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Roberto Sandoval Castañeda, Governor of the State of Nayarit, ordered only Playa Escondida to be temporarily off-limits for restoration and maintenance for about two months in order to regulate and improve the conditions of the Islas Marietas, an icon of Rivera Nayarit. The National Commission of Protected National Areas (Conanp, by its acronym in Spanish)...
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The Tourism Ministries of Puerto Vallarta, State of Jalisco, and Riviera Nayarit disagree with the decision to close ‘Love Beach’ at the Marietas Islands for coral regrowth and allow time for environmental rebound. Ludwig Estrada, Regional Director of Tourism, stated there is an agreement to control the number of visitors each day and better management...
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According to Dr. Amilcar Cupul, research professor at the University Center of the Coast (CUC), the case of the Marieta Islands is similar to that of “Peter and the Wolf”, meaning it was announced last month that parts of the islands could face possible closure and, after several threats, the date was set for next...
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Mexican environmental authorities say they will temporarily close a popular beach off the Pacific state of Nayarit because of damage from too many tourists. The National Commission of Protected Natural Areas said in a statement Thursday that during the two-week Easter vacation season more than 27,000 people visited tiny “Love Beach” in the Marietas Islands...
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Las Islas Marietas
The orderliness visitors enjoyed during Holy Week and Easter in the Islas Marietas was kept thanks to the coordination between the private sector and the local authorities. The Riviera Nayarit Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) and the National Commission for Protected Natural Areas (Conanp, by its acronym in Spanish) worked together to set this special...
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You’ll have the opportunity to discover the wonders of nature while looking out for dolphins, whales, giant manta rays, sea turtles and tropical fish, all in their natural environment! Complete with bird watching, swimming, snorkeling, scuba diving and kayaking in the warm waters that surround the Marietas Islands, this eco-adventure provides for an exciting itinerary...
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Fifteen years ago, the waters around Islas Marietas in Mexico’s Nayarit State were so abundant with corals that people could see them for miles. They were hard to avoid, too. “To go and surf in that area, you would have to wear tennis shoes because it was full of coral mountains,” said Javier Alvarez, a...
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Islas Marietas
The marine life both on the island and its surroundings is a genuine treasure; it’s also one of the top birdwatching destinations in all of Mexico. If you thought you had seen everything there was to see and you still haven’t visited the Islas Marietas (Marietas Islands), the truth is, you haven’t seen anything yet!...
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Islas Marietas
The management of the Islas Marietas National Park, which is part of the National Commission of Protected National Areas (Conanp, by its acronym in Spanish), together with the Riviera Nayarit Convention and Visitors Bureau and the local tourism service providers all took part in a cleanup of the Islas Marietas on Monday, August 29, 2016....
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Islas Marietas
The sum total of the work put in by tourism-related businesses and organization and civilians in regards to the increased awareness and preservation of natural resources, as well as the efforts of the authorities who carried out successful marine monitoring operations, has resulted in an excellent compliance rate with the regulations put in place at...
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Islas Marietas
The Riviera Nayarit Convention and Visitors Bureau’s Research and Environmental Programs Office, the National Commission for Protected Natural Areas (Conanp, by its acronym in Spanish) and different groups of tourism service providers are preparing for a massive cleanup of Islas Marietas on Monday, June 6, 2016. “This is part of the efforts we’ve had in...
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It’s sunset in the pre-Colombian wilds of Nayarit. The jays silence their song as night falls. The jaguars lurk nearby. Smoke rises above the canopy as gentle chanting rumbles across the jungle floor. The Huichol—ancient dwellers of Mexico’s Pacific coast—burn flowers and seeds in honor of their gods. They sing songs and recite prayers in...
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Puerto Vallarta, in the state of Jalisco, and Riviera Nayarit, in the state of Nayarit, have iconic reputations as two very welcoming LGBT-friendly destinations. A wide variety of LGBT-friendly accommodation options, activities, beaches, nightlife, and a great LGBT community are the reasons Mexico’s Pacific Coast is amongst the most popular LGBT destinations! Accommodation In Puerto...
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Playa del Amor, located in the Marietas Islands National Park, has been included in the ranking of the “12 Best Beaches in Mexico” according to Condé Nast Traveler magazine. These 12 beaches stand out thanks to their resorts, unique activities and overall beauty. Also known as Playa Escondida, or Hidden Beach, this gorgeous hideaway is...
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A whale was found dead this weekend at Anclote beach, in the Punta Mita area. Federal authorities have maintained silence on the case, however, the information came to light during a meeting of the Commission for Agricultural Development and Fisheries held this afternoon in Puerto Vallarta, where the councilor Saul Lopez, called for improving fishing...
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