The Riviera Nayarit Visitors and Convention Bureau, at the service of audiovisual producers facilities to carry out its production in our state, institutional contacts, permits, professional and specialized care and all necessary information for your project to be successful.

Why Shoot in Riviera Nayarit

The natural wonders of the state and of the Riviera Nayarit are so spectacular that they have been used as the perfect setting for more than one feature film.

The region is resplendent with abundant vegetation surrounding natural canals, such as the Tovara, where you can enjoy a boat ride and appreciate various animal species such as crocodiles, herons and turtles.

In addition, the local archeological sites, beautiful beaches and picturesque small towns allow Nayarit to offer unbeatable scenery for epic stories such as the celebrated Cabeza de Vaca, by Nicolás Echavarría and filmed in San Blas.

The scenery becomes a central character to each film. To promote the Destination’s cinematographic industry by showcasing its natural wonders, the Public Relations Department works in conjunction with the State of Nayarit and other institutions such as the Universidad Autónoma de Nayarit and the Riviera Nayarit Visitors and Conventions Bureau.

This department offers a variety of services and assistance for producers and directors interested in filming their next project in this region. With everything presented here, you can clearly see that his is the ideal destination for your next vacation. We guarantee that your stay in the Riviera Nayarit will be exceptional.


Choosing a location for your production is a multi-faceted decision. You need to ensure you have the right visuals, functional environment, incentives and basic support functions. The Riviera Nayarit production resources are designed to deliver the information you need in making this important decision.

• Location Scouting

• Preliminary scouting assistance.

• Assistance with permitting and locations.

* Local

* State

• Assistance in the permit process.

• Coordination with all state and local agencies.

• Portfolio

CLICK HERE for a request form for support and / or services.

More than a hundred movies, including such outstanding features as “Cabeza de Vaca”, “Beverly Hills Chihuahua”, “Limitless”; as well as television programming for major networks such as Univision, Telemundo, Televisa, TV Azteca, Canal 40, BBC, The Discovery Channel, National Geographic, MTV, NHK Japan, ESPN, Redneck Island Reality Show, and numerous music videos and TV commercials for several famous artists and world wide well-known brands have been filmed in Riviera Nayarit.


Is our pleasure to invite you to discover the diversity of locations, film production services and attractions that our State has to offer to the film, video and television community. Our great reputation among industry leaders has been made possible because of the exceptional resources, talent, facilities and locations that are available to serve your need in Riviera Nayarit.
  • Beaches
  • Islands
  • Lakes / Rivers / Lagoons / Mangroves
  • Aerial Images
  • Mountains
  • Houses
  • Native People (Coras, Huicholes, Mexicaneros and Tepehuanos)
  • Historical Buildings

Contact Us

Guillermo Guerrero
Public Relations & Film Industry Coordinator

Paradise Plaza, Av. Cocoteros 85 Sur Piso 2 Local I-8.
Nuevo Vallarta, Nayarit
C.P. 63735

Phone Number: +52 (322) 297 25 16 Ext. 116
Cell Phone Number: +52 1 (322) 131 42 05
Email: gguerrero@rivieranayarit.com

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