Located off the coast of Rincón de Guayabitos, Isla Coral (Coral Island) is a natural aquarium and a fantastic adventure for the entire family!
Isla Coral is one of the many hidden treasures that make up the beautiful Riviera Nayarit. Located just a few minutes by boat from Rincón de Guayabitos, a visit here is a must for locals and tourists.
You will enjoy the crystal-clear water that surrounds Isla Coral—it’s great for snorkeling, swimming among schools of colorful fish, and, if you’re so inspired, practicing on the Stand Up Paddle board. You’re going to fall in love with this paradise!
How do I get to Isla Coral?
To get to Isla Coral you have to take a boat from Rincón de Guayabitos. It’s a very short ride, don’t worry: in less than 10 minutes you’ll be enjoying this paradise. And if the question is “How can I get to Rincón de Guayabitos?” we recommend booking a tour to Isla Coral from wherever you’re staying in the Riviera Nayarit, Sayulita, San Pancho, Punta de Mita or Puerto Vallarta—there are tour operators all over the region who offer the service. You just worry about having fun!
Guayabitos, located about an hour from the Puerto Vallarta Airport, is one of 23 micro-destinations that make up the Riviera Nayarit. It is certified as a clean beach destination, with an ample infrastructure of hotels and bungalows, and delicious restaurants at the water’s edge. The local culture is fantastic: don’t forget to savor the traditional “piñas locas” (crazy pineapples) and the “varitas de camarón” (shrimp shish kabobs)—they’re delicious!
Here’s a list of some can’t-miss beaches:
- Playa Los Ayala
- Playa Tortugas
- Punta El Custodio
- Playa Platanitos
Banana boat tours and jet ski rentals are favorite activities.
Click here for more aquatic activities in the Riviera Nayarit.