Los Arcos National Marine Park

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Los Arcos National Marine Park: Our most recommended tours and activities

Puerto Vallarta: Private Luxury Yacht Trip & Snorkeling

1. Puerto Vallarta: Private Luxury Yacht Trip & Snorkeling

Take a private trip with up to 10 people, and go snorkeling on the Los Arcos de Mismaloya. Take in outstanding views of the coast, play your own music and bring your own food and drink for a fun and luxurious experience. Board your yacht in the Marina Vallarta. Kick back on deck and enjoy the journey along the coast of Puerto Vallarta. You'll pass beaches including the Malecón, and see downtown and the pier of Playa los Muertos among other great sights. After a fun journey making use of the yacht's kitchen, cooler and stereo, arrive at Los Arcos de Mismaloya. Swim and snorkel in the beautiful ocean. Come face to face with the the large number of marine species that inhabit there. After snorkeling, enjoy the sun as you cruise back towards the Marina Vallarta.

Puerto Vallarta: 3-Hour Snorkeling and Sailing in Los Arcos

2. Puerto Vallarta: 3-Hour Snorkeling and Sailing in Los Arcos

Discover everything that Puerto Vallarta has to offer on a sailing and snorkeling trip with a certified guide and instructor. Set sail from Marina Vallarta, a beautiful place to take extraordinary photos to post on social media. Enjoy perfect views of the beaches along the coast no matter what time you head out. Take in the sea breeze as you sail to Los Arcos de Mismaloya, one of the most impressive tourist spots in Puerto Vallarta. Marvel at this National Marine Park, consisting of a group of 5 giant rocks. Admire incredible views and spot diverse species like pelicans, gulls, and swallows, as well as a great variety of marine species under the surface of the water. After snorkeling, sail back to Marine Vallarta, passing again through the different beaches of Puerto Vallarta until reaching the port. Once at port, you can rinse off and change clothes at the store.

Puerto Vallarta: Diving Lesson and Session for Beginners

3. Puerto Vallarta: Diving Lesson and Session for Beginners

Experience the thrill of confined water diving. Receive professional instruction and all the equipment you need to discover the world beneath the waves. Explore Puerto Vallarta for the first time from the most incredible perspective of the Pacific Ocean, below the surface. Take a professional diving class iguided by a certified instructor. Leave from Marina Vallarta at 9 AM and travel by boat to Los Arcos. Your instructors will teach you how to use the equipment and offer the basic theory necessary for your first dive. Jump into the water to experience your first dive. Take comfort in knowing your instructors will always be with you, and that each person has 2 air tanks with approximately 35 minutes of air. At the end of the dives, return to Marina Vallarta where can rinse and change your clothes at the store.

Puerto Vallarta: Los Arcos Islets Private Snorkeling Tour

4. Puerto Vallarta: Los Arcos Islets Private Snorkeling Tour

Discover a magnificent snorkeling site and see beautiful saltwater species of fish, corals, and rays. Explore Los Arcos, a group of five islets, and swim in the warm waters of Bahís de Banderas. Watch Puerto Vallarta from the sea and see its diversity of marine and coastal birds. Snorkel in Bahía de Banderas and see Los Arcos, a group of five islets, between 15 and 150 feet high. Swim in the waters of Bahía de Banderas, about 6 miles south of Puerto Vallarta city. Learn more about the islets and their natural tunnels from which their current name comes; once they were known as Las Peñas. Take in the great scenic beauty of the site, and watch the various species of marine and coastal birds who rest and nest in the rocks and vegetation, such as brown pelicans, magnificent frigatebirds, seagulls, and herons, among others. Enjoy swimming with the bay's important diversity of marine life, since dozens of fish species live here, such as the Moorish idol, the king angelfish, the giant damselfish, balloon fish, and even manta rays. Observe corals, sponges, and many other marine invertebrates and, with a bit of luck, sea turtles can be seen resting among the bottom rocks.

Puerto Vallarta: Private South Shore Sightseeing Cruise

5. Puerto Vallarta: Private South Shore Sightseeing Cruise

Take some time to relax and see the beauty of Puerto Vallarta’s south shore from a private yacht. Begin by heading south and cruising by Los Arcos, the rocky arches that are a Puerto Vallarta landmark. Drop anchor and splash over the side to snorkel or simply enjoy your time aboard the yacht with a cold drink and your friends and family. Continue on to Las Animas Beach, where you can eat lunch, relax on the beach or participate in other beach activities.

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What people are saying about Los Arcos National Marine Park

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A great experience. The crew were very friendly and did a great job showing us around. Highly recommended.