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Riviera Nayarit Shines Brighter Than Ever This Summer

July 2, 2018

Mexico's Pacific Treasure will shine brighter than ever this summer with two exciting events that showcase the creative cuisine and extensive beach activities and water sports available in the Riviera Nayarit.

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico - Mexico's Pacific Treasure and newest destination, less than an hour from Puerto Vallarta, is poised to take center stage this summer with two exciting events planned for August that are certain to make summertime in the Riviera Nayarit hotter than ever!

First up is the 6th Annual Punta Mita Beach Festival. Set for August 4-5, this family-friendly event is a true celebration of summer in paradise. Showcasing the luxury community's signature dining options and extensive beach activities and water sports, this fun-filled weekend gives families a chance to play, eat, drink and dance together under sunny skies and enjoy fabulous parties under the stars.

For those into high-end dining, the Masters of the Kitchen Culinary Fest immediately follows, August 811, 2018. The event is overseen by the Food Network's Penny Davidi and will celebrate the region's diverse cuisines, providing visitors the opportunity to sample culinary delights at fine restaurants strung along the coast and discover some of the world's best chefs and mixologists.

"This August is the ideal time to visit Riviera Nayarit for gourmands and 'epicurious' novices alike. The Punta Mita Beach Festival and The Masters of the Kitchen Culinary Fest showcase the very best of our local cuisine, unique within each of our various beach towns," said Marc Murphy, managing director of the Riviera Nayarit Convention and Visitors Bureau.

"Regardless of the time of year, the region's diverse cuisine, skilled chefs and award-winning restaurants truly set Riviera Nayarit apart from other destinations. The eclectic allure of Riviera Nayarit comes to life via our gastronomy. Visitors from all walks of life, palates and budgets will find something appealing regardless of which of the many beach towns complete with diverse hotels and exciting restaurants they choose to experience."

In addition to culinary festivals, the Riviera Nayarit's wide variety of fabulous restaurants and dining experiences are sure to further entice foodies to visit the region.

From sophisticated dining for a romantic night out, to informal family friendly taco stands with something everyone can enjoy, Riviera Nayarit is the perfect vacation for gourmands at any budget. With its variety of hotels, golfing options, beach activities, and many annual food festivals and celebrity chef gatherings, it is the perfect culinary vacation destination at any time of year.