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Address: Los Arcos National Marine Park, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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Snorkeling is ok

Los Arcos is a great nature area, good snorkeling. Granted I have been to much better snorkeling areas but its enjoyable and the best in the area.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
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Westfield, Massachusetts
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

At times the area around Los Arcos is hopping with vendors and locals doing shows in the arena beneath the arches. You can catch some pretty good local talent with the street performers. The sand sculptures in the area are outstanding.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

Los Arcos is a great nature area, good snorkeling. Granted I have been to much better snorkeling areas but its enjoyable and the best in the area.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

Los Arcos is a protected marine area not too far from PV life. It's a decent spot to see some of the rock formations, the numerous birds from the area and a decent spot to scuba dive or snorkel and see some underwater life. Los Arcos is an area visited by many tourists taking snorkeling trips with some of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

The water was a little murky when we went, which made me nervous about sharks. Our leader told me there are never any sharks there, but I know they are everywhere and I do not recommend swimming in murky water…ever. I didn't argue with him because I didn't want to scare anyone. I still got in the water regardless, and... More 

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Cleveland, Tennessee, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

I would not recommend this tour to Los Arcos. The boat ride was crowded and a rough ride across the waves. We did not see a lot of fish and everyone was all bunched together so all your pix have other peoples legs in them. The amount of time they give you to snorkel is only about 20 minutes. Don't... More 

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Oceanside, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

We took a snorkeling and lunch at the beach tour with Vallarta Adventures. The water is crystal clear around Los Arcos. The rock formations are a smaller version of Los Arcos in Cabo. The water temp is very comfortable and the area has all types of tropical fish for your viewing. We had a great lunch after snorkeling at Las... More 

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lake stevens
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

We kayaked from Garza Blanca Resort to Los Arcos. Beautiful paddle, excellent variety of fish. Watch the currents close to the rocks and go in the morning before the tour boats arrive. This National Park is worth the time!

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Guadalajara, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

took vallarta adventures scuba dive here, was a nice experience as the place has a rich marine life.

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Decatur, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Beautiful natural landmark, a fantastic snorkeling spot, the hundreds of jelly fish in the water were a bit intimidating but the big ones without tenticals are called Medusa - they don't sting. The little guys that you don't see...they do. But only like a temporary bad mosquito bite. Don't hesitate to get in the water and observe all the ocean... More 

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Dallas, TX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Take one of the snorkeling excursions to this fantastic site. The water is usually clear so you can. See all the fish. Highly recommend.

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Address: Address: Los Arcos National Marine Park, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Puerto Vallarta

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