All You Need to Know about Punta de Mita
When it comes to luxury and relaxation, you have chosen well with Imanta Resorts. While planning your trip, you may like to find out more about the area and all that there is to know about the location before your stay at our luxury resort in Punta de Mita and we are happy to help you.
Location, History, and Specialties
Punta de Mita is located on the northern tip of the Bahia de Banderas (Banderas Bay) which helps to make it a unique and beautiful location to visit. Here, you will find a number of hotels and resorts overlooking the crystalline waters. The shape of Punta de Mita is sometimes thought of as the shape of a spear head which makes this 1500 acre area a small yet geographically interesting place to see. With the ocean on nearly every side, exploring the area will be a rewarding and captivating experience.
Punta de Mita gets its name from an Aztec word (mictlan) which means gateway to paradise and when you visit this beautiful destination in Riviera Nayarit, you will undoubtedly agree with their choice of words.
In Punta de Mita you will find that the vestiges of Huichol Indians remain present and whether you visit the Aztatlan ruins or get to know the Huichol people selling their art and crafts in town, you will be able to respect and admire a culture that is still apparent today. While exploring Punta de Mita, make sure to try the excellent cuisine and the tasty sweets that are native to Mexico.
Something else that makes Punta de Mita a highly attractive location for vacation is the lush and full jungle that exists here. It provides the area with an exotic ambience and makes for interesting excursions, whether on horseback or hiking on foot. From hills, waterfalls, and jungle life to swims in the coral reefs and with highly active and abundant marine life, this is truly the place where you can forget everything that worries you back home and relax and enjoy a luxury vacation in a destination that deserves to be known as paradise.
You can also expect to partake of your favorite sports or activities, whether you like golf or kayaking, as well as surfing, so make sure to come prepared.