‘Punta de Mita’

Turtles love the Nayarit Riviera

  From the month of May through September, thousands of female sea turtles surface on the beaches of the Nayarit Riviera, on the Pacific coast of Mexico, to lay their eggs and bury them in the sand. It is surely something you’ve seen on television but it pales in comparison to watching it happen right before your eyes. A destination such as the Nayarit Riviera, where environmental awareness is a staple, makes it a point to protect all the life forms inhabiting this stretch of 307 kilometers of coastline, therefore huge efforts are put forth for the protection and survival…

Mad about surfing?

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  If you are among those people who dream night and day of riding the waves on your surfboard, here we’re going to make you Green with envy with a video filmed in Sayulita, Mexico, a perfect place for practicing this trendy sport that has so many followers all over the world. >>Surfing in Sayulita     “IBEROSTAR Hotels & Resorts has an extraordinary hotel in Punta de Mita with plenty of luxury and entertainment for families and couples wishing to spend their vacation in Mexico. The IBEROSTAR Punta Mita 5-star hotel, All Inclusive, is at an excellent location by…

The beautiful Nayarit Riviera in Mexico

  The Nayarit Riviera, spanning over 160 kilometers of virgin beaches on the Pacific Coast of Mexico, offers travelers much more than just an exotic vacation destination. Its cultural and historical wealth, excellent cuisine, beautiful golden beaches speckled with palm trees, impressive rugged mountains, natural sanctuaries, archaeological settings and traditional villages will win you over and make you want to return time and again. Get a head start and explore it before it is overtaken by the masses. The Riviera offers a wide range of interesting activities including scuba diving, snorkeling, surf, sailing, whale watching, swimming with dolphins, sports fishing,…

The Nayarit Riviera and its surroundings

The Nayarit Riviera, on the Pacific coast of Mexico, is a first rate tourist corridor that is gaining followers year after year. World class hotels, virgin beaches and sports activities to suit every taste are some of the things you can find in this paradise. The Nayarit Riviera is at the same latitude as Hawaii, meaning that it has an average temperature of 25° C (77° F) and the evenings are always nice and cool. The beaches offer plenty of emotions and the chance to relax, and there’s always something special to be found. As with most sun and beach…

Haven’t you heard of the refreshing michelada?

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The michelada became popular in Mexico during the 1940s, when people started to mix beer and spicy hot sauces. There are two versions to explain the origin of its name: one attributes it to Michel Ésper, who was said to have invented the drink at the bar of a sports club in San Luis Potosí; time went by and the invention became known as michelada as a tribute to its creator. The second, more simple version says that the name is just a contraction of the phrase “Mi cerveza helada” (my ice-cold beer). Whatever the origin of the name, the…

First rate hotels, virgin beaches and sports activities to suit every taste

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  You can find this and a lot more on the famous Nayarit Riviera. Set in the imposing Western Sierra Madre and washed by the Pacific Ocean, the Nayarit Riviera is one of the most appealing destinations in Mexico. The greatest attractions here are the beautiful beaches, the archaeological sites, luxury resorts, picturesque villages and Huichole communities. Along the Nayarit coastline you will find beaches to suit every taste: some are next to exclusive hotel complexes for those seeking luxury, others are sparse in terms of crowds for those who want to relax, and others feature big waves for those…

The best waves are in Sayulita

Sayulita is a beach fit for adventurers. Age doesn’t matter, and you can come along with your family, your partner or with friends. The hallmark of visitors to Sayulita is their willingness to embark on new experiences, ranging from taking surf classes to camping by the seaside and making friends from many different countries. In this paradise on the famous Nayarit Riviera you can rest at night; during the day, adrenalin and joy will keep your senses and your heart well awake Something you can’t miss here is the emotion of surfing. If you’re an experienced surfer the waves will…

Punta de Mita, a Paradise for luxury and golf lovers

Facing the immense Pacific Ocean there is a small Pearl, an exclusive and secluded refuge of 10 kilometers of white sand, blue waters and green hills. The wonderful destination we are describing here is none other than Punta de Mita, a land of artisans, merchants and fishermen that has become a place for luxury, sophistication and well-being. Luxury hotels and resorts have been erected near the shore with all the services to satisfy the most demanding visitors. This exclusive paradise had to include golf, another one of the treasures to be found at Punta de Mita, where in 1999 a…

The Nayarit Riviera, the most promising Mexican destination

The Nayarit Riviera is located 10 minutes north of Puerto Vallarta International Airport and 40 minutes west of Tepic International Airport. Here you will find the best and most genuine forms of Mexican culture. The seaside towns, pleasant weather, beaches… we like everything we find at this destination! For those who love the sea, the Pacific coast is the ideal place because it is sheltered from storms and the climate is similar to that of Hawaii, with temperatures averaging 25° C (77º F). The Sierra Madre and the Bay of Banderas protect the Nayarit Riviera and nearby destinations from the…

Mexico is the country with the most cultural sites included on the UNESCO World Heritage List

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It doesn’t surprise us in the least. Mexico is the birthplace of sophisticated civilizations that developed calendars, agricultural systems, pyramids, codices and many other developments, so it is natural that it should be top of the list. Cultural heritage is understood as a peculiar form of life, aspects brought down from our ancestors such as knowledge, activities, languages, traditions, legends, art, games, material developments, etc. that survive over the generations and possess aesthetic, emotional, identifying and symbolic value, they are meaningful for the community and become a point of reference—all this is cultural heritage and it may be tangible or…