Last updateFri, 23 Feb 2024 2pm


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Puerto Vallarta ‘Via Corta’ on track

The Jala to Compostela section of the new highway/toll road to Puerto Vallarta, often referred to as the Via Corta, will be completed in time for the Semana Santa (Easter) holidays, Mexico’s Communications and Transportation (SCT) Secretary Gerardo Ruiz Esparza announced this week. 

Sky-high gourmet dining

Dinner in the Sky, a Belgian-based novelty restaurant service which uses a crane to hoist its diners, table and waiting staff 150 feet into the air, is flying high in Puerto Vallarta this month. 

Puerto Vallarta bypass now a priority

Faced by the possibility of further federal budget reductions in 2017, Jalisco legislators are urging Governor Aristoteles Sandoval to give his commitment to building a “macrolibramiento” (ring road or bypass) around Puerto Vallarta.

Hidden Beach tour guides get certified

The Commission for Naturally Protected Areas (Conamp) has carried out workshops and accredited 173 guides who will be the only ones allowed to take tourists to the Playa del Amor (Hidden Beach) on the Marietta Islands off the Nayarit coast.

Marieta Islands' ‘Hidden Beach’ reopens to the public

According to the National Protected Areas Commission (Conanp), over the past six months divers have “planted” 550 fragments of live Pocillopora coral on to the decaying reef adjoining the fabled Playa de Amor (Beach of Love, or Hidden Beach as it is more commonly known) on the Marieta Islands situated off the Jalisco/Nayarit coast.