Free Art Gallery Tour of Puerto Vallarta at Casa Velas

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Guests staying at Casa Velas in Puerto Vallarta will be able to take a complimentary art gallery tour starting this October.

The adults-only boutique hotel will be offer a two-hour guided tour in downtown Puerto Vallarta focusing on Mexican culture through art. Guests will explore modern local art to traditional indigenous displays. 

Leaving the resort every Wednesday at 5 p.m. the first stop of the tour will be ancestral contemporary art gallery Colectika, which showcases modern forms and techniques adapted by Native and Mexican folk artists to create a new expression of ancient traditions and beliefs.

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Next guests will explore various contemporary artists at Galería Omar Alonso and traditional varieties at Galería des Artistes. Additionally, guests will explore interior design and sculptures by Alicia Bueno at Galería Nordsouth. 

Ending the art gallery tour is a “hot” bar nightcap at the Café des Artistes where guests can enjoy a cocktail or coffee among the murals by Federico Leon de la Vega, the resort’s resident artist who leads weekly Painting with Wine art workshops. The gallery tour is part of the resort’s rotating schedule of complimentary dining offerings and entertainment activities for couples.

All-inclusive resort rates include luxury accommodations, meals, premium liquor and wine, 24-hour suite service, taxes, gratuities, and more.

The hotel is located on the greens of Marina Vallarta's 18-hole golf course. The hotel has a private ocean club and is just minutes from the beach five minutes form the Puerto Vallarta Airport, and 15 minutes from downtown.

There are 80 suites on the property, some with private pools and Jacuzzis. Fun fact: the resort offers a complementary loaner designer handbag menu as well as loaner high-end jewelry for a daily rate. 

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