Entries by Riviera Nayarit CVB

The Legacy of the Huichol Culture

Mexico is rich with indigenous cultures – over 60, in fact. Among them are the Huichol, which live in our state of Nayarit as well as Jalisco, Zacatecas and Durango, the latter two with minority populations. The Huichol are also known as the Wixaritari and they live in the Nayar and Yesca regions of our […]

Watch Full Movie Whiplash (2014)

Whiplash (2014) HD Director : Damien Chazelle. Producer : David Lancaster, Michel Litvak, Jason Blum, Helen Estabrook. Release : October 10, 2014 Country : United States of America. Production Company : Bold Films, Blumhouse Productions, Right of Way Films. Language : English. Runtime : 105 Genre : Music, Drama. Movie ‘Whiplash’ was released in October […]

1st Annual Guayabitos Bike Fest 2014 Begins Today

BiciRutas de Tepic, Marcando Caminos and Club Coras Team, together with the Compostela Hotel and Motel Association and the Riviera Nayarit Convention and Visitors Bureau, invite one and all to the 1st Annual Guayabitos Bike Fest 2014, to be held this weekend October 17-19. The fun starts with a Night Ride on Friday evening in Guayabitos, followed […]

More Towns to Join Beach Clean Up on August 9

The monthly beach cleanup of the destination’s beach communities will take place this Saturday, August 9th, with the full support of the Riviera Nayarit Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB). Platanitos and the Playa Platanitos Ecológico association will join Punta de Mita, Bucerías and La Peñita de Jaltemba in maintaining the beaches to benefit all of […]

Children from Local Elementary Schools Absorb Environmental Education through Art

Art is the most holistic way to accomplish the science of communication: it’s informative, entertaining and educational. In the Riviera Nayarit, art and environmental education are coming together as local entities reach out to children. On June 28th, the El Naranjo Turtle Camp held its 2nd Marine Turtle Drawing Contest organized by the Nayarit Ecologists […]

The “Limpiemos Nuestro México” (Let’s Clean Up Our Mexico) Arrives in La Peñita, Riviera Nayarit

TV Azteca’s domestic campaign, “Limpiemos Nuestro México” (Let’s Clean Up Our Mexico), celebrated its sixth year on Sunday, May 25th. The Nayarit Ecologists Group requested to be part of this project, and thus participate with the cleanup of Nayarit. This civic association is dedicated exclusively to the operation of the El Naranjo Turtle Camp, which […]

The Island of Mexcaltitán: Riviera Nayarit’s Hidden Gem

The Island of Mexcaltitán is without a doubt one of the Riviera Nayarit’s hidden gems. A tiny island in the municipality of Santiago Ixcuintla with only 1,800 inhabitants, its name comes from the Mexcalli Náhuatl words “mezcal” and “titlán,” which mean “riches and abundance.” According to legend, Mexcaltitán is the birthplace of Mexican heritage: this […]

Frommer’s Includes the Riviera Nayarit in its List of “Top Destinations” for 2014

The American tour publication Frommer’s included the Riviera Nayarit in its list of “Top Destinations” for 2014. Taking second place right after Hawaii’s Big Island, the Riviera Nayarit is clearly among the best of the 14 recommended worldwide destinations for travelers next year. During their participation in the East Coast Road Show, the public relations […]

Platanitos Amongst “Five Beaches to Discover on the Pacific Coast” of Mexico

The recommendations for the Riviera Nayarit keep on coming! This time the kudos come from SocietePerrier.com, an international website which focuses on music, art, travel, nightlife, cocktail culture, mixology, fashion and global interests. The article, written by Edna Pedraza – designer, fashion coordinator, contributor to MEOW and editor of Société Perrier Mexico – extended an […]

The Humpbacks are Back!

Every year, the humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) choose the Riviera Nayarit for a little R&R. They generally arrive towards the end of October, led by the “explorer,” a mature male that appears a few weeks before the rest of the pod to scope out the area, emitting a series of complex sounds that can be […]

5th Annual Playa Lo de Marcos Surf Fishing Tournament

This year’s tournament will take place October 26-27, 2013, in Riviera Nayarit with the participation of fishermen from Nayarit, Jalisco and Colima. The Tepic Surf Fishing Club and the Gobierno de la Gente, headed by Roberto Sandoval Castañeda, extend an invitation to sport fishing aficionados and to the general public to participate in the 5th […]

Betty Vázquez Added to Mexico’s State Department List of Top Chefs

Nayarit’s culinary offerings were recognized by the Federal Government’s State Department, which singled out this prestigious chef as one of the country’s best. The many flavors of Riviera Nayarit are the destination’s calling card to the world, especially now that Mexico’s State Department named the renowned Betty Vásquez, Nayarit’s gastronomic ambassador, to its list of […]

Motofiesta Returns to Riviera Nayarit

In Riviera Nayarit luxury means adventure, and it is this sense of adventure that draws hundreds of bikers from all over Mexico and abroad to meet year after year at Motofiesta. This year the event will take place on June 7-9, and it promises to be a fun ride. According to Rossana Araujo Silver, president […]

Blessing of the Water Festival in San Blas

In San Blas, the blessing of the water is a colorful and cheerful celebration. “By intercession of Saint Blas, may God free you of your sore throat,” is the traditional prayer for the patron saint of the historic port in Nayarit. For centuries, Saint Blas was the patron of hunters, and the colorful celebrations taking […]

Whale Watching Season Starts December 3rd

Riviera Nayarit attracts hundreds of Humpback Whales along the entire coast of Mexico’s Pacific Treasure every year, including Jaltemba Bay. The annual whale migration from the cold waters of Alaska brings them as far down as the coasts of Riviera Nayarit where they procreate and raise their young in the warm waters of Banderas Bay. […]