Nuevo Vallarta was developed as a government-sanctioned tourism center in the 1970s.
Today, it is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Mexico, home to some recognizable international resorts, many offering all-inclusive options and other hotels and vacation rental properties. Therefore, Nuevo Vallarta is one of the fastest-growing beach destinations in Mexico and has the second-highest number of hotels.
The territory is from mega-complex Vidanta on the south end to Flamingos gated community on the north end neighboring Bucerias; Nuevo Vallarta offers modern amenities perfect for families, snowbirds, and those who want to relax. Although, the hotels and resorts in the area also hide world-class spas and renowned restaurants. Also, Nuevo Vallarta is home to some of the region’s most renowned golf courses at El Tigre and Vidanta.
With vas golf courses, exclusive condominiums, luxurious restaurants, marinas, and miles of golden beaches, this is a great place to try all kinds of water sports, including surfing, scuba diving, kayaking, paddle, and kite surfing. Therefore, International water sports competitions take place here throughout the year.
Nature lovers can also enjoy turtle releases. Olive ridley and leatherback turtles come to the beaches of Nuevo Vallarta to lay their eggs, spurring the development of a turtle sanctuary near Bahia del Sol Resort that guarantees their protection.