La Cruz de Huanacaxtle

Community Features

  • Very small, peaceful, and quaint fishing village
  • Ideal for mariners and anglers
  • Pristine environment
  • Most modern marina on the Mexican Pacific Coast

Real Estate in La Cruz de Huanacaxtle

La Cruz de Huanacaxtle, or La Cruz as it is affectionately referred to by locals, is a modernized fishing village that is home to Marina Riviera Nayarit, one of the most sophisticated marinas in Mexico. It is a favorite destination for mariners and anglers worldwide.

Real estate in la Cruz de Huanacaxtle is peaceful and properties are surrounded by its untainted environment. Upscale homes and condos are premiere and parallel in sophistication with the yacht club, business center, and sky bar located in the marina. Foreign investment is active due to the peaceful, laid back ambiance.

Although known for its modern developments, residents and visitors continue to desire contact with authentic and traditional Mexico. For this reason, home seekers will also find traditional architecture as part of the real estate options offered here.

What to do in La Cruz de Huanacaxtle

Activities and Sights


Farmer’s Market - Organic produce, crafts, and live music draw visitors to the Marina each Sunday during the months of November through April.

La Cruz Marina Fish Market - The fish market at the Marina in La Cruz is a unique treat for both visitor and residents. Every day, local fishermen arrive with their daily catch which, depending on the season, consists of fish, shrimp, oysters, lobsters, and more. This market is open all year.

Annual gourmet festival - A Taste of la Cruz is an annual gourmet food festival hosted in La Cruz de Huanacaxtle every January. This event draws enthusiasts from nearby cities such as Tepic, Guadalajara, and Puerto Vallarta.


Sport fishing - La Cruz is a popular destination for deep-sea or sportfishing. Charter a private boat for a half-day or a full day out in the Pacific Ocean. Oftentimes charter companies include cleaning and filleting your catch in the price of the tour. Some of the fish that are found in these waters include mahi-mahi, marlin, yellowfin tuna, and grouper.

La Cruz Deep Sea Fishing Tournament - Local fishermen from La Cruz compete with people arriving from all over Mexico and even the world for top prizes and a surprise raffle.


Mexico Cup Regatta - Each year, the Marina Riviera Nayarit in La Cruz hosts the Mexican Cup Regatta. This international event is an exhibition of high-level competition and draws champions in their respective sports.


The restaurant scene in La Cruz can fulfill any palate. Here, you can choose from both traditional and regional Mexican fare, Italian cuisine, fresh seafood, and familiar options such as burgers and pizza.

Surrounding communities

South of la Cruz lies Bucerias, a quaint town with cobblestone streets known for its art scene and its market of traditional artisanal goods. Driving a few miles north along the coast, you’ll arrive at Punta Mita, the most exclusive and luxurious beach resort location in the state of Nayarit.

Properties for sale in La Cruz de Huanacaxtle

Hacienda Jardin del Mar
$ 1,785,000 USD
  • Bedrooms
    9 Bedrooms
  • Bathrooms
    10 Bathrooms
  • 13,996.50 sqft
$ 1,696,950 USD
    Canuva Lux
    $ 1,472,449 USD
    • Bedrooms
      3 Bedrooms
    • Bathrooms
      3 Bathrooms
    • 4,632.40 sqft
    $ 1,425,000 USD
      Vallarta Gardens
      $ 1,150,000 USD
      • Bedrooms
        5 Bedrooms
      • Bathrooms
        7 Bathrooms
      • 4,828.44 sqft
      Villa Vista Royal
      $ 950,000 USD
      • 5,380 sqft
      Ocean Singer
      $ 906,000 USD
      • Bedrooms
        3 Bedrooms
      • Bathrooms
        4 Bathrooms
      • 3,873.60 sqft
      Casa Bonita
      $ 850,000 USD
      • Bedrooms
        3 Bedrooms
      • Bathrooms
        3 Bathrooms
      • 1,958.32 sqft
      Villa Paraiso 2
      $ 776,000 USD
      • Bedrooms
        3 Bedrooms
      • Bathrooms
        3 Bathrooms
      • 4,431.51 sqft
      Villa Paraiso
      $ 774,900 USD
      • Bedrooms
        3 Bedrooms
      • Bathrooms
        3 Bathrooms
      • 4,447.86 sqft
      All Properties For Sale in
      La Cruz de Huanacaxtle