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Riviera Nayarit

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The Riviera Nayarit (Spanish pronunciation: [ri'βjeɾa naʝa'ɾit]) is a nearly 200-mile stretch of coastline in Mexico between the historic port of San Blas, of Nayarit to where the Río Ameca empties into Banderas Bay, Nuevo Vallarta.

Riviera Nayarit was named to promote the coastline of Nayarit and it includes such notable sites as Chacala Bay and Chacalilla.


The large coastline that occupies the Riviera Nayarit is made up, among others, by the main beaches and the following destinations, that are characterized by major hotels and a vast flora and fauna along the coastline:

Nuevo Vallarta beach view

Archaeological sites[edit]

The following locations have attractive archaeological sites: Alta Vista, Aticama, Bucerías, Sayulita famous for surfing, San Francisco, Lo de Marcos, Los Ayala, Rincón de Guayabitos, Peñita de Jaltemba and Las Varas.[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "About Riviera Nayarit, Mexico". Visit Mexico. Retrieved 17 May 2019.