Vallarta · Nayarit: Distinctive Features for Investing in Real Estate

By Jorge Chávez
Jul. 28, 2022

The Vallarta Real Estate Guide editorial team highlights some of the distinctive features that investors can appreciate when considering a real estate purchase and/or a sale in Vallarta · Nayarit.

Real estate is one of the preferred instruments for investors, whether they are first-time buyers or have a real estate portfolio, since it guarantees that their money will be practically insured against different economic phenomena. Even when the properties they acquire are located in another country, buyers have the peace of mind and security that they will enjoy a capital gain, which gives them certainty that their money will continue to grow with that asset.

And it is that form of investment that has become a trend for many people. Because of the economic adjustments affecting retirement plans, the desire to retire sooner, and/or new ways of making money with the internet and technology, it is increasingly common to find people who are embarking on an opportunity to grow their money through the real estate industry.

With this in mind, the Vallarta Real Estate Guide editorial team took on the task of making this special article that highlights some of the distinctive features that investors can appreciate and consider when planning a real estate purchase or sale either in Puerto Vallarta or in nearby Riviera Nayarit.

Strategic Location

Vallarta · Nayarit has a privileged geographical location that favors foreigners and Mexicans. These potential buyers are practically less than three hours away by flight to the most important airports in the United States and Canada, making the ease of travel appealing. Also, the destination is perfect for Mexicans because the main cities (Mexico City, Guadalajara and Monterrey) are less than a couple of hours away by direct flight.

Also, as our destination is located between the Sierra Madre and the Mexican Pacific, the Banderas Bay manages to combine the climate of the tropical forests with the cool breeze of the ocean, which results in an average annual temperature of 75 ºF very pleasant for both residents and visitors.


Different Areas to Invest in Vallarta · Nayarit

Undoubtedly, both in Puerto Vallarta and in Riviera Nayarit you can find a variety of developments in which to buy an apartment, house or villa. The correct choice of a colonia or neighborhood should be made based on the budget, personal needs and lifestyle that you want to have or improve in our destination.

Throughout our print editions, as well as in the contents of our website ( you can find several articles that serve as orientations to and guides to some of the main communities and areas of our destination in which to invest in a property.

Supply vs Demand

While it is true that property prices are rising in the destination, Vallarta · Nayarit’s real estate market is very healthy. It is the constant and sustained demand for properties here that has allowed them to gain value quickly.

The offerings of real estate properties are wide and allows you to find units near the sea from 150,000 USD to spectacular beachfront villas of more than ten million USD. Currently, this price range found in Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit is more accessible than property prices in iconic destinations in some U.S. states such as Florida and/or California. In addition, the latter is considered, precisely, as one of the main buyer markets for purchasing in this region.

Surplus Value

Currently, the type of project that has the most boom and that represents the greatest profitability in Puerto Vallarta and/or Riviera Nayarit are the condominium developments aimed at being the second home or beach home.

As an investment, a beach property of this type not only allows you to enjoy a few months of sunshine a year, but also the good performance and optimal surplus value that is acquired by the high demand, location, views, amenities of the surrounding area and a growing list of services. Additionally, many homeowners rent their units during certain periods, allowing them to earn extra income.

Quality Infrastructure and Services

In part, there are those who see in Vallarta · Nayarit a new opportunity to enjoy their retirement and/or embark on a whole new lifestyle because our destination has infrastructure that attracts brands and products of international renown.

In fact, health services are one of the reasons that attract many foreigners to reside in this part of the bay. In this health care system, the consultations and treatments are not only of the highest quality, but the rates offered are much more accessible than in their countries of origin.