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Riviera Nayarit

Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Western Sierra Madre Mountain in Mexico, Riviera Nayarit is an outstanding tropical paradise with a Pacific coastline for about 200miles. Lush green mountains and endless beautiful golden beaches await you to discover them. With sunshine almost throughout the year, it is an ideal holiday destination

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The region of Riviera Nayarit got its name from Mexico’s tourism board of the same name was created in hope of differentiating this section of Mexico’s Pacific coast from its more popular neighbor, Puerto Vallarta. Banderas Bay, Compostela, San Blas, Santiago, and Tecuala Mexico compose Riviera Nayarit.

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Banderas Bay is the most touristic region of the area, it is the largest natural bay in Mexico, with a coastline extending to 68 kilometers from north of Puerto Vallarta. A bay of tropical beauty! Here every winter you can view an incredible phenomenon of whales giving birth to their babies. Puerto Vallarta, the closest airport, is only 15 minutes away from the start of the Riviera Nayarit. And the farthest part of the region where most tourists visit, San Blas, is about three hours away from Puerto Vallarta. Visit Nuevo Vallarta and Punta de Mita there are both areas of extreme beauty and iconic scenery, places full of resorts and villas. Sayulita is ideal for surfing, shopping, and hanging out by the beach.

Things to do in Riviera Nayarit

For nature and water lovers, there are islands and national parks such as Isla Marietas with its “Hidden Beach”.: Isla Jaguar-Marismas and Isla Isabel National Park. Regardless of the place, you are staying you’ll have opportunities to deep-sea fish, jet-ski, kayak, scuba dive, paddleboard, and more. During May through September whale sharks are spotted throughout the area, and the whale-watching season for blue whales, orcas and more begins mid-December and ends in May. Birdwatching is a popular activity along the water, and there are also plenty of interior hiking trails and jungle walks to walk.

Try the local dishes! The food lovers will get excited with the Pescado zarandeado which is a grilled fish and aguachile a shrimp ceviche.

Family fun in Riviera Nayarit

A family holiday in Riviera Nayarit means extra fun and sightseeing! Go to Sayulita, it is a surfers town that kids will love, while at the San Blas you can watch a plethora of birds and learn about its history as a fishing village. Don’t forget that Riviera Nayarit is an ideal place to view whales birth and spot various whales species, your kids will love it.

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