13 ATTRACTIONS IN RIVIERA NAYARIT - THE BACKPACKING

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Monday, March 23, 2015

13 ATTRACTIONS IN RIVIERA NAYARIT

Venturing to the wide open spaces of the Riviera Nayarit aboard an ATV is perhaps one of the best options to explore this location, because you can experience the most of each of the different scenarios that compose it; from the intense green of Nayarit tropical forest to
the brown tones of the mountains that form the impressive Sierra Madre Occidental; always bordering, of course, the deep blue Pacific Ocean that bathes the golden coast of Nayarit.

Towns and cities in the Riviera Nayarit have attractions for everyone: fishing villages of typical Mexican relaxed atmosphere, as Lo de Marcos and Rincon de Guayabitos, where you can enjoy a beautiful sunset with no company but a couple of beers well cold and the sound of waves crashing on the golden sand. The Riviera Nayarit also has great resorts that are practically a micro themselves, with marinas, golf course, restaurants and spa etiquette, such as those located in Nuevo Vallarta and Punta de Mita. When staying at a luxury resort, your only concern will be what activity undertaken, what beauty treatment applied, or what bar visit: if you are facing the beach or the pool.

Nuevo Vallarta
From south to north, Nuevo Vallarta is the first town in the Riviera Nayarit and is separated from the popular Puerto Vallarta, in the neighboring state of Jalisco, on the bed of the Rio Ameca. Among the attractions in Nuevo Vallarta include beautiful beaches, where you can practice all kinds of water sports and activities, two championship golf courses, two dolphin, water park, accommodation options for all budgets, busy restaurants and nightclubs in addition to the joy of finding a warm smile every inhabitant of this hospitable place. 
Flamingos
Tourism development known simply as Flamingos is close to Nuevo Vallarta, Riviera Nayarit. This area has great hotels, resorts and luxury condos, they surround a beautiful championship golf course designed by Percy Clifford. There is one more under construction, to join the existing and other water fun options that allows the Pacific Ocean.

Bucerias
Bucerias is a quiet and charming town that will win him from his first visit. Located just 16 kilometers from the International Airport of Puerto Vallarta, Bucerias has world class restaurants that prepare all sorts of delicacies, but especially flavored dishes with fresh sea. The most welcoming hotels are located here, surrounded by a relaxing natural environment and sprinkled with a cheerful typical Mexican atmosphere.
Bucerias
Bucerias is a peaceful fishing village, which over the past two decades has become a place where travelers of all nationalities arriving in their own boats or by air; all to enjoy a relaxing holiday in this Mexican paradise. Such is the charm of Bucerias, these '' temporary '' visits often become permanent stay: Americans, Canadians and Europeans join the friendly locals, creating a cosmopolitan and relaxed atmosphere with an offer rich and varied cuisine. Bucerias also has beautiful unspoilt beaches, yacht clubs, and a golf course nearby. 

Litibú
Litibú is now a small town located south of Punta de Mita, although recently developed infrastructure in the area regarding roads, roads, drainage and street lighting, aims to consolidate this joint project of the federal government and the private sector, as one of the most important in the Riviera Nayarit. The plan includes the construction of very great resorts, a marina, a heliport, hospitals, shopping centers, and even a golf course.
Punta de Mita
Located about 45 minutes northwest of Puerto Vallarta, Punta de Mita is a peninsula whose coast is formed by beautiful beaches lapped by the clear waters of the Pacific. Here is located the Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita, one of the resorts most luxurious and exclusive hotel in Mexico. In Punta de Mita, You and your family can spend days of fun, whether dabbling in sport fishing, riding a horse, playing beach volleyball or honing their skills in golf or tennis. Water activities like surfing, snorkeling or diving are the favorite of visitors to Punta de Mita, as contact with nature becomes a simple vacation in simply sublime experiences. 

Marietas Islands
Very close to Punta Mita, in the heart of the Bay of Banderas, are the Marietas Islands, which together constitute a sanctuary for the conservation of various species of birds. Also attractive for travelers reef systems, ideal for diving and snorkeling practice. Although you can not set foot on the Marietas Islands, who have embarked on the adventure from the Riviera Nayarit, have reported seeing the place large sea turtles, manta rays and even wild dolphins around. 

Sayulita
Only 40 miles separate Sayulita from Puerto Vallarta, and yet there seems to be decades away from each other instead. And that Sayulita, essential part of the Riviera Nayarit, retains the essence of the ancient towns of Mexico. Here the lack of options for night owls travelers with peace in their streets are adorned themselves, almost entirely, by trees and flowers of the region is supplied. In Sayulita need not be large resorts, as the small town is a huge attraction in itself: its beautiful beaches young people having fun riding waves on surfboards or paddling aboard a kayak, whole families go horseback riding or acquire colorful handmade treasures of the Cora and Huichol in the middle, only to meet later in one of the many restaurants Nayarit cuisine for dinner and see a beautiful sunset. 


San Francisco
Affectionately called "San Pancho" by those who visit regularly, San Francisco has a Polo Club has slowly been gaining popularity among locals. Also greatly attracts the attention of visitors, that the same can start playing this sport to enjoy games from November to May. In addition to polo, San Francisco offers a host of activities for you to come in contact with nature: walking riding a beautiful horse, climb the mountains nayaritas practicing yoga on the beach or just take a dip in the Pacific.Lo de Marcos
Lo de Marcos is a popular town that offers a tranquil atmosphere, ideal for a family visit. Horseback riding on the beach, and a small golf course nearby are the main attractions in addition to the many restaurants and cafes offering the most delicious dishes of Nayarit cuisine.
Rincon de Guayabitos
Located just over 40 minutes from Puerto Vallarta, Rincon de Guayabitos is a traditional place that over the years has earned the trust of thousands of families around the world for its tranquility, security of its waters and treatment the friendly locals. Rincon de Guayabitos predominate bungalows and apartment type rooms with everything you need to feel at home in the Mexican Pacific. In this particular village can easily access the unspoilt beaches for snorkeling and diving, take a ride on glass bottom boat, and hopefully during the winter season, watch the arrival of humpback whales at sea. 

San Blas

San Blas is a rapidly developing coastal town with its many beautiful beaches, constant commercial activity of its port, its rich cultural heritage and abundance of migratory birds from around the world. One of the most visited places in San Blas is the La Tovara National Park, an interesting mangrove forest which is only accessible by boat.
Mexcaltitan
Some scholars assume that Mexcaltitán is actually Aztlan, the cradle of the Aztec civilization who founded Tenochtitlan in central Mexico. However, no conclusive evidence to support the fact that this particular city, built in concentric steps on a lake surrounded by mangroves, is the real place where the Mexica left to finally see the mythical eagle devouring a snake on a prickly Cactus in the Valley of Mexico. However, a visit to Mexcaltitán, which along with San Blas is the final part of the Riviera Nayarit, is a must stop on your tour of this beautiful region of Mexico. Do not forget to eat the traditional soup shrimp dumplings and visit the interesting museum.