Fun in the Sun: The 2017 Punta Mita Beach Festival

In Play, Puerto Vallarta by Suzanne Koch

Taking place August 12 and 13, the fifth annual 2017 Punta Mita Beach Festival is bringing together the best the community has to offer, from waterfront beach activities to mouthwatering food and drinks from top chefs.

Hosted by Punta Mita Ocean Sports, the two-day festival will take place at Kupuri Beach Club and will showcase the extensive recreational experiences available to residences and guests through the Ocean Sports program. One-of-a-kind offerings include underwater treasure hunting and inflatable beach soccer along with yoga, windsurfing, paddle boarding, derby races and more.

Special guests for the weekend include:

  • Zaira Gomez, Yoga Master in the tradition of Pattabhi Jois y Sharath Jois
  • Adam Finer, SUP pioneer in Mexico and Punta Mita Ocean Sports director
  • Veronica Finer, competitive SUPer and former Mexican Champion in the Technical Surf Race Discipline
  • Fernando Stalla, 2012 Surfer of the Year by the Mexican Federation of Surfing

Guests will also be able to indulge in signature drinks from Riviera Nayarit’s Mixology Ambassador, Israel Díaz; Corona Beer; and a selection of Tequila Patrón while munching on a gourmet beach barbecue experience whipped up by top local chefs including Esther Sánchez and Jesus Duron of Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita and The St. Regis Punta Mita Resort and Pato Persico of Punta Mita Beah Clubs. Additional guest chefs include Julio Curiel of The St. Regis Punta Mita Resort and Sigi Anguiano of El Alquimista Cocktail Room. Enjoy it all while dancing to the sounds and rhythms of DJs Mauricio Lemus and Omar Covarrubias.

“With the success of past additions, we are excited to bring this event back to a new and exciting location, the Kupuri Beach Club in Punta Mita, and we have taken the opportunity to offer new and fun experiences for the sole purpose of creating unforgettable family moments,” says Carl Emberson, Punta Mita’s Director of Marketing and Operations. “Without a doubt, the Punta Mita Beach Festival, along with the Punta Mita Gourmet & Golf Classic has become a favorite among our residents, friends and visitors.”

The Punta Mita Beach Festival pass includes all water sports and daily events as well as food and beverages as specified between 9 a.m. and 8 p.m. each day.

  • One-day: $800 (MXP) plus 16% tax and 15% service charge per person, perday
  • Two-day: $1,400 (MXP) plus 16% tax and %15 service charge

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