Nov. 15, 2016 | By Jim Dobson
Located on a private peninsula surrounded by white sand beaches, Punta Mita is a spectacular 1,500-acre resort and residential community bordered by the Pacific Ocean, and an easy 40 minute drive north of Puerto Vallarta. Punta Mita is home to some of the world’s most stunning private estates, as well as two Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Courses, Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita, and the St. Regis Resort Punta Mita.
Once a sleepy bohemian surf area with charming small towns, this stretch on the Riviera Nayarit has become one of the most private and secure locations in the world. Before I could even get to my beach villa, we had to pass through multiple security checkpoints and gated roads. Punta Mita was created 15 years ago when the Mexican development company DINE bought property to create a luxury resort with high end hotels and world ranking golf courses. I spoke with Andrés Rossetto, the Managing Director of Punta Mita Development for DINE, and he explained the appeal of the area to buyers from the U.S. (Read more in Forbes)