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Tropical Musings from Paradise – September 2018

Posted by AdminGalvan on August 31, 2018

September is a busy month for us here in The Riviera Nayarit: with all the Students returning to school, we find ourselves in serious planning and action mode for the upcoming High Season.

We are readying our offices and completing planned upgrades and Fall Cleanings for all of our properties as we prepare for our busiest season of the year.

We look forward to seeing you – old friends, new friends and those who are returning guests in the not so distant future!

To make it easier for all those of you in the United States and Canada to reach us on the phone, we are happy to announce that we have gotten a TOLL FREE 800 number for our Lo de Marcos office.

Enter this into your phone or enter into your address book now so you can keep it handy.

Galvan Real Estate in Lo de Marcos –1- 800 – 616-3841.

Call us anytime!

Rental Spotlight

For those of you that have not made your reservation for next season yet, we have just the place.

In Lo de Marcos – Casa de Fruta on Calle Universidad is a recently refurbished 3 bedroom, 2 bath with a shared pool, located just 4 blocks to the beach.  The price is $1200.00 USD per month plus utilities.  Take a look at this wonderful option here —

In La Penita – Casa des Jardines is a cute one bedroom home with a swimming pool.  The price is just $15,000.00 pesos per month plus utilities.  View this property here —

And of course we do have a few other options available, so don’t be shy, send us an email with your dates and desired amenities and we will get right back to you.

Seasonal Fun – Not to be Missed!

If you are in Riviera Nayarit anytime this next season from November 3rd, to April 13th, The Tianguis in Lo de Marcos is returning for its Fifth Season.

The Tianguis should be on your list for early on in your stay, since we are certain that you will want to return again and again.

Stop by and join the fun –

New Faces at the Galvan office!

At Galvan Real Estate we do several things to stay on top of the Industry.  First is that we listen to the needs and comments from our clients and secondly, we strive to grow each year in able to service our rapidly growing customer base.

From Property Sales, to Rentals, to Property Management, Asset Management and Project Management, we have your covered in Lo de Marcos and Riviera Nayarit.

To accomplish this task, this September we are adding two new positions.


Ivan Cortes Medina, Maintenance Manager

– Ivan will ensure that our properties are maintained

in the best possible condition.


Carlos Michel, Concierge

– Carlos will interface with all incoming clients

to handle all of their pre arrival requests to make for a perfect stay.


Kinberly Gordian,   Special Events Coordinator – Throwing Parties and Benefit events is a privilege for all of us and it’s also a lot of hard work.  It’s one of the things that makes the Season special for all of us.

We wanted to do better so,  we have hired Kinberly Gordian,  who is not only tasked with the 4 events we have been producing and managing but also with the creation of 4 new events as well as monthly food and wine paring events.

In keeping with our Mission Statement, all three new team members are residents of the Pueblo Lo de Marcos!

We are pleased to welcome these two new faces onto the Galvan Team of Professionals.

Real Estate Spotlight

If you are considering a purchase in Coastal Riviera Nayarit, here are two outstanding options.

In Lo de Marcos, 3 bedrooms, plus 2 service room and two baths.  This new listing sits on a nice 247 square meter lot.  Priced at just $1.900,000.00 pesos.  Welcome to Casa Gomez —

In Los Ayala, This charming one bedroom priced at $87,500.00 USD is the ideal home on the coast.   Welcome to Casa Conchita –

Where are you spending the Holidays?

If you have just decided to travel South of the Border for the upcoming XMAS and New Years weeks, we have a few nice options still available.

In La Cruz we have a luxurious 3 bedroom, plus studio with 4 baths on the beach.  Welcome to Condo Arena Blanca, a 5000 square foot Residence in the Sky —

In Lo de Marcos, a new 3 bedroom, 2 bath home that is ideally furnished for your Holiday in Paradise. Step right in to Hacienda Turqeza –

Event Calendar for Banderas Bay & Beyond
…from Puerto Vallarta’s Liveliest Website!

Guadalajara Hosts 25th Int’l Mariachi & Charro Festival
One of the most important cultural events of the year in Guadalajara, the birthplace of Mexico’s Mariachi and Charro traditions, is the International Mariachi & Charro Festival. In 2018, the festival celebrates 25 years with festivities at various venues in and around the city, Aug 20-Sept 2.

Chile en Nogada Now on the Menu at Kaiser Maximilian
Marie Callan
Kaiser Maximilian owner Andreas Rupprechter loves Mexico so much that he’s not waiting until September to start celebrating El Mes de la Patria. Chile en Nogada, the Mexican dish that is most emblematic of the holiday, is already on the menu at this popular Puerto Vallarta restaurant.

Wednesday Night Karaoke Party Continues at Act II
Daniel R. Mininni

There’s always something going on at Act II STAGES. Cool Summer fun can be had every Wednesday night with a 2×1 Happy Hour starting at 6:00 pm, followed by Bob’s Karaoke Party at 8:00 pm. Meanwhile, the Act II team is busy getting everything ready for an exciting 2018-2019 season!

Condos, Casas & Cocktails: FREE Real Estate Seminars
Gabriela Escandon

Thinking of buying Vallarta real estate? Join Tropicasa Realty & Garbo Bar for ‘Condos, Casas & Cocktails’ – a casual, yet informative, conversation about purchasing real estate in Mexico – every other Thursday at one of Puerto Vallarta’s most exciting residential developments, Pier 57.

Cirque du Soleil’s ‘Luzia’ Opens in Guadalajara Aug. 30

While Banderas Bay area residents and visitors eagerly await the opening of the Cirque du Soleil theme park that’s currently under construction in Nuevo Vallarta, the show that the park will be centered around, ‘Luzia, A Waking Dream of Mexico,’ will start touring around Mexico in August.

PV Real Estate Walking Tours Back by Popular Demand
The JG Group

Join The JG Group’s Vallarta Real Estate Advisors Julie Guerrero and Dean McConkey on Saturdays for the only real estate walking tour in La Zona Romantica. These free tours visit nine of the new real estate projects in one of PV’s fastest growing areas. (Advance reservations required.)

Enjoy a Spectacular Sunday Brunch at The River Café
María Francesca

There is no better way to spend your Sunday than with a leisurely brunch at The River Café. Enjoy your favorite breakfast and lunch items, including an omelet station, coffee, juice and much more in a beautiful setting and relaxed atmosphere, every Sunday from 8:00 am to 1:30 pm.

‘Beers, Boys & Burgers’ Every Sunday at Hotel Mercurio
Banderas News Team

The poolside bar at Hotel Mercurio has long been a favorite hangout, but on Sundays, the party amps up a few notches with the ‘Beers, Boys & Burgers’ Party. From 4:00 to 7:00 pm, the hunky Mercurio boys serve up tasty hamburger sliders and all the beers you can drink for just $150 pesos!

Spend a Day at the Puerto Vallarta SPCA Sanctuary
Janice Gonzalez

Ordinary people come to Vallarta to vacation. Extraordinary people come to Vallarta and volunteer! Spend a rewarding afternoon cuddling with the animals at Puerto Vallarta’s SPCA. Our dogs and cats are awaiting ‘forever homes,’ and need your help to jump start their socialization.

Hook the Cure Returns to Puerto Vallarta November 8
Gary Green

Fishing and golfing enthusiasts are already making plans to visit Puerto Vallarta from November 8-11, 2018 for a long weekend of friendship, fun and entertainment at the 13th edition of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s premiere fishing, golf and spa outing, ‘Hook the Cure Powered by IOTEC.’


All of us at Galvan Real Estate and Services are here to help with all of your Real Estate, Rental and Property Management questions so, please feel free to contact us anytime.

Office – (327) 275-0233 or TOLL FREE 1-800-616-3841

Have a great September everyone!


2 thoughts on “Tropical Musings from Paradise – September 2018

  • Diane Daoust
    on September 3, 2018

    We are returning to Nayarit ( Nuevo Vall. ) in January for 4 months. Great to hear what will be going on in 2019. Thanks for keeping us in the loop and we look forward to going SOON!

    • AdminGalvan
      on September 4, 2018

      We will be updating the activities every month, we hope you enjoy Riviera Nayarit!

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