6 Outstanding Zones of Vallarta · Nayarit for Property Investment

By Jorge Chávez
Mar. 28, 2023

Vallarta · Nayarit is a multicultural destination that is enjoying a boom in real estate, which means there is a wide range of areas and/or micro-regions with different characteristics to choose a property.

The needs of each foreigner and/or Mexican who decides to come to the Banderas Bay to invest in real estate are very different, as well as the lifestyles they wish to continue or improve in this impressive place in Mexico.

Therefore, Vallarta Real Estate Guide has prepared this short guide presenting six outstanding areas of the destination for those who are looking to invest in real estate in a region that will allow you to enjoy a new way of life and make Puerto Vallarta and/or Riviera Nayarit your new home, either temporarily or permanently.


Marina Vallarta

Marina Vallarta is one of the most exclusive areas of Puerto Vallarta. Real estate options here boast the most upscale condominiums and residences, which are located in a tranquil setting with unlimited, beautiful views toward the golf course, the mountains, the city and/or the lush Banderas Bay.

Marina Vallarta is just five minutes from the Puerto Vallarta International Airport, as well as 20 minutes from Downtown and/or the Romantic Zone. Buyers looking to purchase either a vacation or retirement home will find Marina Vallarta an excellent place to invest.



Living or residing in the Versalles area is an aspiration that synthesizes status, practicality and quality of life. Considered a traditional area of the destination, this neighborhood has great added value and accelerated urban development.

Its central location allows access to downtown Puerto Vallarta in five minutes and the beach is across the main avenue. Other attractions such as shopping malls, gourmet restaurants and entertainment centers are less than five minutes away. The streets of Versalles are wide and spacious and designed with pedestrians in mind.


Zona Hotelera Norte

The properties in the North Hotel Zone offer a combination of charming Mexican-style apartments and modern luxury condominiums. This area has everything Puerto Vallarta residents and visitors seek, including easy access to beaches, gourmet restaurants, shops, luxury spas and much more.

Its location ensures this micro-region is considered a focal point of the city because it provides easy access to go out to dinner and have fun as well as to find a property facing the sea. With all the comforts that today’s life demands, the North Hotel Zone may be an ideal option.



Located just 20 minutes from the Puerto Vallarta International Airport, Bucerías is a charming beach town located on the Riviera Nayarit. Its real estate market is very strong, and you can find beachfront houses with traditional Mexican architecture, as well as condominiums with clean, contemporary design and architecture.

Bucerías has experienced a significant amount of foreign real estate investment because it offers the perfect combination of a relaxed community that is well equipped with the comforts—shopping, dining and entertainment—of a big city.


La Cruz de Huanacaxtle

La Cruz de Huanacaxtle (or La Cruz, as it is affectionately referred to by residents), is a modernized fishing village that is home to Marina Riviera Nayarit at La Cruz, one of the most sophisticated marinas in Mexico.

La Cruz de Huanacaxtle real estate is surrounded by its untainted environment. Upscale homes and condos are premiere and parallel in sophistication with the marina and its facilities.


Punta de Mita

At the northern end of the Banderas Bay is Punta de Mita. It is an eclectic community that is home to a variety of luxury properties including some of the most exclusive properties in Vallarta · Nayarit.

Although Punta de Mita is the name of the main town found on this peninsula, on one side of the community is Punta Mita, a private development considered the epitome of sophistication and elegance.