Who’d Be a Turkey at Thanksgiving

Who’d Be a Turkey at Thanksgiving

For many people, both in the United States and Canada, a traditional Thanksgiving meal would just not be complete without a turkey. However, historians suggest that the food most likely to have been eaten by the Plymouth Pilgrims and their Wampanoag Indian guests was fish, rabbit, chicken, nuts, beans, squash, goat cheese and maple syrup. […]

Whale Watching in Puerto Vallarta

Whale Watching in Puerto Vallarta

With whale watching season about to start in Puerto Vallarta, we thought we’d ask Garza Blanca guests to share their experiences of whale watching on Banderas Bay. Here is Catherine Hill’s account of her whale watching tour when she stayed at Garza Blanca in January this year. How does your whale watching experience in Puerto […]

Puerto Vallarta’s Festival Gourmet

Puerto Vallarta’s Festival Gourmet

Each year in November, Puerto Vallarta’s most celebrated International Gourmet Festival delights and charms visitors to Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit marking the beginning of the peak season in Banderas Bay. From November 13 through November 23 2014, Puerto Vallarta’s XX International Gourmet Festival  hosted a number of spectacular culinary events, guest chefs and signature […]

5 Ghoulish Cocktails for Halloween

5 Ghoulish Cocktails for Halloween

Are you ready for a spooktacular Halloween? What better way to impress your adult guests and visitors than with some haunting cocktails for the bloodthirsty. Here we share the recipes for 5 halloween cocktails recommended by Blanca Blue’s head bartender for you to make at home or order at the bar at BocaDos STK and Blanca […]

Puerto Vallarta’s ArtWalk

Puerto Vallarta’s ArtWalk

Each Wednesday evening from October through May, art lovers visiting Puerto Vallarta can take part in the weekly ArtWalk. Puerto Vallarta’s ArtWalk is a casual event where tourists on vacation can meet local artists and gallery owners over a glass of wine or non-alcoholic refreshments in some of the best galleries in Puerto Vallarta. During […]

Halloween or Day of the Dead?

Halloween or Day of the Dead?

In Mexico, Halloween is far out-shadowed by the more traditional Día de Muertos  [which is known in English as the Day of the Dead. As those visitors who have already visited Mexico during el Día de Muertos may be aware, this is a hugely important day in the Mexican calendar. It can sometimes be a […]

Lea Michele’s Glee at Garza Blanca Preserve

Lea Michele’s Glee at Garza Blanca Preserve

Celebrity birthdays at Garza Blanca Preserve seem to be quite the trend of late, with Eva Longoria’s visit in March and just last month the glamorous actress, singer, author and star of Glee, Lea Michele who came to the resort in September to celebrate her 28th birthday with friends. The Glee actress and singer, who […]

¡Viva! Mexican Independence

¡Viva! Mexican Independence

September 16 is one of Mexico’s most significant dates and one that inspires colorful parties and events throughout the country because it commemorates the beginning of the Republic’s Independence from Spain, a war which lasted for 10 years.

Sea Turtles to the Rescue

Sea Turtles to the Rescue

The sight of hundreds of baby turtles scurrying for their lives towards the ocean across Garza Blanca’s soft white sand is an Instagram opportunity you just don’t want to miss. The magical moment when marine turtles embark on their arduous journey towards maturity in an environment full of hungry predators, including man, is a moment […]

Classy Cooking Classes

Classy Cooking Classes

Why not learn from an expert and join our chef in one of the penthouses for a classy cooking class with a difference.

Garza Blanca Makes the Expedia Insiders’ Select® 2014 List

Garza Blanca Makes the Expedia Insiders’ Select® 2014 List

Garza Blanca Preserve Resort & Spa is delighted to announce its inclusion in Expedia’s most sought-after list of the world’s top hotels, Expedia Insiders’ Select 2014. Once again, Garza Blanca Preserve Resort & Spa was included in the coveted list of top hotels by Expedia Insiders’ Select® 2014, an annual classification of the best reviewed […]

Hydrotherapy at Hamara Spa

Hydrotherapy at Hamara Spa

To fully enjoy a relaxing treatment at Hamara Spa, whether it be an anti-aging facial, full body massage, manicure or pedicure, why not arrive 45 minutes or more earlier than your reservation time to kick start the process of total relaxation by indulging in the hydrotherapy circuit. After all, the initials “SPA” are commonly regarded […]

Aquazul – Lunch is Served!

Aquazul – Lunch is Served!

Take a moment to imagine yourself lounging by the infinity pool at Garza Blanca Preserve, or looking out to sea on the white sandy beach in front of the resort, when suddenly the faint rumblings of hunger begin to call your attention. No need to head back to your room or even take a seat […]

The Botanical Gardens in Puerto Vallarta

The Botanical Gardens in Puerto Vallarta

Just a short taxi ride or bus adventure from Garza Blanca Preserve, Vallarta Botanical Gardens is one of Puerto Vallarta’s best kept secrets and well worth a morning or afternoon outing. As you navigate the winding road south along the coast from Garza Blanca Preserve, you will feel the air begin to cool as your […]

Garza Blanca – One of Joe Manganiello’s Favorite Resorts

Garza Blanca – One of Joe Manganiello’s Favorite Resorts

Garza Blanca Preserve was delighted to have Joe Manganiello return to the resort for an exclusive photo shoot for People Magazine after being given the title Sexiest Bachelor 2014 by the celebrity news publication. During the photo shoot, the sexy True Blood star showed off his six-pack and seductive smile for a series of stunning […]