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Exploring Jaltemba Bay in Mexico: A vacation destination on the Nayarit Riviera Christina Stobbs

Jaltemba Bay is a quaint, friendly and welcoming vacation destination comprised of four charismatic beach towns on Mexico's Pacific Coast. It's located on Mexico's Riviera Nayarit; just a little off th... read more

Nayarit Riviera - Resource page Mexconnect Staff

Exploring the beautiful State of Nayarit Link to interactive map Are you looking for a unique and affordable vacation experience far from the world of all-inclusive resorts? Would you like to ex... read more

Living year-round in tropical Mexico: The dream and the reality Christina Stobbs

Dreaming of living in tropical paradise year-round? Somewhere with an idyllic sandy beach adorned with dancing palms and crystal clear warm ocean waters? Can you envision waking each morning to the swe... read more

The beaches and coastlines of Mexico Index Page

 With thousands of miles (9,330 kilometers) of coastline, Mexico offers everything one could want in the way of ocean-living, relaxing, exploring and water sports. From soft, gentle breezes over... read more

The magic of Playa del Carmen on Mexico's Maya Riviera Sergio Wheeler

A paradisiacal town on Mexico's Maya Riviera can be found just a 45-minute drive from the Cancun International airport. Less known, but no less beautiful, Playa del Carmen has a lot to offer, and has b... read more

Easter in Jaltemba Bay, Mexico: Semana Santa is a family affair Christina Stobbs

Semana Santa is a significant Christian holiday in Mexico, celebrating the last week of Christ's life before his crucifixion on Good Friday and his resurrection on Easter Sunday. However, here in Jalte... read more

Los Ayala on Mexico's Nayarit Riviera: so special it's magical Christina Stobbs

Los Ayala remains one of Mexico's best kept secrets. It's a "real Mexican" town that has kept its quaint ways, a paradisiacal beach town where smiles are abundant and freely passed around. This quaint ... read more

Retiring in Mexico: How's Manzanillo? Donald J. MacKay

It is useful to think of Manzanillo as two bays in an arc of some 20 kilometers with its southern point where the port and the town center are located. About mid way north, a peninsula juts straight out to sea to form another bay. Then another more sizeable peninsula, Juluapan, extends into the Pacific. read more

Skimboard kids on a Mexico beach Gerry Soroka

When it's winter up north, the skimboarding season is in full stride along the Pacific Coast beaches of Mexico. This is when the best talent goes head-to-head to determine ultimately who will make it t... read more

Tehuamixtle: the Cabo Corrientes shore on Mexico's Pacific coast Barbara Sands

The coast south of Cabo Corrientes, the southerly arm of our Bay of Banderas, is known as the Costa Alegre, Happy Coast, all the way down to Manzanillo. Barra de Navidad and Careyes are two of the better known spots. Directly west of El Tuito, the civic center of Cabo Corrientes, lies its bulk — a broad, hilly and ravined stretch of scrub and farm country that is separated from the Pacific by swaths of mile-long beaches and turquoise waters that have remained remarkably pristine. read more

The incredible growth of Cancun, Mexico's leading tourist resort Richard Rhoda and Tony Burton

Relax in a beach chair in the shade of a thatch-roofed palapa and enjoy Cancun's exceptional beaches.
Mexico’s mass tourism industry in the past forty years has been dominated by large-scale, purpose-built developments partially funded by federal funds. In 1967, responding to bullish predictions of US demand for beach vacations, Mexico’s central bank identified the five best places for completely new, purpose-built tourist resorts. Top of the list, as part of a 30-year plan, was the uninhabited barrier island now known as Cancún. read more

A perfect Mexico camping spot on the Costa Esmeralda of Veracruz William B. Kaliher

The term Costa Esmeralda covers a stretch of highway about fifteen miles long from Hotel Riachuelos to Casitas. Five tiny beach towns, occasionally broken by cattle farms and small rivers running down to the sea, enliven the stretch. These Mexican Gulf beaches are veritable tropical gardens. The location is 259 kilometers south of Tampico and 205 kilometers north of Veracruz on Highway 180. read more

Mazatlan: why snowbirds keep coming back Carolyn Patten

The closest of Mexico's Pacific beach resorts to the U.S. West Coast, Mazatlan is a favorite winter destination for snowbirds who love its casual, sometimes gritty atmosphere, low prices, fresh seafood and miles of golden beaches. Many Canadians and West Coasters return year after year, settling in for a couple of weeks or half a year. read more

Your beach of dreams: nine towns on the Nayarit coast of Mexico Christina Stobbs

Whale watching © Christina Stobbs, 2009 Are you looking for a unique and affordable vacation experience far from the world of all-inclusive resorts? Would you like to experience authentic Mexico a... read more

The beaches of San Blas Christina Stobbs

The beaches of San Blas are extravagantly beautiful and beckon the adventurer with several palm lined pristine secluded beaches, and hundreds of migratory birds. For Indiana Joe and Jane, San Blas's co... read more

Chacala: a Nayarit village on the beach Christina Stobbs

A splendid tropical beach, Chacala is located about forty minutes north of La Peñita and just a few minutes south of the town of Las Varas. You know you are heading somewhere very special indeed as you drive along the windy road set amidst yet another, lost jungle leading to the town, whose name means, "Where there are Shrimp." read more
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