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Punta de Mita fishing has a prize for every angler

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Punta de Mita

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Punta de Mita

Big game fishing and whale watching off the scenic coast of Punta de Mita. This area offers some of the best sport fishing in the world. Punta Mita, also known as Punta de Mita or Mita, is a charming Mexican fishing village located 30 minutes drive northwest of Puerto Vallarta on the northwest point of Bahia de Banderas (The Bay of Flags). Punta Mita is renowned for its wildlife, its relaxing surf, and its laid back attitude.

Punta de Mita is the place to come when you want to break fishing records. From here, you can head offshore to the world-renowned hot spots, where giant Yellowfin Tuna, Marlin, Sailfish, Mahi Mahi, and many more have been caught throughout the years. There are more underwater structures here than anywhere else on the Mexican Pacific coast – the perfect place for excellent fishing.



Punta de Mita

 Punta de Mita lies at the northern tip of the 22-kilometre wide Bahía de Banderas, the third largest bay in the world, fringed by endless sandy beaches and backed by the jungly slopes of the Sierra Madre. These waters abound with African Pompano, Amberjack, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Striped Marlin, Grouper, Mackerel, Mahi Mahi/Dorado, Roosterfish, Sailfish, Red Snapper, Wahoo, and Yellowfin Tuna and famous Cow Tuna up to 380 lbs making it a sportsman’s paradise..

Head 20 miles out to the Maria Islands, El Morro, and El Faro. For longer trips and more experienced anglers, it’s all about Roca Corbetania (also called La Corbetena ) and El Banco, up to 50 miles offshore.

Fishing is so good that it’s easy to forget everything else Punta de Mita has to offer. Stunning coastlines, white sandy beaches, amazing food and great culture.

Deep Sea Fishing

The local coast, banks, and islands are full of sea life including big game fish such as Tuna, Marlin, Wahoo, Amberjack, Sail fish, Rooster fish, Mahi Mahi, Sierra, Pargo, among many others. Between June and December is the best time to catch Yellow Fin Tuna, Sailfish, and Blue and Black Marlin. Yearly, 300+ pound yellow fin tuna, 300+ pound marlin, among many other big fish, are caught here, in Mita. The best fishing and diving sites are 30 nautical miles closer to Punta de Mita than to Puerto Vallarta, which is about 45 minutes away. With it’s majestic beaches and relaxed attitude, this quant fishing village is a world class destination for all ages!

El Morro, Corbetena and The Banks is full of massive game fish, including marlin, sailfish, tuna, wahoo, and mahi mahi, and beyond is one of the prime reasons why anglers from all corners of the planet come here

Roco Corbetania Fishing aficionados will love the variety and options in these cooler waters where big trophy fish call home. Species include huge Yellowfin Tuna, some as big as 400 pounds. You’re also likely to see Blue, Striped, and Black Marlin weighing around 100 pounds. Sailfish, Snapper, Grouper, Amberjack, Pargo, Bonito, Wahoo, and many more can also be found.

El Banco Known as the best fishing spot in the area, you’ll reel in trophy big game – Blue Marlin, Black Marlin, Sailfish, Wahoo and so many more are all available here.

World class offshore action is often to be enjoyed when fishing Corbetania and El banco. Monster Black and Blue Marlin, schools of Dorado, Sailfish and giant Yellowfin Tuna, feast in these bait-rich water of the Eastern Pacific.Punta Mita is a top angling destinations for giant Yellowfin Tuna — 200 to 300-pounders and larger. At Fortuna Sportfishing we specialize in catching Yellowfin Tuna on poppers although most of the big ones are caught on live bait.

Jacks, Snapper, Sierra Mackerel, Dorado, Bonito and Roosterfish. Not only are they eager to pounce on your fly, they are fairly easy to locate as they form large schools attacking bait near the surface. And you don’t have to travel great distances to find them as they frequent shallower waters closer to shore. So… more fishing, less boat ride.

Mita may be the hottest tropical vacation destination to be found, but it’s also a fishing community to its local inhabitants. There’s a reason that this is the way that the locals make their living, and it’s simply because the fishing is absolutely amazing all year around. A huge variety of enormous game fish and other great catches can be found off the shores of Punta Mita, and these are a few of the most popular:

Bottom Fish/Inshore

A huge variety of fish call the Bay home. These include Jack Crevalle, Red Snapper, Bonito, Skipjack Tuna, Grouper, Mahi Mahi, and many more. You won’t find huge trophy fish in these warmer waters. However, Banderas Bay offers calm waters close to shore, which are perfect for shorter trips and fishing novices.

The species you will find in the inshore are Mahi Mahi, Tuna, Sailfish, Jack Crevalle, Snappers, Roosterfish, Skipjacks, Bonito, Grouper, Spanish Mackerel

Inshore fishing
This expedition is perfect for families looking to approach the sport fishing world for the very first time and want to enjoy the many natural wonders that this beautiful region has to offer. It is also focused on experienced anglers who are searching for the perfect catch in the waters of Punta Mita, Nayarit.

You and your family will get to experience the adrenaline of inshore fishing. This adventure can be enjoyed by the whole family during the entire year where you can hunt species like dorado, roosterfish (catch and release only), snapper, African pompano, mackerel.

The abundance of reefs and underwater structures around Punta Mita creates the perfect ground to practice any art of fishing like trolling, jigging, casting or live baiting.

Punta Mita is home to some of the world’s most explosive inshore fishing action. Aggressive predators such as Cubera Snapper and Roosterfish readily attack poppers and stickbaits cast along the many sandy beaches and rocky coastlines. Fishing live baits in combination with this top water technique is also deadly in attracting explosive visual strikes. The avid top water angler should arrive with at least a half-dozen surface plugs.

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Deep Sea

Fishing Highlights

  • Sailfish
  • Dorado
  • Black Marlin
  • Mackerel
  • Bonito
  • Yellowfin Tuna 
  • Red Snapper 
  • Sierra 
  • Roosterfish
  • Wahoo

Bottom & Inshore


  • Jack Crevalle
  • Red Snapper 
  • Bonito
  • Skipjack
  • Grouper 
  • Mahi Mahi
  • Snook
  • Roosterfish
  • Spanish Mackerel 

Lake Fishing

  • Large Mouth Bass


  • Grouper
  • Snapper 
  • Lobster 
  • Octopus

Lake Fishing

Lake Cajon de Pena is located about 75 miles south of Puerto Vallarta in the middle of jungle of the Sierra Madre mountains. This 7000 acre lake is stocked with large Florida large mouth bass. 

Another lake, Agua Milpa, is about 3 hrs. away and holds some big bass. At Agua Milpa it’s not uncommon to catch over a 100 bass in one day. 


Experience fishing like never before, become one with the ocean and take snorkeling to a whole new level.
Spearfishing has never been so exciting! The whole family will get the chance to live one of the most thrilling underwater activities, because besides discovering the breathtaking world below the surface with best fishing equipment, you will be able to hunt tonight’s dinner. It will be like grocery shopping at the sea!

Experience the most selective art of fishing where you will get to use all of your senses and your great cunning to ambush your next catch from behind a rock or a few meters of distance, following the counsel of our specialized instructors, who are at the top of their game in terms of spearfishing experience.

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Activities & Adventures

Explore Your Adventure Destination

Your Punta de Mita vacation is sure to consist of plenty of fun and excitement, but how about adding a touch of adventure as well? For those who can’t shake that adrenaline bug, consider booking exciting excursions, such as zip lining through the jungle, setting sail on a catamaran cruise or snorkeling and diving, to make the most out of your adventure destination.

Sun and Sand

Beach, Swimming & Sunbathing


Punta de Mita is blessed with one of the most beautiful bays in the world. From beachcombing to swimming and sunbathing, Punta de Mita’s beaches will not disappoint. 


Punta de Mita offers you the opportunity to explore around 25 miles of absolutely stunning beaches. Many of the beaches are secluded and can only be accessed by boat.


With a lush jungle atmosphere and mountain backdrop, you can explore colonial landmarks during the day and spend time spotting giant manta rays on one of the area’s pristine beaches.


Weddings, Honeymoons & More 


Celebrate your romance with a destination wedding in Punta de Mita. Romantic wedding on a golden sand beach, rich sunsets and one of the most beautiful bays in the world are the perfect backdrop for your destination wedding.


Your bachelorette/bachelor party can be the most fun you’ve had in years! With a bit of planning  beforehand, Punta de Mita is the perfect spot to plan such an adventure.


Your honeymoon is sure to consist of plenty of romance, and Punta de Mita is the honeymoon destination. From quiet privacy to all out partying, Punta de Mita has something for every honeymooner.

Renewal of Vows

A rededication to your marriage is an exciting thing – you can do it as often as you like. With vow renewals (or reaffirmations) you have the opportunity to have the ceremony you’ve always wanted.

On the Sea

SUP, Sea Kayak & Sailing


Paddle boarding is undoubtedly a great way to get in contact with the extensive marine environment in Punta de Mita. Easy to learn and a great way to have fun in Punta de Mita.

Sea Kayaking

Your kayaking adventure, exploring and paddling in the beautiful bays and islands around Punta de Mita will make for a great expedition and memories to last you a lifetime.


Sea breezes and the most beautiful beaches in the world. Punta de Mita is the perfect exotic location for sailing and learning to sail. Bask in the sun and enjoy the unbelievable sunsets.

In the Sea

Snorkel & Scuba Diving


Punta de Mita’s warm waters and rocky reefs are home to a variety of tropical fish. Small coral formations and sea fans paint the sea floor. Whale sharks, humpbacks and mantas sometimes make an appearance.


A premier holiday destination with an established scuba industry. An underwater wreck and shallow depth great for beginners to deep dives with pelagics. There is an underwater adventure for every level of diver. 

Fishing the Sea

Deep Sea, Shore & Lake


Punta de Mita is considered one of the best big game fishing destinations in the Pacific. The Pacific coast of southern Mexico is mountainous, the deep blue
water frequented by most big game fish that make their home in Banderas Bay.

Deep Sea

Big attraction for anglers heading to Punta de Mita is unquestionably saltwater fishing. Thanks to her fantastic deep waters surrounding the coastlines, sport fishing for highly sought after big game species is incredibly popular.


Surf fishing and fly fishing are great alternatives here too—cast your line from the beach and see what you can catch. This is an especially popular pastime early in the mornings and a great way to spend time with the family.


Surf fishing and fly fishing are great alternatives here too—cast your line from the beach and see what you can catch. This is an especially popular pastime early in the mornings and a great way to spend time with the family.

Golf by the Sea

Golfing Experiences


Punta de Mita is a vibrant and exciting destination for golfers. There are excellent eighteen hole courses, plus several nine hole golf courses. Whatever your golfing desires, Punta de Mita has a course for you.


Whether you are looking for a championship course, a golf resort or a quick nine holes you are definitely going to find what you are looking for in Punta de Mita.

On Land

Horses, Hiking, Biking, ATV

On Horseback

There exists a wealth of land-based experiences to encounter in and around Punta de Mita. Day-trip hikes to a hill-top ranch for a barbecue, horseback riding, and expeditions to visit the Sierra Madre Mountains.

Hiking & Biking

Mountain bike and hiking tours led by local guides—a great choice for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts. Ride and hike along scenic trails through forested areas, river beds and jungles.

Off Road

Rugged mountain terrain and hidden treasures create the perfect setting for an off-road  adventure. Drive your own ATV through jungles full of surprises and new adventures.


Live the Lifestyle


Looking for Lifestyle Options? When considering Punta de Mita as a place to live or retire, the knowledge we share will help you to create a plan, and we’ll connect you with useful lifestyle services and property choices.


Many consider Punta de Mita for their retirement home. With recreational opportunities such as boating, fishing, swimming, snorkeling, scuba diving, sailing, kayaking and a modern infrastructure, stable electrical grid and high-speed internet.


Variety of lifestyles from resorts, condos and other full-time housing—it’s a perfect place for those seeking an “always on vacation” lifestyle. Punta de Mita has everything you need and more, healthcare, safety, culture and cuisine.

Real Estate

Finding the Right Investment

Real Estate

Real estate investment opportunities exist in Punta de Mita. Oceanview and beachfront homes, condos, and lots with vistas of the amazing coastline.

Beach Houses

Villas, apartments, and other residential units in the vicinity of a stunning ocean, pristine beaches, and picturesque lagoons. The attractiveness of Punta de Mita has always been a magnet that attracts buyers and tenants at any time of the year.


Experience the Culture


Considered a sacred place by the native Indians, this is a magnificent place with quiet beaches and coral reefs. A lush jungle atmosphere and mountain backdrop, explore colonial landmarks during the day or spend it spotting giant manta rays on one of the area’s pristine beaches.


The Zócalo is a must-see for travelers interested in exploring local Mexican culture and nightlife. The city’s main square houses the city’s government buildings and several popular and affordable local restaurants.


The Huichol Indians, descendants from the Aztecs and one of the last truly indigenous peoples of Mexico have begun to market their artwork and crafts.


Huichol art yarn paintings depict visions that the Indians have experienced and always tell a story. Written on a piece of paper on the back of the work. Pictures of wolves, snakes, scorpions and deer depict traditional elements of Huichol lore.


Enjoy the Food & Drink 

Food & Drink

Punta de Mita is well known for its varieties of regional and national food and drink. From street tacos to exquisite culinary delight paired with regional wine, beer and tequila with long histories and international reputations.

Fine Wine

The cultivation of wine began over 500 years ago with Hernan Cortes. Today the wine production in Mexico is gaining importance nationally and internationally. In Mexico, there are seven main estates where wine production is carried out.


Beer in Mexico has a long history. From Mesoamerican times and the arrival of the Spanish, European style beer was introduced and Mexicans have been brewing beer for centuries and is one of the world’s top beer-producing countries.


Tequila is a regional distilled alcoholic drink made from the blue agave plant, primarily in the area surrounding the city of Tequila, 65 km northwest of Guadalajara, and in the Jaliscan Highlands of the central western Mexican state of Jalisco.

Where to Stay

Find the Right Resort


Punta de Mita resorts are perennial favorites among globetrotters. With a variety of beach options, rich heritage and fantastic food, you’ll be hard-pressed to find a place that’s got more to offer within such easy reach of most travelers.


With her gorgeous beaches and upscale resorts, Punta de Mita is the perfect vacation destination for those looking for relaxing fun in the sun. Soak in the sunshine, go for a tequila tasting, spa treatment or fill your day with outdoor adventures.

Special Trips, Tours & Events: Punta de Mita

Fishing Tournament 

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Tequila Tasting 

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Wedding Destination 

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Punta de Mita is the place to come when you want to break fishing records.



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