Tropical Tidbits from South of the Border
Galvan Real Estate and Services, May 2017 Newsletter
Greetings to you from South of the Border,
As we enter our Summer Season, which is by far a slower pace, we are thankful that for the next few months we will have the opportunity to enjoy the beach and head off the beaten path for a little exploration of our own. However, Summer is still a season full of Vacation Seekers and we promise that there will always be a few people in our office to help you plan your Summer and Fall Vacations in Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit.
Rental Spotlight –
Three jewels in the Rental Program here at Galvan Real Estate and Services are the 3 condos that we represent in Condos Calukmal, an upscale Beachfront complex in Nuevo Vallarta.
The complex offers all of the amenities you could desire including, Tennis, a game room with Fooz Ball, ping pong and a pool table. The outdoor pool is massive and a great place to enjoy.
Two of the units we represent have a connecting interior door and connecting balconies which make it a perfect place for large families of up to 16 people!
The Summer rate is just $235.00 US per unit, per night which makes it one of the most affordable beachfront options in the Riviera Nayarit.
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Real Estate Spotlight –
The small town of Lo De Marcos has been getting a lot of attention recently as a still affordable town in Riviera Nayarit in which to purchase a home or a lot.
As the leading Real Estate office in Lo De Marcos, we have our finger on the pulse of what is available and even who is thinking about selling which makes us the natural choice when it comes to Selling or Buying Real Estate in Lo De Marcos.
We don’t have enough room to list all of the properties currently available for sale so we have condensed it to just a few based on their price and amenities.
For more information on these or any other properties for sale in Lo De Marcos, please contact our office via phone at 327 275 0233 or email at GalvanRealEstate4@gmail.com
Events around the Banderas Bay
Event Calendar for Banderas Bay & Beyond
…on Puerto Vallarta’s Liveliest Website!
From live music to cultural festivals, charity events and special interest group meetings, there’s always something fun to do in Puerto Vallarta. Events in the Banderas Bay area encompass a broad range of interests and enthusiasms covering everything from Mariachi, Cultural, International Film, Fine Arts, and Gourmet Festivals to Fishing, Tennis and Golf Tournaments.
Daiquiri Dick’s Offers Vallarta Diners a Taste of Italy
Each region of Italy has its own traditional recipes that reflect the history and culture of that area, so to get a taste of it all, you’ll have to do a lot of traveling. Unless you happen to be in Puerto Vallarta, where Daiquiri Dick’s Special Menu features The Flavors of Italy through May 14th.
Some of Vallarta’s Weekend Markets are Still Open
From specialty foods and natural remedies to unique jewelry, clothing, accessories, art and home decor, the Banderas Bay area’s many weekly markets offer the best of Puerto Vallarta. While many of these weekly markets have folded up their tents for the summer, a few are still open.
13th Annual Vallarta Altruism Festival Set for May 14th
Banderas News Team
Scheduled to be held in the beachfront garden at the Marriott CasaMagna Resort on May 14, the 13th Annual International Altruism Festival promises to deliver a wonderful mix of charity, culture, entertainment, delicious food, and good energy to Puerto Vallarta residents and visitors.
Vallarta Restaurant Week 2017 Kicks Off on May 15
Banderas News Team
The organizers of Vallarta Restaurant Week have announced the details of the 13th edition of this gastronomic event, which is set to take place from May 15-31, 2017 at the 44 restaurants in Vallarta-Nayarit that are offering special three-course menus at reduced prices.
2016-2017 Centro Historico ArtWalk Every Wednesday
Art lovers can explore numerous artistic offerings during the Puerto Vallarta Centro Historico ArtWalk, a self-guided tour of 8 downtown galleries with cocktail exhibitions that can be enjoyed every Wednesday evening from 6-10 pm from October 26, 2016 through May 31, 2017.
Bob’s Karaoke Party, Wednesday Nights in Encore Lounge
Bob’s Famous Karaoke Party has returned to Act II STAGES! The fun starts every Wednesday at 6:00 pm with no cover and a 2 x 1 drink special that lasts til 8:00 pm. At 8:00 pm, some of the best voices in PV gather in Encore Lounge to sing. It’s the most fun you’ll have in one place all summer long!
8th Annual Riviera Nayarit Wind Festival in Bucerías
Kitesurfers from all over Mexico are ready to hit the beaches of Riviera Nayarit as they prepare for 3 days of spectacular kitesurfing during the 2017 Festival del Viento. Competitions are scheduled to take place on the waters between Bucerias and La Cruz de Huanacaxtle May 19-21.
Los Mangos Library ‘Casino Night’ to Benefit Apapacho
Biblioteca Los Mangos
On Friday, May 19, the Puerto Vallarta Public Library, Biblioteca Los Mangos, will host ‘Casino Night,’ a special fundraising event to benefit ‘Apapacho,’ an Early Education program. Come out and enjoy craps, poker, black jack and roulette; DJ, raffles and more – all for a good cause.
6th Jarretaderas Shore Fishing Tournament, May 21st
Riviera Nayarit CVB
The 2017 Jarretaderas Shore Fishing Tournament will take place on Sunday, May 21st. Now in its 6th year, the event was designed not only to search for the largest catch, but also to bring families together and promote surf fishing in the greater Banderas Bay area.
The fifth edition of Vallarta Pride, Puerto Vallarta’s annual gay pride festival, is set to take place from May 21 to 28, 2017, and its Organizing Committee is proud to announce all of the events that will honor the vibrant LGBT community that live and visit our tourist destination.
Mariachi Institute Returns to Chacala, Nayarit in June
Chacala Cultural Foundation
The 2017 Chacala Mariachi Institute is set to take place June 11-17 in Chacala, Nayarit. Directed by Jeff Nevin, Ph.D, this intensive 6-day course provides both the hands-on experience performing mariachi music and the training and materials necessary to become successful educators.
Ready, Set, Go! 2017 Sporting Events in Puerto Vallarta
Puerto Vallarta Tourism Trust
The director of the Office of Conventions and Visitors, Miguel Andrés Hernández Arteaga, recently reported that, with the goal of strengthening the destination’s reputation as a paradise for sports tourism, 16 sporting events have been scheduled to be held in Puerto Vallarta this year.
The Top 10 Events in The Riviera Nayarit for 2017
The Riviera Nayarit is and always will be a destination offering a great variety of cultural, sports and artistic events. This year the destination celebrates its 10th anniversary and, in order to kick off the party, we’d like to share with you a chronological list of the Top 10 Events of 2017.
An ambitious new Mexican food and art festival, that is expected to become an annual event, is being launched July 13-16, 2017 in San Miguel de Allende. According to event organizers, the ‘Market of Arts & Gastronomy’ will be the grandest and most dynamic food and art festival in Mexico.
Help Puerto Vallarta Win a Guinness World Record
Are you a coffee lover who hates winter weather? If so, make plans now to be in sunny Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, on December 16, 2017, when the city will attempt to set a new Guinness World Record for the largest number of people drinking coffee simultaneously in a single venue.
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