Author: Desiree Bilon

Sailing on Bandaras Bay

I’ve always loved the notion of sailing (especially sailing away), but severe seasickness has prevented this idea from ever becoming reality. For the past five years, I had outright refused to go aboard a boat, but this year I felt compelled to try again. Equipped with an anti-nausea bracelet, and some ginger candies, I joined … Continued

5 Must-try Mexican Wines

¿Algo de tomar? Something to drink? When we think about drinking in Mexico, we think of Tequila and cervezas – rarely do we consider wine. Mexico was the first country in the New World to make wine in 1524, but it is only in the last couple of decades that Mexican wine production has become … Continued

Friday Nights at Casa del Pintor Restaurant

With Live Music by David Lane Walsh Every Friday night, the sounds of flamenco and classical guitar drift over the bas-relief walls of Casa del Pintor. This open-air restaurant, located on the southern end of Punta de Mita, can bring in quite a crowd – those who come to listen to David Lane Walsh while feasting … Continued

The Best Surfing in Punta de Mita

  In and around Punta de Mita, we are fortunate to have fairly consistent waist-to-shoulder high waves throughout the year, on perfect point breaks. The best surf in this area, and just south of here in the Bay of Banderas, takes place during the winter months (December-April). Just north of us, Sayulita also works better … Continued

South Shore Beaches of Puerto Vallarta

Just south of Puerto Vallarta, there are a number of unique playas (beaches) waiting to be discovered. Each one has something distinct to offer – whether it be natural pools, an underwater sanctuary, a rare dining experience, an intimate experience or just time in nature. Playa Conchas Chinas – for proximity Located just minutes south … Continued

5 Reasons to Attend Festival Sayulita 2017

Festival Sayulita, now in its fourth year, will take place February 1-5 in Sayulita, Mexico. It’s not just a film festival, though – it’s a celebration of food, drinks, music, yoga, surfing, and much more. There will be lots of free activities, but also some high-end VIP experiences too. “Every year, the Festival has a … Continued

Whale Watching in Punta Mita

Every year, between December and April, humpback whales can be seen in the waters around Punta de Mita. They leave their summer feeding grounds, migrating from Northern California (and even as far as Alaska), swimming hundreds of miles south to mate and give birth in the warm, calm waters of Banderas Bay. Their stays generally … Continued

Top 10 Reasons to Enjoy a Punta Mita Holiday

Make the most of your Punta Mita holiday. To ensure your stay is jam-packed with enjoyment, choose from a wide range of activities available during the holiday season. From off-roading to whale watching, there is something fun for everyone. 1. Special Holiday Celebrations at the Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita Guests of the Four Seasons … Continued