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Experience the Best Live Music in Puerto Vallarta

Experience the Best Live Music in Puerto Vallarta

5.0 04 Live entertainment has been a long-standing part of the local culture in Puerto Vallarta, and live music is one of the most popular forms of entertainment in town. When you choose to vacation at adults-only Hotel Mousai, you will discover many opportunities to appreciate live musical performances at locations around the resort as well as many other terrific venues in Puerto Vallarta. When you want to experience the best live music in Puerto Vallarta, check out these hotspots: Hotel Mousai’s Live Music Experience You will have the chance to listen to live music every single day on-site when you are a guest at Hotel Mousai. The resort features a fabulous quartet of accomplished musicians who captivate their audiences with the smooth sounds of the saxophone, trumpet, violin and flute. They play at a range of locations at Hotel Mousai as well as sister resort Garza Blanca, and the music that they perform comes from a wide range of genres and is selected according to the venue and the vibe they want to achieve. …

Make a Day Trip to Sayulita

Make a Day Trip to Sayulita

3.0 03 Sayulita, the charming town located north of Puerto Vallarta that was at one time just a quiet fishing village, has in recent years evolved into one of the area’s most popular destinations for day trips amongst visitors. People are drawn to this seaside gem in large part because it has such a relaxing atmosphere. If you happen to enjoy getting a closer look at the region you are visiting, you should definitely head to Sayulita. As it takes around an hour to get there from downtown Puerto Vallarta, you should think ahead about how you prefer to travel there. For the adventurous travelers out there, the local bus system can take you there but it will take longer than a car ride because buses stop frequently. A taxi is another transportation option; many travelers decide to hire a taxi driver for the entirety of their trip to and from Sayulita for a worry-free day. After you have reached Sayulita, there are plenty of things to keep you occupied, and here are some of …

Safety Update - Puerto Vallarta Continues to be Safe

Safety Update – Puerto Vallarta Continues to be Safe

3.7 06 There is a new travel advisory that has been released by the United States on the subject of travel to Mexico for its citizens. Although the country’s security alerts still raise concerns, we are pleased to share that there have been no travel restrictions placed on Puerto Vallarta, which happens to be one of the most beloved tourist regions in Mexico. Thanks to its gorgeous jungle topped mountains, glittering Banderas Bay waters, and warm, sunny weather, it has been a favored tourist destination for decades. It is famed for its welcoming atmosphere, and it also happens to be one of the safest spots in which to spend a much-deserved vacation. The city is so safe, in fact, that it was not included on the previous travel advisory’s list of places to avoid in Mexico, either. You can feel great about booking your next vacation at Hotel Mousai in Puerto Vallarta knowing that you do not need to worry about safety concerns. Puerto Vallarta Focuses on Safety Due to the fact that Puerto Vallarta …

What does 2018 have in store for Puerto Vallarta?

What does 2018 have in store for Puerto Vallarta?

5.0 02 Without a doubt, Puerto Vallarta is one of Mexico’s most appealing destinations for incredible vacation experiences. The beachfront city has plenty to offer, from inviting weather and stunning natural beauty to gourmet dining and shopping that ranges from high end boutiques and galleries to authentic Mexican markets. Thanks to the captivating setting of Banderas Bay, there are many outdoor activities to experience as well such as ATV tours, water sports and thrilling zipline adventures. If you are still on the fence about when you should plan to visit adults-only Hotel Mousai in Puerto Vallarta for your next vacation, take a look at this list which outlines the activities that will be taking place each month in 2018 to help narrow down your choices. January Three Kings Day (January 6th)  – This lively celebration, which in Mexico is called “El Dia de los Reyes”, honors the wise men who journeyed to see baby Jesus in the biblical story. This brings the holiday season to a close with everyone gathering around to partake in a …

The following towns are hidden gems that lie beyond Banderas Bay, where you can discover the charms of Puerto Vallarta off the beaten track.

Puerto Vallarta – Off the Beaten Track

5.0 02 There is so much to see and do in the Puerto Vallarta area, which makes the waterfront destination one of the most sought-after in all of Mexico. While you may want to take advantage of the sumptuous comfort of the surroundings at the incredible adults-only Hotel Mousai (which is the only resort in Puerto Vallarta to have been awarded the prestigious AAA Five Diamond distinction) for much of your vacation, there is plenty to keep you entertained beyond the gates of the Garza Blanca Preserve when the mood to explore strikes you. The following towns are hidden gems that lie beyond Banderas Bay, where you can discover the charms of Puerto Vallarta off the beaten track. Mayto and Tehuamixtle Dicen que el mar carece totalmente de conciencia. Una publicación compartida por Rogelio Varela (@rogeliovarelar) el 27 de Oct de 2017 a la(s) 1:20 PDT The breathtaking coastline along the Costa Alegre corridor, including the beaches in Mayto and Tehuamixtle, is truly something to marvel at. Situated roughly two and a half hours south …

Best New Year’s Eve Ever in Puerto Vallarta

Best New Year’s Eve Ever in Puerto Vallarta

5.0 05 New Year’s Eve is always an exciting time. Fireworks, parties, music, dancing, spending time with your favorite peeps. It’s a chance for us to shed all the troubles weighing us down, reminisce on all the good times, and stand ready for the year to come. And what better place to ring in the New Year than Puerto Vallarta? Whether you’re young or simply young at heart, an all-night party animal or someone who prefers the finer things in life, on vacation with your adult children or maybe just your significant other, Puerto Vallarta has something for everyone to revel in during one of the biggest celebrations of the year: New Year’s Eve! Best New Year’s Eve Ever in Puerto Vallarta If you’re looking for a romantic evening with your better half for New Year’s Eve, look no further. Puerto Vallarta is situated on the Bay of Banderas which provides guests with countless beachfront dining options. Come down early and spend the last few hours of 2017 watching a myriad of colors dance over …

Whale Season About to Begin!

Whale Season About to Begin!

0.0 00 The winter season in Puerto Vallarta is a magnificent time to visit for countless reasons including the area’s stunning beaches, friendly Mexican hospitality, sunny weather and warm temperatures. One of Puerto Vallarta’s most magical occurrences during this time, though, actually takes place in the glittering waters of Banderas Bay: whale season! Humpback whales migrate to the warmer waters in this part of Mexico to spend the winter months. Whale season officially kicks off in December and continues on until March. During this time, Banderas Bay is one of the best places on the planet to watch humpback whales in all of their glorious splendor. If you want your vacation at the ultra-luxurious Hotel Mousai to be taken up a notch, make sure that you carve out some time in your schedule for an unforgettable whale watching adventure. The Perfect Location for Whales The waters of Banderas Bay are far more protected than the open waters of the Pacific, which makes the region an ideal place for humpback whales to congregate and relax. Humpback …

Escape with a Day Trip to El Tuito

Escape with a Day Trip to El Tuito

5.0 01 If you are planning a stay at the magnificent adults-only Hotel Mousai, you will no doubt want to spend plenty of time taking advantage of the breathtaking views of Banderas Bay from your suite, the rooftop pool or the beautiful beaches at the property. However, you may also find yourself in the mood to explore some of the local culture, and a trip to the charming town of El Tuito is the perfect place to do just that. Home to brightly colored buildings, an inviting town square, and friendly people everywhere you turn, El Tuito is a delightful gem of a town to explore. Discover the vibrant authentic culture of Mexico that lies beyond the typical tourist haunts in the Puerto Vallarta area with a visit to El Tuito! A Relaxing Escape to the Mountains Nunca es malo tomar un respiro, salir de la ciudad e ir al campo un rato 😝🐄🐍🍃🌳 #photography #instapic #picoftheday #sun #sky #reflection #grass #cow #nature #bio #green #instacolor #view #mood #ranch #post #likes #follow #tuito #cabo #mexico …

Is Hurricane Season Safe in Puerto Vallarta?

Is Hurricane Season Safe in Puerto Vallarta?

5.0 03 Hurricanes and tropical storms are no laughing matter, as they can generate a whole lot of destruction if their powerful intensity strikes land.  In spite of that, hurricane season should not put a damper on your vacation plans in Mexico, particularly if you are traveling to Puerto Vallarta.  Because this incredible city is located along the picturesque waters of Banderas Bay, it is blessed to sustain little to no damage as most hurricanes approach the area.   The jungle-covered mountains and the shape of the bay naturally help shield Puerto Vallarta from approaching storms.  As one of the most sheltered areas along Mexico’s stunning Pacific coast, traveling during hurricane season, usually spanning from June until November, poses little risk.  Of course, storms headed for the region should always be regarded with caution, though tourists are not likely to encounter any danger in this particular location. Hurricane Kenna in 2002 In 2002, Hurricane Kenna hit Mexico’s Pacific coastline with a mighty force, but the damage in Puerto Vallarta was no where near the devastation …

Mexico Ranked Amongst Top 10 for International Visitors

Mexico Ranked Amongst Top 10 for International Visitors

0.0 00 Thanks to data collected in 2016 by the United Nations World Tourism Organization, Mexico ranks as the 8th most popular destination on Earth for international tourists.  The World Tourism rankings are revealed three times per year, which compare countries based on the number of international visitors they welcome, in addition to the amount of revenue generated by their inbound and outbound tourism.  Ranking 8th on the list this year, Mexico was able to outshine other top beach destinations such as Greece, Thailand, Portugal, Turkey and the Dominican Republic.    Why Mexico’s International Tourism is so Strong As per a report published in El Universal, a Mexican newspaper, tourism in Mexico has surged in recent years thanks in part to alluring exchange rates for tourists who visit from countries like Canada, the US and Europe.  Published this year in July, the article proclaimed that the number of tourists traveling to Mexico from the US has nearly doubled in the previous 5 years, swelling from 5.9 million tourists in 2012 to 9.6 million in 2016, …