Its name comes from the Cora and means "Son of God who is in the sky and the sun". The main tourist attraction in the State of Nayarit is its coast called Riviera Nayarit. However, it also has colonial cities, spas, archaeological sites, and above all a unique richness in culture and traditions. It is no coincidence that Nayarit is becoming an international tourism reference and is the venue for important events. The state is a paradise that offers unique experiences.
Stretching along 307 kilometers of coastline on the coast of the state of Nayarit, it stretches from the northern border with Sinaloa, in the municipality of Tecuala, to the mouth of the Ameca River, on the border with Jalisco. It includes magical towns, the incomparable Sierra de Vallejo Biosphere Reserve with coastal lagoons, mangroves, and wetlands, the sanctuary of the royal crocodile, the sea turtle, and diverse endemic birds; the national parks of Isabel Island and the Marietas Islands; the pre-Hispanic vestiges of Altavista; and beautiful beaches, scenarios for the practice of aquatic sports.
This tourist development offers tours for the whole family, facilities for business tourism, with hotel options ranging from the most luxurious resorts to small boutique hotels focused on ecotourism, excellent spas, and world-renowned golf courses. It has a warm sub-humid climate with an average temperature ranging between 23 and 28ºC and rainfall from June to October.
Throughout the Riviera Nayarit, you can find the famous handicrafts made by the Huicholes, creators of the original and colorful motifs based on chaquira. When touring the Riviera Nayarit you can contemplate the green slopes of the Sierra Madre mountain range that contrast with the blue of the Pacific Ocean, visitors can feel the flavor of authentic Mexico with picturesque villages that have managed to keep their traditions. There are many reasons to be enchanted by this magical destination.