Are you a Riviera Nayarit resident? If so, mark your calendars for the Riviera Nayarit Wind Festival that is scheduled for May 17th – May 19th in Nuevo Vallarta. This year’s event is the 9th edition and is coordinated by the Mexican Kiteboard Association who wants to promote sailing in the Riviera Nayarit region. Since 2011, this annual event is held in the family-friendly coastal town of Nuevo Vallarta just north of Puerto Vallarta and each year just gets better than the last. Community support and a motivated organizing committee help this growing event attract more and sponsors each year. Are you a Riviera Nayarit resident? Read below to learn more about this year’s Riviera Nayarit Wind Festival that you must attend on May 17th to May 19th.
100 Moments of Mexico Winner
Mexico is a top tourist destination that offers a wide variety of outdoor activities to enjoy all year round. Visitors and residents in Mexico love that they get to have unforgettable experiences that they probably couldn’t have in other places. The Riviera Nayarit Wind Festival is affiliated with the International Kiteboarding Association (IKA), Mexican Sailing Federation (FDV), Mexican Association of Kiteboard, and has the support of the Government and Tourism of Riviera Nayarit. Did you know that in 2016 the Riviera Nayarit Wind Festival was one of the 100 Moments of Mexico winners? This competition determined which are the best events to attend in the entire country. In 2017, the Riviera Nayarit Wind Festival had a record-breaking amount of participants with 250 entries. This year in 2019, over 300 competitors from different parts of Mexico and across the world are expected to participate. In addition to the competitors, over 5000 spectators and 100 news and media outlets are expected to attend as well.
Festival Location and Competition Info
Come attend this event that is destined to be a fun-filled weekend of impressive water activities, great food, and entertainment. Kiteboarding event categories include Freestyle, Downwind, Slalom, Big Air, Long Distance, and Regata de Foil, and the largest number of participants are competing in the Kiteboarding competition. Competition rules indicate that participants start at the same time, and the winner of each category will be whoever reaches the goal in the shortest period of time. The Riviera Nayarit Wind Festival is focused on promoting windsurfing in Banderas Bay, and Mexico’s International Kiteboarding Championship will also take place this year during the event. The International Kiteboarding Championship highlights Banderas Bay as an ideal location for water sports, and it gives kiteboarders a chance to improve their skills in competition.
Mark Your Calendars for May 17th – May 19th
Are you a Riviera Nayarit resident or want to be? Come to support Riviera de Nayarit promote the area as one of the best tourist destinations for sailing in all of Mexico. Riviera Nayarit residents can also let friends from abroad know how easy it is to come to visit. A wide variety of flights into Puerto Vallarta International Airport are available from most major U.S. and Canadian cities. Banderas Bay is the perfect location to enjoy unforgettable getaways all year round thanks to its friendly locals, excellent climate and natural beauty. Are you in the market for premiere beachfront real estate? If so, consider the elegant and luxurious Villa La Estancia in Riviera Nayarit. A dream condo-hotel concept, Villa La Estancia offers both full and fractional ownership options for individuals looking to invest in a vacation home or second home in paradise.
Whether you are already a local resident or dream of owning beachfront Mexican real estate one day, don’t miss this year’s Riviera Nayarit Wind Festival held from May 17th to May 19th in Nuevo Vallarta.