World Class Surfing, Boogie Boarding & Paddle Boarding
Organic Surfing is a different Surf Learning Concept in Punta de Mita. Punta de Mita is one of the best places to learn to Surf or paddle boarding the Mexican Pacifico. Lessons are usually 2 hrs duration and costs around US$100 for a private lesson for a maximum of 3 persons. All surfboard & rash gear are included.
Punta de Mita is great fun for mountain bike trails. There are beginner or advanced options to make a 2-3 hour ride/workout of 6-10 kms loads of fun & adventure on jungle jeep roads. Costs are around US$55 per person.
There are a few great hiking tour trails in the Punta de Mita area. Monkey Mountain is the closest one to Punta de Mita. There is also one with several petroglyphs to view on the Altavista Hike. For beach walks, the 40 minute hike south from the Punta de Mita harbour out to LaLancha (the world-renowned surf beach) can be totally walked on soft but firm sand barefoot at low tide. A similar time-length hike north of the harbour to another renown surf beach, The Punta Mita Tip, would be an advanced hike because one would need good shoe wear to traverse the beach rocks. The Punta de Mita daily tides vary between -0.2 to +1.2m.
ATV or Horse Trail Excursions, Horseback Riding, Dressage or Jumping Lessons
Looking for an experience that heightens your senses and reconnects you with nature: Welcome to Vista Paraíso Tours & Adventures!
From a relaxing horseback riding on the beach to the adrenaline of crossing on a zip line the mountains of the Sierra Madre Occidental, in Vista Paraíso we have the adventure you need. Originally designed as a typical Mexican hacienda , the Montalbeña Ranch is today the operations center for Vista Paraíso, the most important outdoor tours and activities agency in Punta de Mita.
With our eco tours, you can explore the magnificent beaches of the Riviera Nayarit, the rainforest reserve in Punta de Mita, and the surrounding towns, enjoying all the comforts and attention of a luxury tour during your trip with family or friends. Their highly trained bilingual tour guides will accompany you during your tour. Although they come from different places of Mexico, nobody knows the Punta de Mita area like them! Their charisma and professionalism will make your visit a unique experience.
Owned by one of the oldest families of Higuera Blanca, the activities hosted at Vista Paraíso are preferred by the guests of major hotels & resorts in Punta de Mita.
Fishing, Whale Watching, Snorkeling, Diving, Visiting the Marietas Island Park
Want to do something in the Bay of Banderas? You are coming to the right place. The Punta de Mita harbour has many local captains and fishermen who can cater to visitors’ seas life adventure wants. Whether it is a 20 minute boat ride out to the nearby Marietas Island Park or deep sea fishing, they will take you to memorable locations and assist you with your activities.
Or just visit the Isla Marietas Cooperative Society to arrange a tour to your liking. If you go out to the fantastic islands, do explore the unique caves carved out of the rocky shores and filled with sand. To limit tourists and possible harm to the environment, a swim into the hidden lover’s beach is pricey because it requires US$100 park permit.
Panoramic views make a camera a must as you play world class golf on either of Punta Mita’s par 72 Championship courses. Both the Pacifico and Bahia courses offer a wide-range of tee boxes, for players of all skill levels. The Jack Nicklaus Signature golf course features 36 holes. Set on 380 acres of peninsula bordered by both the Pacific Ocean and beautiful Banderas Bay, golf in Punta Mita is truly a spectacular setting. The private Punta Mita Golf Club is open to Club Punta Mita Members and their guests, and guests of the Four Seasons and St. Regis resorts. Members enjoy access to the comfortably appointed clubhouse, which offers dining, bag storage, and other amenities. This is the place to meet your friends—and play. Guest passes are easily obtainable.
At the nearby Litibú Golf Course, you don’t have to choose between playing at a link-style turf, an oceanfront club, or a jungle-framed fairway. You can enjoy a vast array of distinctive design features in a single 18-hole layout professional course. The first 7 holes are link style, 8 are inside the virgin forest, and the rest are found next to the Pacific Ocean.The veteran professional golfer Greg Norman designed this unique 7,022-yard, par-72 heaven making it a fair but challenging experience for players of all levels. Guest passes are available at the Litibu Resort IBEROSTAR PLAYA MITA.
Golf carts are a prefered mode of travel in Punta de Mita. Renting a golf cart during your vacation can give you the freedom to travel around Punta de Mita & Bay of Banderas area at your leisure.