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About San Pancho, Nayarit, Mexico

San Francisco, or San Pancho as it is more commonly known, is a quaint town in the Nayarit region that sits between the Pacific coastline and the Sierra Madre mountains. San Pancho lies within close proximity (53 km or 33 miles north along the pacific coastline) to Puerto Vallarta and Puerto Vallarta International Airport (Licenciado Gustavo Díaz Ordaz). Boasting a more intimate environment, the town draws visitors from all over the world. The town center is full of numerous restaurants and cafes. You will also find artists selling unique, artisanal items. Guests will find a multitude of ways to entertain themselves or melt into complete relaxation.

The beach is the pearl of San Pancho. From surfing to sunbathing, it’s ideal for all tastes. Each day, sunsets paint the sky and are a simple pleasure that should not be missed.

Below is a list of options that meet any vacation-goer’s desires to creating the ultimate stay in San Pancho. Our friendly staff will help you organize any tour or activity that you are interested in planning and will be more than glad to offer suggestions.

What to do

In San Pancho and surrounding areas
  • Whale watching
  • Marietas islands
  • Snorkeling
  • Scuba diving
  • Kayaking
  • Surfing
  • Horseback riding
  • Biking
  • Hiking
  • Polo club
  • Deep sea fishing
  • Canopy tours
  • Bird watching
  • Sailing
  • Local art & culture
  • Shopping

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Nearby places

  • Puerto Vallarta
  • Sayulita
  • Nuevo Vallarta
  • Punta Mita