Summer 2019 is here in Banderas Bay, and you sure can tell as soon as you step outside! The warm sunny days and high humidity remind you that the summer season has definitely arrived. Tourism reaches a peak during the winter months, but summer also brings plenty of visitors into the area to enjoy the natural beauty even if though the temps are soaring. Tourists flock to Riviera Nayarit and Banderas Bay throughout the entire year, despite the warm summer months. Keep reading below for our tips on activities to enjoy during summer 2019 in Banderas Bay. Do you own a home in Riviera Nayarit at Villa La Estancia? If you do, keep reading below for our tips on how to enjoy summer 2019 in Riviera Nayarit.
Enjoy Swimming in the Ocean
During the summer in Banderas Bay, or anytime during the rest of the year, one of the best ways to cool off is to take a dip in the ocean. Swimming in the ocean is a breeze in Riviera Nayarit which some of the best beaches in Banderas Bay. Its wide sandy beaches and tranquil waters are ideal for swimmers wanting to take advantage of the soothing ocean waves and breezes. Plus, the beaches in Nuevo Vallarta and Bucerias have wide, sandy shores and soft sands, unlike some of the beaches down south that have rocks or shells. In the mood to grab a bite to eat after your swim? There are lots of great restaurants on the beach in Nuevo Vallarta and Bucerias if you want to dine al fresco. There are many restaurants to choose from in Riviera Nayarit to please every palate and price range. In Bucerias, which is a tranquil coastal town with a beautiful beach, you can even try horseback riding along the shore for a small fee. Feel free to jump back in the ocean after your horseback ride to cool off as you enjoy summer 2019 in Banderas Bay.
Take an Early Morning Hike
Taking an early morning hike is another way to enjoy summer 2019 in Banderas Bay. Although the area’s vegetation remains dry during winter, the summer brings the rainy season which replenishes the area’s rivers and watering holes. Start your day right and get up early and head out to enjoy nature and the great outdoors before the day becomes too hot. One of the best hikes near Villa La Estancia in Riviera Nayarit is Monkey Mountain, which is found north near the beach town of Higuera Blanca in between Punta Mita and Sayulita. Monkey Mountain is a lovely hike that the whole family can enjoy. Head out as early as you can as some parts of the hike do not have shade. Once you reach the top, you will be rewarded with impressive panoramic views of Banderas Bay and the Pacific Ocean. Another nice hike with beautiful scenery is down south of Puerto Vallarta called Palo Maria. When the rainy season arrives, it fills the rivers with water and watering holes appear that are ideal for swimming and floating on a warm summer day. Bring a picnic and enjoy a nice lunch under the huge trees that shade the river banks. If you want to hike even further inland, keep going until you reach a waterfall. It’s another nice spot to swim, dive, and float as you cool down in the refreshing waters.
Sit Back and Relax at the VIP Cinema
If the sun is too much for you, head inside and go see a movie at the new VIP Cinema near Fluvial. Situated inside the La Isla Shopping center in the hotel zone, the VIP Cinema also offers a full food menu including alcoholic drinks and desserts. Get ready to sit back and relax in their comfy leather recliners as you peruse the menu. Watching the latest blockbuster will be even more fun as you sip and nibble till your heart’s content. Check out their extensive menu and simply push the button located at your seat when you are ready to order. A waiter will promptly come take your order and return with your food and drinks. Cash and cards are accepted. After the movie, take the time to check out some of the amazing shops and stores at La Isla. You will find popular brand name shops and local stores that tourists and residents alike love to shop at. Don’t forget to visit the turtle sanctuary and koi fish pond on your way out.
Summer 2019 in Banderas Bay is here! We hope you enjoyed this article on ways to stay cool during the warm summer months. Do you live in Riviera Nayarit at Villa La Estancia or hope to? If you do, don’t forget that swimming in their amazing onsite pools or simply relaxing in the comfort of your air conditioned private residence are two other great ways to enjoy summer 2019 in Banderas Bay.