Hiking to Cerro del Mono: An Adventure for Couples

Jorge Chávez
Aug. 22, 2023

If you are looking for an exhilarating adventure that connects you with nature and offers breathtaking panoramic views, look no further than the hike to Cerro del Mono, located near the picturesque town of Higuera Blanca on the Riviera Nayarit. This charming enclave offers a unique experience for nature lovers and adventurers looking to immerse themselves in the natural beauty of the region.

The Scenic Route
The route to Cerro del Mono begins in Higuera Blanca and follows winding trails through lush tropical jungle and mountainous terrain. During the hike, walkers are surrounded by flora and fauna, providing a truly immersive experience of the local ecosystem.

Summer and Rain: The Perfect Time
Summer and the rainy season are the best times to visit Cerro del Mono. The vegetation comes alive with vibrant colors and the waterfalls and streams are at their best. The combination of moderate temperatures and lush landscapes creates the perfect setting to explore this majestic hill.

A Romantic Experience
Hiking Cerro del Mono is an experience that can be shared as a couple. The walk offers an intimate and exciting environment to enjoy together. The rugged paths and panoramic views provide moments to share and connect while enjoying the natural beauty of the region.

Unparalleled Views
Once at the top of Cerro del Mono, you will be rewarded with spectacular views. From this privileged location you can see the nearby towns of Higuera Blanca, Punta Mita and Sayulita. Golden beaches and the crystal blue waters of the Pacific Ocean stretch out before you, creating a view that will take your breath away.

Cerro del Mono’s Curiosity
A fascinating curiosity about Cerro del Mono is its name. It is said to be so called because of a rock formation on the summit that resembles the shape of a monkey. This peculiarity adds a touch of mystery and charm to the mountain, attracting curious visitors and adventurers alike.

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