Thursday, September 21, 2017

Welcome Autumn At The Beach With The Riviera Nayarit’s Promotions

  • Twenty-nine of the destination’s hotels have announced their promotions for the upcoming season, which include discounts from 12 to 55%; free kids’ stays per room; free amenities and golf; spa credits; and much more.

It’s just a few days until summer’s end in Mexico’s Pacific Treasure, but the weather is still pretty prefect: sun, warmth, clean beaches and the best hotels await visitors to the destination, which is already preparing for the upcoming fall season.

The Riviera Nayarit Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) and the Hotel and Motel Association of Bahía de Banderas have launched their Seasonal Offers to pamper domestic and foreign visitors; the promotions will be good from September 23 through November 16, 2017.

Participating hotels
There are 29 participating hotels located in Nuevo Vallarta, Flamingos and Punta de Mita, as well as in the coastal towns of La Cruz de Huanacaxtle, Bucerías and Rincón de Guayabitos.

Riviera Nayarit Visits Atlanta’s Delta University

  • Mexico’s Pacific Treasure and Puerto Vallarta shared their tourism product with 1,200 travel agents from 10 US states and Canada. 

The joint promotional efforts of the Riviera Nayarit and Puerto Vallarta took them to one of the most important events in wholesale commerce: the yearly Delta Vacations’ Delta University held in Atlanta, Georgia, held from September 16-17 with the participation of over 1,200 agents from the United States and Canada.

Delta Vacations (formerly MLT) is the wholesale operator that manages Delta Airlines’ vacation product. The destination has a close relationship with the airline, as it’s one of the companies that bring in the most travelers via their direct flights from Los Angeles, Atlanta, Detroit, New York, Seattle and Salt Lake City.

During this working tour, the Riviera Nayarit Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) undertook several activities, including a presentation for over 800 travel agents, two seminars for another 60 agents plus a trade show in which all the agents participated; the team helped incentivize them with different interactive activities.

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Riviera Nayarit Forms Part Of The Pacific Alliance Tour

  • The promotional work performed by the Riviera Nayarit Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB), which has been focused on opening new markets in South America, is already showing results.

The Riviera Nayarit and Puerto Vallarta worked together for a week of intense promotion in South America’s emerging markets during the IV Pacific Alliance Tour, arranged by the Mexico Tourism Board (MTB) office in Colombia.

The activities took place from September 1-6 and included a packed schedule of seminars, presentations, workshops, and promotional visits; the team contacted over 300 travel agents in total.

The countries of Mexico, Chile, Peru, and Colombia make up the Pacific Alliance, which is why it’s so important for the Riviera Nayarit and Puerto Vallarta to take part in these international activities that strengthen ties and collaboration with these nations.

Lucero Guerrero, Sales and Promotions Manager for the Riviera Nayarit Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB), was the lead representative for the destination; she was joined by Omar Macedo, of the MTB; and Rafael Moreno, representing the region of Colombia.

The Tour began in Santiago de Chile. From September 1-3 they were present at the Travel and Vacations Fair (VyVa, by its acronym in Spanish), which targets tourism professionals and direct sales to the public. Chile’s top operators and travel agencies were there along with some three thousand attendees.

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Riviera Nayarit and Bahía de Banderas, Working Together to Benefit Tourism

  • The region’s business sector will work together with the municipal government to build 10 thousand new hotel rooms, according to an announcement made during the establishment of the 10th Bahía de Banderas City Council 2017-2021.

Over 10 thousand new hotel rooms will be built in the Riviera Nayarit-Bahía de Banderas area within the next four years, thanks to a joint effort between the business sector of the region and the municipal government, led by Jaime Cuevas Tello.

During the establishment of the 10th Bahía de Banderas City Council for the time period 2017-2021, Fernando González Ortega, President of the Bahía de Banderas Hotel and Motel Association, reiterated what the Mayor announced in reference to the commitment and good faith of both sides to work together in regards to infrastructure and tourism.

“It’s a big challenge, the municipality has grown and there are a lot of demands placed on services, on the infrastructure. We’ve contacted and are working with Doctor Cuevas Tello: we are well aware of the importance of the moment we’re in and we hope we can count on his collaboration and lend him our support as well, so we can all back the promotional strategies we’ve been implementing with such success,” he said.

Monday, September 18, 2017

Chef Betty Vázquez Presented With National Tourism Education Award

  • Amestur acknowledged the quality work of the Riviera Nayarit’s Culinary Ambassador supporting culinary education, tourism and culture.

Chef Betty Vázquez, Culinary Ambassador to the Riviera Nayarit, has received the 2017 National Tourism Education Award given by the Mexican Association of Higher Education in Tourism and Gastronomy (Amestur, by its acronym in Spanish), based on an analysis of her professional tenure.

The announcement was made by the president of the Advisory Committee and Dr. José Luis Isidor Cato, representative of the Amestur general assembly, who pointed out that the organism’s recognition committee took into account the high quality of the Nayarit-born chef’s activities in support of culinary education, tourism and national culture.   

Chef Betty shared her joy and gratitude for the award direct from Calgary, Canada, where she was participating in the Women Chefs & Restauranteurs (WCR), an educational conference where the attendees take part in inspiring dialogues, educational workshops, and networking events, all with the slogan “People. Purpose, Passion.”

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Friday, September 15, 2017

Riviera Nayarit Joins The International Beach Cleanup Day

  • September 23, 2017 will be a cleanup day for local beaches and rivers as well as for the Islas Marietas National Park; the work begins at 10 a.m. and continues through till 10 p.m.

The Riviera Nayarit Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) is joining the crews working on the International Beach Cleanup Day that will take place on September 23, 2017 with the slogan: “Put trash in its place, so the beach is a clean space!”

Keeping the region’s beaches clean helps its image with tourists, plus it helps the environment and raises the quality of life for both visitors and those who live here, making it a shared responsibility. This is why several entities have joined the effort, including the National Commission of Protected Areas (Conanp, by its acronym in Spanish), Sierra de Vallejo-Río Ameca, Bahía Unida, Islas Marietas National Park, the Environmental Office of the Puerto Vallarta City Council and the Cabo Corrientes City Council. Both Puerto Vallarta and Cabo Corrientes have their own program.

The cleanup will include not only the beaches but also the rivers and the Islas Marietas National Park; work begins at 10 a.m. and lasts through 10 p.m.

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Lonely Planet Dedicates Its Mexico Edition To Nayarit’s Gastronomy

  • Mexico’s Pacific Treasure’s cuisine is front and center in August’s From the Source Cookbook with four delicious traditional recipes from four prestigious chefs.

Lonely Planet, the top travel editorial house in the world, recently presented its latest From the Source Cookbook, Mexico Edition, that included the distinctive dishes of Nayarit straight from the kitchens where they were perfected by the most representative chefs in the destination.

The book is comprised of 70 classic recipes from different destinations within the country, with a delicious mix of dishes from appetizers to desserts. Canadian Lindsay Laukner Gundlock, who lives in Mexico City, photographed all the recipes, which were compiled by talented writers. The recipes are accompanied by a bio of the chef who created them and a short history of each dish.

Come Celebrate Mexico’s Independence Day In The Riviera Nayarit

  • The hotels in Mexico’s Pacific Treasure celebrate Independence Day with different events and some very Mexican culinary experiences.

Hotels in the Riviera Nayarit have programmed several events to celebrate Mexico’s Independence Day on September 15th. There’s no doubt it’s one of the very best times to spend a few days in this destination.

Tequila, mariachi bands, Mexican delicacies and plenty of fun—not to mention some spectacular dinners with renowned chefs—are all part of the programs created by some of the resorts to welcome their visitors.

Here’s a peek at some of the activities:

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Virtuoso Agents Promote The Riviera Nayarit Among Millennials

  • Chelsea Martin, US travel advisor and lifestyle influencer, visited Mexico’s Pacific Treasure—a Virtuoso Preferred destination—and shared her experiences on her Instagram account.

There’s a growing number of millennials who are identifying as influencers as well as Virtuoso travel agents; these are the men and women who are setting trends and moving the luxury market for this generation.

One of these top influencers is 20-year-old Chelsea Martin, who recently toured Mexico’s Pacific Treasure by invitation of the Riviera Nayarit Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) so she could experience the destination firsthand.

Chelsea is a native of San Diego, California, and is a luxury travel advisor and lifestyle blogger. She travels over 250 days out of the year and all her trips are logged on her successful blog, Passport to Friday. According to her blog: “I’m Chelsea, a 20-something travel director, jumping from place to place helping run corporate and incentive events around the world. As often as I organize, plan, and ‘hack’ the travel system, I also zeal in local food, fitness and adrenaline-pumping adventures.”

Monday, September 11, 2017

Landmark Summer Season For Riviera Nayarit, Mexico


The destination reports favorable results this summer season, with hotel occupancy closing at 84 % and more than 300 thousand visitors

Riviera Nayarit, Mexico –  Riviera Nayarit is experiencing an excellent summer season.  In July, there was a total of 87.43% in hotel occupancy and an influx of more than 218,000 tourists, both domestic and foreign. Expectations for August are high with an occupancy of 86.17% and the number of visitors through August 18 reaching 305,813 – already exceeding the 276,284 visitors in the same period in 2016.

Marc Murphy, director general of the Riviera Nayarit Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB), pointed out that the "offseason" no longer exists in the destination as it did 15 years ago; now there are only high and medium seasons.  "The constant training of travel agents and meeting planners, as well as the implementation of Promotion, Public Relations and Marketing strategies continue to bring positive results. With an increase in the number of visitors and high occupancy levels in the year to date, we expect an even better outcome this winter,” stated Murphy.

Per the CVB’s Barometer survey and analysis for the period of January to July 2017, the results show that the average hotel occupancy in the destination during these first seven months was 80.5%. Regarding overnight tourists during the period, the Barometer shows a total of 1,399,498 compared to the 1,230,704 that was registered for the same period in 2016 – representing an increase of 13.7%.  The total number of occupied rooms in January – July 2017 was 7,019,926.

Other destination milestone comparisons between July 2016 and July 2017 include:
  •  an increase of international travelers from 53,767 to 67,525
  •  international tourists per night are also up from 262,132 to 425,479
  •  the total monthly tourism revenue rose from US$161,555,762 to US$1,722,146,711.08
  • an average nightly room rate increase of 2.7%
  • average expenditure per person of those traveling from the United States rose from US$1,291.75 to US$1,378.12
  • average Canadian visitor expenditure increased from US$1,306.84 to $1,457.66, an increase in Canadian dollars from CN$1,620.02 to CN$1,807.09
  • higher hotel rates and higher occupancy were achieved for Compostela and San Blas when comparing July 2016 and July 2017, yielding higher revenue for these two towns.

Murphy also highlights that Riviera Nayarit’s gateway town of Nuevo Vallarta has been included among the 40 most friendly cities in Latin America by – which undoubtedly benefits the destination as the results are based on visitor experiences. "Although some may think it’s just another award, it really is the result of hard work and quality of service as well as the kindness and hospitality that we provide to everyone traveler who comes to the destination," he added.

In fact, the July Barometer shows an average overall satisfaction of visitors coming to the destination from the United States at 9.4 and 9.3 for those traveling from Canada. The travel experience and recommendations to visit Riviera Nayarit were both rated at 9.5. Most notably, tourist ratings of overall safety in the destination was 9.7. *All ratings are based on a 10-point system.

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About Riviera Nayarit                   
In 2017, Riviera Nayarit is celebrating its 10th anniversary as the premier destination of Mexico. Renowned for its matchless luxury and protected natural wonders, Riviera Nayarit stretches along 192 miles of pristine Pacific coastline framed by the majestic Sierra Madre Mountains. Just ten minutes north of the Gustavo Díaz Ordaz International Airport (PVR), this region within the State of Nayarit includes the resort town of Nuevo Vallarta, the historic village of San Blas, exclusive celebrity hideout Punta Mita, “boho-chic” surfing haven Sayulita, picturesque fishing villages, miles of serene beaches and the spectacular Banderas Bay. Riviera Nayarit dazzles guests from all over the globe with activities such as: PGA golf courses, luxury spas, whale watching, turtle releases, zip lining, surfing, bird watching, international cuisine and artwork from the native Huichol tribe. The region attracts and satiates vacationers of all tastes and budgets with its wide range of accommodations including chic luxury resorts, eco-tourism boutique hotels and quaint B&B inns.       

Riviera Nayarit is recognized as a “Virtuoso Preferred Destination.” In 2017, National Geographic named Playa del Amor one of the top 21 beaches in the world, Forbes selected Riviera Nayarit as one of the top destinations of the year, and Flight Network ranked Riviera Nayarit the fourth of 22 best luxury honeymoon destinations in the world. Showcasing the high caliber of Riviera Nayarit’s accommodations and restaurants, the destination is home to a total of four AAA Five Diamond hotels, 11 AAA Four Diamond hotels, one AAA Five Diamond restaurant, six AAA Four Diamond restaurants, 13 AAA Three Diamond hotels and 26 AAA Three Diamond restaurants.

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The Riviera Nayarit To Host The 2018 North American Optimist Championship

  • The Vallarta Yacht Club, located next to the Paradise Village Hotel, will organize the competition to be held from June 24 – July 1, 2018; 180 kids and adolescents from 22 countries are expected to participate.

The Riviera Nayarit received confirmation from the International Optimist Dingy Association (IODA) that it will be the official host of the 2018 North American Optimist Championship to be held next year from June 24 – July 1 at the Vallarta Yacht Club, located next to the Paradise Village Hotel.

This one of seven continental championships held around the world for Optimist Sailing, and has the backing of the Mexican Sailing Federation (FMV, by its acronym in Spanish) the endorsement of the IODA and the World Sailing Federation.

The championship is open to athletes from North America, South America and the Caribbean, namely boys and girls between the ages of 12 and 15 who have been chosen by their respective associations. Another six non-U.S. groups may also be invited based on qualifying criteria obtained during last year’s world championship. Recent competitions included teams from Australia, New Zealand, Switzerland, Japan, Germany, Singapore and Greece.

The Riviera Nayarit Welcomes Three Film Production Crews In August

  • Mexico’s Pacific Treasure has positioned itself as a strong destination for film production both on a national and an international level thanks to its diverse scenery and locations, which are perfect fodder for the cameras.

The month of August was very busy, with three Mexican production companies visiting the Riviera Nayarit to tape everything from commercials to scenes from a reality show at some of the destination’s finest locations.

One of the objectives of the Riviera Nayarit Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) is to lend its support to film, television and commercial production in order to promote the destination’s attractions via public relations efforts, which generate a greater impact at a lower cost than traditional paid advertising.

As a result of the department’s work, Mexican production company The Liftmx was in San Francisco from August 3-6 to tape a Corona beer commercial, which generated revenue of approximately 120,000 pesos. Meanwhile, production company Central Films was in Nuevo Vallarta from August 5-8 taping a commercial for Volkswagen vehicles at the El Tigre Golf Course in Paradise Village.

Friday, September 8, 2017

10 Dreamy Swimming Pools in the Riviera Nayarit

Whenever tourists arrive at a beach destination, they not only think of spending time on the sand, but they also like to relax by a beautiful pool.

These dreamy swimming pools are the kind that can take your breath away: they’re an ode to relaxation and nature and, above all, offer luxury for every one of your senses.

We picked ten of the top pools in the Riviera Nayarit that inspire a sense of wellbeing. While they may seem simply part of a hotel, their view, scenery and design places them far above the rest.

Thursday, September 7, 2017

VII American Express Punta Mita Gourmet & Golf Classic Announced

  • From November 30 – December 3, 2017, Punta Mita will host the event that highlights all the facets of the destination: luxury, golf, wine and haute cuisine will all be showcased against a backdrop only the Riviera Nayarit can offer.

The St. Regis Punta Mita Resort, Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita, Punta Mita Resorts and the Riviera Nayarit Convention and Visitors Bureau recently announced the celebration of the VII American Express Punta Mita Gourmet & Golf Classic 2017 to be held from November 30 – December 3, 2017.

The details were discussed during a press conference Tuesday in Mexico City with the participation of Lorena Ochoa, considered the best Mexican golfer of all time with 27 LPGA titles and membership in the Golf Hall of Fame; she has also been named the event’s Ambassador.

Also present, James Hughes, General Manager for The St. Regis Punta Mita Resort; and Gonzalo Güelman Ros, Resort Manager for the Four Seasons Punta Mita. Sponsor representatives included Santiago Fernández, Managing Director, American Express México; Andrés Rossetto, Tourism Development Director for Punta Mita Resorts; Anko van der Werff, Director of Revenue for Aeroméxico; and Richard Zarkin, Public Relations Manager for the Riviera Nayarit Convention and Visitors Bureau.

There were also representatives from 23 different national and international media present, specializing in sports and adventure, lifestyle and gastronomy.

The Punta Mita Gourmet & Golf Classic has become a tradition in Punta Mita, representing everything a lover of luxury could wish for: a long weekend filled with great golf; a fantastic culinary offering created by the most talented chefs, mixologists and sommeliers; incredible parties under the sun and stars; and, of course, excellent company.

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Riviera Nayarit and Puerto Vallarta Ready to Conquer the North

  • The joint promotional campaign will visit Helsinki, Copenhagen, Stockholm and Oslo to train more than 160 travel agents who will sell the new Finnair flight.

The Riviera Nayarit together with Puerto Vallarta is taking their work on the road to these Nordic countries for promotional, public relations and advertising work linked with Finnair’s new air service that starts Fall-Winter. It includes a seasonal direct flight between Helsinki and this tourism destination, which comes to 5,346 new seats. 

The promotional visit is comprised of events in four different cities in four countries: Helsinki, Finland; Stockholm, Sweden; Copenhagen, Denmark; and Oslo, Norway. They will hold seminars to train at least 160 travel agents—30 per city—on the many attractions available in Puerto Vallarta-Riviera Nayarit.

The first stop on Monday was Helsinki, where Carlos Eguiarte, representative from the Riviera Nayarit Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB), and Luis Antonio Villaseñor, representative from the Puerto Vallarta Tourism Trust (Fidetur), gave a presentation before Ernesto Céspedes Oropeza, Mexico’s Ambassador in Finland, along with top executives from Finnair and wholesaler Aurinkomatkat.

Tori Spelling And Dean McDermott Return To The Riviera Nayarit

  • The actress and businesswoman enjoyed some family time off at the Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita, located on the Riviera Nayarit’s Glamour Peninsula.

The luxury and exclusivity of the Riviera Nayarit’s Glamour Peninsula has once again attracted the attention of actress and businesswoman Tori Spelling, who visited accompanied by her husband, actor Dean McDermott, and their five children. They spent a spectacular weekend at the Four Seasons Punta Mita hotel.

It was Tori herself who published a series of images on her social media, which showed her happy and relaxed with her family, enjoying the attention offered by the hotel and the natural beauty of this tourism destination.

The couple has five children: Liam, 10; Stella, 9; Hattie, 5; and Finn, 4, as well as the baby, Beau Dean, who is only 6 months old.

Spelling is known for her role as Donna Martin in the TV series Beverly Hills 90210, which ran from October 4, 1990 to May 17, 2000 during prime time on FOX TV. Since then, she appeared on a few chapters of the series Saved by the Bell and in independent films including A Trick and The House of Yes, as well as small roles on big screen films including Scream 2 and Scary Movie 2. Currently she stars in the reality show, Celebreality, on VH1.

During her stay at the Four Seasons Punta Mita the actress shared images of her children; the most liked was the sweet image of her with baby Beau Dean, who was born on March 2nd of this year: “#babybeau and I all geared up for the lazy river @fspuntamita #swimgressisthenewbikini #sixmonths #bandanabeau.”

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Influencers and Media Publicize Riviera Nayarit Events

  • Four bloggers, one actor and two Lifestyle print media visited the destination to cover the Punta Mita Beach Festival, which took place on August 12-13 in the Glamour Peninsula.

A group of influencers and Mexican journalists who focus on the luxury segment were in the Riviera Nayarit last month to cover the Punta Mita Beach Festival; the visit focused on obtaining more coverage for this type of event within the Millennial generation.

The 5th Punta Mita Beach Festival took place August 12-13 at the Kupuri Beach Club, where the best of sports, cuisine and luxury came together in Mexico’s most exclusive residential enclave.

Thanks to the work done by the Riviera Nayarit CVB’s Public Relations department, five well-known influencers with large followings on social media were present, all of whom posted frequently on the Festival activities. The visiting influencers included: Gabriel Ibarzábal, one of the top fashion bloggers in Latin America; Gaby Gómez, blogger fashion and beauty (Moda Capital); Guillermo Martínez (Memo Capital), blogger, photographer, traveler and motorcycle aficionado; Maarten Dannenberg, actor and blogger; and Mex Alex, a Swiss blogger who is passionate about Mexico. She owns a lifestyle, fashion and travel blog.

According to a preliminary report, there were a total of 99 posts on Instagram, Facebook Twitter and various blogs where they mention the Riviera Nayarit, Punta de Mita and the Punta Mita Beach Festival, garnering a total of 929,830 media impressions worth $1,567,500 pesos, had they been paid for.

Chic Passport reporter María Elena Gallegos Caballero was also present; the publication is a monthly supplement with a print run of 45 thousand, distributed for free in San Pedro Garza Garcia (Monterrey) and Mexico City. It focuses on travel to the trendiest destinations, must-see hotspots and recommendations for making any trip better and more fun.

Mexico Travel Channel Broadcasts the Riviera Nayarit’s Charms

  • Mexico’s Pacific Treasure is gaining traction with a younger market segment thanks to shows like Ruta Joven and Tour al Descubierto.

The production team for Mexico Travel Channel’s Ruta Joven and Tour al Descubierto were in town to tape both these shows as part of the activities organized by the Riviera Nayarit’s Public Relations department. The shows were transmitted on Monday, August 28 and Wednesday, August 30, respectively.

These productions are the result of actions set into motion by the Public Relations department of the Riviera Nayarit Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB), in order to continue positioning the destination by focusing on its natural beauty and unique culture.

Mexico Travel Channel is transmitted via the main cable stations throughout Mexico, Latin America and Europe, and has an audience of more than 12 million viewers; it’s also viewed on an open signal in the United States.

“The Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) lends its support to the Mexico Travel Channel’s programs such as Ruta Joven and Tour al Descubierto as they not only contribute to the promotion of the destination, but in this case, they also work to attract tourists from the younger segments,” said Marc Murphy, Managing Director for this tourism promotion office.

Friday, September 1, 2017

Luxury Travelers in Mexico Prefer the Riviera Nayarit for the Fall

  • According to a survey conducted by Virtuoso among its affiliate travel agencies in Mexico, this year’s trends show premium travelers are enjoying traveling throughout the country—and Mexico’s Pacific Treasure is among their top-rated destinations.

The Riviera Nayarit is among the top five tourism destinations in Mexico with the highest demand for the fall season from premium Mexican travelers, this according to a survey conducted by Virtuoso among its affiliate agencies in Mexico.

The survey was published during the 29th edition of the Virtuoso Travel Week, which took place from August 12-18 in Las Vegas, Nevada. It’s considered the most important event in the tourism industry directed to the top luxury segment, which includes the most exclusive properties and services (hotels, cruise lines, airlines and tour operators) from around the world.

Virtuoso is an international travel agency specializing in luxury tourism. Membership in this organization is by invitation only and includes around 800 agencies, with over 15,200 travel advisors and nearly 1,700 associates in 45 countries around the globe. Its travel advisors use their global connections to plan the most memorable experiences possible for their clients, from a getaway weekend to dream vacations.

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Golf, a Riviera Nayarit Tourist Attraction

  • Mexico’s Pacific Treasure offers the opportunity to experience this sport at its very best thanks to the excellent design of its seven courses as well as the magnificent mountains, tropical jungle and beaches that delight golfers.

Playing golf on the spectacular courses in Mexico’s Pacific Treasure is one of the top attractions of the destination, this according to the Satisfaction Survey offered by the Riviera Nayarit Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB).

The survey was taken at the end of the first semester of 2017 and visitors—both foreign and domestic—rated this activity with a 9.8. This reinforces golfers’ loyalty to the destination, as international tourists are the biggest group that practices this sport during their stay.

The Riviera Nayarit offers the opportunity to experience this sport at its very best thanks to the excellent design of its seven courses by big names such as Jack Nicklaus, Greg Norman, Jim Lipe, Robert Von Hagge & Baril y Percy Clifford, as well as the magnificent mountains, tropical jungle and beaches that delight the golfers.

And, as most of the courses are certified by the PGA—the top North American men’s professional golf circuit—they also have the highest quality services, which contributes to the positioning of the region as one of the best golf destinations in Mexico.