Destino Socialmente Responsable

The important thing is to preserve nature and offer a destination of high quality.

Riviera Nayarit, MEXICO – Riviera Nayarit is pleased to announce that beach cleanup programs have been internationally recognized by Greenpeace . This award recognizes the attention that Nayarit has put in offering its visitors the best of the destination, not only for its hotels and services, but also for the nature and ecosystem that prevails here.

The newspaper Reforma mentioned that Greenpeace recognizes Riviera Nayarit as the only destination in Mexico that offers timely information about the quality of water on its beaches. The Convention and Visitors Bureau of the Riviera Nayarit and the Association of Hotels and Motels of Bahía de Banderas, as well as that of San Blas and Compostela, have worked together for the certification of these programs, with the help of the State Government and Authorities Municipalities received recognition from Greenpeace, as it shows that the work done in the region has given important results.

“We are very honored to receive this recognition for our efforts to keep the beaches and waters of the destination clean,” said Marc Murphy, Director of OCV Riviera Nayarit. “For us it is very important that our tourists enjoy the beaches and all the natural resources that Nayarit offers, and the only way to achieve this is to take care of the environment as best we can.”

Riviera Nayarit is the only place in Mexico that has a Clean Beaches certification granted by the Mexican Institute of Evaluation and Verification; Two had been the highest level of certification so far, since the Mexican Pacific Treasury has had 5 certifications of 13 that exist in the country.

Besides having beautiful white sand beaches, Riviera Nayarit is proud of its ecological wonders that make up the region. The destination is a jewel, where visitors can meet nature and understand the importance of preserving this precious resource.

The State of Nayarit has a territory of 5,096.21 square meters and is the tenth smallest state in Mexico and is home to 7 nature reserves:

  • Marismas Nacionales , a beautiful virgin estuary.
  • The Biosphere Reserve of the Sierra de Vallejo , full of wild vegetation.
  • Islas Marias and Islas Marietas , both are Biosphere Reserves declared by UNESCO.
  • Isla Isabel , a coral reef, home to fish, birds and mammals such as sea lions.
  • The Biosphere Reserve of the Sierra de San Juan .
  • The Neo Volcanic Transverse Axis .