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Mountain Biking in Punta de Mita

Punta de Mita is a beautiful tourist destination that also has a lot of different and fun activities to offer so that you will always have something new to do while visiting: snorkeling, bird watching, surfing, and now… Mountain Biking. Mountain Biking in Punta de Mita doesn’t only offer a healthy and fun activity to do, but it also provides a great way to experience the local jungle and explore nearby beaches and towns. There are tons of different options that adapt from novice to experienced, so you can make the most out of this activity. The rides can go from 1 hour beginner loop, and up to 5 hours of epic rides. Nayarit offers different landscapes you can enjoy while Mountain Biking, that go from beautiful secluded beaches to the surrounding jungle. Furthermore, these landscapes also offer challenges for the bikers; such as steep up hills and technical descents,[continue reading]

Celebrating the Day of the Dead in Punta de Mita

The Day of the Dead, in Spanish “Día de Muertos”, is a tradition that has characterized Mexico for many years now, even though it is celebrated in other parts of Latin America, and even other places with a Latino population, such as Los Angeles, California. To the indigenous people of Mexico, death was considered to be the passage into a new life, therefore, their dead were buried with many of their personal belongings, which they would need in this new life. The Day of the Dead, celebrated on November the first and November the second of each year, is a very special ritual, since it is the day in which the living remember those who have departed already. On November the first, also known as “Día de los Angelitos” is when the children that have passed are remembered, while November the second, is the day adults are remembered. Both dates[continue reading]

The Best Restaurants in Punta de Mita & What to Eat in Them

One of the many great things anticipated while on vacation is the food you are going to be able to indulge in while there. For those heading to Punta de Mita, you’re in for a real treat to say the least, seeing as there are dozens of beautifully renowned restaurants all waiting to serve you up a delicious and tasty meal. Here are some of the best restaurants in Punta de Mita and suggestions on what to order while there… Tuna Blanca at Hotel Cinco From the moment you walk in, you will soon feel the chic and romantic ambiance that seems to exude every inch of this beautifully designed and well laid out restaurant. Dive into a diversity of flavors, textures, smells and colors of Mexico all made with only the freshest and most delicious ingredients, all while overlooking the ocean which is just under 10 meters (30 ft) from[continue reading]

Is Punta de Mita Safe? Absolutely.

“Is the place I am going to travel with alone, with my spouse and with my kids a safe place to be?” That is almost always the first question and concern that pops into our heads when traveling anywhere outside of our known region or country, and it is a great question to ask not just ourselves but legitimate resources as well. If you are planning to head to Mexico, and more specifically Punta de Mita within the next months of this year for vacation like so many others are, then you are likely concerned with the recent safety status there. Although the media has in all senses of the word “exaggerated” many of the stories and headlines that are streaming currently, there are of course truths in the fact that some parts of Mexico are deemed unsafe. However, Punta de Mita is not one of them. In fact, 95%[continue reading]

Surfing in Punta de Mita: a Guide for Surfers

Being just a short two and a half hour plane ride away from Los Angeles and home to some of the most pristine beaches that touch the shores of crystal clear blue waters, you truly cannot go wrong when visiting and surfing in beautiful Punta de Mita. The area is know for its luxurious hotels and resorts, but is also here that you will find the best and most consistent waves in and around Puerto Vallarta. How To Get There Located in a quiet and tranquil area of Mexico, it’s just a 50 minutes drive north from the Puerto Vallarta Airport where you head nearly 40 miles North toward Sayulita and then get off Federal Highway 200 at a town called La Cruz de Huanacaxtle; where there will be plenty of signs along the way. Along with the fantastic location, the natural landscape and breathtaking sights that make up nearly[continue reading]

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