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Read about how fun Mexican snacks, gourmet all inclusive packages, a la carte dining and signature cocktails tempt the taste buds at Hotel Mousai.

Hotel Mousai's Hiroshi is Best InMexico

Hotel Mousai’s Hiroshi is Best InMexico

In September of this year, InMexico Magazine hosted their annual Best InMexico contest, collecting the very best in luxury resorts, romantic getaways, spas, customer service, restaurants and so much more and putting them to a vote. They listed the top selections in each category and then handed it over to the public to decide who really was the very best. The competition was fierce as the people chose which locations had left that indelible mark of perfection in their memory. The Best Sushi & Ceviche in Town Under the very specific category of Best Sushi/Ceviche in Puerto Vallarta, Hotel Mousai’s Hiroshi: Contemporary Japanese Cuisine was pitted against nine other excellent restaurants in the city. Many of the final tallies were incredibly close amongst the other contenders showing them to be equally tasty options. But we are very proud to announce that Hiroshi received more than double the number of votes over all other contestants. We were unequivocally chosen as the very best sushi and ceviche restaurant in all of Puerto Vallarta. We believe every moment …

Omakase Master Chef Menu Returns

Omakase Master Chef Menu Returns

The prestigious Hiroshi Contemporary Japanese restaurant will be hosting its third annual Omakase event from October 1 – 6, for a select number of guests and members at the distinguished Hotel Mousai. Guests staying at Garza Blanca are also extended the invitation to this prestigious master feast. The culinary spectacular has garnered the attention of gastronomical connoisseurs around the world with its annual invitation of master chefs and award worthy menu selections. For those new to this flavor filled, chef’s table experience, the particulars of the custom are held in the definition of Omakase. The Japanese word stems from the verb to entrust and has now been delegated to menus across Japan for those who wish to order the chef’s choice. Omakase at Hiroshi is culinary perfection as special guest Master Chef Hiroshi Shima has come to create, alongside Head Chef Carlos Leyva, a multicourse menu designed to invigorate and tantalize even the most discerning food critic. Chef Shima trained with culinary masters throughout Kyoto for 15 years before migrating to Los Angeles to infuse …

Dressing Up for Decadence

Dressing Up for Decadence

Vacation is a time when most of us look forward to looking great at every turn, no matter what our days and nights may bring. Whether you are debuting your finest looks for special dinners out or strutting your stuff in some splashy swimwear while on the beach, enjoying a getaway in Puerto Vallarta will offer you endless occasions to put your most fashionable foot forward. When you choose to stay at super-chic Hotel Mousai, you will certainly feel inspired by the sophisticated surroundings, where you will want to up your style game and dress to impress. There are several incredible on-site restaurants where you can dine from morning until night, so to get you more familiar with the dress codes for each eatery, we have come up with this brief overview to let you know what to expect. Here’s what to know when dressing up for decadence: Hiroshi Serving contemporary Japanese cuisine, your palate is in for a treat no matter what you order here. The dress code is in keeping with the trendy …

Discover the Best Cocktails in Puerto Vallarta

Discover the Best Cocktails in Puerto Vallarta

When you are looking for a fun destination to visit in Mexico, Puerto Vallarta should definitely be at the top of your list! Famous for its gorgeous beaches, outdoor activities, friendly hospitality and lively nightlife scene, it draws vacationers from around the world. Although the city’s incredible food is a highlight for visitors, its delicious cocktails are just as noteworthy. Puerto Vallarta is filled with watering holes that range from chic martini lounges to dive bars, so which places should you make it a point to visit? Take a look at some of our favorite venues for the best cocktails in Puerto Vallarta: Signature Cocktails at Hotel Mousai When you book your next vacation at Hotel Mousai, you can look forward to an incredible variety of signature cocktails served up at locations around the hotel. Savor a cocktail at the Rooftop Pool during some daytime poolside fun, or toast to a breathtaking sunset in the evening. Whether you have recently arrived at the hotel, feel like mingling or crave a cocktail before or after a …

Why all-inclusive makes sense at Hotel Mousai

Why all-inclusive makes sense at Hotel Mousai

As you weigh your options regarding your next getaway to Hotel Mousai in Puerto Vallarta, you are likely debating whether to go with the all-inclusive plan or the a la carte European plan (which only includes your suite) during your stay at the AAA five diamond rated property. Considering Hotel Mousai offers one of the most impressive luxury all-inclusive plans around, your vacation is sure to be spectacular when you choose to take advantage of its simplicity. Read on to see why all-inclusive makes sense at Hotel Mousai! When you choose the all-inclusive plan, you will have an amazing array of gourmet food and drink options at your fingertips, not to mention plenty of activities and entertainment to enjoy. The all-inclusive plan is a fantastic way to streamline your vacation experiences and make every moment as carefree as possible. Instead of needing to pay each time you dine in the resort’s restaurants or have a drink at the bar or by the pool, you can simply show your all-inclusive bracelet and relax. Furthermore, you won’t …

The Storied Past of the Margarita

The Storied Past of the Margarita

The cocktail most synonymous with Mexico is easily the margarita, but how did the now-classic drink come to be? The original margarita contains ingredients including tequila, triple sec (orange-flavored liqueur) and fresh lime juice. The refreshing beverage is usually served on the rocks (shaken and served over ice) or frozen (blended with ice to create a frosty concoction). The original margarita is lime flavored, and it is often served with a salted rim, as are several other flavors that now exist. Over time, the margarita has evolved and fruit flavored varieties are extremely popular as well, with flavors like strawberry and mango being the top choices besides the classic made with lime. Although the history of the Mexican margarita is unclear to this day, there are several tales of how the drink was invented, most of them involving an enchanting woman. Take a look at some of the tales that wish to account for the storied past of the margarita: Inspired by a Showgirl Dating back all the way to 1938, this tale about the …

Puerto Vallarta’s Best Tacos

Puerto Vallarta’s Best Tacos

As you prepare to vacation in Puerto Vallarta, you are probably already trying to decide what and where to eat in this culinary mecca. When traveling to Mexico, it is a must to eat some tacos while you are there, and Puerto Vallarta will not disappoint when it comes to your taco cravings! From upscale dining to street food, tacos are seemingly everywhere you turn with fillings ranging from freshly caught seafood to grilled meats and vegetables. Even if you have dietary restrictions and need options like vegan or gluten-free tacos, you are bound to find a taco that will satisfy your taste buds. Take a look at some of the top places to find the best tacos Puerto Vallarta has to offer: Tacos Revolucion Whether you happen to be a carnivore or a vegetarian, you will definitely find something delicious at this friendly family-run taco spot. If you cannot decide which kind of tacos sound good, this is the perfect place to go since they serve so many types, from meaty tacos with chicken …

Chocolate Lovers Go Crazy for New PV Tour

Chocolate Lovers Go Crazy for New PV Tour

If you consider yourself a chocoholic, Puerto Vallarta Walking Tours has the perfect new walking tour for you to experience. This tour, which has been appropriately dubbed the Chocolate Walk, has been created specifically for individuals who cannot get enough chocolate in their lives! Not only will get you a closer look at the culture and history of Puerto Vallarta, you will also hear about the origins and history of chocolate in Mexico as well as the rest of the world. This enchanting small group tour, which wanders through the charming cobblestones streets in town, may just end up being the highlight of your vacation! Chocolate: an inside look You will be given a behind-the-scenes look at three of the most impressive chocolatiers in Puerto Vallarta while on the Chocolate Walk. You will also be taken inside two production kitchens to get an up-close look at how their confections are made. You will surely be tempted by the delicious smells that are awaiting you, and thankfully you will be able to sample a range of …

Romantic Picnics at Hotel Mousai

Romantic Picnics at Hotel Mousai

When romance is what you have in mind, a great way to usher in a deep sense of love and appreciation for each other is by going on a picnic for two! Planning a picnic together can be a great deal of fun, although surprising your beloved with one is a terrific way to wow them, too. Picture yourselves sitting amongst the tranquility of the natural surroundings around you while dining on a scrumptious meal. An outdoor picnic allows you to spend some excellent bonding time with one another. Your cuisine can be as simple or complex as you desire, from basic finger foods to a gourmet meal with multiple courses. For a date that is truly unforgettable, bask in the beauty of nature as well as the company of your true love with a picnic. The Exotic Experience Enjoying a stay at Hotel Mousai, the chic adults-only getaway in Puerto Vallarta, offers many perks including access to an array of delightful activities like the Exotic Experience, which is part of the Signature Experience collection. …