Destination guide

Relax and regenerate in Rincon de Guayabitos

Nestled between the majestic Sierra Madre Occidental mountain range and the tranquil Bay of Jaltemba, Rincon de Guayabitos is a gem of Mexico's sun-kissed Pacific coast. The focal point of this vibrant resort town is a sensational stretch of palm-fringed golden sand, where friendly vendors tout everything from coconut water to barbecued fish skewers. Across the ocean front sprawls a gently bustling main street, where you can buy handmade jewelry and colorful local handicrafts. Rincon de Guayabitos vacation rentals range from cozy beachside bungalows to lavish family-size villas, so you're sure to find one that suits your needs.

Things to do

Island adventures and majestic mansions

A host of enthralling attractions lie within easy reach of your Rincon de Guayabitos vacation rental. with the cosmopolitan coastal city of Puerto Vallarta just an hour's drive away. Here, the ostentatious, crown-topped Church of Our Lady of Guadalupe blends eclectic European architectural styles to dramatic effect. Afterwards, make a beeline for the Malecon, a scenic boardwalk lined with giant bronze and stone sculptures. Then round your visit off with a sunset stroll along the futuristic Los Muertos Pier. After dark, a multi-colored light show makes its sail-shaped centerpiece look even more spectacular.


Cooking up a storm in Rincon de Guayabitos

Rincon de Guayabitos's calm, turquoise waters are the ideal spot for a refreshing swim. If you're feeling a little more adventurous, hire a kayak and head off in search of secluded bays and uninhabited islands. Pack your snorkel gear and you can enjoy a dip alongside schools of colorful tropical fish. If the delectable dining scene has you doubting your own culinary skills, you might be inspired to attend a cooking class. Friendly gastronomes will welcome you into their homes and show you how to whip up dazzling local delicacies like coconut shrimp with sweet and sour pineapple salsa.


Banish the winter blues in Rincon de Guayabitos

Rincon de Guayabitos vacation rentals are in particularly high demand during the blissfully warm and dry months of December to February, when vacationers flee chiller regions in search of winter sunshine. March to May are also great months to visit, with low rainfall, and slightly fewer visitors competing for the most sought-after accommodation. June to September is the local low season, with very heavy rain and high humidity. The bursts of wetness tend to be short and sharp, however, so you'll also likely enjoy extended dry spells if visiting at this time of year.

Natural features

Tropical treks around Rincon de Guayabitos

Rincon de Guayabitos offers abundant opportunities for enjoying unspoiled nature and observing wildlife. If you're visiting between November and April, be sure to embark on a whale-watching cruise, and marvel at majestic humpbacks peeking out of the glistening waves. Should you ever tire of soft sands and dazzling ocean views, the nearby Sierra de Vallejo State Biosphere Reserve is a prime spot for a tropical trek. This rainforest-coated mountain range is home to an enthralling diversity of flora and fauna. As you traverse its hiking trails, you might catch sight of a wild boar or even an elusive jaguar.

How to get there

Transportation options to and around Rincon de Guayabitos

The nearest airport is in Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco (PVR-Licenciado Gustavo Diaz Ordaz Intl.), located 24 mi (38.7 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Rincón de Guayabitos?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 92 vacation rentals near Rincón de Guayabitos. From 19 Condos/Apartments to 42 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Rincón de Guayabitos are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Rincón de Guayabitos?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Rincón de Guayabitos:

  • Flamingos: 726 vacation rentals
  • Emiliano Zapata: 294 vacation rentals
  • La Puntilla: 141 vacation rentals
  • Alamar Resort: 102 vacation rentals
  • Punta Negra: 21 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Rincón de Guayabitos?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Rincón de Guayabitos. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Tianguis Market: 669 vacation rentals
  • Fisherman's Memorial: 588 vacation rentals
  • Playa Bucerias: 3,290 vacation rentals
  • Marina Riviera Nayarit at La Cruz: 1,503 vacation rentals
  • Sayulita Square: 3,467 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Rincón de Guayabitos listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Rincón de Guayabitos?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 19 Condos/Apartments in Rincón de Guayabitos. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Rincón de Guayabitos include:

  • Houses: 42 rentals available
  • Villas: 12 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 13 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cabins and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Rincón de Guayabitos?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 46 vacation rentals with pool available in Rincón de Guayabitos. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.