Nuevo Vallarta is a Mexican planned residential-resort community 15 minutes north of the airport in Puerto Vallarta located in Nayarit. Most people that visit Nuevo Vallarta are tourists, primarily from U.S.A and Canada. Nuevo Vallarta has a lot of malls and stores, which have the advantage that you can pay in pesos or dollars. Nuevo Vallarta has a beautiful beach were you can enjoy watching beautiful sunsets and a great night sky.
The Nuevo Vallarta project was begun by the federal government over 10 years ago and is home to luxury villas and estates with lush tropical gardens that line the winding canals each with its own private docking pier.
The area also offers new deluxe resort amenities on over three miles of white sandy beach. The marina development, featuring a 300-slip state-of-the-art marina, Padi 5-Star Dive Center, and condominiums are available to visitors and residents alike.
Nuevo Vallarta has become an important commercial area in Nayarit as hotels and resorts have been opened. Between 1980 and 1990 Nuevo Vallarta's population increased from 57,028 inhabitants to 111,457. A new Marina is under construction, the developers have a long term lease program. The construction consists of the removal of existing docks, pilings and ramps to build 6 new docks with 230 mooring spaces ranging from 22' to 130' long.
Nuevo Vallarta is home to a variety of animals like bats, scorpions, gulls and crocodiles that live in a lake that flows into the ocean. In winter the Caretta caretta leave their eggs in the beach of Nuevo Vallarta. Caguama Turtles are in danger of extinction since 1978. Some people steal the turtle eggs and cook them; the police are trying to stop this illegal practice by taking the turtles eggs to a safe place with biologists and environmentalist that can take care of them.
The climate is hotter and wetter than in Puerto Vallarta, the annual average is 25°C and in summer the thermometer reaches over 32°C.
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