Lázaro Cárdenas 233 Bucerias, Nayarit, 63732, Mexico


18 May

The Things You Must Do in Bucerias

Bucerias is just a few miles from Puerto Vallarta and is one of the leading destinations for Mexico vacation enthusiasts. It is located along the Banderas Bay, which is a winter breeding ground for humpback whales, making the area a favorite destination for Americans and Canadians to visit between the months of November and April to enjoy the warm weather, besides watching the whales.

Here are some of the things you must never miss during your vacation in Bucerias:

The Sandcastles

The Bucerias beaches are always full of both young and old people building all possible variants of sandcastles. Remember, this is an ancient tradition whose roots are deeply embedded in Egypt and even though you will not be looking forward to building a great pyramid out of the castle, the fun will be worth it every moment.

Bird Watching

Bird watching is an incredible activity that makes people travel miles upon miles around the globe, just to watch various species of birds. Bucerias is one of the best locations to watch birds in Mexico and this is due to the fact that it is situated on the largest natural salt water bay on the planet. As such, it is the home to thousands of birds. This is where you will see all manner of bird species, including the high flying frigate birds and the yellow crown night heron.

Fishing in Bucerias

Most of the permanent residents in Bucerias make a living out of fishing. The area has a population of about 15,000 people and it is a tight fishing community. Fishing is not done far from the shores, and there are quite a number of fish varieties that can be caught. Thousands of tourists come to this place each year to fish the red snapper, and mahi mahi. You should never leave Bucerias without trying your hand at fishing.