Vidanta and Cirque du Soleil announce spectacular aquatic show in the Riviera Nayarit

  • The new entertainment district will include a jaw-dropping performance and a high-end culinary experience held inside a specially-designed theater within the Nuevo Vallarta development.

It’s official: Grupo Vidanta and Cirque du Soleil have announced the launch of a new show in 2021 that combines elegant aquatic elements with a memorable dining experience within the new Vidanta Nuevo Vallarta development in the Riviera Nayarit. This will be the 53rd creation for Cirque du Soleil and its 16th resident show.

Iván Chávez, executive vice president of Grupo Vidanta, announced the show during the celebration of the fifth anniversary of the Cirque du Soleil JOYÀ show in Vidanta Riviera Maya, where he also highlighted the long-term collaboration between the companies in the development of various entertainment concepts.

“Grupo Vidanta forever changed the entertainment arena in Mexico with the launch of Cirque du Soleil JOYÀ, creating an obligatory visit to the only Cirque du Soleil show in the world that fuses a gastronomic experience with a multi-sensory performance. We’re certain this new theatrical and culinary show in Vidanta Nuevo Vallarta will be an unparalleled tourist attraction, and it’s available only in Mexico,” he added.

Daniel Lamarre, president and CEO of Cirque du Soleil

and Daniel Chávez Morán, Founder of Grupo Vidanta.

The theme park will also encompass multiple artistic and acrobatic attractions, with outdoor entertainment so visitors can immerse themselves in the magic of the circus.

Daniel Lamarre, president and CEO of Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group.

Daniel Lamarre, president and CEO of Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group, added that through a unique and long-term collaboration Cirque du Soleil and Grupo Vidanta have shared a vision of entertainment of the highest quality and captivating experiences.

“We’re delighted to embark on this second adventure,” he added. “It’s a wonderful opportunity to showcase our creativity within the extraordinary environment of the Vidanta Nuevo Vallarta complex.”

These new world-class investments serve to boost economic growth in Mexico’s Pacific Treasure and expand options for luxury travelers.


+ Grupo Vidanta’s new immersive theme park will incorporate an area dedicated exclusively to the Cirque du Soleil. It will include a specially-designed theater for this innovative show that promises to be a timeless tapestry of aquatic art, equipped with cutting-edge technology with capacity for up to 600 spectators.

+ This will be the 53rd creation for Cirque du Soleil and its 16th resident show.

+ As the 2021 programmed opening date approaches Grupo Vidanta will share additional details on the development and innovations of this new entertainment district.


The Riviera Nayarit Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) and the Bahía de Banderas Hotel and Motel Association (AHMBB) reaffirm their commitment to the strategic promotion of the destination, pursuing opportunities, and consolidating new markets to increase the number of incoming tourists with the support of the Government of the State of Nayarit via the Tourism Promotion Trust (Fiprotur).