Local Attractions

  • Vista Paraiso Outdoor Adventures

    Rancho la Montalbeña, Higera Blanca, Nayarit, 63734 .


    Owned by one of the oldest families of Higuera Blanca, the Montalbeña Ranch is home of the Vista Paraiso Outdoor Activities center.  Guests can zipline, ride horses, and ride ATVs through the jungle. 

    The ranch, originally a typical Mexican agricultural hacienda, re-invented itself into the most significant outdoor activities company in Punta de Mita.

  • Chica Locca Boating Excursions

    Riviera Nayarit Marina at La Cruz .


    All inclusive boating excursions.

  • Destiladeras Beach, Nayarit North Shore

    Playa Destiladeras, Nayarit .


    Popular among locals and tourists, Playa Destiladeras is the perfect beach for reading a book under an umbrella, playing in the white sand, body surfing, people watching, or strolling.

  • Dugarel Plays

    North end of Avenida Pacifico, Bucerias 63732, Mexico .

    Dugarel Plays

    Dugarel Plays is beachfront seafood restaurant in Bucerias. They have great margaritas, Mexican coffee, and an even better view.  It is a first and must stop for many of our returning guests. 



  • Mezzogiorno Restaurant

    Av Pacífico 33, Centro, 63732 Bucerías, Nay .

    Upscale beachfront Italian restaurant, in Bucerias 

  • El Baston del Ray Tequila Distillery

    Juntas y Veranos, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico .


    A fun day trip and a must-do for tequila lovers, El Baston del Ray Tequila Distillery, in the mountains above Puerto Vallarta, offers distillery tours and tequila tasting.   


  • Riviera Nayarit Marina (Sunday Market 10am - 2pm)

    Riviera Nayarit Marina at La Cruz .

    The Sunday market in La Cruz offers the largest farmers and artisan market on the Riviera Nayarit.  You can find live music, food, and countless hand-crafted offerings.

    During low tide, you can walk to the La Cruz Marina from Jardin del Mar in about 20 minutes.


  • Plaza Pública La Cruz de Huanacaxtle. Nay.

    Camarón s/n, Centro, Bahía deBanderas, NAY, Mexico .

    The heart of La Cruz, and a great place for free live entertainment most Saturday nights.

  • Red Dolphin Cruises

    La Cruz Marina, Nayarit .


    Red Dolphin Cruises specializes in taking smaller groups into Banderas Bay for a truly memorable experience.  Whale watching season is January to April.

  • La Cruz Inn Bar & Restaurant

    36 Calle Marlin La Cruz de Huanacaxtle, Nayarit Mexico 63732 .

    La Cruz Inn Facebook

    A popular, casual hangout for American and Canadian expats, the Inn is located directly in the La Cruz Plaza and has great food and drinks, with live music a couple times per week.

  • Tacos on the Street

    Huachinango 9, Cruz de Huanacaxtle, Nayarit .

    Tacos on the Street Facebook

    Arguably the best tacos in Nayarit, this quaint restaurant is a favorite for both locals and tourists. It is a must-visit for any lover of good food. Come with an appetite.

    Open Wednesday through Sunday, 5:00 - 10:00 PM.

  • Jax Bar and Grill

    Av México, 63732 Bucerías, Nayarit, Mexico .

    Home for the best live music in Bucerias. When the sun goes down, the party is just getting started. Jax is the number one destination for nightlife in Riviera Nayarit.