10 pics to help you fall in love with the Riviera Nayarit

The Riviera Nayarit is the hottest destination for 2021—and no wonder, because this paradise has it all. Beautiful beaches, delicious cuisine, the best world-class resorts, sports and activities for the entire family, culture, but above all, the best weather all year round. Are you ready to discover paradise? Read on!


23 micro-destinations to discover

Riviera Nayarit has 23 micro-destinations that will sweep you off your feet. Some of the most famous are Sayulita, Nuevo Vallarta, San Pancho, Bucerías, and Punta de Mita. However, there are other tiny jewels that you can’t miss, including Lo de Marcos, Chacala, Chacala, San Blas, La Cruz de Huanacaxtle, or Litibú. All have beautiful beaches for the most incredible vacations.

Beaches that will take your breath away

From secret, uncrowded beaches to busy ones, it all depends on your style and the type of beach you want to visit. There are plenty of options! Which one is your next stop?

The most exquisite gastronomy

We have no words to describe how delicious the local dishes are. You just have to try them, especially the colorful aguachiles, the zarandeado fish, and the grilled octopus.

San Blas is a must

You may have heard of San Blas, but have you been there? You’ll love it! It offers history, culture, a spectacular beach and of course tasty local dishes.

Breathtaking views from the lookouts

If you’re in the destination, you have to hike the trails teeming with vegetation and local fauna that will lead you to the most magnificent views. Monkey Mountain and Mirador del Toro need to be on your list!

Extreme adventure

Experience adventures such as rappelling, ATV’s, snorkeling, scuba diving, zip-lining, and others. You can enjoy them alone, with friends, or with the family.

Pueblos Mágicos (Magical Towns)

Mexcaltitán is one of the little-known magical towns rarely explored by travelers, but those who have visited are completely charmed. It is a small island full of mysticism and local culture. You can also explore the more famous Sayulita and the traditional Jala.

Cultural traditions

Some travelers visit the Riviera Nayarit exclusively for the cultural traditions and rituals in the region. The Huichol culture is one of the most important in the area and one of the best known worldwide.

The most incredible hotels

We could go on and on about the amenities offered in some of the hotels in Nuevo Vallarta, Sayulita, Punta de Mita, or San Pancho, but we can boil it down to one thought: you have to try them for yourself, so book your next vacation! Click on the link to check out the accommodations in the Riviera Nayarit’s 23 micro-destinations.

Surf and yoga

Sayulita, San Pancho, and Punta de Mita are just some of the micro-destinations where these two activities are booming. They can even combine them so you can book a surf and yoga vacation. Perhaps a retreat is just what the doctor ordered to keep up your Zen in 2021.

We’re sure one of these will be reason enough to make you want to find your place in the sun. Don’t forget to use the #RivieraNayarit hashtag on all your social media posts—we like to see you enjoying paradise!