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Riviera Nayarit is a top destination in 2009 by Hideaways Magazine and

Riviera Nayarit, Mexico - March 11, 2009 - Just hailed as a top destination to watch by and, Riviera Nayarit, Mexico's newest destination, keeps its incredible momentum.  In the February 2009 issue of Hideaways Magazine, Riviera Nayarit has been hailed as the newest place to discover, while has highlighted the destination as the top budget travel destination given the favorable exchange rate between the U.S. dollar and Mexican peso.  

Riviera Nayarit stretches along 192 miles of Pacific Coast in the Mexican state of Nayarit, just 10 minutes north of Puerto Vallarta International Airport. Still pristine, the destination focuses on carefully planned luxury development and protecting its abundant nature.  A wide range of new resorts, condominiums, golf courses and retail services are underway. The St. Regis Punta Mita and the new Jack Nicklaus championship golf course in Punta Mita have just opened and soon to come in 2009 are Los Veneros, a $126 million dollar resort in La Cruz de Huanacaxtle.

As an undiscovered gem in Mexico, Hideaways compliments the wide range of activities offered in Riviera Nayarit; "It offers many sporting attractions and a wide selection of settings and accommodations, from large luxury resorts and villas to boutique hotels nestled in impossibly romantic settings."

With the exchange rate currently at 1 USD to about 15 MXP, recommends this destination as a great value travel destination.  In this economy, fun and relaxation shouldn't be a luxury as Riviera Nayarit offers budget friendly accommodations and free cultural activities; "Resort destinations that have become newly popular, such as Riviera Nayarit and Puerto Peņasco (Rocky Point) should be positively cheap this year."

In addition, 2008 ended with much to celebrate: has just named it one of its 12 top destinations for 2009, and in late 2008, cited Riviera Nayarit among five destinations to watch for 2009.

 "Riviera Nayarit has undergone incredible growth since its inception almost two years ago. We are extremely proud of the region and excited about the strong positive response from visitors and the travel industry alike. There is much more to come and our resorts are offering an array of affordable packages to make Riviera Nayarit even more accessible," said Marc Murphy, Director of the Riviera Nayarit Convention and Visitors Bureau.

About Riviera Nayarit
Mexico's newest destination, Riviera Nayarit, stretches along 192 miles of pristine Pacific coast framed by the majestic Sierra Madre Mountains just ten minutes north of accessible Puerto Vallarta International Airport.  The region extends along the entire coast of the Pacific state of Nayarit including the resorts of Nuevo Vallarta, the historic colonial town of San Blas, exclusive Punta Mita, picturesque fishing villages, miles of serene beaches and spectacular Banderas Bay.  Riviera Nayarit offers countless activities, all pleasantly affordable, such as: PGA golf courses, luxury spas, whale watching, turtle release, zip lining, surfing, record deep sea fishing, bird watching, international cuisine, and shopping for local artwork and traditional Huichol handicrafts.  The region attracts and satisfies vacationers of all tastes and budgets with its wide range of accommodations including chic luxury resorts, eco-tourism boutique hotels and quaint B&B inns.  For more information, visit

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