Punta Mita is a 1,500-acre (6.1 km) beachfront village located on the north end of Banderas Bay in the Mexican state of Nayarit, about 10 miles (16 km) north of Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco. There is evidence of prehistoric (pre contact) human settlement in Nayarit. On the Punta de Mita peninsula, a hilltop archaeological site known as Careyeros Hill has been dated to circa 800 AD.
Punta Mita is surrounded on three sides by nine and a half miles of Pacific Ocean beaches and coves including Litibu Bay.
Punta Mita is at the same latitude as the Hawaiian Islands, Punta Mita is kept comfortable year round by gentle sea breezes, and its average summer temperatures are 85° with 75° temperatures during winter months.
Punta Mita’s has several residential communities ranging from condominiums and town homes to private, single-family villas.
The Marietta Islands are a 15 minute boat ride from Punta Mita and are a Mexican national park