Riviera Nayarit, Mexico
All those regions are featured in our photo Galleries
Nuevo Vallarta is classified as the first nautical tourist and residencial development in Latin America. Home to luxury villas and estates with lush gardens, deluxe resorts, and over 3 miles of sweeping white sand beaches, Nuevo Vallarta also has 3 championship golf courses, a dolphin center, and a 300-slip marina.
In Nuevo Vallarta neighborhoods, emphasis has been placed on preserving the natural plant and animal life native to the region. Our Nuevo Vallarta photo galleries give you the opportunity to see pictures of elegant villas and estates featuring tropical gardens of bougainvillea, hibiscus and birds of paradise. Browse through photographs of the natural beauty found here and take a sneak peek at some of the exciting activities that are in this area.
Bucerias is a small coastal fishing village on Banderas Bay in the state of Nayarit, and only 11 miles north of the Puerto Vallarta Airport. This growing community offers a wide variety of accommodations – from modern condominium and exclusive villa rentals to hotel rooms and apartments for rent, as well as trailer-park spaces. Bucerias has an old-fashioned festive feel, particularly around the beachfront open-air market.
Bucerias displays long, uncrowded beach and pictures of the palapa restaurants where you can enjoy fresh seafood right on the beach. You can explore life through the photographs and images we’ve captured of the cobblestone streets lined with villas and town homes, the lively market, and the 5-mile stretch of beach in the laid-back town of Bucerias.
La Cruz de Huanacaxtle is a tranquil town north of Puerto Vallarta, settled in the 1930′s and located approximately twenty minutes from Puerto Vallarta. “La Cruz,” as it is known to the locals, is a picturesque fishing village with all of the ingredients for a peaceful, relaxing vacation. Browse through our La Cruz photo gallery to see photographs of the golden-white coral sand of La Manzanilla Beach and pictures of the protected bay that provides anchorage for small fishing boats as well as large and luxurious yachts.
You’ll also find this colorful Mexican town’s cobblestone streets lined with a number of interesting shops, and snapshots of the friendly locals hawking their colorful wares at the Wednesday morning market and fishermen selling the “catch of the day” to the local restaurateurs.
Punta de Mita is located 26 miles from Puerto Vallarta, at the northern tip of Banderas Bay in the beautiful state of Nayarit. Punta de Mita is, and will continue to develop into, one of Mexico’s ultra-exclusive resort areas. Home to the Four Seasons Resort and Jack Nicklaus Signature golf course, Punta Mita offers everything you’d expect in an exclusive beach vacation destination.
Punta Mita is filled with images of the Pacific Ocean and the Sierra Madre mountains that frame the bay, pictures of soft sand beaches meeting the crystal blue water where stately rocks jut out along the shoreline, and photos of the beach clubs, championship golf courses, tennis centers, spa and fitness facilities that make Punta de Mita an unrivaled Mexican vacation experience
Sayulita is only 25 miles northwest of Puerto Vallarta, yet it feels worlds away. This drowsy little fishing village on a palm-laden arc of sand is the perfect place to enjoy the quiet pleasures and local color of Mexico. Our Sayulita photo gallery captures images of the simplicity and tranquility of beach life found here, along with photographs of the rich tropical forest of the coastal Sierra Madre mountains and the crystal clear waters of the Pacific Ocean.
We’ve captured snapshots of the easygoing attitude that seems to permeate the air in this beach town, pictures of Sayulita’s clean waters and rolling waves that draw surfers from around the world, and photos of a few niceties that are popping up – like the gourmet restaurants and luxury homes and villas for sale in Sayulita.
San Francisco Lovingly called “San Pancho” by the locals, the little mango-processing town of San Francisco is a favorite place of water sport lovers. Big, open-ocean waves pound the beach, making for world-class surfing and exciting ocean kayaking, while tranquil coves offer calm waters for swimming and snorkeling. Offshore excursions include sailing, trophy fishing and exploring uninhabited islands and magnificent coral reefs.
Our San Francisco features idyllic beach enclosed by palm-tipped green headlands, and pictures of the golden white sand beach that extends for half a mile on both sides of town. San Pancho is known for its untamed natural beauty and unsurpassed tropical scenery that’s been used as a stage for magazines and television commercials.
Lo de Marco Exploring the town of Lo de Marcos will give you a taste of the genuine flavors of Mexico. On Nayarit’s curving coastline approximately one hour’s drive north of Puerto Vallarta’s Banderas Bay, the relaxed atmosphere of this hidden haven is reflected in the people who live in this tropical paradise.
Lo de Marco is a sleepy seaside village that is a popular weekend getaway for nationals and a favorite beach vacation destination for international tourists. Lo de Marcos is a photographer’s delight, with many opportunities to take stunning photographs of the very wide and nearly level beach lined with palapa restaurants, capture unforgettable images of fishermen and shell seekers, or take snapshots of Mexican families digging in the fine golden sand and frolicking in the gently rolling waves
Rincon de Guayabitos Wrapped around the gentle Bay of Jaltemba, the charming beach resort Rincon de Guayabitos is a little-known gem on Mexico’s Pacific Coast. Situated halfway between Puerto Vallarta and Tepic, Guayabitos sits amid jungle-covered hillsides and a lush agricultural valley. The town itself consists of little more than a 1 1/2-mile stretch of golden sand and two parallel streets.
Guayabitos photo gallery features photographs of a town with the right stuff: a quiet, pleasant disposition, an excellent beach, and friendly locals. On the beach, we’ve captured photos of vendors pushing their colorful carts serving refreshing fruit drinks and children wandering up and down the sand peddling fish on a stick – pictures of the sleepy scenic ambiance that offers visitors a glimpse of Puerto Vallarta thirty years ago.
San Blas, a beautiful haven of nature with beaches and picturesque sunsets, is nowadays one of the main cities in the Mexican state of Nayarit. In total, its long and productive history spans almost five centuries, during which time San Blas has witnessed battles of conquest, interracial mixing and, during Colonial Spanish times, it was an important seaport for receiving incoming goods from the Orient. Over the years this beautiful city has become a cradle for the arts, and a place full of culture.
It is a busy port and a popular tourist destination. It is located about 100 miles north of Puerto Vallarta, and 40 miles west of the state capital Tepic. The city has a population 8,707. San Blas is known as the port where the Spanish priest Junipero Serra, ‘Father’ of the California Missions, embarked on his journey north. The area is also noted for its fine surfing.
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