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Last week, the governor of the State of Nayarit urged travelers to #stayathome and reschedule their visits to Riviera Nayarit, adding that public beach access points will be monitored to avoid the grouping of people and reduce the risk of spread and contagion.

That said, there are, at this date, 1,094 confirmed cases in Mexico, with five cases in Riviera Nayarit. To avoid further risk to the destination, the State of Nayarit and the Banderas Bay Hotel and Motel Association are adhering to strict international guidelines and protocols as it relates to sanitation as well as the prevention, detection, and treatment of many diseases.

“The situation evolves daily and we are ready to respond to the needs of the community and the industry,” said Marc Murphy, Riviera Nayarit CVB’s managing director, in a letter released yesterday detailing the efforts put in place to prevent the spread of the virus in the community.

Additionally, Murphy stressed that local and state authorities are in continuous communication with the private sector, associations and tourism suppliers to review potential risks, determine measures, review best practices and assess measures in place.

The Riviera Nayarit COVID-19 alerts are updated every day before 6 p.m. EST at

And when your clients are ready to travel again, let them know Riviera Nayarit awaits with its famed Playa del Amor, or Love Beach; the Cerro del Mono, or Monkey Mountain, an idyllic place for hikers due to its 360-degree views over the bay; the Magical Town of Sayulita, known by surfers the world over and for its bohemian charm; the fishing village of La Cruz de Huanacaxtle, one of the Riviera Nayarit’s coastal towns; and its whale watching.

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