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November 18, 2015
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Welcome to all 3,060 newsletter subscribers!

In case you missed the BIG announcement about our new name and brand new website earlier this week, don't fret. You can read all about it here.

In this issue: We have a plethora of upcoming events and interesting new businesses from up and down the coast – including a new movie theatre, painting classes, a wellness clinic, two insurance companies and a stunning home for sale. You'll also find a list of final restaurant re-opening dates for the season. 

To help plan your upcoming trip or your day in the bay, don't forget to check the current weather conditions on our updated weather page.

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What's Happening

November 20

Día de la Revolución Parade

La Peñita

The annual Revolution Day parade features floats, marching bands, beautiful costumes and more. It will take place along the Avenida and is scheduled to begin at 8:30am. Get there early to get a good spot as it always draws a huge crowd.  Read More

November 21

Esteva Clinic Open House


Special guest speakers include Yogi Gurudev Desai, Dr. Diego Navarro (Esteva Clinic medical director) and Dr. Antonio Ugartechea (physician and homeopath) who will discuss stress related issues. This event is open to the public and free of charge.  Read More

December 3

WeExpats Health Insurance Workshop

Rincón de Guayabitos

Join us December 3 for a workshop "What's your Plan? Protect your Adventure. Insurance Options for Expats." Learn about options for Canadian/US Expats and their health protection needs.  Read More

More Upcoming Events

Visit our event calendar to learn about upcoming tours, classes, sporting events, music, restaurant specials and other events posted by business owners and event organizers. And don't forget to add your event so we can share it in the next issue.


Community Updates

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Featured Articles


Beautiful Sunset in Guayabitos

by Dianna Belitski

This photo was taken from my friends balcony at Hotel Real Villas in Rincón de Guayabitos. We were sharing a glass of wine and watching the sun slowly set.
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New Directory Category:
Home Workers for Hire (FREE)

We are excited to add a new section in our Directory to promote individual workers like maids, gardeners, painters, plumbers, repairmen, tile layers, etc., who we rely on to keep our homes in tip-top shape. Workers are added by referral from community members.

Why not refer someone you know that could use the extra work to support his/her family.  
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Fall 2015 Restaurant Hours
& Re-Opening Dates

(Updated November 17, 2015) – High season is just around the corner, and local restauranteurs are starting to announce their hours and re-opening dates for the 2015-16 Season. We will continue to update this list as we receive additional information, so check back often.  More

Restaurant Owners: Please contact us if you want your information listed here.
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From Our Last Issue:


Where to Stay

No matter whether you’re looking for an upscale resort, all-inclusive hotel, beachfront rental home, quaint Bed & Breakfast or RV park for your rig – here at Explore Nayarit, there’s something for everyone and every budget.


Condos Casa Rey

Los Ayala

8 spacious oceanfront condos with granite countertops, stainless appliances, satellite TV, WiFi, daily maid service, laundry room, outdoor barbecue and swimming pool.  
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Playa Las Tortugas Resort Community

Playa Las Tortugas

12 luxury villas set on a spectacular 10-mile stretch of pristine beach. Unwind, recharge and enjoy a vacation experience (or weekend getaway) like no other.  Read More


Los Compadres Resort  

La Peñita

1-2 bedroom spacious suites with fully-equipped kitchens, private balconies and views of the entire bay. Restaurant onsite. Stay for a week, month or longer.  Read More

List YOUR Hotel or Rental Here

Add your hotel, home, condo or other vacation rental here to reach our entire community, plus hundreds of daily visitors.  

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Restaurants, Shops, Activities & Businesses

Please support these and other local businesses that make our website possible through their advertising. Thank you!


Cinema Guayabitos


Cinema Guayabitos is a brand new movie theater located in the heart of Rincón de Guayabitos. They have three screens, each with 120 seats, and a refreshment area with popcorn, candy, ice-cold soft drinks and more showtime snacks.  Read More


Donna's Studio


Donna Dickson, an experienced painter and teacher for over 30 years, is offering weekly classes in watercolors, oils or acrylics in her new studio in Guayabitos. Her classes are designed for beginners and advanced painters.  Read More


Esteva Clinic


Clinica Esteva is an integrative health clinic where you can reclaim your wellness in three simple steps. They offer a wide range of gentle, effective treatments to detox the body, reduce inflammation and realize the mind-body connection to trauma.  Read More


Novamar Insurance Mexico

Puerto Vallarta

Offer medical, travel, life, homeowner, renter, condo association, business, Mexican-plated auto and foreign-plated auto insurance to expats and tourists. They're local, they're expats themselves, they speak English and they have years of experience.  Read More


WeExpats Insurance Solutions

San Miguel de Allende / Puerto Vallarta

Serving expats all over Mexico. WeExpats offers medical evacuation coverage, short and long-term health insurance (with an option to add US/Canada coverage) and car insurance coverage for your US/Canadian-plated car.  Read More


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Reader's Reviews

Did you enjoy a great meal, find a great deal or get great service? Why not take a few minutes to write a recommendation for your favorite places to help other locals and visitors in their trip planning and research. Here's what people are saying...
"Fun filled night!"
Jaltemba Transport, La Peñita
"Don't use anyone else!"
Cinema Guayabitos, Guayabitos
"Saw Peter Pan in 3D. Fantastic!"
"I have been eating here since they opened years ago"

Real Estate Listings by Owner


La Vita Condos

Guayabitos  |  Starting at $350,000 USD

14 brand new luxury condos with granite counters, porcelain flooring, fine architecture and woodwork, glass elevator, swimming pool, off-street parking, security guard and more. Stop by and view our models today!  
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Prices are now in Canadian Dollars (approximately 20% discount).


Casa Tequila  

Guayabitos  |  $1,000,000 USD

Casa Tequila's open design allows for an unparalleled 180-degree view of the entire bay from nearly every room. This fabulous home has a large master suite, four private guest rooms, spacious kitchen, bar area, living room, indoor and outdoor dining areas and incredible oceanfront pool.  Read More


Casa Nova

Guayabitos  |  $325,000 USD

Beautiful 3BR home built by maestro Mariano Sanches. Constructed using a combination of cement, brick, wood, custom stained glass and fabulous mosaic tiles – and an incredible attention to detail. Located in the residential zone. Priced to sell.  Read More
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Get Listed on Explore Nayarit
We are so excited about our name change and new website that we are offering an almost irresistible introductory discount. Add your hotel, vacation rental, restaurant, business or real estate to the Explore Nayarit Directory and get up to 20% off the first year!


This "Almost Irresistible Introductory Offer" ends November 20, 2015
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