RIVIERA NAYARIT, MEXICO (January 14, 2021) – Love is in the air, on the beach and everywhere for romantic couples in Mexico’s Riviera Nayarit this Valentine’s Day season. With 192 miles of gorgeous coastline, the destination is ideal for those looking to spend a one-of-a-kind romantic vacation in an exotic and secluded paradise setting. Many of the area’s hotels are offering special romance-centered packages for couples that when paired with unique experiences found in the destination, set the stage for a romantic getaway like no other.
See below a guide to spending Valentine’s Day in Riviera Nayarit this year:
The newest addition to One&Only’s collection of ultra-luxury resorts, One&Only Mandarina introduces elevated romantic luxury to a rare and undeveloped stretch of coastline along the Riviera Nayarit. For an intimate celebratory dinner, couples are invited to Dinner with La Abuela – the resort’s iconic “grandmother” Higuera Blanca Tree, believed to be 235 years old. As guests settle in to dine underneath the vast canopy, the culinary team led by Executive Chef Olivier Deboise prepares a wholesome five-course plant-based menu inspired by the destination’s bounty. From Salmorejo (a classic soup) made with avocado, black beans, chickpea and walnut chorizo to savoury huitlacoche, chard and oyster mushroom tacos and much more, the menu calls upon the flavors of the Riviera Nayarit to delight and awe. Guests can also indulge in a wine pairing, discovering natural wines sourced by the resort’s Food & Beverage Director Sebastian de Vizcaya. Click here for images.
Nearby activity: Adventure seeking couples should hike to the “Grandmother tree” to learn about and explore the beautiful landscape surrounding the property. Bikes and Segways are available for rental as an alternative.
Couples who choose to stay at Conrad Punta de Mita, a tranquil retreat and architectural beauty located in Litibu, a closed-gated community in the luxurious town of Punta de Mita, can look forward to a personalized service and variety of romantic experiences on-property. Lovebirds should opt for their“Celebrate Love” package, which includes sparkling wine and house-curated chocolate truffles upon arrival, USD$100 credit for food & beverage, and 20 percent off any spa service for two.
Nearby activity: For USD$120, couples can experience the sunset horseback riding beach tour for two offered by Vista el Paraiso.
At Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit – a secluded treasure tucked away on Banderas Bay and surrounded by the majestic Sierra Madre mountains – couples can indulge in the “Sweet Romance” package which includes a beachside dinner for two, 50-minute couples’ massage, aromatherapy in-suite upon arrival, honeymoon style amenities like strawberries, sparkling wine, and roundtrip airport/hotel transfers for an additional USD$484/per couple. It’s the perfect chance to walk hand in hand on the beach as the sun sets over the Pacific!
Nearby activity: Visit the Marietas Islands and capture a kiss at the Hidden Beach while taking in one of the most breathtaking sceneries in Mexico. Tours with Vallarta Adventures are currently 30% off.
Located in the family-friendly beach town of Nuevo Vallarta, this beachfront all-inclusive offers romantic packages for every celebration, that couples can purchase here and add to their reservation depending on the occasion. Honeymooners should take advantage of the property’s “Honeymoon Package”, which grants them VIP access to the hotel, champagne bottle and chocolate covered strawberries upon arrival, sunset cruise, a 50-min couples massage at the Rock Spa® and much more valued at USD$500. Those looking to celebrate their anniversary like never before should opt for the “Anniversary Package”, which includes a romantic dinner & champagne for two, anniversary room door banner, breakfast in bed for two with mimosas, hydromassage tub preparation and more for USD$300. Finally, soon-to-be parents should choose the property’s “Babymoon Package”, which for USD$200 features a 15-minute maternity photo session, a onesie and plush toy from the Rock Shop®, yoga session, use of a Balinese bed for a day and much more.
Nearby activity: For USD$99, witness the region’s gorgeous sunset while sailing on a luxurious French-made Catamaran thanks to Vallarta Adventures.
These dreamy offerings are just a few of the options for couples seeking a romantic getaway this Valentine’s Day Season. Air connectivity from the United States and Canada to Gustavo Díaz Ordaz International Airport (PVR) flights are at an uptick, with new and more routes most recently announced. American Airlines has a new route from Charlotte to PVR beginning Dec. 17 and an additional route from Los Angeles, as well as daily flights from Dallas/Fort Worth and Phoenix. United Airlines, Delta Airlines and Alaska Airlines also announced new seasonal flight routes. Southwest Airlines resumed flights to PVR on Oct. 8, with a daily flight from Houston and a new daily route from Phoenix. In Canada, Swoop Airlines already began a new seasonal route from Edmonton to PVR twice weekly until April, while WestJet, Swoop, Air Canada, and Air Transat, offer nine weekly flights among them from Calgary, Vancouver, Edmonton, and Montreal.
About Riviera Nayarit
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-inclusives 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.