Riviera Nayarit's boom

Sonia Rivas

Riviera Nayarit

The possibilities of choosing a real paradise for a spectacular vacation in Mexico have been increasing considerably, and contributing to this growth is a fast booming, nevertheless responsible, new tourist destination: the Riviera Nayarit, located in the heart of Banderas Bay, ten minutes north from the Intenational Airport of Puerto Vallarta.

Riviera NayaritEven though this holiday location already features a solid hotel infrastructure, it is projected to put up grand luxury resorts and some other smaller inns. Riviera Nayarit consists of 19 villages that offer quality services geared towards the leisure traveler. Aware of what it means to enjoy luxury without compromising the environment, the hotels include fine amenities in natural settings, always aiming to integrate visitors into this ecological balance.

Riviera NayaritFrom San Blas to Nuevo Vallarta, Riviera Nayarit has it all. This nirvana runs along 160 kilometers down the Pacific Ocean coast, with semi-virginbeaches, bays and shores waiting to be discovered, mountains draped in jungles that end in golden sandy beaches and a sea of a thousand shades of blue. It features tropical weather with an average temperature of 75 degrees Fahrenheit throughout the year.

Riviera NayaritTo lie down in the sun and just relax is a good idea but all along the Pacific coast in the state of Nayarit, it is also possible to participate in a great number of exciting sea and land activities. Among the first, surfing stands out, with big waves that get the enthusiasts' adrenaline pumping. Go snorkeling and diving, where you can have close encounters with giant mantarrays or mariRiviera Nayaritne turtles spawning on these shores. Or take advantage and go swimming with dolphins or sea lions and witness amazing sightings of humpback whales that migrate between December and March. It is possible to see wild dolphins too, playing among the waves created by the bows of sail boats. These waters are also excellent for sport fishing, with annual tournaments that promote the capture and subsequent release of the animals.

Riviera NayaritThe adventure goes on ashore with activities like zip-lining through dreamy settings, spectacular golf courses with greens bestowing a majestic ocean view, horseback riding on the beach, visiting the nearby picturesque villages, where the magic of the typical Mexican towns still dwells among its inhabitants and people are always open and proud to exhibit their famous warm character.

With so much action, it's good to take a break and, given the reasons above, theRiviera Nayarit turns out to be the ideal venue where you will be taken care of by professionals of renowned spas, sanctuaries where it is possible to attain an integral balance for one's well being.

Riviera NayaritAmong the plans of the state of Nayarit and the private sector, there is a modern marina that will feature 400 docks for luxury yachts, restaurants, bars, spas and commercial areas. To create a more enjoyable environment, an 18-hole golf course will be designed along with entertainment centers, residential villas and condos. The construction of some of these projects is already in progress. It's evident that this lovely state is not only an attraction for those traveling for pleasure but also a great opportunity for investing in a gorgeous place that has barely started to reveal its grandeur.