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“beautiful bay” 5 of 5 stars
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Bay of Banderas
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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Owner description: The Pacific Ocean's largest and deepest inlet.
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41 reviews 41 reviews
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61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
“beautiful bay”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013

I was told yesterday that Banderas Bay is the third largest Bay in the world -- not sure if that's true but it truly is beautiful. A friend arranged for us to go out on a sail boat to Los Arcos and it was just spectacular -- a favorite!

Visited June 2013
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Palm Springs, California
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“Pefection”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

The view from the condo I stayed in had a clear view of the Bay of Banderas. I watch pods of dolphins and schools of fish jumping every day in the waters. The perfect vacation and place to visit in Mexico

Visited May 2013
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“Whale Watchers Heaven”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

The whales birth their babies here and fatten them up for the trip north. You can't miss seeing the babies and their mothers and nurse whales as they shepherd the babies around the bay to build up their fat for the long haul north

Visited May 2013
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“Puerta Vallarta”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

Gorgeous. Nice contrast with the sierra madre mountains along it. Great scuba diving, para-sailing, swimming; beautiful beaches; great hotels

Visited May 2013
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Barrie, Canada
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“Dolphins”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

Enjoyed watching the dolphins in the morning. Pedlars and their wares were always around and we bought quite a few unique items. Beautiful sunsets.

Visited May 2013
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