Villa Arbol is a luxurious six bedroom villa and an architectural wonder fusing traditional and modern Mexican design perched high on a hill just minutes from Old Town Puerto Vallarta. Brilliantly conceived spaces and masterful use of diverse materials make an exciting and modern environment that also provides plenty of room to relax. From the entrance, a two-story tiled waterfall and lush green garden leads the way down a dramatic staircase to the main living area, with its double-height vaulted brick ceiling and expansive views of the city skyline and the Bay of Banderas.
Visit in late Oct/early Nov and you’ll have the opportunity to experience this annual festival, celebrated across all of Mexico. Catch the parade of mariachi bands, stilt walkers, skeletons and more, as they make their way through downtown.
Even in this world-class golf destination, Robert Von Hagge’s El Tigre in Riviera Nayarit is a standout – not only for the resident tigers after which it is named, but also for being one of the most challenging courses in all of Mexico.
If you’re looking to get off the beaten path, head to the beach town of Yelapa. Here there are 2 waterfalls – the route to one is on a cobblestone path and takes about 10 mins, the 2nd one is upriver and takes about 90 mins to reach by foot.
In a region known for its epicurean delights, this week-long annual celebration occurs in late Nov. and features over 30 world-renowned chefs offering gourmet dining, chef’s tables, gourmet safaris and wine tastings on a daily basis.
Nestled high up in the Sierra Madres, this “magical town” is like a step back in time. A mining town during the colonial period, its churches, ranches and old mines have endured thanks to some dedicated inhabitants who keep the history here alive.
Often called “the crown jewel” of the Riviera Nayarit, this quaint surf town is known for its laid-back vibe, stunning natural beauty, and fantastic restaurants, including open-air eateries overlooking the sand and surf, are just the beginning!
Kids will love the 10 waterslides, lazy river and opportunity to swim with dolphins at this Puerto Vallarta adventure park. Open every day, other activities include a marine mammals and sea lion shows.
Sail the seas on an authentic Spanish galleon on this pirate tour, which stops at Majahuitas Beach where you’ll have time to enjoy the surf, sand, water sports and beach activities for a couple of hours before heading back.
There is no shortage of family fun here! This attraction features a variety of zip-lining tours, including an ‘extreme zip line adventure’ that offers rappelling and Tarzan swings, and an ‘outdoor adventure’ that starts with a speed boat ride.
Climb 110ft. to the top of this local landmark and take in some of the fabulous views of the surrounding area. Open daily, there’s a lounge at the top that features live music – a great reward after the climb up!
Starting with a boat ride to La Animas, during which time you may see dolphins, manta rays and even humpback whales, this park offers a variety of activities including rock climbing, hanging bridges and more.