6 beaches you must visit in Riviera Nayarit

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6 beaches you must visit in Riviera Nayarit

Mexico is well known for its endless warm beaches, soft white sand and also for always having a beach that adapts to the type of trip you are about to have, we have from the most popular beaches where you can find everything, crafts, water games and endless extreme activities; on the other hand, we have hidden paradises, where peace and calm will be the protagonists. 

It is no secret that the beaches of Riviera Nayarit are unique in their own way. That's why, on your next trip to Mexico, Matlali invites you to explore the most popular beaches of Riviera Nayarit. 

From the main city of Nuevo Vallarta to the smaller coastal towns of Riviera Nayarit: there's plenty of paradise to explore! Prepare your day to explore the most beautiful beaches of Nayarit.

6 Most popular beaches in Riviera Nayarit

Nayarit, is full of richness, from handicrafts, gastronomy, culture and of course its beaches. Witness some of the most impressive and peaceful beaches in Nayarit, let yourself be amazed by the unique natural landscapes you won't see anywhere else.

1- Nuevo Vallarta Beach

With endless stretches of soft sand, shallow waters and gentle waves, Nuevo Vallarta Beach is one of the hot spots of the Riviera Nayarit. Along this beach you will find different aquatic activities, and the sea will be your best ally to practice them without any problem. This beach is perfect for swimming, kayaking or paddling without having to fight the waves.

2- Sayulita

Sayulita is a well-known beach among surfers; you'll find everything from gentle waves for beginners to big waves for experts. Of course Sayulita is also famous for being a destination that brings you into nature and peace, you can walk along the coast and find delicious food or the sound of a guitar playing in the afternoon. There is no doubt that children, young and old, will have an excellent afternoon while visiting this beautiful beach.

3- San Francisco (San Pancho)

If you want privacy, breathtaking views and the charm of a quaint Mexican town, then a visit to San Pancho is a must on your trip to Mexico. It's a great place to stick your feet in the sand, soak up the sun, and peruse the little stores and restaurants that can be found throughout the town.

4- La Lancha

In Mexico, this is one of the best places to surf. Here you can lie in the sun and enjoy watching the surfers catch the waves. To join in the fun, board rentals are available across the street, and there are also a variety of surf schools to help you be the best. 

5- Litibu

If you are looking for something more intimate, Litibu beach is your dream option: it is a little known paradise in Nayarit. Wrapped in green hills, this spot will give you an incredible view, as well as a spectacle of crabs coming out of the soft sand. If you want to do something more adventurous, you can tour the coast on an ATV or take a relaxing horseback ride while the sun sets. 

6- Playa escondida or Islas Marietas

From all over the world, travelers come to Mexico in search of experiencing Riviera Nayarit's famous Playa Escondida in the Marietas Islands. Due to its growing popularity and the need to protect the natural environment, access is limited. 


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