About the destination

Located north of Puerto Vallarta, Riviera Nayarit will make you forget your everyday life by offering you wonderful vacation memories. Known for its beauty and idyllic beaches, this destination is simply heavenly.


The official currency of the country is the Mexican peso (MXN). American money and credit and debit cards are also accepted in the tourist centers. However, if you plan to use your cards at your destination, be sure to inform your financial institution of the dates of your stay in Mexico.


The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) recommends that you consult a health specialist to discuss vaccinations against the following diseases: hepatitis A, hepatitis B, fever and typhoid. Please note that two doses of the Covid-19 vaccine are required to fly from Canada and to cross the land United States border.


Your passport must be valid for the duration of your intended stay in Mexico, even if you have dual citizenship.


Month Max Min Prec.
January 29 °C 11 °C 42 mm
February 29 °C 14 °C 36 mm
March 28 °C 18 °C 23 mm
April 30 °C 21 °C 38 mm
May 31 °C 22 °C 84 mm
June 31 °C 20 °C 165 mm
July 31 °C 18 °C 169 mm
August 32 °C 18 °C 164 mm
Semptember 33 °C 17 °C 213 mm
October 30 °C 17 °C 114 mm
November 29 °C 16 °C 57 mm
December 29 °C 12 °C 43 mm


While Spanish is the official language of Mexico, a total of 46 languages are spoken. This diversity corresponds to the mosaic of the population: diverse! It is also easy to communicate with the inhabitants in English if you don’t know Spanish

Things to do in Riviera Nayarit


Riviera Nayarit has something for all levels! Whether you are a beginner or an expert, you will find the waves you dream of. Beginners will undoubtedly enjoy trying the long and regular waves of El Anclote, which make learning much easier. For the more experienced, venture to The Cove, considered by experts to be a surfers’ paradise!


There are several golf courses in Riviera Nayarit. Ask your travel consultant for more information.

The hidden beach of the Marietas Islands

These breathtaking islands are unquestionably incredibly beautiful. But, they also hide a beach, created after the explosion of a bomb. Thanks to its favourable environment for the development of the ecosystem, this national park is a popular place for scuba diving. Thanks to its clear waters and reefs, we can observe sea turtles, manta rays, dolphins, humpback whales, octopuses and more!

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