There’s always a reason to enjoy the all-encompassing luxury offered by the Riviera Nayarit: besides its impressive landscapes, amazing sunsets, exquisite exclusivity, diverse cuisine and incredible beaches, we also offer all kinds of events that will make your stay quite unforgettable. Below, a few great excuses for you to pack your bags and treat yourself to the grand experience that is the Riviera Nayarit.


The yearly International Migratory Birds Festival will take place from January 26th through February 3rd. The many activities include tours to different bird-watching sites such as Singayta, Zoquilpan, Isla Isabel, La Bajada, Chacalilla, La Tovara and the Papalota. Here’s a peek at why San Blas is one of the best spots in the world for birdwatching:

In order to fully immerse yourself in the traditions of San Blas, we suggest you stay through February 3rd to enjoy the San Blas Patron Saint Festival and its boat pilgrimage around the estuary, dancing and fireworks. 

The 9th Annual Guayabitos Cultural Arts Festival will take place February 1st, 8th, 15th and 22nd, where you can enjoy different presentations including a ballet, orchestras, mariachis and more. No doubt it will be a new experience and we promise you’ll enjoy it!


The traditional and much-awaited Punta Sayulita Longboard and SUP Classic will take place from March 7-9. The event is open to amateur surfers of all levels, both male and female, as well as professional surfers from Mexico and the United States. Consider joining in and catching a few waves of your own: there are plenty of lessons available to get you started!

That same week, the Cheerleading National Championship will be taking place at the Hard Rock Nuevo Vallarta. The championship is organized by the Nayarit State Cheerleading Association and will showcase some of the best athletes in this sport from all over Mexico, who will do their thing before a panel of international judges. 

The wind is in our favor so of course we couldn’t say goodbye without mentioning this one very important event: the International Banderas Bay Regatta, taking place from March 12-15. The regatta will be based at the Vallarta Yacht Club in Nuevo Vallarta. This is the perfect opportunity for you to take a dip into the wonderful world of boating, enjoy our wonderful cuisine and indulge in the sophisticated ambiance of the Riviera Nayarit.