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View East from the Beach Side of the Punta Pool area - Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico by Lisa.
View East from the Beach Side of the Punta Pool area - Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico by Lisa.

Summary - Current News, Photos, Scams And Other

Aimfair Members contribute time, comments, reviews and photos so other members can stay updated with changes that take place on the different properties owned and managed by Grupo Vidanta. Until now, there has not been a single page that shows links to their pages.

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What Fun! Enjoy

2019

New plans give insight to the Estates layout in Nuevo Vallarta and
New plans give insight to the Estates layout in Nuevo Vallarta and "The Parks". Stay tuned....Subscribers View - 2/17/19
We received a new aerial photo of the Park.  Impressive, massive sculpting of land in the Park appears to be outlining enormous water features.  Stay tuned....Subscribers View - 2/13/19
We received a new aerial photo of the Park. Impressive, massive sculpting of land in the Park appears to be outlining enormous water features. Stay tuned....Subscribers View - 2/13/19
Another article about the Puerto Vallarta International Airport expansion plans says 35,000 square meters will be added, not the 19,000 that was reported in October, 2018.  Wow!....Subscribers View - 2/13/19
Another article about the Puerto Vallarta International Airport expansion plans says 35,000 square meters will be added, not the 19,000 that was reported in October, 2018. Wow!....Subscribers View - 2/13/19
Vidanta Riviera Maya has a substantial Water Park under construction now.  At one time, it was to be a Lazy River.  Current plans go way beyond that vision and should be a source of many great memories....Subscribers View - 2/10/19
Vidanta Riviera Maya has a substantial Water Park under construction now. At one time, it was to be a Lazy River. Current plans go way beyond that vision and should be a source of many great memories....Subscribers View - 2/10/19
This article provides insight to the Puerto Vallarta Airport expansion news.  Lot's of development in Nayarit.  Good for the Park too. - 2/8/19
This article provides insight to the Puerto Vallarta Airport expansion news. Lot's of development in Nayarit. Good for the Park too. - 2/8/19
Vidanta Elegant passed by Puerto Vallarta on its way to Mazatlan.  It is now moored for more updating.  What do you think?  Sales meeting in September on the ship?....Subscribers View - 2/5/19
Vidanta Elegant passed by Puerto Vallarta on its way to Mazatlan. It is now moored for more updating. What do you think? Sales meeting in September on the ship?....Subscribers View - 2/5/19
Valentino Danchev is the Director of Sales for Vida Vacations.  He also likes to race in the Baja cross country races and go fast.  Read all about him in Total Prestige Magazine....Subscribers View - 2/3/19
Valentino Danchev is the Director of Sales for Vida Vacations. He also likes to race in the Baja cross country races and go fast. Read all about him in Total Prestige Magazine....Subscribers View - 2/3/19
Estates construction in Nuevo Vallarta started in Oct 2017.  Now it is official.  Vidanta announced the creation of the Estates Division - an ultra luxury offering.  Stay tuned....Subscribers View - 1/29/19
Estates construction in Nuevo Vallarta started in Oct 2017. Now it is official. Vidanta announced the creation of the Estates Division - an ultra luxury offering. Stay tuned....Subscribers View - 1/29/19
Celebrate Park is aggressively moving forward, for good reason.  Vidanta wants to get the entertainment center up and running to generate more revenues to pay for the construction.  Open in 2022?...Subscribers View - 1/28/19
Celebrate Park is aggressively moving forward, for good reason. Vidanta wants to get the entertainment center up and running to generate more revenues to pay for the construction. Open in 2022?...Subscribers View - 1/28/19
Vidanta Elegant has left Panama and is heading North to Mazatlan for its final updating.  Cruises available in November, 2019?  Stay tuned....Subscribers View - 1/27/19
Vidanta Elegant has left Panama and is heading North to Mazatlan for its final updating. Cruises available in November, 2019? Stay tuned....Subscribers View - 1/27/19
Vidanta Elegant has left Naples for Panama and then on to Mazatlan for its final stages of retrofitting.  Soon we will be offered a chance to sail on a Vidanta Cruise.  Stay tuned.....Subscribers View - 1/19/19
Vidanta Elegant has left Naples for Panama and then on to Mazatlan for its final stages of retrofitting. Soon we will be offered a chance to sail on a Vidanta Cruise. Stay tuned.....Subscribers View - 1/19/19
We are all excited to see construction speed up at Vidanta's East Cape property.  One tower is four stories now and another is underway.  A third is between the two and it is at the foundation stages...Subscribers View - 1/15/19
We are all excited to see construction speed up at Vidanta's East Cape property. One tower is four stories now and another is underway. A third is between the two and it is at the foundation stages...Subscribers View - 1/15/19
Sargassum is Seaweed.  It comes from the middle of the Atlantic and causes a mess on beautiful Caribbean beaches.  We may have more in 2019....Subscribers View - 1/15/19
Sargassum is Seaweed. It comes from the middle of the Atlantic and causes a mess on beautiful Caribbean beaches. We may have more in 2019....Subscribers View - 1/15/19
Esates construction in Nuevo Vallarta started in Oct 2017.  One year later, three buildings and an elevator shaft were under construction.  By December 15, 2018, the buildings reached their height.  Interiors next....Subscribers View - 1/5/19
Esates construction in Nuevo Vallarta started in Oct 2017. One year later, three buildings and an elevator shaft were under construction. By December 15, 2018, the buildings reached their height. Interiors next....Subscribers View - 1/5/19


2018

This post shows construction at the Park since March, 2014 to December 15, 2018.  There is also a neat video showing the building taking place along the border of Jarretaderas. Stay tuned...Subscribers View - 12/28/18
This post shows construction at the Park since March, 2014 to December 15, 2018. There is also a neat video showing the building taking place along the border of Jarretaderas. Stay tuned...Subscribers View - 12/28/18
This article is from an Aimfair member who commented on The Estates and The Park.  Great update! Stay tuned...Subscribers View - 12/20/18
This article is from an Aimfair member who commented on The Estates and The Park. Great update! Stay tuned...Subscribers View - 12/20/18
Construction at Vidanta's East Cape location is progressing.  Three Aimfair members have provided photos of buildings under construction.  2022?  Stay tuned.... Subscribers View - 12/20/18
Construction at Vidanta's East Cape location is progressing. Three Aimfair members have provided photos of buildings under construction. 2022? Stay tuned.... Subscribers View - 12/20/18
What's a Timeshare?  The Street.com contributor offers thoughts on what is a Timeshare.  Interesting comments to adhere to.... - 12/18/18
What's a Timeshare? The Street.com contributor offers thoughts on what is a Timeshare. Interesting comments to adhere to.... - 12/18/18
Aimfair members shared their thoughts and comments with a Vida Vacations representative.  Interesting ideas, but no movement by management.  Stay tuned...Subscribers View - 11/30/18
Aimfair members shared their thoughts and comments with a Vida Vacations representative. Interesting ideas, but no movement by management. Stay tuned...Subscribers View - 11/30/18
Now we learn that Vidanta Alegria is now Vidanta Elegant.  Vidanta Cruises may start service in Spring, 2019.  Stay tuned...Subscribers View - 11/30/18
Now we learn that Vidanta Alegria is now Vidanta Elegant. Vidanta Cruises may start service in Spring, 2019. Stay tuned...Subscribers View - 11/30/18
Puerto Vallarta International Airport is adding 234,000 square feet of new facilities.  They will be welcome, but they also show how tourism is growing in Puerto Vallarta.  Stay tuned... - 11/25/18
Puerto Vallarta International Airport is adding 234,000 square feet of new facilities. They will be welcome, but they also show how tourism is growing in Puerto Vallarta. Stay tuned... - 11/25/18
The Estates - a new division and floor plans.  Located in the state of Jalisco across the Ameca.  Subscribers View - 11/16/18
The Estates - a new division and floor plans. Located in the state of Jalisco across the Ameca. Subscribers View - 11/16/18
Hurricane Willa is moving north and away from Nuevo Vallarta.  All is clear now, but there may be high waters if heavy amounts of rain fall in the Sierra Madre. - 10/23/18
Hurricane Willa is moving north and away from Nuevo Vallarta. All is clear now, but there may be high waters if heavy amounts of rain fall in the Sierra Madre. - 10/23/18
We now have an overview of the Nayar Course and the Greg Norman Course.  It should prove very helpful.  Read all about it...Subscribers View - 10/15/18
We now have an overview of the Nayar Course and the Greg Norman Course. It should prove very helpful. Read all about it...Subscribers View - 10/15/18
Sargassum has broken away from the Sargassum Sea, the only ocean locked sea in the world.  It is creating a mess on all the Caribbean beaches, and some more than others.  Read all about it...Subscribers View - 10/15/18
Sargassum has broken away from the Sargassum Sea, the only ocean locked sea in the world. It is creating a mess on all the Caribbean beaches, and some more than others. Read all about it...Subscribers View - 10/15/18
Construction of the Estates complexes is moving forward  on the other side of the Ameca River next to the Norman Driving Range.  Stay tuned...Subscribers View - 10/10/18
Construction of the Estates complexes is moving forward on the other side of the Ameca River next to the Norman Driving Range. Stay tuned...Subscribers View - 10/10/18
More information is coming out about Vidanta Cruises, but no official announcement yet.  Stay tuned...Subscribers View - 10/8/18
More information is coming out about Vidanta Cruises, but no official announcement yet. Stay tuned...Subscribers View - 10/8/18
The Ritz Carlton ships are modern cruising ships.  Maybe Vidanta Cruises will be the same.  Stay tuned...Subscribers View - 10/8/18
The Ritz Carlton ships are modern cruising ships. Maybe Vidanta Cruises will be the same. Stay tuned...Subscribers View - 10/8/18
Recent articles claim the new development at Vidanta's Nuevo Vallarta property has negatively altered the natural flow of the Ameca River, and the changes to the flow of the river might cause flooding of the neighboring town of Jarretaderas.  There are two sides to this story, and they are layed out in this article.  Subscribers View - 10/7/18
Recent articles claim the new development at Vidanta's Nuevo Vallarta property has negatively altered the natural flow of the Ameca River, and the changes to the flow of the river might cause flooding of the neighboring town of Jarretaderas. There are two sides to this story, and they are layed out in this article. Subscribers View - 10/7/18
The grassy knoll above the Mayan Palace pool area in Nuevo Vallarta is slated to become a shopping and restaurant area.  Hakkasan Group is reportedly working on designs with the Rockwell Group.  Subscribers View - 10/3/18
The grassy knoll above the Mayan Palace pool area in Nuevo Vallarta is slated to become a shopping and restaurant area. Hakkasan Group is reportedly working on designs with the Rockwell Group. Subscribers View - 10/3/18
Don't fall for the fake offer to represent you in a legal action against timeshare resorts that did not live up to their promises.  Don't fall for the scam! - 10/2/18
Don't fall for the fake offer to represent you in a legal action against timeshare resorts that did not live up to their promises. Don't fall for the scam! - 10/2/18

Tap here to view a summary of updates that the sales department said came from the Sales Convention in Spain that was recently held.  Stay tuned....  Subscribers Views - 9/28/18
Tap here to view a summary of updates that the sales department said came from the Sales Convention in Spain that was recently held. Stay tuned.... Subscribers Views - 9/28/18
It appears the Estates homes and buildings will be located between the Norman Driving Range and the Ameca River.  Stay tuned....  Subscribers Views - 9/19/18
It appears the Estates homes and buildings will be located between the Norman Driving Range and the Ameca River. Stay tuned.... Subscribers Views - 9/19/18
Additional news about Vidanta and its cruise ambitions has surfaced.  Mixed reports.  Subscribers Views - 9/18/18
Additional news about Vidanta and its cruise ambitions has surfaced. Mixed reports. Subscribers Views - 9/18/18
More fake offers to rent unused Bonus Weeks by scammers are making the rounds again.  Email claims to be from Vidanta but is not.  Don't fall for the scam! - 9/7/18
More fake offers to rent unused Bonus Weeks by scammers are making the rounds again. Email claims to be from Vidanta but is not. Don't fall for the scam! - 9/7/18
Now Cruisenews posted an article stating Vidanta Alegria has a new name:  Vidanta Elegant.  The ship is still in Naples  Stay tuned...Subscribers view. - 8/23/18
Now Cruisenews posted an article stating Vidanta Alegria has a new name: Vidanta Elegant. The ship is still in Naples Stay tuned...Subscribers view. - 8/23/18
A second series of calls from a person impersonating an official from the Mexico Tourism Board.  Don't send information or money...7/25/18.
A second series of calls from a person impersonating an official from the Mexico Tourism Board. Don't send information or money...7/25/18.
Sr. Iván Chávez, Executive Vice President of Vidanta, is named to the President's Council of the Inter-American Dialogue. - 7/11/18
Sr. Iván Chávez, Executive Vice President of Vidanta, is named to the President's Council of the Inter-American Dialogue. - 7/11/18
Cruisemapper.com posted an update on Vidanta Alegria.  History is provided and the possibility of Vidanta Cruises operating a small ship cruise line.  Stay tuned...Subscribers view. - 7/7/18
Cruisemapper.com posted an update on Vidanta Alegria. History is provided and the possibility of Vidanta Cruises operating a small ship cruise line. Stay tuned...Subscribers view. - 7/7/18
The Oregon FBI office posted a warning to timeshare owners.  Good advice! - 6/18/18
The Oregon FBI office posted a warning to timeshare owners. Good advice! - 6/18/18
Creactive - Cirque du Soleil's newest entertainment venue.  Now in two Club Med facilities and soon to be in a Toronto retail center.  Stay tuned.... Subscribers View -  5/29/18
Creactive - Cirque du Soleil's newest entertainment venue. Now in two Club Med facilities and soon to be in a Toronto retail center. Stay tuned.... Subscribers View - 5/29/18
Google Earth images show a tower under construction and a sales office at the top of a knoll.  Stay tuned.  Subscribers View - 5/29/18
Google Earth images show a tower under construction and a sales office at the top of a knoll. Stay tuned. Subscribers View - 5/29/18
Greg Norman tweeted photos of him surveying the East Cape location.  Stay tuned.... Subscribers View - 5/29/18
Greg Norman tweeted photos of him surveying the East Cape location. Stay tuned.... Subscribers View - 5/29/18
This video from the air shows how large The Park is going to be.  Stunning for sure!  Stay tuned.... Subscribers View -  5/29/18
This video from the air shows how large The Park is going to be. Stunning for sure! Stay tuned.... Subscribers View - 5/29/18
Construction on the other side of the Ameca River is underway.  No announcements that we know of yet.  Stay tuned.... Subscribers View -  5/17/18
Construction on the other side of the Ameca River is underway. No announcements that we know of yet. Stay tuned.... Subscribers View - 5/17/18
The Vidanta Forum starts today, May 16 and closes on May 19, 2018 at the Grand Convention Center in Nuevo Vallarta.  Tourism in Mexico is the general theme.  Attend if you can. - 5/16/18
The Vidanta Forum starts today, May 16 and closes on May 19, 2018 at the Grand Convention Center in Nuevo Vallarta. Tourism in Mexico is the general theme. Attend if you can. - 5/16/18
This is Marty's second video for the year.  Emphasis is on Entertainment as well as wonderful views of the property. Thank you again, Marty.... Subscribers View - 5/13/18
This is Marty's second video for the year. Emphasis is on Entertainment as well as wonderful views of the property. Thank you again, Marty.... Subscribers View - 5/13/18
Larry and Maria spent the last two weeks of May in Nuevo Vallarta and sent us updated photos of La Comer, Tower 6, The Park and what looks to be Estates construction.  Nice update!  Please subscribe to view this post - 5-9-18
Larry and Maria spent the last two weeks of May in Nuevo Vallarta and sent us updated photos of La Comer, Tower 6, The Park and what looks to be Estates construction. Nice update! Please subscribe to view this post - 5-9-18
Here is another scammer's offer.  The scammer proposes to pay a lump sum for a number of weeks.  Any fees paid are paid by the renter from proceeds held in a title company.  Don't fall for this scam! - 4/30/18
Here is another scammer's offer. The scammer proposes to pay a lump sum for a number of weeks. Any fees paid are paid by the renter from proceeds held in a title company. Don't fall for this scam! - 4/30/18
Scammers are emailing fake offers to rent unused bonus weeks.  Email claims to be from Vidanta but is not.  Don't fall for the scam! - 4/23/18
Scammers are emailing fake offers to rent unused bonus weeks. Email claims to be from Vidanta but is not. Don't fall for the scam! - 4/23/18
Vidanta Alegria has sailed from Cadiz, Spain and is now in Naples, Italy for more refurbishment.  Stay tuned...Subscribers View - 4/17/18
Vidanta Alegria has sailed from Cadiz, Spain and is now in Naples, Italy for more refurbishment. Stay tuned...Subscribers View - 4/17/18
Marty enjoys sharing videos he takes with his drone.  This is his second year.  Very fun.  Another to come.  Stay tuned.... Subscribers View - 4/5/18
Marty enjoys sharing videos he takes with his drone. This is his second year. Very fun. Another to come. Stay tuned.... Subscribers View - 4/5/18
New dredging is taking place between the Vidanta entrance and the Ameca River.  Water Park?  Who knows.  Stay tuned.... Subscribers View - 3/24/18
New dredging is taking place between the Vidanta entrance and the Ameca River. Water Park? Who knows. Stay tuned.... Subscribers View - 3/24/18
Cookie and Bruce recently spent a week in the Luxxe Jungle Suite in Riviera Maya.  In spite of some reviews on TripAdvisor, their's was very positive.  BTW, the Lazy River may be finished soon.  Stay tuned.... Subscribers View - 3/21/18
Cookie and Bruce recently spent a week in the Luxxe Jungle Suite in Riviera Maya. In spite of some reviews on TripAdvisor, their's was very positive. BTW, the Lazy River may be finished soon. Stay tuned.... Subscribers View - 3/21/18
Wyndham is spinning their hotel group into a public entity and their timeshare group into RCI as seen on Travelpulse.com - 3/20/18
Wyndham is spinning their hotel group into a public entity and their timeshare group into RCI as seen on Travelpulse.com - 3/20/18
The Grand Mayan at San Jose del Cabo is changing.  New restaurants, new venues and new units.  What fun...Subscribers View - 3/18/18
The Grand Mayan at San Jose del Cabo is changing. New restaurants, new venues and new units. What fun...Subscribers View - 3/18/18
Vidanta Nayarit,  the new name for Vidanta's property at Nuevo Vallarta, has changed dramatically over the past ten years!  Exceeded our expectations in 2007, when we first bought...Subscribers View - 3/18/18
Vidanta Nayarit, the new name for Vidanta's property at Nuevo Vallarta, has changed dramatically over the past ten years! Exceeded our expectations in 2007, when we first bought...Subscribers View - 3/18/18
The next time you visit the Grand Mayan in San Jose del Cabo, you will be treated to a new entertainment and dining experience.  Let us know your opinions...Subscribers View - 3/3/18
The next time you visit the Grand Mayan in San Jose del Cabo, you will be treated to a new entertainment and dining experience. Let us know your opinions...Subscribers View - 3/3/18
This is a great comparison of fake and real.  The fake domain looks like the real one!  Look closely when you get unusual emails from people you don't know.... - 2/16/18
This is a great comparison of fake and real. The fake domain looks like the real one! Look closely when you get unusual emails from people you don't know.... - 2/16/18
Sugar Creek Investments, Charlotte, North Carolina - Beware!! - 2/12/18
Sugar Creek Investments, Charlotte, North Carolina - Beware!! - 2/12/18
Getting on and off the property in Nuevo Vallarta by foot - Gate open now?...Subscribers View - 2/12/18
Getting on and off the property in Nuevo Vallarta by foot - Gate open now?...Subscribers View - 2/12/18
Wyndham is being challenged in court over its sales and reservation practices.  The important information for us is knowledge that making reservations are a challenge for members of other timeshare companies as well...Subscribers View - 2/11/18
Wyndham is being challenged in court over its sales and reservation practices. The important information for us is knowledge that making reservations are a challenge for members of other timeshare companies as well...Subscribers View - 2/11/18
Wyndham Vacation Ownership, Inc. is being charged with a number of allecgations in Tennessee.  One of the alleged issues is its practice of manipulating reservations.  The issues are interesting, industry wide problems. - 2/11/18
Wyndham Vacation Ownership, Inc. is being charged with a number of allecgations in Tennessee. One of the alleged issues is its practice of manipulating reservations. The issues are interesting, industry wide problems. - 2/11/18
The Scammers are out calling everyone again.  Remember, scammers will not publish a legal address.  Don't Send Money! - 2/10/18
The Scammers are out calling everyone again. Remember, scammers will not publish a legal address. Don't Send Money! - 2/10/18
Inheriting a timeshare could be a big liability.  CNBCNews posted a great article on February 5, 2018 - 2/8/18
Inheriting a timeshare could be a big liability. CNBCNews posted a great article on February 5, 2018 - 2/8/18
The State of the US Timeshare Industry in 2016 - 2/7/18
The State of the US Timeshare Industry in 2016 - 2/7/18
The first two Gatherings of the year were successful.  Thank you to those who participated and to Vida Vacations and Brett Estes for hosting. ...Subscribers View - 1/12/18
The first two Gatherings of the year were successful. Thank you to those who participated and to Vida Vacations and Brett Estes for hosting. ...Subscribers View - 1/12/18
Design teams for The Park have changed. Goddard Group is no longer involved. Opening has been pushed out to 2020, if not later.  Stay tuned ...Subscribers View - 1/12/18
Design teams for The Park have changed. Goddard Group is no longer involved. Opening has been pushed out to 2020, if not later. Stay tuned ...Subscribers View - 1/12/18









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