14 days in Nayarit & Careyes Itinerary

14 days in Nayarit & Careyes Itinerary

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Nuevo Vallarta
— 4 nights
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Punta de Mita
— 3 nights
Drive
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San Blas
— 2 nights
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Careyes
— 3 nights
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Nuevo Vallarta

— 4 nights
A planned resort community with one of Mexico's highest concentrations of hotels, Nuevo Vallarta caters to international tourists with its luxurious restaurants, charming marinas, and long stretches of sandy beaches.
Visit Nuevo Vallarta Beach and Yelapa y Mahauitas Playa for some beach relaxation. Take a break from Nuevo Vallarta with a short trip to Playa Las Animas in Cabo Corrientes, about 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, indulge your taste buds at Puerto Vallarta Mama Lucia Tequila Tour, get to know the resident critters at Santuario de Cocodrilos El Cora, and look for gifts at Art in Amber.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Nuevo Vallarta trip itinerary site.

Mexico City to Nuevo Vallarta is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Mexico City in June: high temperatures in Nuevo Vallarta hover around 36°C and lows are around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can go by car to Punta de Mita.

Things to do in Nuevo Vallarta

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Punta de Mita

— 3 nights
We've included these beaches for you: Playa La Lancha and Destiladeras Beach.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Punta de Mita trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Nuevo Vallarta to Punta de Mita takes an hour. In June, daily temperatures in Punta de Mita can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to drive to San Blas.

Things to do in Punta de Mita

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

San Blas

— 2 nights
San Blas is both a municipality and municipal seat located on the Pacific coast of Mexico in the state of Nayarit.CitySan Blas is a port and a popular tourist destination, located about 160km north of Puerto Vallarta, and 64km west of the state capital Tepic. Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cocodrilario Kiekari, then enjoy the sand and surf at Las Islitas, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa El Borrego. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Thu): explore the activities along San Blas River and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Platanitos Playa Beach.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the San Blas trip planner.

Drive from Punta de Mita to San Blas in 3 hours. June in San Blas sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel to Careyes.

Things to do in San Blas

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trip

Careyes

— 3 nights
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Careyitos Beach and Cuyutlan. Venture out of the city with trips to Playa Tenacatita (in Tenacatita) and Isla Cocina (in Perula).

For maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Careyes journey maker tool.

You can drive from San Blas to Careyes in 6 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Careyes can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. On the 4th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Careyes

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Nayarit travel guide

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Beaches · Swim with Dolphins · Islands
Growingly popular with international tourists, Nayarit includes a long strip of the Pacific coast and encompasses several picturesque islands. For most visitors, a holiday in Nayarit conjures up images of an exotic getaway where white-sand beaches stretch for nearly 320 km (200 mi). Upscale resorts and a slew of laidback little towns complete the picture here, attracting artists, backpackers, surfers, families with kids, Mexican celebrities, and foreign travelers with deep pockets. Despite the popularity of Nayarit vacations, it's easy to get away from everyone here, as the area boasts countless palm-fringed coves offering seclusion and privacy.