Turtle season is one of the most fascinating periods of time in the Riviera Nayarit, and although the entire process is important—from the minute the turtle arrives to lay its eggs on the beach until the hatchlings are released—it is this last phase that has become one of the destination’s tourist attractions.
Normally, the first turtle releases take place during the second half of July and conclude in November; however, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the beaches in the state of Nayarit continue to be closed until further notice. This 2020-2021 season . . .