Planning a warm weather break but don’t want to settle for an average holiday? If so, then let loose and have the time of your life at Puerto Vallarta-Riviera Nayarit, two neighboring regions in Mexico whose sun-soaked activities and attractions make for a spring destination unlike any other. While there is plenty to see and do there this season, be sure to give our top three, fail-safe suggestions a try to help get the fun started right away!
Soak in the Sun
Say goodbye to the winter blues, soak in the sun and let your stress slip away along Puerto Vallarta-Riviera Nayarit’s shimmering coastline. With over 200 miles of white sandy shores to enjoy, you’re guaranteed to find your own little piece of paradise.
For a sure bet, make a visit to Playa Los Muertos in Puerto Vallarta, one of the most well known beaches in the region and a great place to go people watching.
Similarly, Nuevo Vallarta is always a popular choice for beachgoers in Riviera Nayarit, offering ideal swimming conditions with miles of warm, crystal clear waters as well as a wide selection luxurious hotels and restaurants just a few steps away.
Embark on a Marine Life Adventure
Get up close and personal with enchanting sea creatures this spring as Puerto Vallarta-Riviera Nayarit is truly a dream come true for scuba diving and snorkelling. With ideal water temperatures, excellent visibility and a variety of stunning sites to choose from, there’s a plethora of chances to come face to face with tropical fish, manta rays, sea turtles and more.
In Puerto Vallarta, the tropical haven of Las Caletas is an isolated and unspoiled area that’s only accessible by boat, where visitors are sure to be amazed by the numerous coves bustling with abundant marine life. Tour Operator Vallarta Adventures offers guided snorkelling tours and scuba diving programmess in the area to all skill levels, so that thrill seekers of almost any age can experience the ultimate in marine life adventures.
Likewise, the world-renowned Las Marietas Islands, an uninhabited and protected National Park and UNESCO World Heritage Site located just offshore from Punta Mita, Riviera Nayarit, provides ample opportunities to swim with remarkable sea animals and explore a multitude of underwater caves and coral reefs. Check out Vallarta Adventures’ exciting offerings for diving in Las Caletas.
Swing into Spring at a Music or Cultural Festival
Warm weather and festival season go hand in hand, and for those who enjoy outdoor, live music venues or cultural events, Puerto Vallarta-Riviera Nayarit is sure to make a lasting impression.
Head to Nuevo Vallarta in Riviera Nayarit from 21st –24th April and dance to the Latin rhythms of the fourth annual Salsa & Mambo Festival, an energetic event featuring live concerts, workshops and competitions with professional dancers and DJs from around the world.
From 16–30 May 2016, hit the streets and celebrate respect for sexual diversity in Puerto Vallarta during Vallarta PRIDE 2016, one of the most important pride LGBTTIQ festivals in the region. Main events will be free, open to the public and include art, culture and entertainment activities as well as movies, parties, parades and fun for everyone.