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Location: Puerto Vallarta

You never know when the gentle sounds of the ocean and the music of the Cathedral bells will seem to be aligned for you at that special moment. Puerto Vallarta is a place you need to experience to believe. Known as the “Mexican Riviera”, Puerto Vallarta and the Riviera Nayarit hold incredible charm and can be addictive.

Puerto Vallarta and the Riviera Nayarit communities offer lovely shops, world-class gastronomic surprises from around the world, beautiful beaches, theatre and live music experiences, and a sophisticated and diverse cultural arts scene.  The area is also known for its ecological and recreational opportunities from parasailing to zip lining, and sport fishing to world class golf, surfing, polo, whale watching and much more to keep you entertained and involved in the community.

Experiencing an incredible lifestyle is easy to do.  The Bay of Banderas offers visitors many options in 5 star hotels, chic bed and breakfast inns, adult and family friendly resorts and an active vacation rental market.  For those seeking a home in the Bay of Banderas residential styles include spectacular oceanfront estate properties, modern to classic Mexican colonial style condominiums, townhomes, and private gated communities.  Whether seeking a primary or secondary residence, Puerto Vallarta and the Riviera Nayarit is full of undiscovered residential finds.

Puerto Vallarta is truly a world class tourist destination, named “Friendliest City” by Conde Nast in 2001, “Best place in the world to retire” by AARP (North American Association of Retired Persons), “Best Vacation Destination in Mexico” by USNews.com in 2010, “Most Romantic Place in Mexico” and “Favorite Beach Destination in Mexico” by About.com in 2012, “Best place for Conventions” in a convention marketing magazine and listed in “Top 10 Destinations in Mexico” by TripAdvisor in 2015.

Puerto Vallarta was also selected by Conde Nast Traveler readers as the eighth best destination in the world in their annual Reader's Choice Awards, as well as number one international destination because of the "remarkable amiability of the local folk."

The Imanta Resort offers a private beach all for you. This hotel is situated on 250 extraordinary acres of lush jungle and pristine coastline.  You can explore one of the planet's most precious ecosystems and discover nature in all its undisturbed variety and beauty along the trails that lead through the forests, jungles, mountains and coastline that make Imanta a very special place on earth.

Café des Artistes opened its doors in 1991 and has been a favored dining experience for visitors and locals winning many national and international awards. Not only famous for their food, the physical experience is also something for the senses with lush gardens, and a culinary dining experience that is unforgettable.

Buying Local

Puerto Vallarta and the Riviera Nayarit have affluent areas for second home and full time residents with oceanfront and hillside properties offering spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean and the Bay of Banderas.  When comparing pricing to other popular resort communities the cost of living is much lower and the cost of real estate investment is generally more affordable than other markets offering much less in terms of lifestyle and recreational options.

  • The average price for homes in the Sierra del Mar and San Xoaquin Southshore communities of Puerto Vallarta average about $1,600,000 USD.
  • The average price for homes in the Punta de Mita gated communities and Costa Banderas are about $4,000,000 USD.
  • New construction condominiums average about $300 USD per square foot.

As Puerto Vallarta and the Riviera Naryarit continue to be discovered by savvy homebuyers, it is expected that inventories will decline and prices will rise.


Photos courtesy of Timothy Real Estate Group, Vallarta AdventuresImanta HotelCafé des Artiste

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