F rom teeing off at professional golf courses and zooming across ziplines to spotting for whales, Puerto Vallarta-Riviera Nayarit in Pacific Mexico offers plenty of opportunities for adventure. With so much to do, it can be hard to pick an activity but there are a few experiences that have reputation for being most popular with travellers, and for good reason. Sunwing makes it easy to enjoy these experiences with its array of tours and excursions led by local destination experts. The tour operator also offers convenient regular flights to Puerto Vallarta/Riviera Nayarit from 11 gateways across Canada.

World-class golfing

Puerto Vallarta is one of Mexico’s most exciting coastal destinations and Riviera Nayarit offers miles of stunning Pacific coastline and ecological reserves to explore. Together, they also offer plenty of opportunities for golfers to enjoy tee-off time at world-class courses. Travellers can take advantage of numerous Sunwing Experiences to enjoy these courses, or stay at one of the resorts offered through Sunwing which provide golf packages for all skill levels. El Tigre Golf Course is a popular 18-hole Championship course designed by Von Haggen Group—designers of over 200 of the world’s finest courses. This course incorporates numerous special features including 5 to 6 tees per hole, extra wide fairways, “beach” bunkers and several lakes. It also has a driving range for those who prefer to warm up before their game.

Encounter wildlife

Throughout Puerto Vallarta-Riviera Nayarit, there are many options for travellers to enjoy nature and encounter all sorts of wildlife during their stay. Between December and March travellers can go whale watching to spot for gray, humpback and even blue whales. June to November is when turtles lay their eggs on the beaches, and there are numerous conservation projects that allow visitors to get involved and watch the hatchlings make their journey to the ocean for the first time. Plus, travellers can explore the landscape on horseback to get an closer look of the terrain and jungle or take some time to explore the Bay of Banderas to see marine life and snorkel near the shoreline of the tranquil Isla Marietas.

Superb kite surfing conditions

Close to the Riviera Nayarit area is Sayulita, a popular beach town with plenty of modern attractions from restaurants and shops to entertainment. However, the destination is most often frequented for its excellent surf conditions for kite surfing and kite boarding, for which it hosts various competitions. Travellers seeking more of an adrenaline rush can take things higher with a fly-board experience, where participants ride across the waves on a mini board that propels them with water jets.

Sunwing makes planning any visit to Puerto Vallarta-Riviera Nayarit a snap, arranging airport transfers and handpicked experiences to suit every traveller preference.




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