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Nuevo Vallarta & Riviera Nayarit Hotels

Just north of Puerto Vallarta lies Nuevo Vallarta and the beginning of 200 miles of Pacific west coast Mexico beaches in the region known as Riviera Nayarit.

Plan your next vacation in Mexico and let our Mexico tourism board help you find luxury resort deals at some of the best Riviera Nayarit Mexico Hotel accommodations where you can enjoy the unbeatable attractions and some of the best Vallarta Mexico activities

Hotels Punta Mita Riviera Nayarit

The resort town of Punta de Mita Mexico is located near the white sands of a peninsula that stretches out into the Pacific Ocean marking an end point of the Bay of Banderas. Only 40 minutes from Puerto Vallarta, Punta Mita hotels are described as being an island of luxury and include:

St. Regis Hotel Punta Mita

Built on an isthmus, this 22 acre resort hotel is known for its signature Butler Service and spectacular views of Banderas Bay. Soak up the sun while staying in this luxurious resort hotel that focuses on combining the best that Mexican art and nature have to offer.   

The Four Seasons Hotel Punta Mita

This Mexico hotel is spread across 10 acres of tropical grounds with accommodations that include 173 guest rooms featuring a Mexican chic style and 32 ocean view tile-roof Mexican style casista suites.

Other Mexico hotels in Punta Mita worth noting include Hotel Des Artistes, Hotel Meson de Mita, and Royal Suites by Palladium.

Flamingos Riviera Nayarit Hotels

Flamingos Mexico is one of the most prosperous areas in Riviera Nayarit and a favorite of those who want to enjoy Mexico Golf Vacations. The Flamingos area offers activities for everyone from families and young people to couples and groups. Luxury spills from hotels in Flamingos, which include:  

Riu Jalisco Hotel Flamingos

Packed with daily entertainment such as RIU Theme shows, the Riu Jalisco hotel is located right on the Flamingos Beach near Nuevo Vallarta.

Riu Palace Pacífico Hotel Flamingos

Nestled in the heart of the Nuevo Vallarta, hotel Riu Palace Pacificio holds its composure with stunning architectural design; it is the perfect location for affluent vacationers seeking luxury while staying in Mexico.

Other hotels worth noting in Flamingos Mexico include the Riu Vallarta, Villa del Palmar Flamingos, Villa La Estancia Beach Resort & Spa, and Samba Vallarta hotels.

Bucerias Hotels Riviera Nayarit

Hotels situated on the Northern Shores of Banderas Bay in the traditional Mexico fishing village of Bucerias feature a slower and quieter pace of life. One can hear their own footsteps on hand-laid cobblestone streets. With only 17,000 residents, there are fewer Bucerias hotels to choose from:

Hotel Royal Decameron Complex Bucerias

This Riviera Nayarit Mexico hotel features something for everyone with its three sections that include 7 restaurants, 6 bars and 5 pools. Guests staying at Hotel Royal Decameron have access to over 300 yards of the best Mexico beaches in Banderas Bay.

Other Bucerias hotels worth noting include the Cactus Inn, Costa Dorada, and Vista Panorámica hotels.

Hotel Guayabitos Riviera Nayarit

Ricon de Guayabitos is still quiet and quaint though there are plans to transform it into a bustling resort area in Riviera Nayarit. Hotels in this region include:

Decameron Los Cocos Hotel Guayabitos

This Riviera Nayarit Mexico hotel offers the true Mexican experience with its flare and charm. Friendly service and delightful accommodations are the trademarks of this resort hotel located only an hour north of Puerto Vallarta.

Other Riviera Nayarit Mexico hotels in Guayabitos Mexico worth noting include Anai Suites, Bungalows Las Gaviotas, Casablanca Resort, Casita De La Peña, Costa Alegre Hotel & Suites, Decameron Los Cocos, El Delfin Guayabitos, Hotel Chalimar, Hotel Suites Mar y Sol, Las Cabañas del Capitán, Paraiso del Pescador, Toerreblanca Suites, Vacacional TITO’S and Villa Corona del Mar hotels.

Hotels in Nuevo Vallarta Riviera Nayarit

Nuevo Vallarta is the southernmost city in the state of Riviera Nayarit Mexico and only 30 minutes from the Puerto Vallarta International Airport. As a popular resort destination for tourists from around the world Nuevo Vallarta features ten miles of amazing Mexico beaches that include many excellent Riviera Nayarit hotels including:

Dreams Villa Magna Hotel Nuevo Vallarta

This all-inclusive villa invites families, couples and singles to enjoy the golden Mexico beaches, daily activities, nightly entertainment and gourmet dining options of Nuevo Vallarta, plus the views of the Sierra Madre Mountains.

Grand Velas All Suites & Spa Resort Hotel Nuevo Vallarta

Focused on health and wellness, this Riviera Nayarit Mexico hotel offers several special packages such as family vacations, weddings, romantic vacations and golf getaways.

Other worthy Riviera Nayarit hotels in Nuevo Vallarta include the Bahía del Sol, Belair Vallarta, Marina Banderas, Marival Residences & World Spa, Marival Resort & Suites, Mayan Palace, Occidental Allegro, Ocean Breeze, Paradis Village Beach Resort & Spa, Taheíma Wellness Resort & Spa, Vallarta Palace and Villa Varadero.

Hotels in Sayulita Mexico

Only 45 minutes north of Puerto Vallarta on Mexico’s west coast is the fishing village of Sayulita, a widely popular Mexico vacations destination for tourists who like to venture “off-the-beaten-path”. Riviera Nayarit hotels in this area include:

Haramara Retreat Sayulita Hotel

There are only 17 rooms available in this quiet Riviera Nayarit Mexico hotel that offers first class accommodations with a 100% private beach reserved exclusively for its guests.

Playa Escondida Sayulita Hotel

This eco-chic secluded private Sayulita hotel is adult oriented and limits the stay of children. It is focused on providing complete rest and relaxation with services such a pre-Hispanic massage at the Spa or Yoga on the Terraza.

Hotels in San Francisco Riviera Nayarit

San Francisco Mexico, also referred to as San Pancho, is very proud of its history with streets lined with cultural centers and local businesses. Popular Riviera Nayarit Mexico hotels in this region include:

Costa Azul Adventure Resort

A Mexican resort hotel suited towards adventure and relaxation, it features 30 rooms and offers daily activities that differ throughout your stay. Some activities include beginner Mexico Surfing lessons, zip line adventures and horseback riding. You can even plan to rent the entire resort for the night!

Hotels in San Blas Riviera Nayarit

This small fishing village located in Northern Riviera Nayarit is most commonly recognized for its fine surfing and the longest surfable wave in the world. For surfing enthusiasts staying in this area of Riviera Nayarit, hotels include:

Hotel Garza Canela Hotel San Blas

This 100% Mexican owned and family operated business acts as your host to the fisherman’s town of San Blas. The hotel grounds features a pool, gardens, crafts boutique and babysitting.

Hacienda Flamingos Hotel San Blas

Full of history, art and Colonial Style, this Riviera Nayarit Mexico hotel dates back to 1950. It was renovated in the late 1998 and now offers 20 rooms. The beautiful grounds will invite you to take daily siestas in poolside hammocks.

Hotel Casa Mañana San Blas

With over 10 years of experiences this beachfront Riviera Nayarit hotel provides rooms to offer its guests personal attention and much needed rest while on a Mexican Vacation in San Blas.

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We offer visitors plenty of information about Mexico tourism including Mexico hotels and unique Mexico vacations found only here in the Riviera Nayarit on the Pacific coast of Mexico!

If a Mexico vacation is on your agenda and you wish to visit the Riviera Nayarit region just north of Puerto Vallarta, let us help you find the best Riviera Nayarit Mexico hotels for your trip.

Also, check out our Mexico tourist activities page to learn more about fishing, sailing, snorkelling and diving in Mexico during your vacation.  See Vallarta Mexico Activities.

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Promoting Mexico tourism in the Riviera Nayarit region along the 200 mile Pacific coastline north of Puerto Vallarta with information on Mexico beaches, all inclusive hotels, luxury resorts and activities like spas and wellness, surfing, golfing, sailing, fishing, swimming with dolphins, sea lion encounters, baby sea turtle releases and whale watching. Discover adventure package vacations, dining, shopping and attractions in Nuevo Vallarta, Flamingos, Bucerias, La Cruz de Huanacaxtle, Destiladeras, Punta de Mita, Litibu, Sayulita, San Pancho, Lo de Marcos, Guayabitos, San Blas, Isla de Mexcaltitan and other Riviera Nayarit locations near Puerto Vallarta.