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Punta de Mita

Yearning for the laidback feel of a rural fishing village with white sand beaches, combined with the luxuries and mild year-round weather of the Mexican Riviera? Punta Mita has all this plus championship golf, diving, sport fishing, surfing, sailing, sea kayaking, whale watching, mountain biking, hiking, horseback riding, Jeep tours, and rainforest excursions.

Walk into town for beachfront restaurant dining and Pacific Ocean sunsets. Kids can safely swim at Playa El Anclote, where the rock jetties calm the shallow waters near restaurant row. Surf El Anclote’s long slow waves. Or seek out those special surfing spots along the coast, like near Punta Sayulita. Enjoy kayaking. Take the family sailing. more

Yearning for the laidback feel of a rural fishing village with white sand beaches, combined with the luxuries and mild year-round weather of the Mexican Riviera? Punta Mita has all this plus championship golf, diving, sport fishing, surfing, sailing, sea kayaking, whale watching, mountain biking, hiking, horseback riding, Jeep tours, and rainforest excursions.

Walk into town for beachfront restaurant dining and Pacific Ocean sunsets. Kids can safely swim at Playa El Anclote, where the rock jetties calm the shallow waters near restaurant row. Surf El Anclote’s long slow waves. Or seek out those special surfing spots along the coast, like near Punta Sayulita. Enjoy kayaking. Take the family sailing.

Tee off overlooking the breezy blue waters of the Pacific Ocean at the Jack Nicklaus-designed Pacifico Course, rated among the best in Latin America. Pacifico is renowned for its optional 19th hole, the “Tail of the Whale,” a 199-yard par-three where you tee off over the Pacific Ocean onto a large island green. The Bahia, another Nicklaus-designed championship course, has six ocean holes, and is lined by beach sands and gated resort properties controlling course access.

The Bahia Banderas (Bay of Banderas) and north towards Sayulita is great for fishing and diving volcanic tunnels, or just watching whales, dolphins, turtles, and ocean birds. Snorkel color-splashed shallow reefs. Spend a day on a ponga, a motorized open-bow fishing boat in search of mahi-mahi (dorado), pugnacious pargo (big cubera snapper), Pacific sailfish, fighting roosterfish, yellowfin tuna, and bonita. From Islas Marietas and El Morro to La Corbetena and El Banco, the diving opportunities are numerous.

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All things to do » Things to do

Accion Tropical
Accion Tropical
Attraction type: Educational sites; Specialty & Gift Shops
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Isla Marietas National Park
Isla Marietas National Park
Attraction type: Parks; National Parks
El Anclote
El Anclote
Remote beach area north of Puerto Vallarta accessible by a long winding road along mango groves.
Attraction type: Beaches
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Additional nearby recommended attractions:

Rancho Manuel
Rancho Manuel(Sayulita)
Attraction type: Farms
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Sayulita Beach
Sayulita Beach(Sayulita)
Attraction type: Beaches
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Naef Cuisine
Naef Cuisine
Dining options: Coffee & Tea, Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Casa Teresa Ristorante Italiano
Casa Teresa Ristorante Italiano
Price: $35 - $55
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Romantic, Entertaining clients, Special occasions, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Dessert, Late Night, Reservations
Tuna Blanca
Tuna Blanca
Price: $42 - $65
Cuisines: Mexican
Good for: Romantic, Entertaining clients, Large groups, Special occasions, Doing business
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Dessert, Delivery, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Si Senor
Si Senor
Price: $19 - $31
Cuisines: Mexican
Good for: Romantic, Entertaining clients, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
Mita Mary Boat Bistro
Mita Mary Boat Bistro
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Lunch

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

The St. Regis Punta Mita Resort
5.0 of 5
The St. Regis Punta Mita Resort
$480 - $1,422
Ranked #1 of 10 Hotels in Punta de Mita
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Hotel La Quinta del Sol
Hotel La Quinta del Sol
$60 - $110
Ranked #2 of 10 Hotels in Punta de Mita
Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita
5.0 of 5
Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita
$498 - $2,421
Ranked #3 of 10 Hotels in Punta de Mita
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Casa De Mita
Casa De Mita
$741 - $826
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Hotel Cinco
4.5 of 5
Hotel Cinco
$404 - $883
Ranked #5 of 10 Hotels in Punta de Mita
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Imanta Resort
5.0 of 5
Imanta Resort
$805 - $1,135
Ranked #6 of 10 Hotels in Punta de Mita
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Four Seasons Private Villas By Mita Residential
5.0 of 5
Four Seasons Private Villas By Mita Residential
$519 - $2,491
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Additional nearby recommended accommodations:

Matlali Hotel
4.5 of 5
Matlali Hotel
$223 - $508
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Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit
5.0 of 5
Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit
$577 - $768
Ranked #1 of 27 Hotels in Nuevo Vallarta
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Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.