San Pancho Mexico in the Riviera Nayarit

The town of San Francisco Nayarit or San Pancho Mexico as locals nacely call it, is a small town a few miles from Puerto Vallarta and close to Sayulita. That traditionally was a Mango processing town, it also has a nice beach and beautiful small mexican casitas, where you can spot whales on season and dolphins swimming around, that seems like the perfect combination for a great place to have a house by the beach, due to the beauty that can be enjoyed in this little town.

Have had a Real Estate boom in the recent years, with new great developments and new traditional houses, that have made this place such a popular place, along with some traditional mexican food restaurants, handcrafted mexican goods stores and a polo field.

Where to Stay in San Francisco San Pancho

San Pancho Mexico Hotels

This little town hasn’t been fully developed as a big tourist complex such as some towns and places. The feeling and taste of a traditional small mexican village remains, with the increase Real Estate developments, the availability to new Vacation rentals have increased with the new houses and developments.

The chance to stay in a small casita, o condo, a villa or a house, a small cozy and small hotel around town are fully available, so there are plenty of choices to accommodate you for your vacations.
Such as Bungalows, Vacation Rentals like houses and villas, and beachfront hotels with unbeatable ocean views, which are excellent for any type of vacation and any plan you have on the beach.
Here some of the favorite places of Visitors to San Francisco San Pancho Nayarit.


  • hotel cielo rojo

    Hotel Cielo Rojo

  • hacienda san pancho

    Hotel Hacienda

  • Casa De Miel

  • Las Iguanas

  • Hotel Casa Palomera

  • Hotel Pachamama

  • San Pancho San Francisco Mexico

  • New Hotel On Beach San Pancho Mexico

  • Hotel Maraica

Maraica San Pancho

Things to do in San Francisco Nayarit Mexico

Playa San Pancho (San Pancho Beach) a little more than a mile beach with white sands, not so crowded. Where you can quietly enjoy of reading a book in a palm tree shade. Or let the kids play around.  It counts with some traditional palapa restaurants. That offers traditional mexican food and cervezas and tequila.


Things to do in San Francisco San Pancho

San Pancho Beach

Just the right mix of a great vacations in a sunny beach.

A perfect day from the morning, or early in the day, till the beautiful sunset.

Then going back and walk around for a nice dinner.


San Pancho Mexico Shopping

Or doing some shopping in the downtown area of San Pancho.

Where the nice Restaurants, Bars and Shops are located.


Where is San Pancho Mexico?

It is located in the Banderas Bay and it is part of the Riviera Nayarit project.

Puerto Vallarta Airport PVR is 42 km or 26 miles away, you can hire transportation, rent a car or take a public transportation.

Located from one of the Mexico major cities is Guadalajara about 285 km or 177 miles you can get by driving or public bus services.

If you have a boat or coming from a cruise, there are several ports such as Puerto Vallarta Marina that harbors major cruise lines.

Marina Vallarta and Cruz de Huanacaxtle Marina where you can easily dock your boat and get to San Francisco.


What San Pancho Nayarit Time Zone is?

Local time in San Francisco is Central Time, it covers all this resort destination Bahía de Banderas, Riviera Nayarit.

It covers both Vallarta’s, Punta de Mita, Sayulita, Lo de Marcos, Rincon de Guayabitos.

Going further Guayabitos or Lo de Marcos it turns into the Mountain time zone.


Where is San Pancho Mexico on Map?