The Complete Guide to  San Pancho, Nayarit, Mexico

by Roam & Thrive

When to Visit San Pancho, Nayarit

Generally, the best time to visit San Pancho, Mexico is during the dry season  (November to May) when you’ll be able to make the most of the warm days, lower humidity levels and cooler nights.

How to Get to San Pancho

The nearest airport to San Pancho is Licenciado Gustavo Díaz Ordaz International Airport (code PVR), located just north of Puerto Vallarta. If you’re coming in from the US/Canada or Europe this will be your first port of call. San Pancho is located 41km ( 25 miles) north of Puerto Vallarta airport. By car or taxi, this takes about 45 minutes.

Best Things to Do in San Pancho:  Mexico's Hidden  Gem

…Watch the Sunset

Watching the sunset at Playa San Pancho is a real town ritual. It’s the time that everyone finishes their workday, or takes a break and heads to the beach with friends to watch the sun go down on another day. The sunsets in San Pancho are truly beautiful and need to be experienced at least once. 

Sample the Street Food

There are so many really great street food options in San Pancho. Some of the best street food in San Pancho to seek out are the on-the-beach oysters. You’ll also see a lovely older lady selling filled, rolled tortillas on her street cart for a few pesos. You’ll also find a great selection of taco stands and other street food delights when the sun goes down.

Go Shopping

Although San Pancho is compact, it offers numerous shopping prospects. You’ll discover ample opportunities to indulge in Mexican delights within the town, along the shoreline, and just beyond it. Many of the more popular boutiques in Sayulita are opening second stores in San Pancho so it is the perfect place to shop for textiles, arts and crafts and more. I highly suggest leaving some space in your luggage for these cute, additional purchases.

Happy Travels!

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