TOP REASONS TO BOOK YOUR NEXT “MEXICAN MANCATION” IN RIVIERA NAYARIT
New York, NY (June 22) – With mega box office hits like Hangover 1 and 2, the prospect of a wild vacation with your “wolf pack” is on every man's mind. From celebrating their best bud’s bachelor party in a sinful city like Las Vegas or pushing the limits of rationality in Thailand, will make every green-eyed guy want to gather up their friends to book their next Mancation. For the next it place, Riviera Nayarit, Mexico’s newest and fastest growing vacation destination is just the spot to be with the guys. Certainly the opportunity for a thrill is present there, as well as down time, laughs and relaxation with the boys. Although Riviera Nayarit is suitable for all sorts of travelers, this destination definitely appeals to men: signature golf courses, big game deep sea fishing, surf towns, hike/bike trails, ATVs, zip-lining, fishing, luxurious marinas, luxury resorts, gourmet or toes in the sand restaurants and more. For those looking to book their next guys getaway, following are the top options to enjoy in exhilarating Riviera Nayarit. Who knows, maybe Hangover 3 will be shot there next!
ATV ADVENTURES: if a “horseback ride with an engine” and your adrenaline pumping sounds exciting, then this is for you! This is a great way to experience so much beauty in the countryside of Riviera Nayarit, at a fast-edged pace. Racing down trails into the jungle, splashing through rivers and kicking up the mud as you navigate across plantations and farmlands is a blend of down and dirty fun and rugged sightseeing. There are a variety of ATV excursions available in Riviera Nayarit including one that combines canopy zip lining, and another that features an 8-wheel Amphibian ATV Excursion that takes the experience to a whole new level. A great ending is a Tequila Tour that is featured at the end of some of the ATV outings. Those who enjoy adventure and the beauty of the countryside will truly enjoy the experience of an ATV excursion in Riviera Nayarit. Click Here to watch a video about Adventure Tours in Riviera Nayarit. For more pictures and videos, Click Here.
CANOPY ZIP LINING: experiencing the ecological beauty of the emerald mountain forest, combined with zip lining across the jungle canopy from treetop to treetop, proves to be an unforgettable experience for both nature lovers and thrill-seekers. Safety comes first so the equipment is state-of-the-art and guides are highly qualified, trained experts. Your exploration will take you on jungle paths, suspended walkways and platforms, up ladders and down by rappelling. Your adrenaline will pump and you’ll feel the rush while zip lining high above the jungle floor from platform to platform amidst giant tropical trees and an abundance of wild orchids and native birds. It’s the perfect perspective to soak in the tropical setting and its unforgettable sights. The Canopy Adventure Park is a great way to begin or re-engage in enjoying the experience of jungle canopy zip lining. It’s a half-day of short hikes on jungle paths and plenty of zip lining “whooshes” to make this a memorable outing into the eco-wonders that make Riviera Nayarit so special. Click Here to watch a video about Adventure Tours in Riviera Nayarit. For more pictures and videos, Click Here.
SURFING: Many people are surprised to learn that Riviera Nayarit is blessed with high quality point surf and reef breaks that provide variety and a premier experience for beginners and experienced surfers alike. Seven different “breaks” circle the Punta Mita southern peninsula alone, from Anclote to Sayulita, providing surfers with the options of zippy reefs, to perfect point breaks, to fun beach breaks. Other “breaks” line the coastline north to Chacala and San Blas. Traditional short board as well as long board and stand-up paddleboard surfing are all available for lessons and test “drives” at reasonable rates, and ultimate rides for more experienced boarders.
FISHING: Riviera Nayarit is rapidly establishing itself as a major deep sea fishing destination, with world class catches of blue and black marlin, sailfish, yellow fin tuna, wahoo, Dorado and other species. In addition to an extensive fishing fleet available for charter, Riviera Nayarit hosts the International Marlin & Tuna Fishing Tournament each year in July.
GOLF: for those who love the links, few locations compare with the impressive golf courses of the Riviera Nayarit. The area has become known as a premier golfing destination in Mexico and one of the preferred destinations for golfers from around the world. The secret to these courses’ success resides in the combination of magnificent surroundings including mountains, tropical forests and beaches, with the incredible design of masters such as Jack Nicklaus, Greg Norman, Jim Lipe, Robert von Hagge and Percy Clifford.
OFF ROADING EXPEDITIONS: get off the beaten path and take an off-road adventure to explore the real backcountry of the Riviera Nayarit. Head out on the Sierra Madre Adventure with an expert eco-guide in a 4x4 Mercedes Benz jeep crossing mountain streams and passing old traditional villages and settlements along the way. Hike into the outback on an educational and inspirational journey through the natural habitat of a wide variety of fascinating animals, tropical flora and vegetation. Visitors agree, the ecosystem and wildlife in the jungles of the Sierra Madre Mountains are indeed breathtaking and memorable. Click Here to watch a video about Adventure Tours in Riviera Nayarit. For more pictures and videos, Click Here.
DINING & ENTERTAINMENT: dining out in Riviera Nayarit is an experience like no other. Fresh local fish are prepared in gourmet restaurants or in the pre-Hispanic saradeado fashion over coals on the beach. Five Diamond restaurants are minutes from humble taco stands. Dine with your toes in the sand at tiny local restaurants along the 192 mile coastline. Or meet expats and locals in the lively bars in Bucerias, Sayulita, Punta de Mita or Rincon de Guayabitos.
WHERE TO STAY: in the Riviera Nayarit, you'll find the perfect place to stay for every taste and budget and in a wide array of locations. Equally diverse are the styles of accommodations available, ranging from small boutique and world renowned luxury hotel brands, to popular all inclusive resorts, bungalows, wellness retreats and B&B’s –all with individual personality and character. Yes, this is the ideal spot for a mancation!
About Riviera Nayarit Mexico’s newest destination, Riviera Nayarit, stretches along 192 miles of pristine Pacific coast framed by the majestic Sierra Madre Mountains just ten minutes north of accessible Puerto Vallarta International Airport. The region extends along the entire coast of the Pacific state of Nayarit including the resorts of Nuevo Vallarta, the historic colonial town of San Blas, exclusive Punta Mita, picturesque fishing villages, miles of serene beaches and spectacular Banderas Bay. Riviera Nayarit offers countless activities, all pleasantly affordable, such as: PGA golf courses, luxury spas, whale watching, turtle release, zip lining, surfing, record deep sea fishing, bird watching, international cuisine, and shopping for local artwork and traditional Huichol handicrafts. The region attracts and satisfies 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. For more information, visit www.RivieraNayarit.com