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Here’s Why You Should Join Us in 2018

Planning ahead is the best way to make the most of your Garza Blanca Residence Club membership, and we can promise you that every month of the year will have something special to tempt you. The team at Garza Blanca Resort & Spa and Hotel Mousai have a fun-packed program of events for the year ahead, so check out what’s in store and start planning your next visit.


Highlights of 2018

The year ahead has a number of highlights for you to enjoy from start to finish. Besides attending your weekly Members Cocktail Party which is generally held each Tuesday at 4pm for sunset drinks, you can look forward to some special events throughout the year. This year will see the return of Hecho in Mexico [Made in Mexico], Omakase (please note that the dates for 2018 have yet to be confirmed), International Gourmet Festival, Wellness 2018 and more.

To help you plan when you would like to join us, here is a brief overview of the year ahead:


The Year at a Glance – More Reasons to Join Us
January Reyes Magos / Three Kings (January 6th)

Each year on January 6th we celebrate the Mexican tradition to mark the end of Epiphany, when families get together to share a sweet bread baked in the form of a crown.  

Whale Season in Full Swing

Banderas Bay is a peaceful refuge for humpback whales that spend the winter season in its warmer waters. January is the ideal time to catch them in all of their splendor as they splash around the bay to the delight of everyone.

February Super Bowl Celebration (February 4th)

Join in the fun and watch the sporting event of the year with us at Garza Blanca Resort & Spa on February 4th.

Valentine’s Day (February 14th)

Garza Blanca Preserve is certainly one of the most romantic places to spend Valentine’s Day: Private Romantic Dinners for Two; Couples Massages; Room Service. Why not splash out for an adults only vacation at Hotel Mousai.

Presidents’ Day (February 18th)

Be sure to book in plenty of time. If not for 2018, then plan ahead for 2019!

March St Patrick’s Day (March 17th)

As one of the holidays most synonymous with parties, what better reason to see how they celebrate in Puerto Vallarta than St. Patrick’s Day?

Plan an Easter Vacation (Easter Sunday is April 1)

Easter is a widely celebrated holiday in Puerto Vallarta, which gives you the perfect opportunity to experience this beloved holiday in a spectacular environment.

April Tax Day (April 17th)

If you know that getting your taxes done will be stressful, why not schedule to go on vacation right afterwards so that you have something lovely to look forward to?

El Día del Niño (April 30th)

April 30th is when Mexico celebrates its official Children’s Day. You can expect a host of special festivities for your children and the kid inside you on this day.

May Hecho en Mexico

The resort will be dedicating the month of May to Mexican traditions with a special schedule of events (specific dates to be revealed shortly).

Mother’s Day (May 10th in Mexico / May 13th USA-Canada)

We know how to pamper Mom at Garza Blanca Resort & Spa and Hotel Mousai.

Restaurant Week 2018 (last two weeks of May)

Although the exact dates have yet to be released, Restaurant Week draws foodies from near and far who delight in the incredible cuisine that Puerto Vallarta is renowned for.

June Father’s Day (June 17th)

Why not celebrate Father’s Day somewhere where Dad can truly relax.

Turtle Season Begins

If you or your travel companions are nature lovers, the chance to spot sea turtles in their natural habitat is all the reason you will need to visit!

July 4th of July

We make sure that our American guests feel the patriotic vibe during this special time.

August School’s Out!

This is the time of year the resort is packed with even more adventure for our youngest members and extra activities.

September Labor Day (September 3rd)

Head south of the border during this huge three day weekend and escape the chaos back home.

Mexico’s Independence Day (September 16th)

The whole month of September in Mexico is known as the Mes Patria [Patriotic Month] with festivities climaxing on the eve of September 16th when Mexicans celebrate El Grito [The Cry of Independence]

October Thanksgiving Canada

We will be helping our Canadian friends celebrate Thanksgiving on Monday October 8th.


We make sure that Halloween is a spooky yet fun affair.

November Day of the Dead (November 2nd)

See how Mexico celebrates the lives of its deceased.

Thanksgiving USA (November 22nd)

We make sure to provide plenty to be thankful for when you spend Thanksgiving at Garza Blanca Resort & Spa or Hotel Mousai. There will be no shortage of turkey and cranberry sauce, we promise!

Whale Watching Season Begins – If you want to help welcome the humpback whales who return to Banderas Bay every year, head down to Puerto Vallarta in November when the remarkable creatures first start to appear.

December Holidays

With Santa visiting us each year from the north pole for a little sunshine before his big night and plenty of festive activities to keep you entertained, there are so many reasons why you should join us for Christmas and New Year.