Villa Magna Condominiums Overlooking the Infinity Pool!

Enjoy 3 inviting pools including the beautiful Infinity Pool that appears to cascade right into the Bay.  Gorgeous!pool2

Mountain Golf Courses with Gorgeous Views! Enjoy many beautiful courses around the Bay.

Vista Vallarta Golf

Villa Magna’s Beauty and Romance on the Bay of Banderas.

View From Our Pool

Bravo’s Restaurant is my favorite for International Cuisine and a more elegant setting!

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I enjoyed the Shrimp with Risotto and my friends all raved about their meals.  The Red Snapper was fresh prepared perfectly.  I just loved the bruschetta.  It was prepared like I have never      experienced before with fresh Italian bread…a goat cheese with herbs and garlic spread on top and then slightly cooked cherry tomatoes.  To die for!  Don’t miss treating yourself to Bravo’s!

Derby City Burgers..You won’t find a better burger anywhere nor fried pickles!!

The burgers come in many flavors and toppings, but my favorite is the Blue Burger and the fried pickles dipped in ranch dressing.  Don’t count your calories when you visit this place! 2 locations…one in the Romantica Zone and the other in Nuevo Vallarta.  Say hello to Carlos and tell him Carol and Sherry sent you!

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Chez Elena boasts excellent food, ambiance and views. Don’t miss it!





20141118_184755House specialties include fajitas and Yucatan-style pork. Elena’s is also known for an eclectic signature dish, the Indonesian sate mixto, skewers of meat and chicken spiced with peanut sauce, as well as its killer handcrafted margaritas and its 20141118_185548flaming coffee drinks.

Don’t miss a fun day at El Rio BBQ in Puerto Vallarta!

We took 2 car loads to this wonderful outdoor BBQ restaurant along the El Rio River.  Great music and dancing as well as some of the best ribs and pulled pork we ever ate!

Las Caletas is our Favorite Day Cruise!

This is my favorite day or night cruise! The staff is entertaining, the views are gorgeous and you can see all of Puerto Vallarta from the water on the way to the beautiful shore of  Las Caletas.  There you will enjoy a delicious island buffet, all you can drink, snorkeling and fun in the sun.  On the way back you may see whales and dolphins.  This cruise is the best of the bunch.  At night it is called Rythmns of the Night and is is very romantic.  The island is loaded with tiki torches that welcome you when the boat lands.  Don’t miss this trip whether you go during the day or night, it is money well spent!

Don’t Miss a Night at Philo’s in La Cruz!

Music, music, music.  Everywhere you go there is live music playing in  La Cruz  (just past Bucerias) there is live music at Britannia’s, Ya Ya’s, Anna Banana’s, Cascada’s, Hikuri’s, Black forest, even in the plaza during the new farmer’s market on Sundays.

Philo’s is now open on Sundays and everyday except Mondays. Philo and the Mexican Shuffle Band play every Thursday, Friday and Saturday night.  Music starts at 8 p.m.

This is a family oriented type of bar/restaurant.  I just loved Philo’s fantastic band, the calypso music and dancing until midnight!   Don’t miss a night at Philo’s in La Cruz!!

I never thought I would ZIP!!

Talk about a day of fun AND EXERCISE!  There are a few ziplining excursions but the Canopy Tour is the best and the highest.  So well run and safe.  When I saw the youngster’s (well young teens), I figured this ole gal could do it and with that stiff upper lip, Ann and I bought our tickets and never looked back.  Can you say FUN?  What a blast.  So don’t miss the opportunity to go Ziplining when in Puerto Vallarta!

On the left is my friend Sue who just loved zipping while at the condo with her husband Dave.  Ann and I are on the right looking the part, lol.  The outfit definitely did nothing for us!