This Pacific coast destination, surrounded by beautiful natural scenery, tropical jungle areas and the Sierra Madre mountains, has developed into an important tourist resort over a relatively short period of time. Here you can do various aquatic activities, including surfing, swimming with dolphins, snorkeling, scuba diving and sailing. If you’re looking to do recreational activities on land, you can go on an ecotourism outing, do an adventure tour, or ride a mountain bike. Other outdoor activities include horseback riding, whale-watching, cultural events and boat rides.
Located 10 minutes north of the Puerto Vallarta International Airport, riviera Nayarit is the new destination comprising the municipalities of Bahía de Banderas, compostela and San Blas. The 100-mile tourist corridor encompasses various tourist attractions and spectacular natural scenery. Nearby are the towns of Nuevo Vallarta, Bucerias, Flamingos, La Cruz de Huanacaxtle, Punta de Mita, Islas Marietas, San Francisco, Sayulita, Lo de Marcos, Destiladeras, Rincón de Guayabitos and San Blas, among others, all providing visitors with a wide array of tourist activities. Here you can take advantage of ecotourism, cultural and adventure tourism, golf, whale- watching and fishing. Turtle release camps, ziplines, scuba diving and swimming with dolphins are all available.