Local Events During May!

Bucerías, the Wind Capital of the Riviera Nayarit, is the ideal stage for kite surfing and other aquatic sports fueled by the ocean breeze; small wonder that approximately 200 national and international competitors are expected to flock to the Wind Festival.

Ian Batey
Local Whale Watching Opportunities Abound!

Official whale watching season in the Punta Mita area begins in December and extends through March 23rd. Ecologically conscious boat tour operators scan the ocean to spot the distinctive calmer areas on the surface of the water which indicates the likely presence of a whale below, then position their boats at an appropriate distance from these locations – close enough to see, not so close as to disturb the whales.

Ian Batey
Mercado Los Mangos: Grand Opening of New Weekly Market

The Mercado Los Mangos, a new weekly outdoor market featuring exclusively local artisan products, opened on January 28, 2017. It is located on the grounds of the beautiful Los Mangos Library in Puerto Vallarta. The opening celebration attracted over 700 visitors, who shopped for the colorful local artisan handicrafts, ate tasty food and danced to live music.

Ian Batey