Discover San Pancho
San Pancho, Riviera Nayarit, Mexico
On the coast of the enchanting Nayarit Riviera, you can find a series of coastal villages that make this region one of the hidden treasures of the Pacific. Among these quaint little towns, you can discover the city of San Francisco (lovingly called San Pancho by the locals). San Pancho is one of those places that one has to visit at least once in their lifetime, because it encompasses many things that make Mexico and the Riviera Nayarit so great.
San Pancho has evolved in the last fifteen years into something of a marvel. What started off as an agriculture town filled with lively Mexican people, and wonderful beaches, has now become a Mecca for the arts and international gastronomy. San Pancho is the perfect fusion of modern and traditional, classic and contemporary, and local and international. From the moment you enter the town you become engulfed by that Mexican essence of ten years ago, but soon realize that there is more to this town that meets the eye.
It is almost impossible to walk a few blocks without noticing the array of restaurants and businesses that cascade all up and down main street, a path which takes you all the way to the beach. San Pancho boasts some of the best restaurants in the Riviera and houses cuisines from almost every continent without forgetting, of course, the World Heritage that is Mexican cuisine. You will see people from all walks of life, adding their own special touch to this very refreshing salad of cultures, languages, and artistic nuances.
It is not surprising to hear music in San Pancho, since as mentioned, it has become the go to place for many musicians. Many times you can’t walk a few blocks without hearing the strings of a guitar, or the airy notes of a saxophone. The nightlife is permeated with youth and a very bohemian vibe that makes it attractive to people of all backgrounds. Boring is something San Pancho is not.
You can wine in dine in many of the picturesque restaurants that you can find all over town, and on the beach. And you will be sure to find something suitable for your liking, ranging from street food, to mom and pop stye Mexican restaurants, or more five-star, gourmet dining. This same range of thrifty to barefoot chic can be applied to housing and lodging.
But it is undoubtedly the golden sand beaches that span several kilometers, with its ocean of blue-green waters, that can also draw you in, as it is the perfect place to relax, surf, swim, or to catch the sought-out tan we all desire to achieve while on holiday. San Pancho has it all in it’s few kilometer radius. But, great things can come in small packaging, and San Pancho has little to ask of any touristy metropolis.
Come and discover San Pancho for yourself, savor the experience, and add one more unforgettable place to your travels of the many Riviera Nayarit has to offer. We are sure you will not visit just once.