Punta de Mita

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Punta Mita featuring a sandy beach and landscape views
Dabble in water sports and discover deserted beaches, exclusive hotels and picture-perfect islands at this serene oceanfront resort.

The coastal resort of Punta Mita blends ecotourism and luxury. Set on the picturesque Banderas Bay, Punta Mita spreads across a peninsula where immaculate white-sand beaches sit in the shadow of jungle-clad hills. Play a round of golf, go wildlife-spotting, take trips to idyllic islands and try a range of water sports.

People have been living in Punta Mita since pre-Hispanic times. The region is considered a sacred place by the indigenous Huichol people, the descendants of the ancient Aztecs. Come here today and find a stylish resort that attracts Hollywood stars and well-known musicians with its natural, low-key charm.

Explore Punta de Mita, an atmospheric fishing village dotted with affordable accommodations, boutiques, cafés and restaurants. Running along the shores here is the family-friendly El Anclote Beach, a popular starting point for surfing, snorkeling and stand-up paddleboarding excursions. Embark on a boat trip to search for the humpback whales that frequent these waters between December and March.

From here, several miles of coastline wind around rocky bays and secluded coves. Visit private beach clubs such as the one at Porta Fortuna Beach. Look for celebrities hanging out in the bars and swimming pools of high-end hotels.

With warm turquoise water and large winter swells, surfing is a big year-round activity. Ride the rolling waves of The Point (El Faro), The Cove (La Bahia) and Veneros, among other breaks.

Don’t miss the Marieta Islands, a national marine park and designated UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. Spot some of the 90-plus bird species and 100-plus varieties of fish that inhabit the islands. Swim through a water tunnel to reach the enchanting Hidden Beach.

Back on land, play a round of golf at the Pacifico Golf Course and the Bahia Golf Course. Both courses were designed by the legendary golfer Jack Nicklaus.

Punta Mita is located toward the south end of Riviera Nayarit, about an hour’s drive from Puerto Vallarta. Enjoy the comfort of the region’s well-appointed hotels.

Where to stay in Punta de Mita

Grand Palladium Vallarta Resort & Spa - All Inclusive
Grand Palladium Vallarta Resort & Spa - All Inclusive
4 out of 5
Carretera Punta de Mita Km 11.5, Bahia de Bandearas, Punta de Mita, NAY, 63734
The price is $404 per night from Mar 4 to Mar 5
$404
per night
Mar 4 - Mar 5
Stay at this 4-star beach property in Punta de Mita. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and 3 outdoor pools. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the family amenities ...
4/5 Very Good! (1,026 reviews)
"The ocean was beautiful and the beach was clean. The sand felt like velvet. The pools were warm and clean."

Reviewed on Feb 1, 2023

Grand Palladium Vallarta Resort & Spa - All Inclusive
Iberostar Selection Playa Mita All Inclusive
Iberostar Selection Playa Mita All Inclusive
4.5 out of 5
Comercial Camino Ingreso a Litibú, Lote 15, Punta de Mita, NAY, 63734
Stay at this 4.5-star luxury property in Punta de Mita. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and 3 outdoor pools. Our guests praise the pool and the bar in our reviews. ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (1,143 reviews)
"I found that for all inclusive the buffet was never replenished fast enough. There was always certain foods sitting empty. Other than the that the property was clean and comfortable."

Reviewed on Feb 1, 2023

Iberostar Selection Playa Mita All Inclusive
Dreams Bahia Mita Surf & Spa - All Inclusive
Dreams Bahia Mita Surf & Spa - All Inclusive
4.5 out of 5
Carretera Cruz de Huanacaxtle, Punta de Mita, NAY, 63762
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $490 per night from Mar 2 to Mar 3
$490
per night
Mar 2 - Mar 3
Stay at this 4.5-star luxury property in Punta de Mita. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and 5 outdoor pools. Popular attractions Destiladeras Beach and Punta ...
3.9/5 Good! (272 reviews)
"Property and staff were excellent!! Their experience with Expedia was horrible."

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2023

Dreams Bahia Mita Surf & Spa - All Inclusive
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Punta Mita Luxury Beachfront Condo
Punta Mita Luxury Beachfront Condo
3.5 out of 5
5 Ave El Anclote, Punta de Mita, NAY, 63734
Stay at this 3.5-star beach aparthotel in Punta de Mita. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and 2 outdoor pools. Our guests praise the pool and the helpful staff ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (26 reviews)
Worth a trip North from PV
"Fantastic stay. Will definitely come back."

Reviewed on Jan 17, 2022

Punta Mita Luxury Beachfront Condo
Casa Aramara
Casa Aramara
4.5 out of 5
Los Ranchos, Lote 14, Punta de Mita, NAY, 63734
Stay at this 4.5-star luxury villa in Punta de Mita. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free valet parking. Popular attractions Punta De Mita Beach and Punta ...
Casa Aramara
Bolongo  Punta Mita Beachfront Condo
Bolongo Punta Mita Beachfront Condo
Punta de Mita, NAY
Stay at this beach condo in Punta de Mita. Enjoy a beach locale, a water park, and breakfast. Popular attractions Punta de Mita Sea Pool and Destiladeras Beach ...
3.5/5 Good! (2 reviews)
Beautiful Property
"Really enjoyed our stay. We will be back."

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2022

Bolongo Punta Mita Beachfront Condo
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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