Want to holiday like a celebrity? Puerto Vallarta, in the state of Jalisco, and Riviera Nayarit, in the state of Nayarit, have become famous as the stars’ favourite destinations. From supermodels to singers to actors and more, find out why celebs love Mexico’s Pacific Coast.
The Coast Celebs Crave
Home to stunning natural attractions, world-class accommodation and year-round sunny weather, Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit have played host to many A-listers over the years.
In the 1960s, the region was admired by such famous faces as Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton, who fell in love with the Pacific Coast during the filming of Night of the Iguana. Their affection for the destination led Burton to invest in Casa Kimberly, now a boutique hotel shouldering downtown Vallarta, for his love Taylor.
Today, celebs still find Puerto Vallarta’s colourful resort towns irresistible. After concluding his 'One World Tour' last December, world-star singer Ricky Martin decided to film his next music video in PV’s historic centre, all along the bustling Malecón and on Banderas Bay’s beautiful beaches.
In the same time frame of Martins filming, Riviera Nayarit’s natural charm and luxury are just as hard to ignore, Kourtney Kardashian and her boyfriend Younes Bendjima enjoyed sunny days at one of Mexico´s Relais & Chateux property, Imanta Resorts Punta de Mita. Kourtney’s Instagram posts had over 5 million likes! It is not the first time the Kardashians visit Mexico’s Pacific Treasure, they love the Punta de Mita area, one of Riviera Nayarit´s micro destinations.
Other celebs who have fallen in love with Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit include Justin Beiber, Selena Gomez, Anna Kendrick, Demi Lovato, Jennifer Lawrence, Joe Jonas, Gwyneth Paltrow, Eva Longoria, Christina Aguilera, Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones.
The region has even become a magnet for top tech companies and personalities. Microsoft mogul, billionaire and philanthropist Bill Gates purchased the 177-room Four Seasons Resort in Punta Mita and surrounding land for $200 million in cash.
It’s fair to say that Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit attract many international stars every year. And it’s easy to see why: exotic landscapes, powder-soft beaches, A-list accommodation, stunningly diverse wildlife and unforgettable experiences can all be found here.
So what are you waiting for? Discover your paradise, holiday like a celebrity and book a trip to Mexico’s Pacific Coast!