Your eyes simply cannot take in the entire length of Playa Novillero Beach, the longest not only in Nayarit but in the entire country.
Not only is Playa Novillero Riviera Nayarit the longest beach in Mexico it is also among the Top 5 longest beaches in the world!
Stretching for almost 90 kilometers (56 miles) and measuring almost half a kilometer (a third of a mile) wide, the fine sand beach of Playa Novillero Mexico is stunning with its tranquil waters, inviting you to walk out into open waters for almost 100 meters (328 feet).
It is common to see groups of young adults and adolescents enjoying themselves in the surf and entire families gathered together to prepare a feast on the ocean shore.
Thanks to its natural gifts, Novillero beach is also one of the safest in the state, making it ideal for children and inexperienced swimmers to venture out into the tranquil waves.
Other natural attractions located near the beach are The Cuautla Canal and Brava Lake, which you can visit by boat on a tour to observe the mangroves, and home to a wide variety of resident and migratory birds.
Playa Novillero Nayarit weather ranges from 75-90°F (24-32°C) in summer months and between 60-77°F (16-25°C) in winter months. The rainy season runs from July to September with the most rainy days in August. Don't let the "rainy season" in Novillero discourage you as weather in Playa Novillero in the rainiest month of August only gets 6 days of rain or total of 9 mm of rain.
Playa Novillero is located in the northern part of Riviera Nayarit in the township of Tecuala. Nearby Playa Novillero Nayarit hotels are in the neighboring towns of Tecuala and Acaponeta.
The distance from Puerto Vallarta to Novillero is approximately 4 hours or 330 kilometers, but well worth the drive!