Published Monthly South of the Border!!
June 2012 Edition Volume V3, •
Earlier this month I had the distinct pleasure to tour and visit a new 4 bedroom Villa in Sayulita – Casa Paz. This Villa was designed to stimulate your senses and from the moment you walk into the Great Room you are captivated by the water and the enchanting views.
When you blend Casa Paz & the town of Sayulita together you have the recipe for a memorable vacation.
You can enjoy Casa Paz´s low rates year round with rates starting at just $200.00 per night.
Casa Paz in Sayulita
Welcome to Casa Paz and the vacation of a lifetime!
Real Estate Spotlight
Los Altos Villas – Quality, Luxury & Fun in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
Once in a Blue Moon a new condominium project comes along that inspires me – even more… inspires me to write about it! Such is the case with the beautiful project in the neighborhood of 5 de Deciembre in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.
Los Altos Villas is not just a Condominium project but rather more a lifestyle. Each of the buildings 29 units have direct facing views of Banderas Bay and quaint red tiled roofs of Mexico that are treasured around the globe.
The Los Altos Lifestyle is sleek, modern and stylish. The Grand courtyard area includes a delightful pool, Jacuzzi and tables and chairs set for sunning or relaxation. When you are feeling active there is a complete GYM for the exclusive use of Condo owners and their guests.
With its prized location just 7 blocks from Puerto Vallarta´s famed Malecon, the location simply cannot be beat.
Los Altos Villas is a unique concept in Lifestyle living that you are certain to enjoy. Ranging in size from 2 or 3 bedrooms each unit has a large outdoor balcony for year round enjoyment and enchanting views. With prices starting at just $225,000.00 USD, these condos represent a distinct lifestyle choice that you will be proud to own!
The appeal to Nationals is the great location of these condos… they are, close to everything in Puerto Vallarta. They also offer tremendous Luxury at a price everyone can afford. This is a Savvy Investment opportunity that will increase in value.¨ says Armando Contreras, Vallarta Escapes Development Director.
For more information on Los Altos Villas please contact Armando Contreras, Development Director at 322 779 7181 or via email at Armando@VallartaEscapes.com
Puerto Vallarta Happenings
Puerto Vallarta is pleased to host several exciting events during the month of June and here are our favorites for you.
* Navy Day
June 1, 2012 – June 1, 2012
All the navy ships in port proceeed in a colorful, morning parade followed by tour boats and fishing boats flying their nautical flags. Official Mexican holiday.
* PV Firefighters Spaghetti Friend-Raiser
June 9, 2012 – June 9, 2012
PV’s 2012 Spaghetti Friend-Raiser is scheduled to be held on Saturday, June 9 from 3-6 pm at the Puerto Vallarta Fire Department. Last year’s inaugural event attracted over 200 caring residents and visitors and generated nearly $40,000 pesos to support our first-responders.
* Ujena Jam Puerto Vallarta
June 9, 2012 – June 18, 2012
This is a huge event searching for new talent. It’s the place to get noticed, build your portfolio, network with the leaders in the industry and gain valuable knowledge. Compete for model or photographer of the year, 5k run, golf, and fishing tournaments.
Ujena Swimwear sponsored event. Sign up now for Bikini Jam Cancun, Bikini Jam Spain, or the International Bikini Jam in Puerto Vallarta Mexico. Models and photographers may compete with any package – get details at www.ujenanetwork.com
Guadalajara here we come… CHA CHA CHA!!
It is fast, easy and fun. In less than just one minute you can enter to win the vacation of a lifetime.. a 5 night Vacation in Mexico with a two night stay at the Guadalajara Hotel Cervantes, Historic Romantic Zone and 3 nights at an Ajijic two bedroom property, in the heart of Downtown Ajijic.
Click HERE to read full contest rules and to enter
How to optimize your Twitter account to maximize the impact it has on the network.
It is simple, two basic steps will improve the amount of attention you receive, and this is the best kept secret that will help you become a Tweetstar.
1 – Your profile
There are 3 basic things you can change in your profile, so make them count.
A – Photo. Please choose something that is attractive to everyone, BUT DO NOT use a Studio photo. Keep it real, you know what your best attributes are, use them at your advantage.
B – Your Background. It has to represent who you are, whatever your goals are; they have to be subliminally added to your background without making it look like an ad.
C – Your BIO. Yes, you want to sell and you just want the world to know that you have the best product. Well, I am here to tell you: DO NOT let that be the main part of your bio, the moment that people perceive you as a sales person you are dead in the Twitter world. Add what really interests you, which will get you commonality with your followers.
2- Finally this is the formula that will get you noticed:
IT IS ALL ABOUT ENGAGEMENT
Know your Audience and what they expect to read from you
+ Give them what they want
+ Be risky on your field, do not just go with the wind
+ Make sure you post at least 60% more regular content than advertisement to your product.
ALL OF THIS EQUALS = More Followers and RTs (which is equivalent to more exposure to the products you are selling)
Twitter has captured a large portion of Social Media Traffic since its inception and there are new platforms each and every day. To stay abreast of the hottest TIPS & TOOLS for Social Media Marketing you would do well to consider attending this conference in November. www.tweettobeheard.com
Ajijic and Lake Chapala have long been known as a dream destination for Snow Birds with its temperate climate, natural beauty and welcoming residents. Now it’s also known as the ideal weekend getaway for our friends in Guadalajara who are in need of a little Rest & Relaxation.
One or my favorite properties that is ideal for a weekend holiday is Casa Camino Real located in beautiful neighborhood of La Floresta. With the sparkling pool and outdoor BBQ, this home is delightful.
Ajijic Real Estate Spotlight
We have many wonderful places for you to stay while vacationing in Ajijic and Lake Chapala. After you stay and fall in love with the area you will want to buy a place to eventually live in once you make the area your permanent home, but… which property to buy? How about the lovely place you vacationed in? Many of the Owners of vacation properties will also consider selling their properties. Quite often the owner of the vacation rental has a couple of properties and actually enjoy wheeling and dealing in the Real Estate market, so… take a closer look and consider the idea of owning the wonderful place that you enjoyed so much on your vacation. Psst! Here is a link to a property where the Owner will consider selling: http://www.vallartaescapes.com/go/2012/04/mccann-downstairs-2-bedroom-in-ajijic-lake-chapala/
If this multi-unit, multi-use property strikes your fancy, let me know and I will get you the details.
Ajijic & Lake Chapala Happenings
Amfar Event for Baby Boomers Living in Mexico is this coming June 8th and 9th. Here is a link to their website for full details on this exciting event.
Feel like eating seafood? Tabarka restaurant is the place to come and enjoy great seafood….
If you are a fish lover, then here you will find what you are looking for, everyday they have a dish special with the freshest fish ever, of course if you will like ot try most of the dishes they prepare then ask for Tapas, they have 5 different ones this way you get to try 5 different dishes of their menu they all come nicely served and, ooh so good, just enough food for you to taste and fill your tummy, but really the best part is the price all the tapas you can eat and all the wine or beer, you can drink for $200 pesos per person…
This little restaurant is on the edge of Ajijic on the Carretera heading West to Jocotopec. The building has a good sized main dining area, which is open to an outdoor patio. While the outdoor seating area is on a major road, the restaurant is set back far enough that we didn’t even notice road noise.
The service was prompt, attentive and pleasant. The staff who there are bilingual in Spanish and English. They offer a starter of really good, fresh bread with some sort of garlicky spread that is delicious.
Until next month, all of us with you the very best!
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