Punta de Mita

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Punta Mita showing a sandy beach and landscape views
Dabble in water sports and discover deserted beaches, exclusive hotels and picture-perfect islands at this serene oceanfront resort.

The coastal resort of Punta Mita blends ecotourism and luxury. Set on the picturesque Banderas Bay, Punta Mita spreads across a peninsula where immaculate white-sand beaches sit in the shadow of jungle-clad hills. Play a round of golf, go wildlife-spotting, take trips to idyllic islands and try a range of water sports.

People have been living in Punta Mita since pre-Hispanic times. The region is considered a sacred place by the indigenous Huichol people, the descendants of the ancient Aztecs. Come here today and find a stylish resort that attracts Hollywood stars and well-known musicians with its natural, low-key charm.

Explore Punta de Mita, an atmospheric fishing village dotted with affordable accommodations, boutiques, cafés and restaurants. Running along the shores here is the family-friendly El Anclote Beach, a popular starting point for surfing, snorkeling and stand-up paddleboarding excursions. Embark on a boat trip to search for the humpback whales that frequent these waters between December and March.

From here, several miles of coastline wind around rocky bays and secluded coves. Visit private beach clubs such as the one at Porta Fortuna Beach. Look for celebrities hanging out in the bars and swimming pools of high-end hotels.

With warm turquoise water and large winter swells, surfing is a big year-round activity. Ride the rolling waves of The Point (El Faro), The Cove (La Bahia) and Veneros, among other breaks.

Don’t miss the Marieta Islands, a national marine park and designated UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. Spot some of the 90-plus bird species and 100-plus varieties of fish that inhabit the islands. Swim through a water tunnel to reach the enchanting Hidden Beach.

Back on land, play a round of golf at the Pacifico Golf Course and the Bahia Golf Course. Both courses were designed by the legendary golfer Jack Nicklaus.

Punta Mita is located toward the south end of Riviera Nayarit, about an hour’s drive from Puerto Vallarta. Enjoy the comfort of the region’s well-appointed hotels.

Where to stay in Punta de Mita

Grand Palladium Vallarta Resort & Spa - All Inclusive
Grand Palladium Vallarta Resort & Spa - All Inclusive
4 out of 5
Carretera Punta de Mita Km 11.5, Bahia de Bandearas, Punta de Mita, NAY, 63734
The price is €223 per night from 26 Sep to 27 Sep
Stay at this 4-star beach resort in Punta de Mita. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi and free parking. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the family amenities ...
4/5 Very Good! (999 reviews)
"The Grand Palladium is a good place for a family vacation. We upgraded to Family Selection and it was worth every penny as the rooms, pools, and food options were better. The staff were good and the grounds lovely but the property was dated and could use a remodel. In general, the value was good. ..."

Reviewed on 28 Aug 2022

Dreams Bahia Mita Surf & Spa - All Inclusive
Dreams Bahia Mita Surf & Spa - All Inclusive
4.5 out of 5
Carretera Cruz de Huanacaxtle, Punta de Mita, NAY, 63762
The price is €515 per night from 25 Sep to 26 Sep
Stay at this 4.5-star luxury resort in Punta de Mita. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and 5 outdoor pools. Popular attractions Destiladeras Beach and Punta de ...
3.8/5 Good! (209 reviews)
"Dreams is a beautiful resort and it’s brand new. Food and service are great. The staff are super friendly. Perfect spot for surfing. Spa services was amazing. The only thing we were disappointed by was time share pitch after we check in the front desk. Why do they do that when we paid for full price ..."

Reviewed on 12 Sep 2022

Secrets Bahia Mita Surf & Spa - Adults Only - All Inclusive
Secrets Bahia Mita Surf & Spa - Adults Only - All Inclusive
4.5 out of 5
Carretera Cruz de Huanacaxtle, Punta de Mita, NAY, 63762
The price is €408 per night from 19 Oct to 20 Oct
Stay at this 4.5-star luxury resort in Punta de Mita. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi and free parking. Popular attractions Destiladeras Beach and Punta de Mita ...
3.8/5 Good! (96 reviews)
"Beautiful property! The resort is amazing! Food is great. There is not too much outside of the resort. But if you are looking for a relaxing vacation this is definitely the place."

Reviewed on 4 Sep 2022

Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Punta Mita Luxury Beachfront Condo
Punta Mita Luxury Beachfront Condo
3.5 out of 5
5 Ave El Anclote, Punta de Mita, NAY, 63734
Stay at this 3.5-star beach aparthotel in Punta de Mita. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and 2 outdoor pools. Our guests praise the pool and the helpful staff ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (26 reviews)
Worth a trip North from PV
"Fantastic stay. Will definitely come back."

Reviewed on 17 Jan 2022

Casa Aramara
Casa Aramara
4.5 out of 5
Los Ranchos, Lote 14, Punta de Mita, NAY, 63734
Stay at this 4.5-star luxury villa in Punta de Mita. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi and free valet parking. Popular attractions Punta De Mita Beach and El Anclote ...
Sombrero Suite Suites de Mita - Boutique Hotel
Sombrero Suite Suites de Mita - Boutique Hotel
PUNTA DE MITA, NAY
Stay at this aparthotel in Punta de Mita. Enjoy WiFi, on-site parking and barbecues. Popular attractions El Anclote Beach and Pacifico Golf Course are located ...
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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