I had the opportunity to escape from Puerto Vallarta for a weekend along with some close friends, heading to Mayto, a minute beach town in the municipality of Cabo Corrientes with a spectacular, endless beach. Having previously featured a getaway to Mayto and two other nearby towns in the Winter/Spring 2010 issue of Vallarta Lifestyles, I was intrigued to return. 

At the time, there was a lot of excitement surrounding the ongoing construction of a paved road connecting El Tuito, the municipal seat, with Mayto. For those of us that want to see this pristine coastline preserved as much as possible, while there has been advances on the paved road, much of everything else in the region remains unchanged.  As such, Mayto, along with the surrounding towns of Tehuamixtle and Villa del Mar remain excellent places to explore. For that matter, our original Vallarta Lifestyles article remains unchanged online.

That said, we emphasize a few recommendations: