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Los Arcos National Marine Park

Highway 200 Sur Km 12, Puerto Vallarta Centro, JAL 48300 Mexico
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  • Los Arcos National Marine Park

    Sometimes great sometimes gross - depends on how many boats have been there before you and how much gas has been left for you to swim in.

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  • Los Arcos National Marine Park

    A well known geographical feature of Banderas Bay. Great for passing by on a water taxi while headed up the coast for an afternoon at Yalapa Beach. If you should decide to go out on a snorkeling adventure to Los Arcos, be careful of the ocean currents. They can be treacherous.

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  • Los Arcos National Marine Park

    Great place to snorkel and take a boat tour to, or just drive down the highway and take an unforgettable picture!

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  • Los Arcos National Marine Park

    Marine National Area - Snorkeling Ground - The area has been a National Marine Park since 1984. It is protected as a breeding ground for pelicans, boobies and other sea birds. The park is a popular snorkeling destination both for the rocks themselves and for the dead coral fossilized coral beds that surround them.

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  • Los Arcos National Marine Park

    This is the place to come and snorkel, where you will find lots of colorful fish to swim around you!

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    Stunning rock outcroppings in the bay with natural arches running through them. Take a kayak out and shoot them if the tides are right. A super nice day trip.

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  • Los Arcos National Marine Park

    Beautiful!! We took a private boat out here and snorkeled with the most gorgeous fish. Our boat driver also took us through the Arch!

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    Los Archos is a nice place to do some snorkeling or scuba diving. There are plenty of excursions that will take you out and supply the gear. Vallarta Adventures is the most famous and reliable.

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  • Los Arcos National Marine Park

    Took a little boat ride and did some snorkeling out here. Interesting and enjoyable little adventure.

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    I came here for a night dive with Vallarta Adventures. They offer this on Wednesday evenings if at least 3 people sign up. This speed boating adventure was one of the most stunning views of the city! The stars filled the clear sky, the skyline twinkled with lights, and our driver had a great sense of humor. During our dive here we ran into many balloonfish, a shy damselfish, and a triggerfish. Los Arcos itself kept the waters calm for us by breaking the current.

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  • Los Arcos National Marine Park

    Take a snorkel boat tour, our concierge service will be more than happy to arrange for you!

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  • Los Arcos National Marine Park

    Take a boat trip - Very Good Snorkeling

    Recommended for:Adventure TravelersHistory BuffsOutdoor EnthusiastsStudents
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  • Los Arcos National Marine Park

    swim snorkel diving boating feed the fish photography

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  • Los Arcos National Marine Park

    Los Arcos are an out-cropping rock formation located off of the coast.

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  • Los Arcos National Marine Park

    Pretty spot that you can see way south from terrace

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    Vallarta Adventures tours - book online for discount.

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    Recommended for:Adventure TravelersFamily TravelersGreen TravelersOutdoor Enthusiasts
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Dive below the waves for a truly transcendent adventure in one of Mexico's most pristine eco-preserves. Protected from the rolling tides of the Pacific Ocean by stunning rock walls, Los Arcos allows you ample opportunity to dive or snorkel, investigating the endless bounty of vibrant tropical marine life that populates these peaceful waters. Flat-bottom boat tours are also available, allowing even the more aquaphobic explorers the chance to witness the rare displays of beauty to be found here. As the sun goes down, look inland and watch the twinkling skyline of Puerto Vallarta come to life.

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4.5 out of 5
22 members' reviews
51 people visited Los Arcos National Marine Park
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    9a-5p
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    +52 322 223 2500

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