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Los Arcos

Los Arcos National Marine Park, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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Type: National Parks, Islands
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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40 reviews 40 reviews
17 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

Los Arcos is a nice limestone formation. A wondeful place to snorkel and see beautiful fish. Nice beach. Several boat trips there daily.

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Port Moody, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Used the spa at Los Arcos on the Malecon in Puerto Vallerta. We had a couples spa treatment with Iris. Iris was fabulous, very professional! The spa was extremely clean, serene and professional. It was a great experience from the moment you walk through the doors the lovely experience begins.

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San Francisco, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

If you are looking for a great deal on use of amaenities and getting some day passes Los Arcos offers a great deal. The atmosphere is lively - And you will have a surpirse with some friends walking the property as well that make it a little more exciting of an experience :) The food here is just average but... More

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Lenexa
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227 reviews 227 reviews
42 attraction reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We really, really enjoyed Los Arcos. This is a marine reserve consisting of rocky islands shaped like arches very near the shore near the village of Mismaloya about 10 km south of Puerto Vallarta. It is very close to the Barcelo resort in Mismaloya and you can see the rocky islands from Highway 200. We took a private boat tour... More

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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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77 reviews 77 reviews
25 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Located along the beach of PV Viejo, this hotel/resort with bar, pool and restaurant is one of the nicer places I have seen. I don't know the rooms, but have heard good things about them. The restaurant is nice, food is good, service ok, and the bar is nice, too.

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Saint Helens, Oregon
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43 reviews 43 reviews
12 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Our tour guide for the day had took us to this rest stop so he could show us Los Arcos. You can see a lot of birds circling this little Island. You can also see the Arcs the island is named after. Fishing is illegal there so the boats you see are tour boats taking people snorkeling.

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Yuma, Arizona, United States
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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Enjoyed snorkeling and swimming around Los Arcos area. The water was crystal clear, and we encountered plenty of colorful fish. We even watched the wehale migration from our balcony.

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San Leandro, California
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5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Snorkeling around Los Arcos was great! Weather wasn't its best, but it was still fun anyways! Plenty of beautiful fish to swim with, but not much coral reef. They give you time to explore the area to snorkel.

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Geneva, OH, USA
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39 reviews 39 reviews
25 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Highly recommend this attraction, nature at its most luxurious. The arc is a natural wonder, it truly looks like a dinosaur drinking water. The snorkeling is some of the finest ever, colorful, abundant marine life. We were here in October two different years.

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Anchorage, Alaska
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63 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

I have done trips from Puerto Vallarta several times that stopped at Los Arcos and always enjoyed the stops. The water is clear and there are great numbers of fish to see. Many tour boats that go on out to the small villages and beaches further out all stop at Los Arcos for those who want to snorkle. Most boats... More

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