Punta Mita is referred to by the native Huichol people as the best place for spiritual renewal. Punta Mita is a great tourist destination, surrounded by the Pacific Ocean. The semi-island is blessed with dry, warm weather most of the year. The rainy season comes with thunderstorms during the evening and sunny days. Even during the warmest months, gentle see breezes will keep you comfortable. Here, you will find adventure, relaxation and unlimited ways to spend your time outdoors. Read on for more details on what to see and do in Punta Mita, if you need somewhere to stay look at Enjoy Mexico Vacation Rentals or Airbnb.
Punta Mita has a diverse ecosystem that allows for great wildlife sightings, including migratory and indigenous birds. From the months of December to March, you can enjoy watching the annual humpback whale migration. Bottlenose dolphins are common all year round and the swim off the Pacific coast.
Snorkeling and Scuba Diving
You can enjoy a snorkeling expedition or scuba diving and find lots of dolphins, rays, sea turtles, lobsters, octopus, and tropical fish. You can swim to the coral reefs off the shore or head out to underwater caves using luxury yachts.
Whether you are a professional surfer or new to surfing, you will experience surfing on the best waves off the Punta Mita coastline. You can enjoy guided boat trips to the best surfing spots or find them yourself as you walk along the beaches. La Lancha and El Faro beaches have the best waves for professional surfers whereas El Anclote beach is perfect for beginners and long-boarders.
You can enjoy fishing and hunt for paella, fish tacos and fresh ceviche. Actually, Punta Mita’s delicious cuisine is mainly based on seafood. There is easy access to deep-sea fishing and you can sail farther to catch sailfish and yellowfin tuna. You can have a local restaurant cook your catch.
Whale Watching Photo Tour
You can enjoy whale watching from December to March. During this period, you may get lucky to catch a glimpse of whales from the shore, or even enjoy a seeing them up-close through a guided whale watching photo tour.
Extreme Zip Lining
There are extreme zip line spots located in a tropical forest right outside Puerto Vallarta. These thrilling zip lines include the fastest and longest zip line in Mexico. Here, you can clock speeds of up to 60 mph (100 kph) along a zip line measuring 1,200 meters (approximately 4,000 feet) in length.
Quiet Beachside Towns and City Excitement
During your stay in Punta Mita, you will find notable restaurants and beachfront towns that have a family-friendly vibe. Here, you can enjoy seaside love music and dinners. The nearby Puerto Vallarta city has retained its seaside charm and is now enhanced by designer markets and shops, art galleries, a vibrant nightlife and a culinary scene. You will also find a children’s park, an archaeological museum and a botanical garden.
Fresh, Local Seafood
There are many restaurants where you can enjoy fresh and local seafood. You can also enjoy Mexican seafood cuisines from beachside restaurants.
With dozens of activities and things to see, Punta Mita is surely a breathtaking place to visit. Now that you know what to see and do in Punta Mita, why not make it your next destination for a memorable vacation.