Riviera Nayarit was launched in 2008 as one of Mexico´s brand new tourist destinations. Ever since then, it has been busy putting itself on the map as one of the most sought after investment destinations in Mexico. According to the Government of Nayarit, in 2009 Riviera Nayarit closed the year as the biggest investment destination for the tourist industry in the country, and started 2010 with recognition from Haute Living and International Property Journal as one the best places in the world to purchase a second home.

At the gateway of the Riviera Nayarit sits La Cruz de Huanacaxtle. Once a pueblo pesquero or small fishing village, it is now home to a brand new world class marina. Marina Riviera Nayarit, with 355 slips from 31 to 400 feet. Also many new restaurants have opened for locals to dine with world class chefs without the hustle of nearby Puerto Vallarta. Golf courses and beaches await the resident s of La Cruz de Huanacaxtle.

What is around Quinta del Encanto?

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The Villa at Quinta del Encanto

Quinta del Encanto is a development.

Marina Riviera Nayarit

A world class marina. 5 minutes walking.

Fish Market

Mercado del Mar. Fresh fish and seafood from local fishermen.

La Cruz Square

Town’s main square. Where the local meet.

La Manzanilla Beach

One of the most iconic beaches of La Cruz

Eva Mandarina Beach Club

Beautiful beach club.

Los Veneros Beach Club

One of the first beach clubs around.

Punta de Mita

A small town close to La Cruz de Huanacaxtle. Ideal for enjoy the beach, tours around the Marietas Islands and local restaurants.


A town with many dinner restaurants, beautiful beaches.

La Mega Supermarket

One of the closets supermarkets. Located within a small mall, you can find banks, furniture stores, gym, currency exchange office, and more.

Paradise Plaza

A mall located in Nuevo Vallarta (20 min.) you can find restaurants, coffee shops, grocery shop, banks, and US Consular Agency office.

Puerto Vallarta International Airport

International Airport, Gustavo Diaz Ordaz (25 min).

San Pancho

Beautiful small town with many local coffee shops and restaurants at the beach. 25 min.


Excelent restaurant with a variety of seafood. 10 min.