Catch TUI’s newest direct flight to Mexico’s Pacific Coast

Catch TUI’s newest direct flight to Mexico’s Pacific Coast

TUI announces new weekly flights from Manchester to the Banderas Bay region

TUI, the UK’s largest holiday operator, has announced plans for a new long-haul flight programme from Manchester Airport to Mexico’s Pacific Coast.

Due to high demand, the extra flights to the Puerto Vallarta International Airport in the state of Jalisco, and also connecting the Riviera Nayarit in the state of Nayarit, will start in winter 2019. The programme includes more options for ten and eleven-night holidays.

The flights will operate on a 787 Dreamliner aircraft and are available to book now. Travellers can also book their summer 2020 holidays well in advance.

Touch down in Banderas Bay!

After 11 hours in the air, you’ll touch down in the Puerto Vallarta International Airport, ready to experience the beauty of Mexico’s Pacific Coast.

Puerto Vallarta, in the state of Jalisco, is well known for its golden sandy beaches, lively nightlife and thriving cultural heritage.

The destination spans in Banderas Bay from Marina Vallarta, the Hotel Zone, downtown (El Centro) and the South Shore, with each region boasting a distinctive charm.

You can spend your days shopping at the city centre or strolling along the Malecon, a mile-long boardwalk winding along the coast. You might even catch a glimpse of humpback whales breaching the water’s surface in Banderas Bay.  

Outside of the city, you can adventure in the dense Sierra Madre jungle or zip line through the trees at speeds of up to 60 miles per hour.

Stay north in the Riviera Nayarit

As an extra incentive, Riviera Nayarit, in the state of Nayarit, is right next door.

This high-spirited region stretches across the resort town Nuevo Vallarta, the historic village San Blas, celebrity hideout Punta Mita, surfing haven Sayulita, miles of serene beaches that start in the spectacular Banderas Bay.

There are 200 miles of Pacific coastline to discover, dotted with dozens of luxurious resorts, seaside towns and nature sanctuaries.

Don’t miss a trip to Bucerías, La Cruz de Huanacaxtle and the Hidden Beach of the Marietas Islands, which make for great days out swimming in the sea.

Book your TUI flight to Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit here.

For more information on both destinations, visit the Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit websites.

About Puerto Vallarta & Riviera Nayarit

Puerto Vallarta, located in the state of Jalisco, is well-known for the preservation of its authentic Mexican traditions. The Pacific Coast port features 40 miles of coastline and a diverse topography, including tropical jungles, river beds, steep mountain sides and arid flatlands.

Riviera Nayarit, stretches along 192 miles of pristine Pacific coast, framed by the majestic Sierra Madre Mountains. Just ten minutes north of accessible Puerto Vallarta International Airport, Riviera Nayarit offers countless activities and satisfies vacationers of all tastes and budgets with its wide range of activities and accommodations, including chic luxury resorts, eco-tourism boutique hotels and quaint B&B inns.