9 days in Nayarit & Puerto Vallarta Itinerary

9 days in Nayarit & Puerto Vallarta Itinerary

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Nuevo Vallarta
— 2 nights
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San Blas
— 1 night
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Punta de Mita
— 1 night
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Puerto Vallarta
— 4 nights
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Nuevo Vallarta — 2 nights

A planned resort community with one of Mexico's highest concentrations of hotels, Nuevo Vallarta caters to international tourists with its luxurious restaurants, charming marinas, and long stretches of sandy beaches.
Nuevo Vallarta is known for wildlife, beaches, and theme parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Bucerias, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and cool off at Aquaventuras Park.

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Mexico City to Nuevo Vallarta is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Mexico City in January, with highs in Nuevo Vallarta at 31°C and lows at 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can drive to San Blas.
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San Blas — 1 night

San Blas is both a municipality and municipal seat located on the Pacific coast of Mexico in the state of Nayarit.CitySan Blas is a port and a popular tourist destination, located about 160km north of Puerto Vallarta, and 64km west of the state capital Tepic. On the 7th (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Las Islitas and then step off the mainland to explore Isla Isabel.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the San Blas vacation planning site.

Drive from Nuevo Vallarta to San Blas in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in January, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Punta de Mita.
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Punta de Mita — 1 night

Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): step off the mainland to explore Marietas Islands, play a few rounds at Punta Mita Golf Course, and then take a tour by water with Dressel Divers.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Punta de Mita online route planner.

You can drive from San Blas to Punta de Mita in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in January, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can go by car to Puerto Vallarta.
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Puerto Vallarta — 4 nights

Boasting a coastline made for perfectly framed photographs of romantic sunsets, Puerto Vallarta continuously ranks among the world's top tourist resorts.
When in Puerto Vallarta, make a side trip to see Vallarta Botanical Gardens in Cabo Corrientes, approximately Cabo Corrientes away. And it doesn't end there: take a leisurely stroll along Malecon Boardwalk, get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, appreciate the extensive heritage of Zona Romantica, and explore the activities along Bahía de Banderas.

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Traveling by car from Punta de Mita to Puerto Vallarta takes an hour. January in Puerto Vallarta sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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Nayarit travel guide

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Growingly popular with international tourists, Nayarit includes a long strip of the Pacific coast and encompasses several picturesque islands. For most visitors, a holiday in Nayarit conjures up images of an exotic getaway where white-sand beaches stretch for nearly 320 km (200 mi). Upscale resorts and a slew of laidback little towns complete the picture here, attracting artists, backpackers, surfers, families with kids, Mexican celebrities, and foreign travelers with deep pockets. Despite the popularity of Nayarit vacations, it's easy to get away from everyone here, as the area boasts countless palm-fringed coves offering seclusion and privacy.
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