Yes…a Safari. Puerto Vallarta’s warm waters and unique geography are home of a fascinating marine life and perfect snorkeling conditions.
Two of the best are Los Arcos & The Marietas, but regardless of wich one is your favorite, schools of tropical angelfish, puffer fish, cornet fish, and parrot fish can be found year round. In addition to that you can also find spotted eagle rays, needlefish, or even giant lobster. During whale season (December to April), the calls of the humpback can sometimes be heard underwater.
Los Arcos, a Marine Reserve, is a group of rock formations that has been shaped in to unique arches and caves by the surf. Snorkelers on this area will find angelfish, damsels, parrot fish, lobsters, puffer fish and occasionally mantas and stingrays too.
“Las Marietas” are a group of small islands on the north coast of the bay that have also been named a protected Marine Reserve. This area provides home to dolphins, sea turtles, giant manta rays, and schools of tropical fish that swim around the coral reefs. King angelfish, sergeant majors, cortez chubs and even damselfish are occasionally spotted when snorkeling in this area.
The Snorkeling Safari Tour allows you to snorkel and interact with the spectacular colored fish ad exotic marine life, there are experienced and knowledgeable guides that will take you to see some of the most beautiful parts of the Bay: Los Arcos, Majahuitas and the Marietas Islands are just some of those that we visit during our tour.
Finishing off the tour boards our air-conditioned boats to enjoy the scenery as we make our way back to the Marina Vallarta. Los Arcos and Majahuitas: Days: Monday, Wednesday and Friday Marietas Islands Days: Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Regardless of where you end up snorkeling in Puerto Vallarta, you will seldom leave disappointed.
If you love ocean as much as we do then you can’t leave Puerto Vallarta without taking some time to snorkel or dive in this spectacular locations, contact us, we are here to make it happen.