Real del Mar, Mexico

  • Located just 30 minutes from Puerto Vallarta, Real del Mar is an exclusive, gated resort that enjoys one of the most beautiful climates in the world.
  • Exceptional amenities like the private beach club, on-site restaurant, and world-class spa rule out any need to leave the comfort of your surroundings.
  • Traverse through tropical flora and fauna on a guided ATV tour. The region is surrounded by lush jungles, which can be perfectly navigated by way of four wheels.
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A Peaceful Fishing Village

Settled in the 1930s, the sleepy fishing town of Real del Mar sits quietly on a stretch of the Bahía de Banderas on the Pacific Coast of Mexico, surrounded by the golden sand beaches of Destiladeras, Punta de Mita, Careyeros and La Cruz de Huanacaxtle. Located on one of the largest bays in the world, Real del Mar enjoys warm weather year-round. A recently renovated marina allows worldly traffic. This paradise of sun, sand and sea offers a plethora of quaint, artsy shops and galleries, activities for the whole family and diverse dining options that range from refined international establishments to the most authentic, dressed-down tacos you'll ever taste.

Quick Facts

  • Suggested Airport
  • Average Temperature
    77° F
  • Whale-watching Season
    December through March
  • Big-game Fishing Season
    June through January
  • Festival Gourmet International
    November in Puerto Vallarta

Fresh Things To Do

Featured Activity

  • Mexico's Riviera Nayarit

    Deep sea fishing. A fisherman's paradise, you could hoist your line up to find a sailfish, mahi mahi, wahoo, amberjack, grouper, yellowfin tuna or snapper. Two of Mexico's fishing records happened here; an 184-pound razor tooth wahoo and a 709-pound marlin.

    Sailing classes. Classes are available to children ages seven and up all the way to advanced adults. Talk to your Destination Concierge about booking a lesson for yourself or your child at the marina.

    Scuba diving. Countless dive sites surround the Real del Mar region. Knowledgeable and friendly guides will ensure you have a safe and adventurous diving experience.

    Snorkeling. Magnificent coral reefs and exotic tropical fish are visible from many shores and the surrounding islands. As it requires no previous experience, booking a snorkeling trip is a hassle-free way to enjoy the native sea life. 


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Travel Tips


  • Forecasting Your Real del Mar Vacation

    Real del Mar bathes visitors in warmth and sunshine year round, with frequent showers from June through October. Enjoy moderate temperatures that rarely drop below 60 degrees or rise above 85 degrees.


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