Discover a hidden paradise in Riviera Nayarit!
Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Western Sierra Madre Mountains, just 10 minutes north of the Puerto Vallarta International Airport, this stunning treasure awaits you. The Riviera Nayarit stretches nearly 200 miles along Banderas Bay and the Pacific Ocean, making it one of the most popular coastal destinations in Mexico.
Meet Isla Isabel, a National Park and oasis of marine biodiversity, located four hours from San Blas. Isabel Island is home to the blue-footed booby, the brown pelican, frigate birds, seagulls, whale sharks, and many other animal and plant species. A visit to Isla Isabel is a once-in-a-lifetime experience!
Come tour Marietas Island, this destination is unique for its peculiar crater formation in the middle of the ocean. Visit the beaches that ring the exterior of the island, among them Playa La Nopalera with its incredibly crystalline waters and more colorful fish than you can imagine. We’re sure it will soon become a favorite destination when visiting Riviera Nayarit.
La Tovara is one of the most important mangrove sites in Mexico and the only way to visit it is by boat. Its 6 kilometers (3.5 miles) of channels give origin to this natural reserve that feeds on fresh and saltwater, making it the perfect habitat for 90 species of endemic and migratory birds such as the cinnamon heron and green macaw.
Riviera Nayarit offers rich Mexican culture, superb cuisine, and a wide range of breathtaking scenery and exciting things to do. The Nayarit region is a mecca for beach enthusiasts, artists, surfers, nature lovers, golfers, fishermen, and culture enthusiasts.
And, with so much to explore in its surroundings, go farther and make your trip even more interesting going south to Puerto Vallarta. Make some time on your schedule for this getaway and discover Los Arcos National Park, Quimixto, Yelapa or Las Animas beach; just to name a few of the magical spots Puerto Vallarta has to offer.