Author: BeachOceanSun

BEACH CROSSERS It is with much pleasure to have discovered this brand new mobility resource for the Vallarta area. The owners of Beach Crossers are a delightful and enthusiastic team dedicated to their dream of making mobility easier for travelers to Banderas Bay, to include Puerto...

SPUD SIGHTINGS IN PUERTO VALLARTA, MEXICO: [caption id="attachment_4565" align="alignright" width="300"] Russet potatoes arrive in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico![/caption]This week on the Puerto Vallarta forums the "big" topic was the sighting of russet potatoes or "Spud Sightings" in local grocery stores and markets. In general, russet potatoes have...

INTERNATIONAL ALTRUISM FESTIVAL 2014, PUERTO VALLARTA, MEXICO [caption id="attachment_4154" align="aligncenter" width="2593"] Altruism Festival at the Marriott Casa Magna Resort in Marina Vallarta, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.[/caption]Event Details: The 10th Annual International Altruism Festival was held on Sunday, May 4, 2014, at the gorgeous Marriott CasaMagna Resort in...

BEACH VOLLEYBALL 2014 WORLD TOUR > PUERTO VALLARTA OPEN [caption id="attachment_4131" align="aligncenter" width="2152"] Beach Volleyball World Tour 2014 in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.[/caption]The Beach Volleyball World Tour 2014 (Puerto Vallarta Open) was a huge and well run international event along Playa Camarones in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. The...

MOTHER'S DAY FESTIVAL IN NUEVO VALLARTA > FESTIVAL MAMA CHULA 2014 [caption id="attachment_4113" align="aligncenter" width="2189"] Festival Mama Chula 2014 in Nuevo Vallarta, Nayarit, Mexico.[/caption]On May 9, 2014, along the beautiful boardwalk of the Nuevo Vallarta marina, the annual Festival Mama Chula was celebrated in grand style.[caption...

This page was created on: May 21, 2014 TRIP REPORT - 5 WEEKS IN BANDERAS BAY: PUERTO VALLARTA, MEXICO & RIVIERA NAYARIT April 12 - May 18, 2014. There was so much fun, adventure and excitement during this holiday that it’s hard for me to condense it...

EXCITING RENOVATIONS IN BUCERIAS, MEXICO > THEY'RE DEFINITELY SOMETHING TO SING ABOUT! [caption id="attachment_3684" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Musician adjacent to the new main square in Bucerias, Mexico where construction is still underway.[/caption]The recent renovations to the main town square in central Bucerias, located right across from the...

GILBERT SPONSORS CHARITY TILES IN PUERTO VALLARTA, MEXICO [caption id="attachment_3545" align="aligncenter" width="2057"] The gorgeous Botanical Gardens in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico[/caption]Gilbert the Beach Bum loves Vallarta and enjoys giving back to the local community. In addition to donations for Casa Hogar and attending the Altruism Festival, Gilbert...

THIS PAGE WAS LAST UPDATED: MAY 2014 TOURIST VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES Each year more and more tourists are interested in spending one day (or more) during their Mexico vacation volunteering for a local charity. This page provides current information about charities in and around Banderas Bay that we've...