The town of San Francisco or San Pancho as locals nacely call it.
Is a small town a few miles from Puerto Vallarta and close to Sayulita.
That traditionally was a Mango processing town.
It also has a nice beach and beautiful small mexican casitas.
Where you can spot whales on season and dolphins swimming around.
That seems like the perfect combination for a great place to have a house by the beach.
Due to the beauty that can be enjoyed in this little town.
Have had a Real Estate boom in the recent years.
With new great developments and new traditional houses.
That have made this place such a popular place.
Along with some tradidional mexican food restaurants.
Handcrafted mexican goods stores and a polo field.
Attractions and what to do in San Pancho
Playa San Pancho (San Pancho Beach) a little more than a mile beach with white sands, not so crowded.
Where you can quietly enjoy of reading a book in a palm tree shade.
Or let the kids play around.
It counts with some traditional palapa restaurants.
That offers traditional mexican food and cervezas and tequila.
Just the right mix of a great vacations in a sunny beach.
A perfect day from the morning, or early in the day, till the beautiful sunset.
Then going back and walk around for a nice dinner.
Or doing some shopping in the downtown area of San Pancho.
Where the nice Restaurants, Bars and Shops are located.
Where is located?
It is located in the Banderas Bay and it is part of the Riviera Nayarit project.
Puerto Vallarta Airport PVR is 42 km or 26 miles away, you can hire transportation, rent a car or take a public transportation.
Located from one of the Mexico majir cities is Guadalajara about 285 km or 177 miles you can get by driving or public bus services.
If you have a boat or coming from a cruise, there are several ports such as Puerto Vallarta Marina that harbors major cruiselines.
Marina Vallarta and Cruz de Huanacaxtle Marina where you can easily dock your boat and get to San Francisco.
What time is it in San Francisco?
Local time in San Francisco is Central Time, it covers all this resort destination Bahia de Banderas, Riviera Nayarit.
It covers both Vallartas, Punta de Mita, Sayulita, Lo de Marcos, Rincon de Guayabitos.
Going further Guayabitos or Lo de Marcos it turns into the Mountain time zone.
Where to Stay in San Pancho
This littke town hasn't been fully developed as a big tourist complex such as some towns and places.
The felling and taste of a traditional small mexican village remains.
With the increase Real Estate developments, the abailability to new Qwvacation rentals have increased with the new houses and develpments.
The chance to stay in a small casita, o condo, a villa or a house.
A small cozy and small hotel around rown are fully available.
So there are plenty of choices to accommodate you for your vacations.