Off-the-beaten path experiences centered on culture, adventure and gastronomy make Mexico’s Pacific treasure ideal for female travelers
RIVIERA NAYARIT, MEXICO (July 15, 2019) – According to the Travel Industry Association, 32 million women travel without their male counterparts every year, and the number continues to rise as female travelers seek experiences that promote empowerment, independence and self-discovery. When choosing their next destination, females traveling solo or in groups should keep Riviera Nayarit in mind for a getaway filled with adventure, cultural immersion and exquisite culinary offerings.
Here are the top five reasons why Riviera Nayarit should be next on the bucket list for female travelers:
· Experience wellness offerings:
Riviera Nayarit features world-class spa facilities with contemporary treatments and traditional, authentic remedies. Female travelers seeking an unparalleled pampering experience should look no further than Remède Spa at the St. Regis Punta Mita nine treatment rooms, a sauna and steam room available for extensive variety of customized beauty and massage services or SE Spa at Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit, home to Mayan-inspired treatments that promote personal healing.
Many hotels also offer options for yoga enthusiasts, with the most popular being Sayulita’s eco-chic Haramara Retreat. This natural sanctuary offers year-round yoga and meditation workshops on a natural stone platform overlooking the ocean.
· Engage with the community:
Women who enjoy giving back while traveling can participate in specialized activities to help the local communities feel empowered. More than feel-good activities, these open doors for female travelers to connect with the local community and gain a deeper understanding of the local culture. Entre Amigos in San Pancho offers many ways to volunteer, including planning special events that encourage positive change within the community and participating in workshops that teach skills related to art, music, dance, languages and technology.
· Celebrate local arts & crafts:
With art galleries, local craft markets and boutiques, Riviera Nayarit offers shopping options for women of all tastes. From the Alley of the Kiss in Bucerias, to the Boho-chic surfer town Sayulita, visitors will find cobblestone streets lined with art galleries featuring local arts and crafts. La Cruz de Huanacaxtle’s Mercado del Mar is the perfect place not only to find fresh fish and seafood, but also for crafts, jewelry and locally produced artisanal food products found in the seasonal farmers market and luxurious beach resort Punta Mita is famed for its designer boutiques.
· Indulge in a lavish brunch:
Those that love to brunch can enjoy one of the region’s most popular dining experiences, the lavish seasonal Sunday brunch at La Patrona Polo & Equestrian Club in San Pancho. The world-class equestrian club’s brunch highlights the richness of Mexico’s pacific coast, featuring the best of local agriculture, livestock and seafood, with an authentic Mexican twist. To top off this luxurious experience, before or after lunch, female travelers can practice a variety of equestrian disciplines, like riding, jumping and vaulting.
· Take surfing lessons:
No trip to a beach destination is complete without waterfilled adventure and Riviera Nayarit happens to be home to Sayulita, a surfing mecca for surfer enthusiasts around the world. Any day, at any time, its beaches are painted with travelers passionate for the waves. Some of the world’s best surfers have been produced at this sunny, sea-side surfer’s paradise, but it’s also popular among novice surfers. Female travelers seeking adventure and fun in the sun can enjoy one-on-one or private group surfing lessons with trained staff.
Riviera Nayarit offers easy connections to most major U.S. and Canadian cities through Gustavo Díaz Ordaz International Airport, making it easy for female travelers to create unforgettable experiences in a unique tropical setting.
About Riviera Nayarit
Renowned for its eclectic charm, luxurious hospitality and authentic appeal, Riviera Nayarit has earned global recognition as the Pacific Coast’s treasure destination. Situated within Mexican state Nayarit, the region offers 192 miles of pristine Pacific coastline, the wondrous Sierra Madre Mountains, the spectacular Banderas Bay and endless protected natural marvels. Riviera Nayarit is home to resort town Nuevo Vallarta, historic village San Blas, exclusive celebrity haven Punta de Mita, “boho-chic” surf mecca Sayulita and a variety of picturesque fishing villages. Activities abound from world-class golf courses, zip lining, diving and surfing to bird watching, whale watching and turtle release programs. Accommodations range from luxury branded resort destinations and family friendly all-inclusives to intimate boutique properties and everything in between. A further testament to the destination’s hospitality offerings, Riviera Nayarit boasts four AAA Five Diamond hotels, 11 AAA Four Diamond hotels and 13 AAA Three Diamond hotels. Rounding out the destination’s allure, superior quality international gastronomy awaits including a AAA Five Diamond restaurant, six AAA Four Diamond restaurants and 26 AAA Three Diamond restaurants. Riviera Nayarit is just 10 minutes north of Gustavo Diaz Ordaz International Airport (PVR).
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