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The Soumaya Museum – Dramatic new art museum unveiled in Mexico City

By Adriana Restrepo Associated Press MEXICO CITY — The world’s richest man, telecom tycoon Carlos Slim, gave a sneak peek Tuesday at the new museum in which he plans to show his vast collection of art and collectibles, including priceless pieces by Mexican muralist Diego Rivera, French sculptor Auguste Rodin and Italian master Leonardo da […]

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Casa Beidisia beachfront villa by the Four Seasons / St. Regis Punta Mita Resort, Riviera Nayarit, Mexico

Featured in Architectural Digest THE CONCEPT: Beidisia, the Afrikaans term meaning by the sea; this luxury beachfront estate perfectly marries the elements of space, service and serenity. THE DESIGN: Created by Mexico City based architect Jose Vigil known for his design of the nearby Four Seasons Villas. A water filled courtyard reminiscent of a traditional […]

Mexico Hesitates to Intervene as Rising Peso Pressures Its Exports

By ELISABETH MALKIN The New York Times MEXICO CITY — Six years ago, Benjamín Hernández turned his family’s small metal-stamping company into an exporter. Although the firm barely survived the global economic crisis, it bounced back last year. But now he has a new worry. Mexico’s peso is rapidly rising against the United States dollar, […]

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Gerry Lopez Paddle Surf Lifestyle Clinic – Hotel des Artistes – Punta de Mita

Sun Country Tours – The Cinco Watersports Center at Cinco Hotel in Punta de Mita Mexico is hosting the Gerry Lopez Paddle Surf Lifestyle Clinic, March 14-16, 2011. Mr. Lopez will offer personalized surfing tips, as well as lead morning yoga classes and the clinic will explore water lifestyle with discussions including diet, yoga, longevity […]

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InterContinental Hotels Franchisees to Invest $500 Million in Mexico

MEXICO CITY – The $500 million investment in Mexico by InterContinental Hotels Group that was announced last week by the office of Mexican President Felipe Calderon will not come directly from IHG, but from franchisees with hotels in the IHG pipeline, the company said. Calderon’s office made the announcement after the president’s Jan. 30 meeting […]

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Riviera Nayarit’s Top Properties Awarded With AAA Five Diamond Award Recognition

Riviera Nayarit, Mexico – Reported by Elite Traveler, the Private Jet Lifestyle Magazine One of Mexico’s hottest new destinations for high-end travelers, has announced that three of its most luxurious properties—The Four Seasons Punta Mita, Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit and the St. Regis Punta Mita—have been recognized with the top honor in the AAA Diamond […]

The Economist: Tourism in Mexico: Can’t keep them away

The Economist Can’t keep them away The drug war fails to deter holidaymakers SUN, sea and severed heads: Mexico is not a holiday destination for the faint-hearted. Foreign news coverage of the government’s crackdown on organised crime, which has seen some 30,000 people die in the past four years (most of them drug traffickers), has […]

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Brands search for growth opportunities in Mexico

REPORT FROM MEXICO — Like its neighboring countries, Mexico is experiencing high demand growth as supply growth remains incremental. But unlike the United States, brands are eager to boost their presence in the country by way of new development. “We only have 17 hotels in all of Mexico,” said Alejandro Acevedo, VP of international hotel […]

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Carlos Slim: World’s wealthiest man

Investing in New York real estate, why invest in Mexico, addressing the drug war violence in Mexico. Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Carlos Slim: His next move; Universal Access Broadband and WiFi Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy

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Rancho Huracan is by far the coolest villa in Sayulita, Riviera Nayarit, Pacific Mexico

Rancho Huracan is a beguiling oceanfront villa estate designed to enchant all the senses and provide owners with a wondrous retreat home. The interior pampers with five plush bedrooms, six impeccable baths, and a host of indulgent touches. Designed by the famous Mexican architectectural firm of Jose and Pepe de Yturbe, this residence boasts an […]

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Love is…your own five star resort. Amore Punta Mita

Amore is an luxuriously exotic vacation villa on two acres of Punta Mita’s finest beachfront. Without peer in class and service, Amore estate exudes the feel of a five-star resort, with incomparably luxurious accommodations. The one-of-a-kind beach villa boasts 8 bedrooms, including two opulent master suites, plus staff quarters, all spread across a main residence […]

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Four Seasons Residence Club offers more ammenities than any other vacation rental / real estate product in Punta de Mita.

Four Seasons Residence Club offers more ammenities than any other vacation rental / real estate product in Punta de Mita. In an enchanted corner of the Mexican Riviera, discover a pristine paradise of white sand, swaying palms and clear blue Pacific waters. Within an hour of Puerto Vallarta, yet feeling a world away, Four Seasons […]

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Villa Cascadas – Paradise Coves – North Shore Puerto Vallarta

Enjoy sublime seclusion at private a cove that truly is paradise, minutes from the Punta Mita Resort. The finest home in Paradise Coves, Villa Casacadas is a 5 bedroom luxury villa and spectacular showpeice of modern Pacific Mexican architecture by Arq. Luis Manuel Carcamo. Enjoy sublime seclusion at private a cove that truly is paradise. The home has 5 […]

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Sayulita — Sweet Simplicity

BY LAUREN KRAMER The Vancouver Sun The word dances from the lips with the promise of flirtatious beauty. I’d heard about Sayulita for years – little whispers of a town not far from Mexico’s Puerto Vallarta, yet one offering a completely different experience, with none of the city’s towering all-inclusive resorts jostling for space on […]

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Architecture is Art — Villa Pontoquito 4 – Punta de Mita — North Shore Puerto Vallarta

A new favorite, Villa Pontoquito 4 is breathtaking and cultured indoor-outdoor Pacific Mexican coastal living work of modern art. With gated beachfront access and unobstructed views of the sapphire waters of Banderas Bay, the city of Puerto Vallarta and the Marieta Islands, Villa Pontoquito 4 is an oasis of pristine beauty and luxury for the […]

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Riviera Nayarit Dispatch: Sneaking Into the Pools of the Rich + St. Regis Punta Mita has a new manager

By Jimmy Im Black Book Magazine Punta Mita is a gated community within Riviera Nayarit, just under an hour’s drive from Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. It’s a nice stretch of peninsula with a sublime yet rocky coast, a Jack Niklaus golf course, private residences for the super-wealthy, and two luxury properties, St. Regis and Four Seasons. So, […]

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Villa Ranchos 14 – On Soft, Sandy, Sweeping Ranchos Beach – Punta Mita Mexico

Location: Punta Mita, Nayarit, Mexican Riviera, Mexico Accommodations:  House, 5 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 6.5 Baths (Sleeps 17) Located on the north side of the Bay of Banderas and secluded from the rest of the development in Punta Mita. Ranchos Estates is the most exclusive estate development in this world-renowned resort community. The beachfront, Villa […]

Photos from Joe Francis Wedding in Punta Mita

From Sarah Fortune http://www.sarahfortune.com My good pal Ginny Lauren invited me as her plus one to her friend’s wedding in Punta Mita, Mexico this past weekend. However, this wasn’t just any ole ceremony. It was a lavish, three day affair celebrating the civil union between the beautiful bride, Christina, and none other than Joe Francis. Yes, THAT Joe Francis. […]

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Villa La Estancia 1202 – Flamingos Beach – Nuevo Vallarta, Riviera Nayarit

With 25 years of experience, the Villa Group has developed some of the most desirable beach location throughout Mexico´s best destination. Villa La Estancia is the number 1 rated resort in Nuevo Vallarta. Cabo style luxury Condominium-Hotel resort offering all services and amenities you would expect from a five star resort! Twenty-Four Hours a Day […]

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Riviera Nayarit Turtle Release Programs

Turtle Release at Riviera Nayarit Nuevo Vallarta and Guayabitos, two privileged locations to experience the yearly sea turtle arrival What a moving experience it is to hold a sea turtle hatchling in our hands! At Nuevo Vallarta and Guayabitos you can live the experience and feel a turtle’s tiny flippers striving to make their way […]