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Bay of Banderas

Address: Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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Las Caletas Day Tour from Puerto Vallarta
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Type: Outdoors
Activities: Birdwatching, Scuba diving
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Owner description: The Pacific Ocean's largest and deepest inlet.
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Toronto
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137 reviews 137 reviews
66 attraction reviews
261 helpful votes 261 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

Gorgeous views across the bay from many places around Puerto Vallarta and surrounding areas however with many large ships, hotels etc in the area at times large amounts of sewage can be seen floating in the water.

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Canton, Ohio
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

Gorgeous water, nice beaches, shopping, restaurants, bars, and the Malecon. Our family had a wonderful time here.

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Prince George, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

We are staying in Bucerias. There is a great mix of comfort, culture and relaxation here. We feel very safe.

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Winnipeg Beach, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We stayed at La Peninsula on Bay of Banderas Oct 27 - Nov. 8. Beautiful beach. A tractor went up and down to rake the sand. Very quiet area.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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89 reviews 89 reviews
40 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

So many things to do and see throughout the bay of Banderas! I've been going for 15 years and still see new things and experience new events

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26 reviews 26 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

if you are unsure of where to take your next trip. Come to PV and experience the Bay of Banderas. It is well protected by the large Sierra Madres from the ocean storms. The weather is great. Cool mornings and evenings and warm sunny afternoons.

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Fishers, IN USA
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

We really enjoy watching the whales; whether from our unit , on the beach, or on a whale watching boat trip. We especially like taking a sailing boat out into the bay. The mother whales are having their babies and building them up for their trip north when we are there; (from about November to March) there is lots of... More

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west yorks
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Big hotels! great luxury, food! beach etc.....but explore ....beautiful beaches! coves! villages! tropical rainforest! waterfalls! turtles, surfing! dolphins! history, amazing adventures too be had band lovely people....our family felt safe whether enclosed in our hotel or out and about....sea' s warm too. We went in October, imagine it would be too hot and busy in summer

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Excellent sunsets and views of the city. Clean waters and plenty of activities. or just sit on the rocks and relax - while locals catch oysters.

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

wonderful area, people and food! Great restaurants in the area, buses run all the time and inexpensive, great beach, try it!

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