Punta de Mita

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Punta Mita        20° 46.096′ N

                        105° 30.825′ W


Punta de Mita has certainly changed since my first visit here in 1991. But the fact of the matter is that it is still a great place to drop the hook. I usually anchor in front of the panga break water in 20 feet of water in good holding sand before I head north on return trips to the Sea of Cortes. There are several hazards in the area so check the custom map above to avoid the two main hazards that have now become tourist spear fishing destinations. On my latest visit to Punta Mita it seemed like I counted over 100 surf schools with paddle board rental shops everywhere. There are a few mini supermarkets in town just off the break waters so cruisers can get some limited supplies here in a pinch. There are also some pretty nice places to eat on the water front if you don’t mind paying top dollar for your meals.

The GPS coordinate for the hazard at Punta Mita is 20 degrees 45.680 minutes N. 105 degrees 33.15 minutes W. but are now clearly marked with lighted buoy’s