Day of the Dead Celebrations

All About Celebrating the Day of the Dead (el Día de los Muertos) in Mexico

The Day of the Dead – known in Mexico as the Día de los Muertos – is an annual celebration that continues across the first two days of November. This festivity takes place throughout the country and is a celebration of life and death.  Families appreciate their lives together and commemorate their loved ones who…

Lonely Planet Loves the Riviera Nayarit

Lonely Planet Loves the Riviera Nayarit and So Will You!

The respected travel guide, Lonely Planet has recognized the Riviera Nayarit as a fantastic place to travel. It’s no wonder that they’ve placed the spotlight on this delightful location. The Lonely Planet Take on the Riviera Nayarit In a recent Lonely Planet post on the Riviera Nayarit, the location was described as a “microcosm of…

Lo de Perla Jungle Garden Mexico

Don’t Miss the Lo de Perla Jungle Garden on Your Riviera Nayarit Vacation

If you’re a fan of hidden treasures when you travel, check out Lo de Perla Jungle Garden the next time you stay at Villa Estrella.  This “orchid paradise” of the Riviera Nayarit is not to be missed for any truly spectacular vacation.  You’ll see views, colors and plants you’ve never experienced anywhere else in the…

Riviera Nayarit Winter Travel Destination

Here’s Why the Riviera Nayarit Remains a Top Winter Travel Destination

If you’ve already chosen the Riviera Nayarit as your winter travel destination, then you likely already know many of the reasons why this is a fantastic place to spend your time off.  If you haven’t yet decided where you’d like to go, then get ready to find out why this unique part of Mexico is…

Mexico Humpback Whale Watching

Humpback Whale Watching

Humpback Whale Watching Gets Started in Riviera Nayarit This time of the year is spectacular for vacationers in Nayarit, Mexico who want to go humpback whale watching. It’s an important season for the region, which adores these aquatic guests to the Mexican Pacific.  Every year in mid-December, tourists flock to the area to be able…

Animal Encounters in Mexico

Unique Animal Encounters Along the Riviera Nayarit

The next time you visit the Riviera Nayarit, take a moment to check out all the opportunities for unique animal encounters.  Whether you consider yourself an “animal person” or you just want to check out what type of creatures are native to the region, you are certain to be enchanted. Your Next Riviera Nayarit Vacation…

Nayarit Travel Activities - Zip Line

Nayarit Travel Activities

Nayarit Travel Activities Beyond Beaches and Restaurants Beaches and restaurants are pretty much a given when it comes to Nayarit travel activities.  That said, they’re not at all the only things you can do while you’re staying at Villa Estrella. There are a surprising number of fun and interesting things to do no matter how…

Sustainable Tourism in Mexico

Sustainable Tourism

Mexico Vacations are a Great Choice for Sustainable Tourism The National Protected Area Commission (CONANP) in Mexico and Sustainable Travel International have formed a strategic sustainable tourism partnership together, boosting the appeal of this gorgeous country for sustainable travelers.  Sustainable Travel International is a not for profit organization with a mission to conserve some of the…

Check Out the VII Sea Turtle Festival

VII Sea Turtle Festival

Check Out the VII Sea Turtle Festival at Playa Platanitos in July The VII Sea Turtle Festival is coming up soon. While you’re staying at Villa Estrella, you have the perfect opportunity to take a day trip out to Playa Platanitos. This annual festival takes place on the beautiful coastal town on the Riviera Nayarit.…