By THOMAS L. FRIEDMAN Published: February 23, 2013 Go to Original In India, people ask you about China, and, in China, people ask you about India: Which country will become the more dominant economic power in the 21st century? I now have the answer: Mexico. Impossible, you say? Well, yes, Mexico with only about 110 million people could never rival China or India in total economic clout. But here’s what I’ve learned from this visit to Mexico’s industrial/innovation center in … [Read more...]
Published December 30, 2012 | Hollywood Life by Christopher Rogers Go to Original Justin and Selena are back together again! The loving duo arrived at the Punta Mita resort in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico on Dec. 29! See the pics. Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez were all smiles as they touched down in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico on Saturday Dec. 29. Both pop stars posed (separately) with an unidentified woman upon landing. On Dec. 29, Justin confirmed to his fans that he’s in … [Read more...]
The 'X Factor' host and Courtney Mazza will tie the knot at Joe Francis' villa. Party time! 3:54PM EST November 30. 2012 - Cute couple Mario Lopez and Courtney Mazza are getting ready to wed. (As Brad Pitt says, "The time is nigh!") Eva Longoria is already in Mexico for the big event,tweeting, "So excited to be here!" In Touch is reporting that nuptials will happen Saturday at Girls Gone Wild guru Joe Francis' Casa Aramara villa in Punta Mita. Joe confirms that on his website, … [Read more...]
A 40 km de Puerto Vallarta, una pequeña localidad consagrada a la buena vida, la hotelería cinco estrellas y un campo de golf de diseño único Por Daniela Dini | Para LA NACION RRIVIERA NAYARIT.- A lo lejos se ve un alcatraz patiazul. De repente son diez, veinte, cien. Imposible contarlos. Tal como su nombre lo dice, tienen las patas azules, como imitando el color del Pacífico que aquí, a 40 kilómetros del aeropuerto de Puerto Vallarta, vira del azul profundo a un cristalino … [Read more...]
Story by: Bill Nestor Go to Original It’s no wonder the Gourmet & Golf Classic takes place in Punta Mita. The location with two charming hotel resorts and pair of Jack Nicklaus golf courses nestled in a secluded and gated 1500-acre peninsular reserve on the Pacific Ocean surrounded by white sand beaches is perfect for such an extravaganza. The second annual Gourmet Golf event was replete with wonderful weather, fabulous flavors, great golfing and joyful times with friends. The … [Read more...]
7 August 2012 Written by Art Stricklin PUNTA MITA, Mexico -- If you have some of the top chefs in the world, some of the top oceanside golf courses, the top Northern American Scenery and top tropical weather, you might think you would have a tip top good golfing time. You would be right when you make the journey to the Pacific Mexican regional destination Riviera Nayarit and it star attraction Punta Mita. Earlier this year, Punta Mita hosted the Second Punta Mita Gourmet and Golf … [Read more...]
Guest Editor: - Carrie Harrison-Ell, Senior Vice President of Hotel Programs for Kiwi Collection and mother of three; she is an expert on family travel. Carrie’s not-so-secret pleasures include: romantic trips to Siena, wine and cheese pairings and everything about the Mayan Riviera. Attention all those looking for a great beach vacation spot for the family, Carrie Harrison-Ell has three kids and six reasons to make The St. Regis Punta Mita Resort in Mexico the place. Punta Mita is a … [Read more...]
Kirsten Dunst escaped to Punta Mita, Mexico over the weekend and relaxed at The St. Regis Punta Mita Resort.
Kirsten Dunst jet-setted from the Cannes Film Festival – where she won Best Actress for “Melancholia” last year and this year debuted “On The Road” alongside co-star Kristen Stewart – to The St. Regis Punta Mita Resort. There, Kirsten hosted a Mexican bachelorette party for her best friend and bride-to-be Molly and four other girlfriends, opting for sombreros and margaritas over veils and body shots. The St. Regis Punta Mita Resort, located in an exclusive haven, afforded … [Read more...]
written by Rick Shively | Posted on September 10th, 2012 Go to original: It’s a quiet 40-minute ride from Puerto Vallarta International Airport to the subtle elegance of the 5-diamond, 120-room St. Regis Punta Mita. You pull up here expecting a dramatic welcome and the resort doesn’t disappoint. The welcoming staff escort you through an open air lobby where you’re given a seat overlooking a wide, terraced fountain meandering down through the property with the teal blue ocean … [Read more...]
The Punta Mita Gourmet and Golf Classic marries the sophisticated worlds of culinary excellence and championship golf.
The Second Edition of the Punta Mita Gourmet and Golf Classic featured gourmet meals and cooking courses taught by distinguished chefs, a series of wine and tequila tastings, and festive gatherings at the luxurious The St. Regis Punta Mita Resort and Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita, and “The Punta Mita Cup”, a two-day golf tournament on Jack Nicklaus’ Two Signature Courses Bahia and Pacifico. New additions to this celebrated anthology included renowned Chefs Richard Sandoval, the father … [Read more...]
Over 100 Dallas VIPs enjoyed the evening. Dallas owners of Punta Mita residences were on hand, together with their guests and friends, to share with them a bit more of Punta Mita’s many appeals – only one of which is its culinary artistry. In attendance were the General Managers of both of Punta Mita’s acclaimed resorts, Carl Emberson of St. Regis Resort Punta Mita, and Michele Grosso of Four Seasons Punta Mita Resort. One topic of conversation was the upcoming Gourmet and Golf Classic, … [Read more...]
Fore! The St. Regis Punta Mita Resort, Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita, Punta Mita Resorts and Riviera Nayarit announce the II Punta Mita Gourmet & Golf Classic to take place from 12th - 15th April 2012 Take Advantage of Early Bird Specials to Spectacular Second Annual Event Featuring Renowned Chefs, Wine and Tequila Makers, and Two Celebrated Jack Nicklaus Golf courses PUNTA MITA, RIVIERA NAYARIT, Mexico (December 14th, 2011) – Located within Mexico’s most exclusive beach community … [Read more...]
"My brother and my nieces were also in Mexico and stayed with us so it was a big family trip." Punky Brewster alum Soleil Moon Frye shares this video on Moonfrye, showcasing her recent family holiday at Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita, Mexico. "The video was so much fun to make." Gracias Soleil! We are glad that you and your family had a wonderful time here in Punta Mita. Punky Brewster alum Soleil Moon Frye shares the above video on Moonfrye, showcasing her … [Read more...]
Record occupancy fills Resorts, Private Rentals, Golf Courses Punta Mita, Mexico’s most exclusive address and a gated community of luxury resorts and private residences, registered a record 2011 Festive season with occupancy levels at historic highs as luxury travelers re-discovered this preferred destination. According to the ancient Maya of Mexico, the year that falls between December 21, 2011 and December 21, 2012 is one to be filled with celebration, … [Read more...]
We've had superstar visitors in Punta Mita before but it has been particularly Gaga with a frolicking a Sheens and return visits from the Kardashain family. Famously graced by Beyonce, Britney Spears, Rihanna, Jennifer Aniston with Vince Vaughn, Kate Hudson with Matt Bellamy of Muse...then more discreet legends like Michael Stipe, Ewan McGregor, Roger Waters as well as many captains of industry and politicians. After filming in Mexico City, Matt Damon, Jodie Foster and Diego Luna shot a … [Read more...]
Written by: Larry Olmsted Signature Hole: 3B, par 3 Why It Is Unique: There are just handful of “island green” golf holes in the world, but the rarest of all is the Tail of the Whale on Punta Mita’s Pacifico Course. Every other island green is man-made and in a lake, but this one, also known as Hole 3B, is a naturally occurring offshore atoll in the Pacific Ocean. Because the tees are on the beach, and the island is where nature put it, the hole cannot be played at less than … [Read more...]
General Manager Carl Emberson is pleased to announce Daniele Tonin as the new chef of Sea Breeze at the AAA Five-Diamond St. Regis Punta Mita Resort. A culinary leader possessing a wealth of experience in the kitchens of luxury resorts throughout Mexico, Chef Tonin has created a new menu at Sea Breeze, which overlooks the pristine beaches of Bahía de Banderas and features contemporary cuisine with Italian influences in a relaxed bistro environment. “We are pleased to welcome Daniele to … [Read more...]
Traveling to Punta Mita, a small Mexican town near Puerta Vallarta, I came to discover that luxury doesn't simply mean being surrounded by opulence. It is waking up each morning feeling relaxed, secluded, and never having to want. Champagne awaits you when you arrive at The St. Regis Punta Mita as you overlook the pool cascading to the ocean shore. A nice spacious room with an ocean view welcomed me. An outdoor shower enticed me every morning and after every swim. We enjoyed breakfast on our … [Read more...]
The St. Regis Punta Mita and the Convention and Visitors Bureau of Riviera Nayarit are seeking to attract Brazilian tourists after the opening of a new TAM Airlines route to Mexico City, with connections to our destination
Eight of the most important Brazilian media agencies visited Mexico’s Pacific Treasure this week The St. Regis Punta Mita Resort and the Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) of Riviera Nayarit organized an introductory trip for the most important Brazilian networks in an effort to attract new tourists from Brazil, one of the most important travel markets in Latin America. Our destination is seeking to capitalize on the new daily flight by TAM Airlines from Sao Paulo to Mexico City, and … [Read more...]
Story by: Andria Mitsakos About seven years ago, I took a sabbatical in Mexico and quickly developed a strong affinity for the hospitality, food, culture and sense of well-being I had when I was there. I was based in Puerto Vallarta at the time and was introduced to its northern neighbor, Punta Mita. As someone who grew up accustomed to a Caribbean seaside, the coastline just an hour from bustling Vallarta was teaming with appeal: picture-perfect white-sand beaches, palm trees, pristine … [Read more...]
Es el nuevo destino de moda en México y algunas de sus playas –como la exclusiva Punta Mita– se han convertido en refugio de famosos como Charlie Sheen o Lady Gaga, que acaban de pasar sus vacaciones aquí. Sin embargo, no todo se trata de lujos o farándula: ubicada al norte de Puerto Vallarta, la emergente Riviera Nayarit aún esconde varios secretos por descubrir. Texto y fotos: Sebastián Montalva Wainer Uno. Punta Mita Refugio de estrellas El 20 de agosto pasado las … [Read more...]
Story by: Bill Nestor Traveling to Mexico’s west coast was a welcomed respite for this winter-weary Vermonter, and a superb choice of destinations for anyone in search of an idyllic sun-drenched location, delicious culinary indulgence, exceptional hospitality and weather made for ultimate relaxation, rejuvenation and rapture. My time at the St. Regis and Four Seasons five-star beach and spa resorts with two Jack Nicklaus Signature courses in Punta Mita, and at LaTranquila Resort … [Read more...]
Riviera Nayarit by Steve Ellis I admit to some apprehension before my recent trip to Riviera Nayarit, midway down Mexico's Pacific coast. But from the start, the concerns many of us may feel about travel to Mexico were quickly put to rest, in spectacular fashion. I felt completely safe at all times, the food was inventive and delicious and the accommodations, spas and service were among the finest I've ever experienced. Even the golf was world class. Punta Mita is a gated resort … [Read more...]
Saying bye to a vacation is always hard to do. Saying bye to Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita? These boys cried.
By JASON HELMER We booked a week at Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita, Mexico because we, and our kids, always had a great time at the local Four Seasons where we live in Washington, DC. We were not disappointed. The resort itself was beautiful and pristine. After every rainstorm, staff was out immediately to clean up leaves and get rid of puddles. The rooms were gorgeous and very well kept. As we have come to expect from Four Seasons, the service was top-notch — from the GM on down. … [Read more...]
En Punta Mita, Nayarit, existe una propiedad que resulta irresistible para celebridades como Jennifer Aniston, las hermanas Kardashian y hasta Lindsay Lohan.
En Punta Mita, Nayarit, existe una propiedad que resulta irresistible para celebridades como Jennifer Aniston, las hermanas Kardashian y hasta Lindsay Lohan. Se trata de la Casa Aramara, una mansión valuada en 25 millones de dólares que se ubica frente al mar y es propiedad de Joe Francis, creador y productor ejecutivo de la serie Girls Gone Wild. Francis compró el terreno de 2.4 hectáreas en 1998. El productor había visitado Punta Mita en varias ocasiones y le gustó tanto el … [Read more...]
The Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita once again has earned top honors in a Travel & Leisure reader’s choice of destinations.
Mexico cleaned up at the 16th annual Travel and Leisure World’s Best Awards, based on reader surveys from Travel and Leisure Magazine, taking home 20 of the Top 100 Resorts in the World awards, and 7 out of 10 awards for top cities in Latin America. Punta Mita once again earned top honors as being among the favorite destinations of the readers, with Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita receiving the award as Mexico’s top number 1 in Travel and Leisure’s World’s … [Read more...]
Bill Nestor Posted: August 25, 2011 I torched a Diplomaticos No. 2 in the Altamira Lounge at The St. Regis Punta Mita Resort, enjoying both the cigar and vibes of the Pacific Coast setting. "We are totally cigar friendly at the resort," said Javier Perez Rubio, St. Regis' food and beverage manager. "Many of the best cigars are available here at the lounge, in the Carolina restaurant bar and at the Punta Mita golf club." The seductive, luxury beach resort is friendly in many other ways … [Read more...]
Christine Delsol The San Francisco Chronicle Quick - which national capital has the higher murder rate: Mexico City or Washington, D.C.? If you answered Mexico City, you'd be in good company - after all, Mexico is a war zone, isn't it? But you would be wrong, on both counts. Based on FBI crime statistics for 2010 and Mexican government data released early this year, Mexico City's drug-related-homicide rate per 100,000 population was one-tenth of Washington's overall homicide rate - 2.2 … [Read more...]
Gaga happily tweeted this picture yesterday with the caption "yeah that’s me. no heels baby," http://twitpic.com/683mgs http://twitter.com/ladygaga Gaga goes surfing No, your eyes do not deceive you - that is arty pop star Lady Gaga hanging 10 (or whatever) during a break from her busy touring schedule. We'd have thought she'd be more likely to spend her spare time hanging out in debauched polysexual nightclubs, but she showed she was a bit of a natural at surfing when … [Read more...]
Mexican tourism has taken a hit lately. Reports of kidnapping and violent drug gangs have put a damper on the flow of U.S. visitors to our sunny neighbor to the south. But there are still parts of Mexico that are completely safe—and one of those places is Puerta Vallarta and, specifically, Punta Mita, 35 minutes to the north on the Riviera Nayarit. Punta Mita is a beautiful, verdant 1,500-acre gated peninsula that is home to two dramatic resorts: the Four Seasons and the St. Regis. There … [Read more...]