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Luxury Riviera Nayarit Hotel Openings Keep Spotlight On Mexico

From a spectacular modern resort overlooking the sparkling blue Banderas Bay, an authentic escape showcasing the depth and flavour of mezcal, or an adults-only retreat enveloped by nature on a sun-soaked beach, Punta de Mita in Riviera Nayarit is stealing the spotlight and getting ready to welcome the most luxurious, sought-after and exclusive properties in the region

Dreams Bahia Mita Surf & Spa Resorts

This upscale family resort will provide unparalleled pampering for adults, and non-stop activities for the kids. The resort will boast 363 luxurious suites with furnished balconies or terraces that offer spectacular views of the Banderas Bay. The hotel will feature five a la carte restaurants, one international buffet, a café, and a grill and seven bars and lounges offering top shelf spirits. The property will feature four pools, a kids pool with a pirate, a whirlpool and two kids clubs. www.amresorts.com

Secrets Bahia Mita Surf & Spa Resort

Secrets Bahia Mita Surf & Spa Resort, Riviera Nayarit (rendering)

This is set to be an adult-only retreat enveloped by romance and nature. The resort will boast 278 spacious suites with stunning ocean views, beautiful contemporary modern décor, marble floors and lush gardens. The hotel will feature two expansive infinity pool & infinity water deck pool with breathtaking views of the ocean, as well as two additional pools and an outdoor whirlpool.  The hotel has stunning wedding locations, offering beach setups and an incredible oceanfront wedding gazebo. The spa facilities offer a sublime atmosphere of pure indulgence combining hydrotherapy and pampering treatments and 21 private cabanas, both single and double. www.amresorts.com

Susurros del Corazón

Susurros del Corazón (Auberge Resorts), Riviera Nayarit (rendering)

This Auberge Resorts property remains on track for a late 2021 opening as Punta de Mita’s newest luxury boutique resort and residential community.

The hotel will boast 59 guest suites and 30 contemporary beachfront residences with direct access to the sparkling blue ocean. Susurros Del Corazón is set on a bluff overlooking Banderas Bay, the property will aim to offer a “bungalow by the beach” experience that draws on the area’s fame among surfers. Three scallop-shaped pools will terrace down to the white sandy beach where, in addition to surfing, guests can snorkel or go fishing against the dramatic backdrop of the volcanic Marietas Islands, a protected wildlife refuge. The resort will also have a spa set among its gardens with treatments that take inspiration from the region’s heritage of natural healing properties. Guests and residents will enjoy a long list of amenities, from three pools and four dining experiencies to an extensive fitness centre and a kids’ club.www.aubergeresorts.com/susurros/

Delta Hotels by Marriott

Delta Hotels by Marriortt, Riviera Nayarit (rendering)

Riviera Nayarit will be home to the first all-inclusive Delta Hotels by Marriott resort in the world. Marriot International signed an agreement to manage the current 117-room Grand Matlali Hills Resort & Spa, as it undergoes a significant transformation to meet the new all-inclusive brand extension concept. It is anticipated to be subsequently rebranded and managed by Marriott International in 2021, with an additional expansion of 300 rooms by 2023.

Situated on a hillside in La Cruz de Huanacaxtle, the property enjoys an enviable location in one of Mexico’s prettiest destinations. It is also very convenient for travellers to access, given that the hotel is located just 30 minutes from Puerto Vallarta airport. The property is slated to feature six cuisine outlets, a spa, a fitness centre, and a beach club, embodying the Delta Hotels by Marriott brand’s approach to the all-inclusive experience, all for guests to indulge in in 2021.By bringing the new concept and brand to Riviera Nayarit, Delta Hotels by Marriott are elevating the offering for visitors and attracting a new segment of guests to the destination. www.marriott.com

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Riviera Nayarit Mexico

Read our Riviera Nayarit Travel Inspiration piece here to discover more about the destination.

Renowned for its eclectic charm, luxurious hospitality and authentic appeal, Riviera Nayarit has earned global recognition as the Pacific Coast’s treasure destination. Situated within Mexican state Nayarit, the region offers 192 miles of pristine Pacific coastline, the wondrous Sierra Madre Mountains, the spectacular Banderas Bay, and endless protected natural marvels. Riviera Nayarit is home to resort town Nuevo Vallarta, historic village San Blas, exclusive celebrity haven Punta de Mita, “boho-chic” surf mecca Sayulita and a variety of picturesque fishing villages. Activities abound from world-class golf courses, zip lining, diving, and surfing to bird watching, whale watching and turtle release programs. Accommodations range from luxury branded resort destinations and family friendly all-inclusive to intimate boutique properties and everything in between. A further testament to the destination’s hospitality offerings, Riviera Nayarit boasts four AAA Five Diamond hotels, 12 AAA Four Diamond hotels and 10 AAA Three Diamond hotels. Rounding out the destination’s allure, superior quality international gastronomy awaits including a AAA Five Diamond restaurant, seven AAA Four Diamond restaurants and 21 AAA Three Diamond restaurants. Riviera Nayarit is conveniently 10 minutes north of Gustavo Diaz Ordaz International Airport (PVR).

To discover the Pacific Coast’s treasure destination, visit www.RivieraNayarit.com or follow Riviera Nayarit on Facebook, Twitter @RivieraNayarit and Instagram @riviera_nayarit.