Punta de Mita

Beautiful beaches, luxurious accommodations, incredible choice of food and a huge variety of sea and land activities: Punta de Mita is the perfect place for a weekend getaway. But be warned, you’ll probably want to stay forever.

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Peak season starts in mid-December, hits a crescendo over New Year’s, and continues through Easter week/spring break.

Low season generally runs from after Easter through mid-December, when prices tend to drop considerably.


Visas: U.S. citizens must present a valid passport when entering Mexico. U.S. citizens do not require a visa unless they plan to stay in the country for more than 180 days. Visit the Mexican National Institute of Migration’s (Instituto Nacional de Migración, INM) website for the most current entry, exit and visa requirements.
Money: Currency is in Mexican pesos, and ATMs are widely available.
Travel Health: Check with the U.S. Embassy and Consulates in Mexico or the Mexican government for the latest health safety information, including travel protocols and requirements like negative COVID-19 tests, quarantines, mask mandates and more in connection with COVID-19. Before traveling, research and prepare for what to do if you get sick while away.


Getting Here: Travelers fly into Puerto Vallarta’s Gustavo Diaz Ordaz International Airport (PVR), which is approximately 19 miles (31km) from the area. You can organize private transport from the airport to your hotel, take a taxi, rent a car or ride the bus into Punta de Mita. 
Getting Around: The most convenient way to explore the area in and around Punta de Mita is with a car rental or on a private tour.


Local Lingo: Punta de Mita or Punta Mita? Most travelers use both interchangeably; however, Punta de Mita is the official town, while Punta Mita is a private 1,500-acre peninsula that is home to golf courses and upscale accommodations like The St. Regis Punta Mita Resort .
Must-Have Apps: Google Translate; Uber
Insider Tips: Check out the sunset views from W Punta de Mita’s Huichol Walk, a walkway made of 700,000 pieces adorned with traditional Huichol (an indigenous group) symbols.