Top 10 Riviera Nayarit attractions most enjoyed by tourists in 2020

  • After reviewing their travel experience in the Destination, visitors gave an overall rating of 9.7, with 10 being the highest score.

Why the Riviera Nayarit? Our tourists are crystal clear about their choices. According to the CVB’s Visitor Profile Study, they enjoy not only the beaches and the sun, but go beyond that and are interested in Mexican culture, gastronomy and, of course, shopping.

Besides sharing their opinion on the attractions of this destination, tourists also participated in the Satisfaction Survey conducted every year by the Riviera Nayarit Convention and Visitors Bureau, rating their Travel Experience at 9.7, with 10 being the highest score.

To achieve this rating, the report used an average of the results for the following variables: tourist safety, hospitality, availability of information, the destination’s cleanliness, and public transportation, among others. Mexican hospitality is highly appreciated by visitors, who placed it first among the survey results.

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Read on for the top 10 attractions most enjoyed by tourists in the Riviera Nayarit:

1 Golf. The Riviera Nayarit is now one of the top golf destinations in Mexico, you won’t find a better place to improve your shots and practice your short or long game!

2 Tours by land or sea. Few destinations compare to the incredible beauty and exceptional land and water activities available in the Riviera Nayarit.

3 Mexican culture. Our culture and traditions lend a unique and authentic flavor to your experience, leaving you with unforgettable memories in your heart.

4 Beach. “I’m gonna soak up the sun…” That was a very popular song—and our tourists are all about it!

5 Hotel accommodations. Each hotel in the Riviera Nayarit has its own personality, with high standards of quality service.

6 Hotel activities. Most hotels have a very complete schedule of activities and have their very own activities team to inspire you.

7 Spa. Who doesn’t enjoy relaxing and pampering their body and soul?

8 Nightlife The Riviera Nayarit offers an incredible variety of options for clubbing or grabbing a drink. There’s fun for everyone!

9 Restaurants There something for every taste and budget, from traditional cooking using the freshest regional produce to delicious gourmet menus.

10 Shopping There’s so much to see and buy in the Riviera Nayarit! Take home anything from traditional souvenirs and handicrafts to designer clothing, art, and jewelry.

The Riviera Nayarit is a safe destination. Hotels, restaurants, and tourist establishments are following all the health protocols established by the Federal Government’s Ministry of Health and operating at the allowed capacities. Access to the beaches is limited. Be a responsible tourist: wear your mask and keep your distance.

We’re ready!


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