©

Riviera Nayarit trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Itinerary Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close

Riviera Nayarit

A trip to Riviera Nayarit takes you to a scenic stretch of coastline between the port of San Blas and the mouth of the Ameca River. Increasingly popular with foreign travelers looking to get away from overcrowded Cancun or Cabo, this section of the eponymous state boasts nearly 320 km (200 mi) of sandy beaches, upscale resorts, and quiet towns mostly frequented by impassioned surfers and backpackers. Although the area continues to develop its infrastructure to satisfy the growing number of tourists, you can still easily escape the crowds during your Riviera Nayarit vacation by visiting the deserted beaches just north of Nuevo Vallarta. Explore the family-friendly attractions of Riviera Nayarit and add them to your vacation plans using our Mexico day trip planning tool .
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Riviera Nayarit

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Riviera Nayarit

Browse hotels, guesthouses, and unique homes and book your stay on the world's leading accommodation sites.
Live like a local, find unique places to stay
Millions of travel reviews on TripAdvisor

Recently planned trips to Riviera Nayarit

15 days in Pacific Coast BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM September, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: September, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 31 days in Mexico BY A USER FROM PORTUGAL December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Pacific Coast BY A USER FROM CANADA April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 24 days in Mexico BY A USER FROM CANADA January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 1 day in Sayulita BY A USER FROM MEXICO November, teens, kids, culture, beaches, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, teens, kids, culture, beaches, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 7 days in Pacific Coast BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES January, popular PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in Bucerias BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Pacific Coast BY A USER FROM CANADA January, popular PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in Bucerias BY A USER FROM CANADA January, popular PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Nuevo Vallarta BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES January, kids, popular PREFERENCES: January, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 10 days in Pacific Coast BY A USER FROM KENYA June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 6 days in Riviera Nayarit BY A USER FROM MEXICO November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans