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Are the Riviera Nayarit’s beaches open? Here’s what you need to know

Updated: Nov 20, 2020

November 10, 2020/by Bet-sua Salazar

We’re super happy to announce the Riviera Nayarit recently reopened its beaches to locals and tourists. There’s nothing better than kicking back on a beach in the Riviera Nayarit and working on your tan! We know you might have a few doubts about what’s going on, we’re ready to answer all the questions. Keep reading for details to keep yourself in the know for your next vacation or weekend getaway.

What beaches are open?

All of them! From Nuevo Vallarta all the way through San Blas to El Novillero, all 23 micro-destinations that make up the Riviera Nayarit and their respective beaches are open to the public. In other words, you can visit Sayulita, San Pancho, Lo de Marcos, Chacala, or Platanitos.

What are the safety measures taken on the beaches?

All the safety measures being implemented on the beaches of the Riviera Nayarit include:

  • Wearing a mask upon your arrival and exit from the beach

  • Social distancing between one group and another (fortunately, the beaches of the Riviera Nayarit are very wide)

  • Bringing antibacterial hand sanitizer to constantly disinfect your hands

  • Maintaining your social distance in the water, too (thank you)

  • Each beach is open to 30% capacity (please take the time to get there on time)

Are the hotels open?

Yes! After a long wait, the hotels have worked on preparing their facilities to welcome you back again. Deep-cleaning protocols and safe travel certificates are allowing the Riviera Nayarit hotels to operate at 30% total occupancy. They have also implemented hygiene measures to allow you to enjoy the vacation you’ve been postponing. For more information on each hotel’s hygiene protocols, we recommend you contact the resort of your choice directly.

Can you walk around and shop in the micro-destinations?

Yes! You can walk around the streets in the Riviera Nayarit’s micro-destinations and browse for souvenirs or local artwork. Remember to always wear your mask and use antibacterial hand sanitizer.

Are the restaurants open in the Riviera Nayarit?

Yes! Our restaurants our open with hygiene protocols in place to keep you safe, so you can enjoy the Riviera Nayarit’s delicious gastronomy during your vacation (we know you’ve missed our amazing seafood cuisine).

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