood mainstay is a go-to for Beverly Hills locals in need of a little something with a major wow-factor. Got a jetsetter on

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The holidays are a time for generosity, reflection and giving back. From celebrity guest bartending gigs to benefit Children's Hospital Los Angeles to Hurricane relief efforts spearheaded by our Los Cabos and Turks and Caicos offices, our agents and staff have been at the ready to offer their resources to those in need. In the spirit of the season, we caught up with our team to learn more about the causes they hold dear and the ways they are making a difference.


With the support of philanthropic funders, known as Partners in Play, Children's Hospital Los Angeles works in partnership with doctors, nurses, social workers and others to help fund vital resources such as counseling, playrooms, teen lounges and other

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Summer is fast approaching, and whether your idea of the perfect getaway is swimming with sea turtles in Turks and Caicos or sunbathing in the South of France, these five luxury vacation homes will ensure you make the most of your well-earned downtime—in sky high style.


Situated on a 10,000-square-foot private beach and lagoon on the tail of Caicos Banks in Turks and Caicos, this six-bedroom eco-villa showcases nearly 500 feet of breathtaking oceanfront. Expansive outdoor space includes a 20-person fire pit enclave, sun lounger, and glass-walled pool and yoga deck all set against the azure sea. If turtles, rays, lobsters, and tropical fish are your idea of perfect neighbors—we’ve found your paradise.

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Need some inspiration for your summer travel plans? We've got you covered. Whether you're looking for a relaxing beach escape or a big adventure, The Agency's 2017 Travel Guide features some of the top luxury travel destinations around the globe.

Capri, Italy
The original Italian island retreat, Capri features dramatic views and the bluest ocean you have ever seen. The Agency's Jonathan Ruiz's top pick: Ristorante La Fontelina. Spend the perfect day in Capri with one of the best lunches you've ever had. Relax on the rocks sipping rosé or take a dip in the Mediterranean while waiting for your table. Feast on fresh fish and pasta; all-time favorites include spaghetti with clams and fried paranza. Don't forget to enjoy a post-meal nap on the daybeds!

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On Saturday, Feb. 4, The Agency celebrated the launch of its new office in Punta de Mita, Mexico. Hosted by partners Alejandro Aldrete, Mauricio Umansky, Jorge Gomez, and Mauricio Oberfeld, the event drew a lively mix of agents and friends from Los Angeles and Los Cabos for a festive night
of food, drinks, and merriment at the site of the new office, located within Los Veneros Resort Residences and Beach Club—and boasting a pretty incredible ocean view.

Exquisitely executed by coordinator Ana Aldrete in conjunction with The Agency Punta de Mita Special Events and Hospitality Services and decorator Lupe Wulff from Artell, Enrique Chang, and Ro’Wo Galeria, the lush grounds were decked out in vibrant textiles and comfy lounge furniture for a festive

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The Agency announced the official opening of its new Punta de Mita office, located next to The W Hotel. The opening marks the continued expansion of the Beverly Hills-based brokerage around the world, bringing the total to three international offices, following the 2016 launches in Los Cabos and Turks and Caicos. The news from abroad comes as The Agency continues its expansion stateside, with offices set to open this year in Palm Springs, Calabasas, Phoenix, Malibu and Pacific Palisades.

“The Agency established an international reputation by building a strong culture of collaboration and a world-class team throughout the L.A. area, a prime market

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