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Facts about the famous Banderas Bay (Bahia de Banderas)

This is the biggest natural bay in Mexico and covers part of the states of Jalisco and Nayarit.  It is in the Pacific coast and shares its name with the municipality of the area.  Some of the most popular touristic destinations in the country such as Puerto Vallarta and part of the Riviera Nayarit are in this bay. This is one of the deepest bays in the world with more than 3000 ft. and extends for 26 miles.

One of the many things that makes this bay so beautiful is the fact that is surrounded by mountains, the biggest river that reaches this bay is the Ameca river and it acts as division between the states of Jalisco and Nayarit.

Due its popularity among tourists all over the world, this bay has shown constant development and offers outstanding infrastructure, accommodations and amenities to satisfy all kind of visitors.

This is home of a wide variety of flora and fauna and hosts the Los Arcos national park and the Islas Marietas ecological reserve, rare species can be found in this places such as the blue headed booby,  this amazing incredible bird can only be found in two parts of the world; the Galapagos Islands and the Marietas Islands.

Perhaps one of the most amazing features of this bay is the visit of the humpback whale every year,they travel on the winter from the north pole to this area to have their babies and keep them in this warms waters from th month of November until March.

PuertoVallarta and the Bahia de Banderas are amazing places that will guarantee a fantastic vacation time for you and your family, please CONTACT US to help you discover them.



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