Experience Riviera Nayarit

Riviera Nayarit overview
Fast facts
  • Discover remote islands and untouched beaches on an eco-tour
  • Tee off on pristine golf courses designed by world-famous architects
  • Learn how to surf on the legendary waves of Sayulita

Discover the breathtaking natural beauty of Mexico’s Pacific Coast on a vacation to scenic Riviera Nayarit. Located just north of Puerto Vallarta, this 200-mile stretch of coastline offers plenty of opportunities for both beachside relaxation and eco exploration. Kick back and relax by your resort’s golden-sand beach or head out on an excursion to access the area’s untouched beaches that are accessible only by water – including Playa del Amor in Marietas Islands National Park, a hidden beach that a limited number of people can visit each day. Golf enthusiasts can play at one of the area’s numerous world-class golf courses designed by famous architects like Jack Nicklaus, Greg Norman and Robert Von Hagge that attract golf lovers from around the world. Head to the beach town of Sayulita to learn how to surf on the coast’s legendary waves that surfers from around the world travel to experience. Make sure to visit Riviera Nayarit between December and March to spot whales migrating through the waters! This destination is the perfect spot for a wellness retreat or spa getaway, with a host of exceptional spas offering specialized treatments and therapies from around the world.

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Travel tips

National language: Spanish

Currency: MXN (Mexican Peso). We recommend travellers bring USD (United States Dollar) for their vacation to exchange to pesos at their resort.

Language notes: Hola! While the local language is Spanish, English is widely spoken in resorts and tourist areas.

Voltage: 110V

Travel tips: Canadian devices use 120 V and will work with 110 V. Many resorts have 120 V plugs. For older devices, items using motors or heating (heated beauty tools, electric toothbrushes) and three-prong plugs we recommend bringing an adaptor with voltage conversion.

What to pack: Don’t know what to bring? Don’t worry. Click Here for a full checklist to print and refer to when packing for your all-inclusive vacation in Riviera Nayarit.

What to buy: The Riviera Nayarit's most famous indigenous group are the Huichol Indians, visually defined by their vibrant clothing, accessories and feather-adorned hats. Find Huichol handicrafts, accessories and animal figurines in shops and markets across Riviera Nayarit.

Getting around: Your local Sunwing Experiences representative will handle your airport transfers, providing you with round-trip transportation from the airport to your resort and back. To discover all the incredible things to do and see, Sunwing Experiences will take you on a range of exciting tours and excursions.

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