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

Xiobella Luxury Boutique Hotel
Xiobella Luxury Boutique Hotel
3.5 out of 5
Careyeros 116, Higuera Blanca, Punta de Mita, NAY
The price is $155 per night from Dec 17 to Dec 17
Located in Punta Negra, this beachfront hotel is next to a golf course, 2.5 mi (4 km) from El Anclote Beach, and within 6 mi (10 km) of Punta De Mita Beach and ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (77 reviews)
"The staff really did a wonderful job, room was better than expected, we really liked the smaller resort, the views where amazing, the food was delicious. Beach and water where clean. They even cooked our fish we caught. I would definitely recommend this to friends and family. I recommend the all ..."

Reviewed on Nov 26, 2021

Xiobella Luxury Boutique Hotel
Marival Armony Luxury Resort and Suites - All Inclusive
Marival Armony Luxury Resort and Suites - All Inclusive
4.5 out of 5
Carretera a Punta de Mita Km 8.3, Punta de Mita, NAY
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $485 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 29
Nestled on the beach, this Punta de Mita property is 2 mi (3.2 km) from Destiladeras Beach and 2.8 mi (4.5 km) from Punta de Mita Sea Pool. Playa Bucerias and ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (235 reviews)
"This place is beautiful. About 45 mins from Puerto Vallarta it’s away from the city on a beautiful beach that we saw dolphins from daily. The staff were great."

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2021

Marival Armony Luxury Resort and Suites - All Inclusive
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
The price is $252 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 29
Nestled on the beach, this Punta de Mita property is within 3 mi (5 km) of Punta De Mita Beach, Destiladeras Beach, and El Anclote Beach. Marina Riviera Nayarit ...
3.9/5 Very Good! (982 reviews)
"Many, many stays at this resort (40 ) between 2014-2021. Always happy with the service and my stay."

Reviewed on Oct 27, 2021

Grand Palladium Vallarta Resort & 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
The price is $333 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 1
Nestled on the beach, this Punta de Mita aparthotel is within a 5-minute walk of El Anclote Beach and Punta De Mita Beach. Pacifico Golf Course is 1.8 mi (2.8 ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (25 reviews)
Stay Here for Direct Beach Access
"I frequently stay in these condos and I have nothing but great experiences, except for this particular stay. Although the unit I stayed in was beautiful and had a wonderful view, the unit was being remodeled and should have not been rented, or not rented at full price. The room’s had doors that were ..."

Reviewed on Aug 11, 2021

Punta Mita Luxury Beachfront Condo
Luxury 3 Bedroom Apartment at Bolongo - Punta de Mita
Luxury 3 Bedroom Apartment at Bolongo - Punta de Mita
Punta de Mita, NAY
Situated in Punta de Mita, this apartment building is 1.3 mi (2.1 km) from Destiladeras Beach and 1.3 mi (2.1 km) from Punta de Mita Sea Pool. Punta De Mita ...
4/5 Very Good! (1 review)
Review
"We a had a great time,pool and dining area excellent:Beach area small but fine.The condo needs a toaster and instructions on how to use appliances:The internet was adequate but some Aps could not be opened ."

Reviewed on Jan 1, 2020

Luxury 3 Bedroom Apartment at Bolongo - Punta de Mita
Bolongo  Punta Mita Beachfront Condo
Bolongo Punta Mita Beachfront Condo
Punta de Mita, NAY
Nestled on the beach, this Punta de Mita condo building is 1.3 mi (2.1 km) from Destiladeras Beach and 1.3 mi (2.1 km) from Punta de Mita Sea Pool. Punta De ...
3/5 (1 review)
"Very few items to my expectation mostly major cons. I encountered ants in living room and kitchen, despite us being in the 2nd floor. When I stepped on the patio tile water would gush out patio area had improper drainage, very unsafe for elderly and children. Lastly a lizard appeared in my ..."

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2021

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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