Eye on the World: Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

written by | Posted on April 8th, 2014

Recommend’s editor-in-chief, Paloma Villaverde de Rico, visited Puerto Vallarta for the Gala Vallarta-Nayarit 2014 trade show. Experience the destination, show and hotels via the Eye on the World: Puerto Vallarta edition.

A signature hammock on the terrace at Garza Blanca.

A signature hammock on the terrace at Garza Blanca.

Accommodations at CasaVelas.

Accommodations at CasaVelas.

Accommodations at the Holiday Inn Express Puerto Vallarta.

Accommodations at the Holiday Inn Express Puerto Vallarta.

Accommodations at Hotel Mousai, opening in November.

Accommodations at Hotel Mousai, opening in November.

At the tequila distillery during Vallarta Adventure's Hidden Mexico tour.

At the tequila distillery during Vallarta Adventure's Hidden Mexico tour.

Beach Club at CasaVelas.

Beach Club at CasaVelas.

Beachside at Garza Blanca Preserve Resort & Spa.

Beachside at Garza Blanca Preserve Resort & Spa.

Bougainvillea in full bloom at Vallarta Botanical Gardens, included in Vallarta Adventures' Hidden Mexico tour.

Bougainvillea in full bloom at Vallarta Botanical Gardens, included in Vallarta Adventures' Hidden Mexico tour.

Bread making in the hillside, which is on view during Vallarta Adventures' Hidden Mexico tour.

Bread making in the hillside, which is on view during Vallarta Adventures' Hidden Mexico tour.

Church in El Tuito, which clients visit during Vallarta Adventures' Hidden Mexico tour.

Church in El Tuito, which clients visit during Vallarta Adventures' Hidden Mexico tour.

Closing night party of Gala Vallarta-Nayarit 2014.

Closing night party of Gala Vallarta-Nayarit 2014.

Culinary goodies at CasaVelas.

Culinary goodies at CasaVelas.

Fabulous gold jacuzzi on terrace at the soon-to-open Hotel Mousai.

Fabulous gold jacuzzi on terrace at the soon-to-open Hotel Mousai.

Frida Kahlo at the 2014 Gala Vallarta-Nayarit 2014.

Frida Kahlo at the 2014 Gala Vallarta-Nayarit 2014.

Garza Blanca Preserve Resort & Spa.

Garza Blanca Preserve Resort & Spa.

Grand mariachi band at the closing party of the Gala Vallarta-Nayarit 2014.

Grand mariachi band at the closing party of the Gala Vallarta-Nayarit 2014.

Graveyard in El Tuito.

Graveyard in El Tuito.

Hidden cove.

Hidden cove.

Living art at the Gala Vallarta-Nayarit 2014 closing party.

Living art at the Gala Vallarta-Nayarit 2014 closing party.

Living statue at Gala Vallarta-Nayarit 2014

Living statue at Gala Vallarta-Nayarit 2014

Lobby at the new Holiday Inn Express Puerto Vallarta

Lobby at the new Holiday Inn Express Puerto Vallarta

Lunch in the river at an organic farm

Lunch in the river at an organic farm

Penthouse at Garza Blanca

Penthouse at Garza Blanca

Poolside at CasaVelas

Poolside at CasaVelas

Private pool on terrace at CasaVelas—ideal for honeymoons

Private pool on terrace at CasaVelas—ideal for honeymoons

Puerto Vallarta Convention Center

Puerto Vallarta Convention Center

Ribbon cutting ceremony at Gala Vallarta-Nayarit 2014

Ribbon cutting ceremony at Gala Vallarta-Nayarit 2014

Tequila

Tequila

The new Maia restaurant in Puerto Vallarta

The new Maia restaurant in Puerto Vallarta

Vallarta Botanical Gardens

Vallarta Botanical Gardens

View of the Vallarta's Bay

View of the Vallarta's Bay

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