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Punta de MitaMexico

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.

Top Hotels in Punta de Mita

W Punta de Mita
W Punta de Mita
4.5 out of 5
Km 8 5 Carretera Punta de Mita, Desarrollo Costa Banderas, Punta de Mita, NAY
The price is CA $391 per night from Nov 2 to Nov 3

This Punta de Mita resort is on the beach, 1.6 mi (2.6 km) from Destiladeras Beach, and within 6 mi (10 km) of Punta De Mita Beach and Marina Riviera Nayarit ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (336 reviews)

"Very clean. Staff was amazing, nice and very accommodating. Beautiful property and it being on a nice beach to swim at, was perfect. Definitely will be back."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 11, 2020

W 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
The price is CA $246 per night from Oct 29 to Oct 30

Nestled on the beach, this Punta de Mita resort is 1.6 mi (2.6 km) from Punta De Mita Beach and 2.1 mi (3.3 km) from Destiladeras Beach. El Anclote Beach is ...

3.9/5Good! (890 reviews)

"I loved how close this resort was to a surf spot. Staff were super nice and helpful, and food was tasty."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 10, 2020

Grand Palladium Vallarta Resort & Spa - All Inclusive
The St. Regis Punta Mita Resort
The St. Regis Punta Mita Resort
5 out of 5
Lote H4, Carretera Federal 200, Km 19.5, Punta de Mita, NAY
The price is CA $554 per night from Oct 29 to Oct 30

Located in Punta de Mita, this beachfront resort is next to a golf course, 0.8 mi (1.3 km) from Playa Escondida and 1.6 mi (2.6 km) from Punta De Mita Beach. ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (249 reviews)

"Excellent stay, staff was very nice and the place was very clean. Few options in the menus of the restaurants but food ok"…"

Reviewed on Oct. 12, 2020

The St. Regis Punta Mita Resort
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.

Vacation Rentals in Punta de Mita

Punta Mita Luxury Beachfront Condo
Punta Mita Luxury Beachfront Condo
3.5 out of 5
5 Ave El Anclote, Punta de Mita, NAY
The price is CA $263 per night from Oct 30 to Oct 31

Nestled on the beach, this Punta de Mita aparthotel is within a 5-minute walk of El Anclote Beach and Punta De Mita Beach. Playa Escondida and Pacifico Golf ...

4.8/5Exceptional! (12 reviews)

"Great location and staff, would book again. Large condo."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 27, 2019

Punta Mita Luxury Beachfront Condo
Casa Aramara
Casa Aramara
4.5 out of 5
Los Ranchos, Lote 14, Punta de Mita, NAY

Situated on the beach, this luxury villa is 0.2 mi (0.4 km) from Punta De Mita Beach and 2.4 mi (3.9 km) from El Anclote Beach. Destiladeras Beach and Pacifico ...

Casa Aramara
Casa Mita by Kivoya
Casa Mita by Kivoya
3.5 out of 5
Av. Paseo de las Redes 160 - Int. 205, Punta de Mita, NAY

Situated in Punta de Mita, this beach apartment building is within a 10-minute walk of El Anclote Beach and Punta De Mita Beach. Pacifico Golf Course and Playa ...

5/5Exceptional! (1 review)

"La tranquilidad y privacidad excelente. Bien atendidos por Julian su encargado."…"

Reviewed on Aug. 10, 2019

Casa Mita by Kivoya
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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Reviews of Punta de Mita

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5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveller

Nov 22, 2019

We felt very safe the entire time. We went to the rhythm of the night show and sunset cruise and it was incredible and we also took a private boat and went snorkeling and other activities for a day and that was also absolutely amazing!

4/5 - Good

Verified traveller

Oct 20, 2019

Thé area is quite nice. Sayulita is a worthwhile day trip. Choose another resort however.

3/5 - Okay

D&S

Feb 15, 2019

We found Punta de Mita more expensive than other Mexican towns. The beach is very rocky in most places. Might be back for a day-trip but not for an extended stay.

4/5 - Good

Verified traveller

Jan 28, 2019

The room & bed was small, and the bed hard, no fridge was an inconienence, expensive restaurants, not a lot to do without a car, rocky ocean to swim in it, not much shopping, lots water adventures and surfing.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveller

Jan 19, 2019

Gorgeous

5/5 - Excellent

RuthandJohn

Nov 18, 2018

It’s safe and clean with great food and nice people.

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