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Nayarit, officially Free and Sovereign State of Nayarit, is one of the 31 states which, with the Federal District, make up the 32 Federal Entities of Mexico. It is divided in 20 municipalities and its capital city is Tepic.

It is located in Western Mexico. It is bordered by the states of Sinaloa to the northwest, Durango to the north, Zacatecas to the northeast and Jalisco to the south. To the west, Nayarit has a significant share of coastline on the Pacific Ocean.

Besides the mainland, the islands Marias, Isabel, Tres Marietas and Farallón La Peña in the Pacific Ocean are part of its territory. logo
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updated Mon. February 19, 2024

Occidental Nuevo Vallarta on Mexico's Riviera Nayarit takes up to 40% off prices at the all-inclusive resort. With the discount, rooms for two guests start at $172, which includes meals, sports activities and a $500 resort credit. The deal: The savings on this deal are good; prices at this Barcelo Hotel Group ...

For beach destinations in Mexico, the Easter Week vacation brings hordes of tourists and economic spillover. But it's not all good: garbage is another byproduct. That was the case for beaches in Nayarit, which were left littered with trash after the first week of the Easter holiday. For a federal government ...


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