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About Lo de Marcos
In Lo de Marcos, you will feel the essence of a true Mexican town. Wide, calm streets, colorful flowering trees and brilliantly painted façades accompany patient fishermen as they weave their nets, which they will later throw into the sea located at the end of the paved walkway.“It is a small paradise on Earth,” expresses one of the inhabitants of this corner of the Riviera Nayarit. Here, hotels and villas of the purest Mexican style will welcome you with open arms. Lo de Marcos is a town with a remodeled gazebo in the downtown and small businesses and restaurants with delicious homemade food and friendly service.
“The beaches are extremely calm, when the waves break, you can even see the fish,” shares a woman who, for years, has visited Lo de Marcos, where, she says, she has found a tranquil refuge. Bungalows, villas, comfortable hotel rooms and a well-equipped RV park are the lodging options available at this inviting retreat on the Mexican Pacific. Its beaches, Los Venados, Las Minitas, El Atracadero and Lo de Marcos, are surrounded by green hills and whimsical rocks that contrast beautifully with the intense blue sky and sea. The scene is completed by visitors that carry out various activities such as beach volleyball, jet-skiing, jumping in the calm waves with children or even fishing off the shore.
Savor some grilled fish in one of the thatched-roof huts found along The beaches of Lo de Marcos, walk along the peaceful streets, and enjoy the delights of the sea and sand in an ambiance of complete tranquility.
About Rincon de Guayabitos
Visiting Guayabitos means returning home with a suitcase full of colorful souvenirs. It might be for this reason, or perhaps for its calm swells, that this is one of the most visited destinations of the Riviera Nayarit, especially by families from all over Mexico. With a bay famous for resembling a giant swimming pool and pearly, fine sand beaches, the two-kilometer (one-mile) beach measures 30 meters (98 feet) wide and is bathed by the tranquil, crystal-clear ocean. This beach is a constant celebration of color and joyous activity; it is common to see children building sand castles, jumping in the gentle surf or chasing one of the birds that has landed on the shore.
You will also find young people playing volleyball or soccer, and entire families gathering together on the ocean shore and snapping photographs or videotaping the memorable moments of their trip. The tropical vegetation, pleasant climate and swells perfect for various water sports have made this a premier family destination.
The development of Guayabitos began 30 years ago with the construction of hotels, residential areas and various businesses. There are a wide variety of accommodations available for overnight visitors: all inclusive hotels, bungalows, developments set ocean side and ecological lodges.
Similarly, you can enjoy an assortment of culinary delights including traditional Mexican favorites, grilled fish and a wide variety of tasty treats such as coconut bread, shaved ices, fried bananas and dishes prepared with yaca, a tropical fruit typical of the region. And don’t forget to try a traditional Crazy Pineapple, a delight which combines this fruit with chili powder and sweet syrup.
Among the other beaches found in the region is Las Minitas, located two kilometers (one mile) from Guayabitos and measuring 500 meters (1,640 feet) long by 40 meters (131 feet) wide.This retreat is separated from the neighboring beach of Venados by a small rock formation. Found just half a kilometer (0.3 miles) from Las Minitas, Venados is a semi-virgin beach with exuberant vegetation, and it is the ideal place to rest and admire the natural beauty of the region.