Punta Mita and Bucerias

César Lozano

Punta Mita and Bucerias

The northern beaches of Banderas Bay are tranquil and peaceful and it is here that you'll find the quaint towns of Punta Mita and Bucerias. Although this area is known for its beautiful beaches ideal for relaxation, there are also a great variety of activities and aquatic sports offered at the main hotels and on the beach. The most popular ones are water skiing, windsurfing, snorkeling; yachting, kayaking and catamaran tours, among several other exciting options.

Punta Mita and BuceriasBucerias is a picturesque settlement with cobblestone paths and pristine, virgin beaches. It's the perfect place to stroll around while admiring the impressive reds and oranges of a Pacific sunset. Characterized by charm of the warm, friendly people, a day spent in Bucerias will take you back to a Mexico of yesteryear.

Punta Mita and BuceriasIt is a tranquil area, just 10 miles from Puerto Vallarta Airport and a less expensive alternative, in comparison with other tourist developments. It's a charming place to spend a dream vacation and boasts international-cuisine restaurants featuring fresh seafood, as well as other smaller establishments that offer a wide range of local dishes. There are also many excellent hotels, golf courses, and all the services that a tourist destination could need.

Punta Mita and BuceriasHere you can work on your tan by the ocean, gaze at the moon high in the night sky, or enjoy the first rays of light at dawn. There is no better place than Bucerias to ride a horse or just search for seashells on the shoreline and relax.

Punta Mita and BuceriasOn the other hand, Punta Mita is where the most unbounded fantasies about the mysticism and beauty that surround life in the tropics become truth. It lies approximately 45 minutes northeast of Puerto Vallarta in an exotic environment made up of volcanic rock that once ran into this area of the bay. Long stretches of fine-sand beaches and spectacular blue and crystal-clear waters surround Punta Mita, where one of the most exclusive resort complexes in the world is situated, the Four Seasons Punta Mita.

Due to its spectacular beauty and tranquility and the luxury hotels on offer, Punta Mita has become the preferred choice among celebrities looking for serenity and privacy.

Punta Mita and BuceriasSome people say that this is one of the most beautiful, virgin areas left in the world. Nevertheless, I can tell you that there is always something to do, since there are many activities on offer, such as fishing, horseback riding, kayaks, beach volleyball, golf, or tennis. Punta Mita is also one of the best places to enjoy deep-sea fishing, snorkeling, and surfing, in the whole of Mexico.

Punta Mita is home to lots of excellent restaurants that will excite your palate as well as your eyes, since many of them offer impressive views of the bay as you dine under the starry sky.

Once you have experienced Punta Mita and Bucerias, with their primitive beauty and world-class amenities, you won't want to vacation anywhere else.

Written by César Lozano Díaz