Gay Puerto Vallarta Pride – Nomadic Boys

Author: , July 7th, 2017

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Mama Tits was one of the drag queens we met at Puerto Vallarta pride in May 2017, who you may recognise from her extremely bold and highly entertaining put down of the anti-gay protesters at Seattle Pride 2014.

She was also was one of the many inspiring and thought-provoking celebrities who attended this year’s gay pride in Puerto Vallarta, an event which as well as being a whole lot of fun, also reminded us of the importance of pride.

To put Mama Tits into perspective, watch her video at Seattle Pride 2014…you just don’t piss off a 6’3 drag queen!

Puerto Vallarta: the gayest place in Latin America!

Puerto Vallarta is a beach resort city in Mexico’s Jalisco state, situated on the Pacific Ocean. It has a large LGBT community, with the majority of the city’s gay bars, nightclubs and hotels based in the charming cobblestone streets of the Zona Romántica neighbourhood.

And bloody hell, it’s super gay! In fact, it’s so gay that many rate it as one of the most popular destinations for LGBTQ travellers. For example, in a 2016 survey jointly commissioned by the New York Times and Scruff, Puerto Vallarta was rated as the #1 off-the-beaten-path LGBT Travel Destinations and Expedia recently reported PV as one of the 15 exciting LGBTQ-friendly cities around the world.

For us, it definitely ranks as one of the gayest places we’ve ever been to, kind of like the Gran Canaria of the Americas: just as gay Europeans flock to Gran Canaria in Spain, Puerto Vallarta is popular with gay travellers from the USA and Canada.

By Stefan Arestis – Full Story at the Nomadic Boys

Puerto Vallarta Gay Travel Resources

Casa 567 – Gay Puerto Vallarta Vacation Rental

Author: , July 5th, 2017

Casa 567Periodically we’ll feature one of our properties here to let our readers know about some great gay friendly places to stay:

Come to Casa 567 in the heart of Puerto Vallarta’s charming Old Town, a year-round, gay owned guesthouse at 567 Venustiano Carranza.

Casa 567 is one of the original Puerto Vallarta townhomes behind the Emiliano Zapata Mercado (a busy and colorful Mexican market). We’ve spent the last two years restoring this beautiful home to its original Mexican style.

We offer four one bedroom suites, and one two bedroom suite, each with its own private baths. We invite all of our guests to enjoy the intimate rooftop pool and our fourth floor open patio, which has panoramic views of mountains, Old Town, and the Pacific Ocean.

Old Town is very gay friendly, and we’re close to Los Muertos beach, shopping, dining, clubs, and bustling city life. It’s just a short cab ride to any of the City’s destinations, including the ocean and Malecon, just eight blocks away.

We’re at the end of Venustiano Carranza, a quiet get-away, also close to the city’s gay bars.

There’s wifi access from each of our guest rooms, as well as a flatscreen cable TV, fresh linens, and a self-serve laundry on our first floor. We also offer a small gym facility and a common area room with an extensive movie collection.

Coming to Puerto Vallarta? Stay in the heart of the action at Casa 567!

See the Casa 567 Expanded Listing on Purple Roofs Here

Gay Friendly Bed and Breakfasts, Hotels, and Vacation Rentals in Puerto Vallarta

Gay Puerto Vallarta – Amor a la Mexicana

Author: , April 23rd, 2017
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The birth of Puerto Vallarta as an international destination was the result of one of the raciest affairs to come out of Hollywood, so it is no surprise that the cobblestone-street-city is now one of the most popular locations for romantic getaways. The city is Mexico’s only beach destination that boasts a gayborhood in its Zona Romantica, home to a broad array of cafe, restaurants, bars and nightclubs, as well as hotels and operators with an LGBT clientele.

Same-sex marriage is legal in Puerto Vallarta. Most resorts, like the Almar Resort, Casa Velas or the Costa Sur Hotel and Spa, which has already hosted over 2,000 same-sex weddings, have in-house wedding planners who can fulfill every want and need of any bridezilla, male or female, plus coordinate plenty of things with enough local flavor to spare for guests to do in between wedding activities.

Alternative locations such as Vallarta Adventure’s Las Caletas clove offersa private middle-of-the-ocean location under the star and on the shores of the Pacific Ocean. Destination weddings offer couples the romance of making their vows close to the romantic ocean waters and the background of the perfect magical sunset. There is no better place for that to happen than in Puerto Vallarta where every sunset is picture perfect, look it up #PuertoVallartaSunset.

Those looking for a destination honeymoon will find that Puerto Vallarta is the ideal destination for those looking for secluded hideaways with luxurious amenities and the great outdoors. Boutique properties like Casa Velas, Casa Cupula or Garlands del Rio offer a Mexican-villa feel with the amenities of a world-class stay. Contracting a yachts by Mike’s Charters offers lovers the opportunity to circle the Bay of Banderas for sunset cruise.

By Gustavo Rivas-Solis – Full Story at Passport

Puerto Vallarta Gay Travel Resources

Gay Puerto Vallarta: A Perennial Favorite

Author: , January 1st, 2017

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Brought into the tourism spotlight by famous Hollywood celebrities like Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton, and offering a broad range of gay bars and nightclubs, gay-owned restaurants, hotels, stores, services, and entertainment that established the destination in a league of its own, it is no wonder Puerto Vallarta has been a favorite among LGBT travelers for decades.

In recent years, the Puerto Vallarta Tourism Board, the entity responsible for promoting the destination in the US and Canada has partnered with the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation, GMHC and the International Gay Lesbian Travel Association to promote the destination to the LGBT market.

In 2014, Puerto Vallarta became the first Mexican destination to participate in a World Pride with its Noche Alegre event during the World Pride celebrations in Toronto; and in 2015 the tourism board became the first destination to sponsor the Human Rights Campaign on a national level.

Full Story at eTurbo News

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Puerto Vallarta Mexico for New Year’s Eve 2017

Author: , December 9th, 2016

Puerto Vallarta has been listed in the top 10 New Year’s Eve Places to party by GayTravel.com. If you are looking for a great way to celebrate the New Year, look no further than Puerto Vallarta, Mexico’s #1 Gay Destination. PV is listed among other gay destinations like Miami, New York City, Las Vegas, and Orlando. With the current dollar to peso exchange rate, Mexico is the best value for your next gay vacation.

Dec 30 2016 hit the White Party Puerto Vallarta. Jeffrey Sanker and Javier Jimenez bring the famous White Party to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. You will not see any white on the ground this south of the border, but you will see the hottest White Party Wet Dream Go Go Boys at Mantamar Beach Club from 5pm until midnight. A sunset pool party showcasing DJ Isis Muretech from Guadalajara in her White Party debut with unsurpassed sound and lighting getting ready for New Year’s Eve.

Dec 31, 2016 find a place to see the world famous fireworks at the Malecon. Gay Bar Hopping tour has a special New Year’s Eve tour to hit all the gay hotspots plus view the fireworks without the Malecon crowds. CC Slaughter’s will be hopping for an all night NYE Dance Party. After bringing in the new year be sure to hit nearby Olas Altas street which is closed for an all night street and dance party.

Where to Stay? Puerto Vallarta’s Romantic Zone has plenty of boutique hotels and bed and breakfast properties like Villa Enrique, a luxury villa right on the gay beach, or a luxury rental from Ron Morgan Properties.

You can’t find a warmer hot gay beach destination than Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.  There is something for everyone!

Villa Encantada – Gay Friendly Puerto Vallarta Vacation Rental Villa

Author: , November 2nd, 2016

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Periodically we’ll feature one of our properties here to let our readers know about some great gay friendly places to stay:

Experience ultimate luxury in our large, 5,000 sf villa in the Conchas Chinas Hills. This new, five bedroom, five and a half bathroom villa is in the upscale Amapas area, where you’ll find some of the most beautiful vacation rental homes in Puerto Vallarta.

Villa Encantada is in the middle of a vibrant, tropical jungle, and has panoramic Banderas Bay views. It’s also a great place to watch the sun set from the wide pool deck. When the days are hot, you can cool down in our gorgeous turquoise blue pool, or relax with a drink at the outdoor bar under the shade of the palapa.

Villa Encantada is a great place for families or a group of friends, with 5 elegant bedroom suites, each with private bath, wide balconies, a large sitting room, and a complete staff that make this house a tropical paradise.

Villa Encantada is close to downtown Puerto Vallarta in the Amapas/Conchas Chinas hills. We offer an open air paradise where you can enjoy the warm ocean breeze and the tropical evenings.

The villa is filled with colorful, vibrant art, and the wide open spaces complement the house’s decoration, making this a fantastic vacation destination.

The home was just completed in 2006, and was designed by Arturo Ramos, a well-known PV architect. Three of the guest rooms have kingsized beds, one has a queen bed, and one has two queen beds.

The entire villa has beautiful, warm hardwood doors and windows, and the bedrooms all have a/c. The pool and spa are both solar heated, reducing electricity use and carbon output.

The villa also has satellite TV, telephones (with free calls to tyhe United States), and housecleaning, cooking, and house staff services six days a week. There’s also a fully equipped kitchen, Barbeque, movies, games and high speed wifi access.

For the perfect vacation in gay Puerto Vallarta, stay at Villa Encantada.

See the Villa Encantada Expanded Listing on Purple Roofs Here

Gay Friendly Bed and Breakfasts, Hotels, and Vacation Rentals in Jalisco

Featured Gay Accommodations: Villa David, Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico

Author: , April 12th, 2015

Villa David

Periodically we’ll feature one of our properties here to let our readers know about some great gay friendly places to stay.

Villa David Bed & Breakfast is centrally located in Old Town PV, an authentic Mexican neighborhood within easy walking distance of all the finest attractions of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. The old world hacienda style mansion is built around a central courtyard in the area called “gringo gulch”. The house is on the hillside overlooking the beautiful Bay of Banderas and built in the open-air style to catch every mountain and bay breeze.

See the Villa David Expanded Listing on Purple Roofs Here

Gay Friendly Bed and Breakfasts, Hotels, and Vacation Rentals in Jalisco

Puerto Vallarta Mexico for foodies!

Author: , March 29th, 2015

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Looking to experience a fantastic gay friendly culinary destination? Check out Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. The very successful, multi-million dollar “Live It To Believe It” campaign launched by Mexico’s tourism department (SECTUR) for 2014 has an exciting, second phase for 2015. Unveiled November 2014 in London at the World Travel Market, the new promotion showcases Puerto Vallarta as an exciting, modern, and sophisticated gay friendly culinary destination.

Puerto Vallarta is on top. Six of the ten, 2014 Trip Advisor’s “Best Fine Dining Restaurants in Mexico” are located in Puerto Vallarta and all are gay-friendly: Cafe Des Artistes, Vista Grill, Ocean Grill, Bistro Teresa, Trio, and Le Kliff. Great dining is very important to the LGBT market. Like the world famous gay nightlife in Puerto Vallarta, this destination boasts hundreds of some of the best chef- inspired restaurants and culinary events in Mexico.  Barcelona Tapas, Vitae, Daiquiri Dicks, Si Senor, The Swedes, Taste and Archie’s Wok.  The list is endless. Many of these fabulous restaurants are gay-owned and operated but all are super gay friendly. Here is the list of the great restaurants in Puerto Vallarta.

Book your trip for Vallarta Gay Pride in May 2015 and take advantage of Restaurant Week 2015. It is an annual food event held the last two weeks of May. Take advantage of over 50 of the best restaurants in Puerto Vallarta some discounted 50% from the regular menu. Discover for yourself how beyond gay friendly Puerto Vallarta can be.

 

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Featured Gay Friendly Accommodations: Casa Fabulosa, Puerto Vallarta

Author: , December 29th, 2011

Periodically we’ll feature one of our properties here to let our readers know about some great gay friendly places to stay.

Gay Friendly Bed and Breakfasts, Hotels, and Vacation Rentals in Puerto Vallarta

Casa Fabulosa, Puerto VallartaThis special property is perched on the base of a beautiful green mountain in a quiet residential neighborhood, one half block off one of Puerto Vallarta’s most sought after beaches.

It boasts awesome ocean and mountain views directly over the building in front of it (which buffers it from much of the beach noise), and sweeping west-facing dramatic views of all of Banderas Bay. The sunsets are amazing, as is the view from two private balconies.

It is also a corner unit with great city night views from all rooms. There is a lushly landscaped patio with extra large sliding glass doors which open to the sea. There are constant breezes, great cross ventilation and the sound/lull of the waves crashing on the beach nearby.

It is within walking distance (four short flights of steps down to lower garden gate; two flights up to top entrance/arrival lobby/panoramic shared terrace and pool) to shops, restaurants, and nightclubs in the heart of Viejo Vallarta. Repeat guests keep coming back because of the special quiet location, the dramatic views, and romanticism.

See the Casa Fabulosa Expanded Listing on Purple Roofs Here

Puerto Vallarta: The San Francisco of Mexico

Author: , August 8th, 2010

Gay Friendly Puerto Vallarta Bed and Breakfasts, Hotels, and Vacation Rentals

Our neighbor to the south has been making great gay gains of late: Mexico City allows same-sex marriage, and there is talk of extending the law all across Mexico. And nowhere is Mexico’s new gay vitality on show than in Puerto Vallarta.

Calling this seaside resort city the “San Francisco of Mexico'” is not too far from the truth. With about half a million population, Puerto Vallarta may not have the sheer gay numbers of larger Mexico City or Acapulco, but the GLBT presence is overwhelmingly felt here.

Nearly 20 gay bars and clubs jam Puerto Vallarta’s streets, and most of the city’s open-air restaurants have same-sex couples lounging at their tables. Puerto Vallarta hosts more than a dozen LGBT hotels and guesthouses, and there are daily gay booze cruises, horseback riding tours, gay bingo events, drag shows, go-go bars, and even queer ziplining trips in the nearby rain forests.

Full Story from the Miami Herald