Whether seeking the calm, clear waters of the Pacific, or the chance to ride the swell at Mexico’s most renowned surf breaks, Punta de Mita is home to miles upon miles of white-sand beach.
The most accessible beach in Punta de Mita is located on the northernmost tip of Banderas Bay, featuring mild waters for exploring, snorkeling, longboarding and paddleboarding, or for renting a boat to tour the Marieta Islands. The area has a buzzing local café culture and is steps from the pedestrian promenade.
A must see, this wildlife sanctuary is a UNESCO World Heritage Site located off the coast and home to thriving sea life, 100 species of fish and the famous Hidden Beach. Only a few local tour companies are permitted to bring guests.
Located approximately 15 minutes from Punta de Mita, this seaside town is the most popular among surfers, with great spots for beginners and pros alike, surf camps and competitions, a laid-back village vibe and stunning natural beauty.
A lovely white-sand beach on the north shore of Banderas Bay, Playa Destiladeras is great for swimming and features soft, powdery sand, gentle surf and beachside dining.
Kupuri Beach Club
A private club exclusive to residents and members, Kupuri Beach Club is located on a gorgeous stretch of uncrowded beach within the master-planned Punta Mita development, facing north over Libitú Bay.
The culinary scene in Punta de Mita offers a vast array of locally and globally inspired restaurants, from high end, chef-driven offerings to casual, beachside favorites.
The W Hotel
The hotel neighboring The Agency office offers a range of dining options, including its signature restaurant Spice Market, a Southeast Asian-inspired menu by Jean-Georges Vongerichten, and the casual beachside Chevicheria, serving signature ceviche and craft beers from a converted 1950s Chevrolet 3800.
St. Regis Resort
Exquisite dining experiences await, including the resort's signature restaurant, Carolina, serving award-winning, contemporary Mexican cuisine from Chef Jose Meza Arroyave. Sea Breeze Restaurant & Bar features a lively, beach-club vibe while Mita Mary Bistro Boat offers casual, seaside dining and delicious local cuisine.
Four Seasons Punta Mita features a number of fine dining restaurants including Bahia by Richard Sandoval, serving contemporary, seafood-centric fare on the resort’s Las Cuevas Beach, and the Asian/Mexican fusion restaurant, Aramara.
The seafood-focused, casually elegant restaurant at Hotel Cinco services an à la carte bistro menu featuring farm-to-table fare and the freshest seasonal ingredients from regional fisheries and farms.
Serving what it calls gourmet Mexiterranean cuisine, Sufi is located within the gates of Punta Mita at the Playa Fortuna Beach Club and features fantastic ocean views.
Situated along El Anclote beach in Punta de Mita, Si Señor serves fresh catch, traditional Mexican fare, creative signature dishes, freshly squeezed margaritas and stunning Banderas Bay views.
If heading up the coast for a day of surf in Sayulita, visit La Rustica, a town favorite located a few steps away from the plaza. Delicious wood-fired pizzas, pastas and salads are served in a warm, friendly setting with beautiful views of the town center.
The Blue Shrimp
Also nestled along El Anclote beach, The Blue Shrimp serves casual seaside fare, from fresh pastas and burgers to seared tuna and ajillo shrimp.
Serving innovative, modern Mexican cuisine at the edge of the ocean, Vista Grill is situated along Puerto Vallarta’s most romantic stretch of beach, offering some of the best sunset views in the area.
Punta de Mita is a shopper’s paradise, with an eclectic mix of boutiques featuring both artful and authentic local merchandise as well as luxury apparel from the world’s finest designers.
The Boutiques at Punta Mita
Four shops comprise The Boutiques at Four Seasons Punta Mita, featuring women, men and children’s apparel, fine jewelry, local artworks, hand-made gifts, tequila, wine and more.
Al Sole Boutique
The shop at St. Regis Punta Mita features a collection of national and international luxury designers, swimsuits, beach apparel, handbags and shoes.
Combining the best in Mexican and Latin American design, signature pieces, from jewelry to women’s wear, are rooted in culture and craftsmanship, offering a one-of-a-kind shopping experience in El Anclote.
Belén del Mar
With locations in Punta de Mita and Sayulita, Belén del Mar boutique features an eclectic array of gifts, accessories and jewelry, in a casual, colorful atmosphere.
Browse the art gallery and boutique, located within the El Anclote area of Punta de Mita.
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Located in El Anclote, de Maco features home furnishings and decor by Hana Waxman Design, an international interior design company based in Punta de Mita.
Revolución Del Sueño
This chic, popular retail mecca in Sayulita features jewelry, home decor, apparel, art and many out-of-the-box, limited edition contemporary creations.
Punta de Mita Village
Enjoy a stroll along the pedestrian promenade in Punta de Mita Village by El Anclote Beach, browsing traditional markets and chic shops that provide a taste of authentic Mexico.
Green fairways line the coast of Punta de Mita, where some of the world’s finest and most renowned championship courses capture stunning ocean views.
Pacifico Golf Course
Once rated by Conde Nast Traveler as the world’s #1 golf resort, this Jack Nicklaus Championship course at Four Seasons Punta Mita is bordered by white-sand beaches, majestic mountains and a quiet lagoon. It features the “Tail of the Whale” optional, par-three 19th hole, the only natural island green in the world.
Bahia Golf Course
The second 18-hole Jack Nicklaus course at Four Seasons Punta Mita features beautiful lakes and water features, with six ocean holes and undulating fairways that provide a challenging putting experience.
Litibú Golf Course
This lush, 18-hole, Greg Norman-designed golf course is located just outside the gates of Punta Mita with eight holes surrounded by native jungles and three holes along the Pacific, capturing panoramic views of Punta Mita.
Vista Vallarta Club de Golf
Vista Vallarta in Puerto Vallarta, encompasses 478 acres and two 18-hole golf courses featuring signature design by Jack Nicklaus and Tom Weiskopf. The first offers far-reaching ocean views, the second a dramatic contrast set within a lush, jungle setting.