La Cruz de Huanacaxtle (wanna-cox-stlay) is located in the state of Nayarit, northwest of Mexico City on the north shore of the Bahia de Banderas. La Cruz is situated southwest of Tepic, Nayarit's state capital. Driving northwest from Puerto Vallarta International Airport with a travel time of 25 minutes (22 Miles -30KM) quickly brings you to the quaint fishing village of La Cruz de Huanacaxtle. (See map of Banderas Bay) Taxis are available from the airport for 80-120 pesos depending on how good of a negotiator you are. The airport does offer rental cars from all of the major companies. For more information on travel please visit