One of the Riviera Nayarit’s travel places growing in popularity is the lovely beach of town of Punta de Mita, Mexico. Located on the southeastern point of the Riviera Nayarit, this idyllic resort is about an hour’s drive from Puerto Vallarta. The town’s relaxed rural lifestyle is perfect for a laid-back vacation and is far removed from the commotion of fast-paced city life. The sparkling gold beaches and deep blue Pacific Ocean provide the perfect backdrop for a day of relaxation and enjoyment at your own pace.
With the bay at Punta de Mita being so smooth and tranquil, one of the most enjoyable activities is exploring the sights by kayak. In fact, many travelers visit this exquisite beach town for its refreshingly cool water which makes kayaking an irresistible option to beat the heat and humidity that are common there.
Kayaking in the bay is such a treat because it is easy to go sightseeing with its clear, open views of the coastline and surrounding nature. You can paddle at your own leisure as you take in the sights floating by kayak on the peaceful ocean water. You can also kayak around the nearby uninhabited Las Marietas Islands with their lush tropical rainforests.
In addition to kayaking, Punta de Mita is a popular spot for snorkeling, surfing, scuba diving, deep sea fishing, and mountain biking. If you decide to visit the Palladium Vallarta Resort and Spa, the five-star all-inclusive mega resort in Punta de Mita, you can enjoy a plenty of amenities. With a private beach, tennis courts, three outdoor pools, six restaurants, seven bars, and a kids’ club, there is something for everyone at this resort. There, you can also try motorized water sports, fishing, sailing, and whale watching.
Accommodations in the Punta de Mita area are of three types: private homes and condos, luxurious hotels, and clean, but basic, family hotels. In the luxurious hotel category are the Four Seasons and the St. Regis.
Surrounded by a 1,500-acre nature reserve on the northern shore of Banderas Bay, the Four Seasons Resort Punta de Mita features five-star amenities for the entire family, including a fitness center, 10 tennis courts, a game room, a 24-hour business center, and 7 bars and restaurants. Within the property, there are 173 rooms, suites, and free- standing villas.
Situated on 22 acres of landscaped grounds, the oceanfront St. Regis Punta de Mita Resort is a luxurious hideaway specializing in personalized service. Each of the 120 guest rooms and suites has a private terrace and a garden. The resort also includes golf courts, a tennis center, 3 pools, and a spa. There, you can try Mexiterranean food which combines Mediterranean food and casual Mexican food. This food is delicious, and it features fresh fish caught nearby.