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3 Reasons to Visit the Coral Island in Rincon de Guayabitos

Coral Island is a small but charming island located off the coast of Rincon de Guayabitos in the Riviera Nayarit. Surrounded by coral reefs, this secluded paradise of white sand and turquoise waters is a sanctuary for relaxation, sports, and fun. Here, we share 3 reasons to visit the Coral Island:

Isla del Coral

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1. The Perfect Getaway

In Coral Island you will find an unparalleled natural beauty; it is a small and peaceful bay with crystal clear waters that interspersed with a white sand beach where you can relax under the shade of a tree and enjoy the refreshing breeze of the Pacific Ocean.


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2. A Paradise of Fun Activities

Due to its ecological diversity and crystal clear waters, this island is the perfect place to practice sports or water activities such as: stand up paddle board or kayak, for its calm waves; snorkeling or diving, for its clarity and the variety of aquatic fauna; bird watching, since it is home to a large number of species; or simply swim and enjoy the beautiful views that this oasis offers.


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3. A Treasure in the Mexican Pacific

Considered an ecological reserve, the Coral Island has a great diversity of flora and fauna. Where a number of species can be found such as bobo birds, turtles, multicolored tropical fish, starfish, rays, and if you are lucky, you could even see whales on their way through the Bay of Banderas.

isla del coral

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To get there you can take a boat from Rincon de Guayabitos beach. Prices range between $180 and $230 pesos per person; there are various offers, look for the best option for you!

Without a doubt, this small destination is a mandatory visit if you travel to the Riviera Nayarit, and will make your vacation an extraordinary adventure. We recommend taking the necessary protective equipment in case of practicing any activity, as well as the use of water shoes to avoid injuries due to the coral that surrounds the island.


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Also, remember to respect the environment and the species you will find on your way. Let’s take care of this Nayaritan paradise!

By Xiomi Palomeque.

Coral Island

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