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Los Arcos

Los Arcos National Marine Park, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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Geneva, OH, USA
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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115 reviews 115 reviews
63 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 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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San Jose, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

My sisters and I went to Los Arcos on a private snorkeling trip with Karla, owner of Boca Divers and we LOVED it! We went on an early morning snorkel, and it was so worth it. We got to Los Arcos before all the other tour boats arrived and had the place to ourselves. Karla was super attentive to us... More

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Lynnwood, Washington
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Spent 45 minutes snorkeling here by taking a boat 5 minutes from Mismaloya Beach and they gave my wife and I snorkeling gear for $500 pesos total... WELL WORTH THE $$$ spent. I would recommend going that route over a major tour and go early in the day when there aren't so many boats around. Not a lot of variety... More

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Los Angeles
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Although the visibility was only around 15 feet, there were tons of fish to see. Bring some bread with you and the fish will be swarming all over you. We even saw a spotted sting ray swimming around 10 feet below our feet. You can even swim through the arches in the rocks. Watch out for currents and don't get... More

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Woodstock, Georgia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

have come to LosArcos for many years and have great memories.every year we come to here to have lunch and watch all the going on of Los Muertos beach.

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Penticton, British Columbia, Canada
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Went with a company called Cielito Lindo, recommended by Air Canada Vacations, and were pleasantly surprised. Our boat was not full on the day so there were only about 20 of us and it was a very pleasant experience. Water was extremely clear on the day went and we were able to see all sorts of colourful fish. It was... More

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Durham, North Carolina
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34 reviews 34 reviews
16 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

We went with Boca Divers for the snorkeling. It is a company run by Carla out of Boca de Tomatclan. We met her at her shop at 8 am then she had a private boat for us to go out to Los Arcos, it was a little more expensive because no one else had signed up for snorkeling that day.... More

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Went by Los Arcos on way to snorkeling at Chileno Bay.We saw sea lions on the rocks and on the way back saw some young whales.

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North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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5 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

We took the orange bus from old town to Mismaloya...cheap, quick and great quiet location. From that beach, we found a private tour with family owned place on beach, snorkeling at los arcos. We had a great day exploring and tanning and eating..and cerveza of course. Highly recommend!

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