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“Beautiful!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Bay of Banderas

Bay of Banderas
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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Type: Outdoors
Activities: Birdwatching, Scuba diving
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Owner description: The Pacific Ocean's largest and deepest inlet.
Boise
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Beautiful!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

Great to gaze out and see this beautiful bay! Swimming is lovely as well. And enjoyed whale watching this trip.

Visited February 2014
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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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77 reviews 77 reviews
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“A wonderful vacation experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

The Bay of Banderas, not only the coast of Jalisco, but for beach adorers even more the coast of Nayarit, is beautiful. Long beaches with white sand, quaint little towns, beautiful small resorts (outside of Puerto Vallarta Nuevo's huge resorts) like Sayulita, the coast up to San Blas, Bucerias and all the way down to Yelapa. It is also worth going into the hills to San Sebastian. It has never been boring, and we have returned for quite a few years now.

Visited February 2014
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Poplar, Wisconsin
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“Whales.....whales...whales...”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

It's a beautiful bay....better seen from the water! The water isn't as green/teal as the other side of Mexico but we didn't go for snorkeling! Fishing was amazing and the islands were fun to explore!

Visited January 2014
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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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“Awesome!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

The bay is beautiful! Humpback whales were very active! The bay is so pretty and the mountainous landscape is amazing.

Visited January 2014
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penticton
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“Banderas Bay”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

Beautiful sunsets, romantic zone, old town, lots of authentic mexico,
clean beaches, tons of beach side cafes, great for surfing, a little tough for swimming unless you go out past the incoming rollers.

Visited January 2014
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