Pondering where to head off to for your summer travels? If you’re tired of the chilly UK weather, why take off to the warmer climes of Mexico? Discover the beauty and wonders of Puerto Vallarta and Rivera Nayarit, two regions on the Pacific Coast. Indulge in all the experiences and do as the locals do.
Your first stop is Riviera Nayarit, just minutes from Puerto Vallarta’s International Airport. Celebrating its 10th anniversary as the premiere destination in Mexico, with 200 miles of beautiful coastline, seaside towns, mountain peaks and natural wonders and wildlife, this tropical region invites tourists from all over the world to experience their way of life.
Leave the fancy restaurants behind and mingle with the local crowds in the town of Jarretaderas. Titis restaurant, a local favourite, offers an array of flavours and delicious dishes such as the Stingray Machaca Tacos, Agua Chile and Camarones Cucaracha.
Join the natives as they head on down to La Patrona Club in San Pancho to watch polo. Enjoy the sport the Mexican way with a beer and a pair of binoculars.
Enjoy some surfing and beach lounging on Punta De Mita’s Hotel Cinco’s private beach club. Take a paddle-board lesson, or a boat ride to the Marietas Islands and explore the magical marine life.
Let loose in Alquimista’s Cocktail Room, a preferred fiesta hang out for the locals. Take in the Mexican nightlife with some of the best baristas and signature cocktails of tequila, salt and spice.
For more information, visit www.RivieraNayarit.com
The vibrant energy, scents and sounds surround you as soon as you land in Puerto Vallarta.
Head on down to heart of Playa Camarones neighbourhood and enjoy some delicious food on the beachfront of El Barracuda. There you can taste some of the best guacamole, with amazing tacos, tangy ceviche and icy margaritas.
Follow the happy locals to the coastal village of Boca de Tomatlan where a number of ocean activities awaits, including fishing, diving and snorkelling. Venture out to sea with the local fisherman at sunrise or capture pictures of the tropical birds of Boca Cove.
Renowned for its incredible nightlife, Puerto Vallarta attracts global visitors who come to enjoy the lively music, flowing drinks and endless fun. It also provides a special welcome and large offering to the LGBT community.
For a more chilled evening, take a boat to a nearby beach resort like Casitas Maraika in Playa del Caballo and relax with the sounds of crashing waves.
For more information, visit www.visitpuertovallarta.com