Riviera Nayarit: The preferred Pacific treasure of celebrities

  • Mexico’s Pacific Treasure has positioned itself as a destination that offers luxury, nature, and, above all, privacy—three sought-after elements by celebrities on holiday.

The Riviera Nayarit with its cosmopolitan air, exclusivity, and the incomparable beauty of its natural attractions continues to attract the interest of celebrities both domestic and foreign.

Over these past few months, when the health crisis instigated by COVID-19 has made the world hunker down in quarantine and take extreme safety measures to avoid contagion, Mexico’s Pacific Treasure has become a refuge thanks to the privacy and exclusivity of its hotels, resorts, and luxury residences that have also established stringent safety and cleanliness protocols.

These are precisely the elements that along with a unique blend of the bohemian and traditional draw celebrities to the Riviera Nayarit to enjoy an atypical, but no less relaxing summer.

Zedd in Punta de Mita

This week, a visit from Russian-German musician, DJ, and producer, Anton Zaslavski, known by his stage name Zedd, who enjoyed the luxury, comfort and exclusivity of the Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita, was a highlight.

Zedd, whose musical style is influenced by electro house, won a Grammy award in 2014 for his single “Clarity” and recently released his new single “Funny” in conjunction with Jasmine Thompson, which is now available on all streaming platforms. The song has accumulated over a billion streams and has earned Zedd three Grammy Award nominations.

During his trip to the Riviera Nayarit, the musician flaunted on his social networks how much fun he was having, receiving a great response. On Instagram alone, where he has more than 6 million followers, he received thousands of comments and more than 115,000 “likes.”

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Zedd, who enjoyed the luxury, comfort and exclusivity of the Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita. (Photo: Instagram).

John Legend and Chrissy Teigen

Singer and actor John Legend and his wife, model Chrissy Teigen, enjoyed a splendid vacation in Punta de Mita sheltered in Casa Tesoro, a luxurious villa located on a cliff overlooking the sea.

John Legend is an outstanding figure in the show world, winner of an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar, and a Tony and, as if that were not enough, he was named last year as the “Sexiest Man of 2019.”  Chrissy Teigen, meanwhile, is one of the most famous models in the United States after posing for magazines like Sports Illustrated and has become a social phenomenon on the net, with more than 30 million followers on Instagram and more than 11 million on Twitter.

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John Legend and Chrissy Teigen in Punta Mita.

Antje Utgaard

Another personality that chose to relax in the Riviera Nayarit is American model and dancer with Norwegian and Swedish roots, Antje Utgaard, who appeared in 2019 on Maxim USA’s list of “hottest women.” Antje’s fame has skyrocketed, as evidenced by her more than 1.8 million fans on Instagram. The beautiful model relaxed in Sayulita’s Magic Village.

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Antje Utgaard, American model and dancer.

Natalia Téllez, Ninel Conde, and Andrea Carreiro

Mexican celebrities also call the Riviera Nayarit their favorite destination. This week, the visit of TV host Natalia Tellez, accompanied by her boyfriend Antonio Zavala, stood out. Natalia shared with her nearly 3 million fans on Instagram how much fun she was having at the W Punta de Mita and The St. Regis Punta Mita hotels, showing off not only the natural beauties of this tourist destination, but also her slender body in a bikini or summer dress, to the delight of her fans. “My version of not having reached the bottom yet,” wrote the hostess along with the two photographs she published on her social network, in which she can be seen swimming in a pool in a two-piece bathing suit, which earned her more than 280 comments and more than 82,000 “likes” from her fans.

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Natalia Téllez shared with her nearly 3 million fans on Instagram how much fun she was having at the W Punta de Mita and The St. Regis Punta Mita hotels.


Ninel Conde was another Mexican celebrity who decided to relax in this paradise. The singer and actress traveled to Punta de Mita accompanied by her new and mysterious boyfriend. It seems that she had a wonderful time, as can be seen in one of the photos she shared with her fans (4.3 million), which obtained more than 143,000 “likes.”

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Ninel Conde accompanied by her new and mysterious boyfriend.


Finally, Mexican actress Andrea Carreiro was in the “boho chic” Sayulita village, where she enjoyed some sunny days and “good vibes” in the company of her boyfriend. The couple really took advantage of their getaway, because as Andrea shared on their social networks, they enjoyed the amenities of Punta Sayulita, where they swam in the spectacular Infinitum pool in addition to strolling around the town and its surroundings.

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Mexican actress Andrea Carreiro was in the “boho chic” Sayulita village.

The Peninsula of the rich and famous

Punta Mita, known as the “Glamour Peninsula” and one of the most precious jewels of this tourist destination, has become in the last decade the refuge of the rich and famous: Hollywood stars, film producers and directors, musicians, football players, models, businessmen, and politicians.

Stars like Lady Gaga, Cristina Aguilera, Selena Gomez, Justin Bieber, Jennifer Aniston, Gwyneth Paltrow, Demi Moore, Orlando Bloom, Richard Gere, Luis Miguel, Ricky Martin, Alessandra Ambrosio, and the Kardashian-Jenner sisters, to name a few, have made it clear that their favorite vacation destination is the Riviera Nayarit.


Remember, Mexico’s Pacific Treasure is here when you’re ready to travel.



The Riviera Nayarit Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) and the Bahía de Banderas Hotel and Motel Association (AHMBB) work to promote the region with the support of the Government of the State of Nayarit through its Tourism Promotion Trust (Fiprotur).