Mexico’s Mandarina Resort: a jungle fantasyland?


Mandarina is situated along Riviera Nayarit on Mexico’s Pacific Coast in a remarkable oceanfront setting, featuring some of the world’s best climate conditions, with 345 days of sunshine a year and average temperatures in the low 80s.

Amazingly, none of Mexico’s ingenious Academy Award-winning directors won Oscar love Sunday (Alfonso Curarón, Alejandro González Iñárritu and Guillermo del Torro weren’t nominated this year).

Clifftop villas
One&Only Mandarina boasts a collection of 55 contemporary ocean view private homes and The Plateau … [+] RLH Properties/Hayes Davidson

But Mandarina, Mexico’s highly anticipated luxury resort destination (another potential national treasure), did.

Perched along a one-mile pristine beach in Riviera Nayarit (an hour north of Puerto Vallarta), Mandarina has gone Hollywood.

Luxurious oceanfront hotels, branded residences, and clifftop villas
Mandarina’s landscape will be dotted with luxurious oceanfront hotels, exclusive branded residences, … [+] RLH Properties/Hayes Davidson

The exclusive residential resort community inked Academy Award-winning art director Brigitte Broch (the Hollywood directing trio’s accomplished Mexican colleague) to design a spectacular amenity straight out of make-believe movies—an 85,000-square-foot Kids’ Club fantasy jungle.

Pristine beach in Riviera Nayarit
Mandarina sits along a one-mile pristine beach in Riviera Nayarit (an hour north of Puerto Vallarta. RLH Properties


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