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Nayarit

The State of Nayarit has earned a place in the preference of tourism, mainly for its Riviera Nayarit, an extensive bar of almost 160 kilometers of paradisiacal beaches bathed by the waters of the Pacific, which invite the visitor to travel from coast to coast.

The proximity to the neighboring State of Jalisco allows crossing from one side to the other in just a few minutes, by the bridge that crosses the Ameca River. So it is easy to visit the beaches of both places, regardless of where you are staying.

The municipality with the greatest economic impact from tourism is undoubtedly Bahía de Banderas, which includes the towns of San José del Valle, Mezcales, San Vicente, San Juan de Abajo, Valle de Banderas, Las Jarretaderas, El Porvenir, La Cruz de Huanacaxtle, Sayulita, Fraccionamiento Santa Fé, Coral del Risco, Fraccionamiento Bahía de Banderas, Lo de Marcos, San Francisco, El Colomo, Bucerías, Nuevo Vallarta, Higuera Blanca and Islas Marietas. It will be precisely because it houses some of the best beaches in the state.

In Cora (local indigenous language) Nayarit means “Son of god which is in heaven and in the sun” and that’s how you will feel after spending some time here, you will feel in heaven. Today, the coast of Nayarit has become the new destination of choice for celebrities and international visitors. However, you can also discover beautiful colonial cities, health resort, archaeological sites and a unique richness in culture and traditions. It is not a coincidence that Nayarit is becoming a reference destination in the international tourist scene, and the host of major sporting events.

The state is a paradise that offers unique experiences!

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Tepic
Capital City

Tepic

The cultural legacy can be seen in the architecture, museums and traditions. The first colonial towns were established in the valleys between the mountain ranges and the coast of Nayarit. And in many of these towns magnificent estates and impressive churches were built. The inhabitants of these cities are naturally excellent hosts, and you can enjoy of this warm, relaxing atmosphere in the old houses converted to a comfortable hotels. Tepic was founded in 1531 by Nuño de Beltrán as Santiago de Galicia de Compostela, the capital of the Kingdom of New Galicia (a territory comprised of the states of Jalisco, Colima, Nayarit, Aguascalientes, Durango, Sinaloa and San Luis Potosí).
Tepic combines its modern buildings and services with a rich historical legacy. In this city, you can delve into Nayarit’s fascinating culture thanks to its many museums, historic buildings and variety of traditions.… Leer Más

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Riviera Nayarit
Beaches

Riviera Nayarit

Just north of Puerto Vallarta Mexico and spanning over 190 miles along the Pacific coast of Nayarit, Mexico’s Riviera Nayarit extends from the northern border with Sinaloa, in the municipality of Tecuala, to the mouth of the Ameca River, on the boundary with Jalisco. This exceptional destination holds magic pictoresque towns, the Sierra de Vallejo Biosphere Reserve with coastal lagoons, mangroves and wetlands, home of crocodiles, sea turtles, and endemic birds; the Isabel Island and Marietas Islands, both National Parks; the archeological vestiges in Altavista; and allure beaches where sensational days of sun and water sports can be enjoyed. The Riviera Nayarit has family tours, services and infrastructure for all kina of events, and a growing number of all inclusive and other resorts, from value-priced to luxury, excelent spas and world-class golf clubs. The temperatura here is warm and humid, with an annual average of 77oF, and the rainy season goes from June to October. … Leer Más

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Ecotourism in Nayarit
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Ecotourism in Nayarit is consolidated as an option to the “sun and beach” product. The destination offers new market niches such as Alternative Tourism for those visitors who seek to enjoy nature safely and reliably. In the region there are a wide variety of companies dedicated to Adventure Tourism, Ecotourism and Rural Tourism, which offer countless tours with outdoor activities such as hiking, canyoning, rappelling, and even gastronomic experiences of typical regional cuisine, thus enriching the tourist offer of the destination.… Leer Más

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Magic Towns in Nayarit
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Nayarit is a state whose culture, traditions and gastronomy have made it one of the favorite Mexican tourist destinations for foreigners and nationals. However, as happens in every state, when you visit any part of the state, specifically Riviera Nayarit, its small but attractive jewels, also known as Pueblos Mágicos (Magic Towns), are left out. For this reason, it is important that you know the culture, traditions, magical places, friendly people and incredible experiences that you will only find in the 4 Magic Towns in Nayarit.… Leer Más

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Tepic Surroundings
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Considered a colonial monument in itself, the city of Tepic is surrounded by majestic mountains that have witnessed many historical events in the country. Cradle of illustrious men such as the writer Amado Nervo and the boy hero Juan Francisco Escutia, it is also known as Tepic de Nervo in honor of the poet. There are many meanings that are attributed to the name of this city, such as “Tierra del Maíz”, “Place of massive stones” or “Very populated site”.… Leer Más

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