What to do in Rincón de Guayabitos?

Visitors to Rincón de Guayabitos can go on a banana boat cruise, kayak or boat rides to watch the whales during the winter. Find out what else you can do there.

What to do in Rincón de Guayabitos?
Rincon de Guayabitos, The most beautiful bay in Nayarit. Photo: Rincon De Guayabitos

In Rincón de Guayabitos you can go on banana boat cruises, kayak or motorboat rides to watch the whales during the winter.

With its famous bay that looks like a gigantic swimming pool, its fine sand, tropical vegetation, and mild temperature, it is the ideal place for the practice of diverse aquatic sports and a family destination par excellence. It has a wide range of lodging and gastronomic options.

Here you can taste coconut bread, shaved ice, and dishes prepared with yaca, a typical fruit of the region, as well as the Piña Loca, which combines the fruit with chili powder and sweet syrup. The town's main avenue has several handicraft stores, jewelry stores, and places to enjoy traditional snacks.

It has three beaches that are excellent for fishing and diving. Guayabitos Beach offers a wide choice of restaurants. You can visit the islands Del Cangrejo and Del Coral, with beautiful natural landscapes and rich diversity of birds, which are ideal for diving and snorkeling.

What is the best beach in Guayabitos?

Surrounding the already beautiful beach of Guayabitos, there are seven unique beaches for their beauty, from the smallest, Playa La Tortuga, Playa del Beso, Playa Los Ayala, Playa Frideras, Playa Frideritas, Playa Del Toro, and the paradisiacal beach of Isla del Coral, all of them can be reached by sea and is a route that takes no more than an hour and the tour can be purchased with any tourist promoter in the beach area.

Where is Guayabitos beach located?

Rincón de Guayabitos is located 1 hour 50 minutes (98 km) by car from Tepic, the capital of Nayarit, if you arrive from Puerto Vallarta it will take you 1 hour 15 minutes (70 km).

How long does it take to get from Guadalajara to Guayabitos by bus?

The distance between Guadalajara and Rincon de Guayabitos is 261 kilometers by road including 151 kilometers by the highway. The distance between Guadalajara to Rincon de Guayabitos by car takes approximately 2 hours and 51 minutes.

Which beach to visit in Guayabitos?

El Toro Beach. A few minutes away from Rincón De Guayabitos is a beautiful beach that remains totally unspoiled. This beach is known as the beach of the bull and is only accessible by walking through the beautiful jungle of Guayabitos or with boats that will leave you without any problem on the beach.

When do the whales arrive at Guayabitos?

The best season for whale watching in Riviera Nayarit is from mid-December to the end of March.

What animals are in Guayabitos?

Dry forest: armadillo, collared peccary, skunk, white-tailed deer, boa, rattlesnake, toad, and salamander. Mangrove: kingfisher, heron, crocodile, bat, hawk, and owl. Islands: blue-footed booby bird, gull, and pelican.