4th Annual Surfcasting Tournament in PV

One of the best parts about Puerto Vallarta is that there is always something fun going on. While lounging poolside or hitting the beach is always enjoyable, there are also regular events and festivals held in Banderas Bay. Right now, the 4th Annual Surfcasting Tournament is scheduled to take place soon. On May 30th, 2021, fishermen will have the opportunity to participate in the 4th Vallarta Surfcasting Tournament at Dorada Beach, which is also known as the Malecón beach. Keep reading more to learn about this upcoming event that both visitors and Banderas Bay residents should plan to attend.

4th Annual Surfcasting Tournament in PV

On May 30th, the 4th Annual Surfcasting Tournament will take place in Puerto Vallarta. For visitors or residents that live in Banderas Bay, make sure to add to your calendar so you can check out this fun event. The competition will commence at 7:00am and conclude at 2:00pm. If you are interested in signing up, there is a 200-pesos-registration fee. Also, the first 100 participants who register will also receive a commemorative t-shirt. In order to be a part of this event, participants need to register at 6:00 am on the day of competition at Los Arcos del Malecón in Puerto Vallarta.

Tournament Details and Location

William Casillas and Sergio Gutiérrez are overseeing this year’s event. They have reported that in this year’s edition there will include various categories, but all fish protected by current laws must immediately be released. The minimum weight to present species will be one kilogram. The Fishing Area will be located between where the Malecón starts next to Hotel Rosita to the Cuates y Cuetes restaurant next to Los Muertos Beach Pier. In terms of prizes, the first place winner will be awarded 10,000 pesos, and the second and third place will be awarded with fishing articles.

Villa La Estancia Real Estate

Are you in the market for a vacation home in Banderas Bay? Many people decide to invest at Villa La Estancia. The elegant hotel-condo concept property is located in the quiet and peaceful neighborhood of Nuevo Vallarta in Riviera Nayarit. Just a short drive north of Puerto Vallarta, Villa La Estancia is a wise investment for individuals who want to own a second home in Mexico. The property is solidly constructed and contains fine furnishings and decor. Plus, the property has resort quality amenities and services. That way, every day at your vacation home will be enjoyable and relaxing. In addition, there are excellent restaurants on the property. Residences come with full kitchens where homeowners can whip up a meal on their own. However, it’s nice knowing you have gourmet restaurants and room service available, too.

Maintenance Free Vacation Home in Mexico

Lastly, the maintenance and housekeeping teams keep the property looking great all year. The maintenance team handles repairs and upkeep in the common areas and residences. Also, the housekeeping team is available to clean residences, too. Units come with washers and dryers, but there is even a laundry service available on the property, too. That way, homeowners that invest in a vacation home at Villa La Estancia won’t have to worry about doing upkeep themselves. If you want a stress-free vacation home in paradise, Villa La Estancia is a great choice.

Remember, to mark your calendar for the 4th Annual Surfcasting Tournament in Puerto Vallarta. Also, if you want to learn more about buying a vacation home in Banderas Bay, contact us at Villa La Estancia. Our Try and Buy Program is a great way for prospective homeowners to test out home ownership before making a full investment. Likewise, full and fractional ownership options are available for qualified applicants. Contact us at Villa La Estancia today to learn more!

Beach Lifestyle Living in Mexico with VLE

Have you heard of the luxury beachfront residences at Villa La Estancia in Riviera Nayarit? Located just 20 minutes north of Puerto Vallarta, Villa La Estancia is located in the peaceful neighborhood of Nuevo Vallarta in Riviera Nayarit. Villa La Estancia private residences are solidly constructed, yet elegant and luxurious. Our modern hotel-condo concept property is ideal for expats who want to own a second home in paradise. Keep reading below to learn more about how you can live a dream beach lifestyle at Villa La Estancia. We would love to have you join our beloved family in paradise.

Condo-Hotel Concept Perks

To start with, one of the best parts of beach lifestyle living at Villa La Estancia is the numerous onsite amenities and services. Homeowners love the multiple pools, spa, gym, and beautifully lush landscaping. Plus, our friendly front desk concierge and professional staff members are always ready to assist homeowners. Plus, Villa La Estancia is a condo-hotel concept that expats really enjoy. Unlike a traditional vacation home, a condo-hotel concept property allows homeowners to feel like they are on vacation every time they visit their second home. Maintenance and upkeep is handled for you, and you can even have your reservations and transportation arranged by the front desk. That way, there is more time to rest and relax and make the most of quality moments with your loved ones.

Excellent Restaurants

Next, there are incredible restaurants right on the property. That way, homeowners don’t even have to leave home to enjoy delicious and varied cuisine. The neighboring beachside town of Bucerias is walking distance away and also has tons of excellent restaurants, bars and art galleries, too. Another perk of owning a vacation home at Villa La Estancia is you can order room service if you feel like having a lazy day in bed. Room service is available seven days a week from 7am to 11pm. Need a self care day and want to take a moment for yourself? Sit back and relax and have tasty meals delivered right to your door. It’s a decadent way to pamper yourself eating breakfast in bed as you can appreciate the stunning Banderas Bay views.

Catering & Private Chef Services

Villa La Estancia homeowners will be excited to invite guests into their vacation home to entertain and create special moments together. It’s easy to prepare a wonderful meal in the spacious and well equipped kitchens in each beachfront unit. If you aren’t in the mood to cook, you can also have a private chef come and prepare a meal for you. That way, you can invite guests over to enjoy a nice meal and magnificent Banderas Bay views without having to stress about doing dishes or cooking. You can even use our professional catering services if you want to have a party or special event on the beach or in a private meeting area onsite. Just ask the front desk for more information.

Services & Security

Also, homeowners will be pleased that the property has 24-hour professional security staff onsite that includes video cameras located throughout the property and on the beachfront. That way, you know your vacation home is always safe and secure. Also, Villa La Estancia has a physician located on the property with private care facilities that can attend if a medical issue arises. The property has COVID safety measures in place to keep guests safe and deep cleaning of common areas are performed on a regular basis. They also have social distancing regulations throughout the property to ensure guests have enough space to enjoy their vacation. Plus, they have wifi throughout the property so you can stay connected when you need to.

Housekeeping and Babysitting Services

Lastly, a huge perk of owning a vacation home at Villa La Estancia is that they have an excellent housekeeping service. They will keep your home looking clean and tidy all year long. Why waste your precious down time cleaning and doing laundry when you could be relaxing poolside or on the beach instead? They have hard working cleaning staff that even offers a full-service laundry facility that will pick up and deliver your clean laundry to your door. Prefer to do your own washing? Washers and dryers are also included in each beachfront residence, too. Also, there are certified babysitting services available for travelers that bring their little ones along. That way, parents can enjoy alone time and know that their children are being taken care of, too. Reserve your babysitter at the Front Desk Concierge at least 24 hours ahead of time.

As you can see, Villa La Estancia has so many incredible perks that make beach lifestyle living absolutely perfect. If you want to buy a vacation home or second home in Mexico, Villa La Estancia is a top choice for savvy expats in the know. Our hotel-condo concept offers everything you need to make every moment everything you have dreamed of and more. Contact us today and ask about our Try and Buy Program. It’s a great way to test out beachfront living and enjoy a wonderful vacation in Mexico, too.


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Riviera Nayarit Event – Sailing Competition

Have you heard that the 2021 Optimist North American Championship will be hosted in Banderas Bay? Yes, that is true! Currently, there are sailors from twelve different countries who have already confirmed that they will be participating in the 2021 Optimist North American Championship event. The 2021 Optimist North American Championship (OPTINAM) will begin on May 29th thru June 5th in Riviera Nayarit. Continue to read below to learn more about the Riviera Nayarit Event sailing competition. If you are a homeowner at the Villa La Estancia, then you should plan to attend this amazing event while admiring the beauty of Banderas Bay.

Riviera Nayarit Event – Sailing Competition

Currently, the venues for the sailing competition are ready to start welcoming sailors and event attendees to the Riviera Nayarit sailing competition. The Co-President of the Riviera Nayarit event is Linda Green, and she has stated that 113 sailing competitors have already registered to attend the sailing competition. Also, the coaches and the team leaders of the sailors are almost 150 participants. The Vallarta Yacht Club and the Paradise Village Nuevo Vallarta Hotel, which is just north of Puerto Vallarta are where the main competition venues are located. They are prepared to have competitors from the Bahamas, Argentina, Cayman, Brazil, Bermuda, Puerto Rico, Cayman Islands, Guatemala, Chile, Uruguay, Mexico, Virgin Islands, and the United States. The Riviera Nayarit event and sailing competition has already put safety protocols into place so all sailors, participants, staff members, and volunteers will be safe from COVID.

2021 Optimist North American Championship in Riviera Nayarit

Have you heard that one of the most important world regattas is the 2021 Optimist North American Championship? It just happens to be one of seven championships that the International Optimist Dinghy Association (IODA) sanctioned! The Mexican Sailing Federation (FMV) along with the World Sailing Federation backs the International Optimist Dinghy Association. All sailors and participants that will be competing in the Riviera Nayarit event are said to be the most talented and quickest sailors worldwide. Many of them will even become Olympic champions one day.

Are you interested in buying a vacation home or second home in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico? If so, then check out Villa La Estancia. We have luxurious beachfront residences for sale that come complete with high end décor and fine finishes. Plus, we have world class resort amenities and services that make every day at your vacation home feel like a dream. If you are already a homeowner at Villa La Estancia, then make sure you attend the Riviera Nayarit event sailing competition, which is the 2021 Optimist North American Championship. Remember, if you are wanting to buy a vacation home, contact us at Villa La Estancia today. We have a Try and Buy program that is the perfect way to test out the beach lifestyle.

Is it Safe to Travel to Mexico? – COVID Travel Info for Mexico 2021 Update

Are you dreaming of sitting on the beach in Mexico? Right now, Mexico is open for business and warmly welcoming travelers despite the challenges of COVID. Top tourist destinations including Cabo San Lucas and the Riviera Nayarit have been awarded the “Safe Travels Stamp.” This special designation from the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) recognizes areas that are considered safe for traveling. Mexico is a wonderful place to visit and many visitors end up buying a vacation home in the area. If you want premium beachfront real estate, Villa La Estancia has elegant residences for sale in the Riviera Nayarit and Cabo San Lucas. We think you will fall in love with a vacation home with us. In the meantime, read below for COVID travel info for Mexico. You will quickly see why a second home at Villa La Estancia is a great investment, too.

COVID Travel Info for Mexico

Vacations In Mexico (2021 Update)

Mexico has been welcoming tourists for vacations since summer of last year. At that time, hotels, restaurants, and airlines began slowly opening up services throughout Mexico with new COVID protocols in place. For example, many businesses in Mexico have added extra health and sanitation protocols so that visitors are safe to vacation. For Villa La Estancia homeowners, we have stringent hygiene measures and sanitation protocols throughout the property. Depending on the number of COVID cases, many resorts have limited capacity restrictions. In addition, properties such as Villa La Estancia have added health and safety protocols which include temperature checks when guests arrive at the property. In addition, the residences are deep cleaned and sanitized with hospital grade disinfectant. Lastly, social distancing is regulated throughout common areas and restaurants along with the use of facemasks, too.

Are Beaches and Restaurants Open?

Right now, the majority of beaches in Mexico are open. However, capacity may be limited and operating hours can change depending on case numbers of COVID in the area. Thankfully, it isn’t hard to socially distance at the beach due to the miles of breathtaking and beautiful beaches in Mexico. It’s the perfect place to rest, relax and enjoy the fresh ocean air in peace. Likewise, restaurants have made changes to allow for safer dining. Restaurants have rearranged tables and open air seating outside is available. That way, diners can enjoy their meal in a safer, COVID friendly al fresco setting. Currently, bars are only open if they also serve food. Do you prefer to take your food to the beach or back to your room? Most restaurants have delivery and to go options available. Lastly, restaurant staff members are required to wear facemasks at all times, too.

Mexico Airport and Airline Info

Airports in Mexico and across the world have adapted their procedures to align with COVID safety measures. In Mexico, social distancing is required and everyone must wear facemasks in the airport and on planes. Plus, travelers will have to have their temperature checked before they board their flight. Face masks are required to be used during the entire flight. To reduce the risk of transmission of coronavirus, airplanes are thoroughly sanitized between flights. Plus, they have modern ventilation systems to keep cabin air fresh and clean. Right now, travelers are not required to bring medical reports when they enter Mexico. However, temperature checkpoints are in place and a health questionnaire needs to be completed. Remember, if you are not feeling well, do not travel. Recently, new travel regulations were issued regarding COVID testing. For Americans returning home, a negative antigen test is required. For Canadians, they must have a negative PCR test completed within 72 hours before their flight. In addition, some flights from Mexico to Canada have been temporarily cancelled during the spring months. Normal flight schedules are expected to resume in May or June 2021

Travel Health Insurance Recommended

If you happen to fall ill during your vacation to Mexico, you can rest assured there is great medical care available in the top tourist destinations. When compared with the US and Canada, Mexico has excellent private hospitals and qualified doctors that are affordable, too. However, purchasing travel health insurance is always a good idea when on vacation. Plus, if you stay at Villa La Estancia or own a second home there, we have a professional onsite medical staff that can help if you feel unwell. If you have any questions, feel free to check with our friendly front desk concierge for further assistance. Villa La Estancia staff is ready to adequately attend to visitors and homeowners that need help in any way during their stay in Mexico.

Mexico has been working very hard so that visitors can safely visit Mexico. Do you want to buy your very own vacation home in paradise? If so, then contact us at Villa La Estancia today. We are a reputable development that has beautiful beachfront residences in Riviera Nayarit and Cabo. Plus, we have COVID safety measures in place to keep visitors and homeowners safe. Part of the Villa Group Resorts family, we have a limited number of luxury beachfront residences for sale if you want a second home in paradise. Isn’t it time you treat yourself a little bit? Book your trip to Mexico today!