What to See and Do in Nayarit, Mexico

There is so much to see and do here in Nayarit, Mexico – from fishing, kayaking, golfing, tennis, yoga, horseback riding, whale and bird watching, to tequila tours, shopping trips, a jungle boat ride or even a relaxing massage by the beach. If you are feeling a bit more adventurous, several local tour companies offer swimming with dolphins, surfing, snorkeling, mountain biking, off-road jeep safaris and even an exciting zipline tour. You’ll also find a variety of specialty shops and markets, as well as some of the tastiest dining options around.

Get out there and explore Nayarit, Mexico!

Activities & Attractions

Release a baby sea turtle into the ocean, tour a coffee plantation, take a sunset tour on horseback, hike the ancient petroglyphs or take a boat ride through the mangroves.

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Top 10 Things To Do

The ExploreNayarit team has put together a list of fun and interesting things to do to ensure that you take advantage of everything our area has to offer!

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Day Trip Ideas from our Blog

Both our team and readers share articles about fun and exciting activities, attractions, tours and day trips in our newsletter and blog. Read all about them!

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Explore the Towns & Beaches

The state of Nayarit offers the perfect mix – from quaint fishing villages to secluded beach hideaways – and they’re all waiting to be explored. 

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Event Calendar

Find out when cultural festivals, holidays and seasonal events, community fundraisers, local farmers markets and other events are taking place.

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Classes & Workshops

While you’re here, why not work on your Spanish-speaking skills, learn how to cook traditional Mexican dishes or discover your artistic side.

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Our areas offers an abundance of dining options – from sidewalk cafes, street-side taco stands and small rustic family-run restaurants, to fine dining establishments.

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Shopping & Markets

You’ll find a variety of specialty shops and markets where you can buy jewelry, artwork, pottery, rugs, furniture, apparel, gifts, souvenirs, beach gear and more.

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Volunteer / Community Groups

Get involved! Volunteer for one of our worthwhile charities, community groups or projects, or attend one of the many local fundraising events.

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