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Bay of Banderas

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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Reviewed July 17, 2012

The bay is beautiful, especially if seen by boat in the evening. Take any excursion that takes you out by boat and take in the scenery.

1  Thank TommyC822
Reviewed July 15, 2012

Everything you could want in a vacation spot or a place to call home. Hard to go back home after 2 weeks here. Love it.

1  Thank Vallarta_Bagel_World
Reviewed July 15, 2012

The best way to see PV is from the water! Their are plenty of vendors to go out on tour boats, NEGOTIATE a great rate for your trip and go out and see the islands and natural beauty of the bay. It is worth the...More

4  Thank Kirkland67
Reviewed July 15, 2012

There is so much to do on our around this huge bay, one of the world's largest. There's whale-watching, sailing, surfing, kite-boarding, diving, snorkeling, boogie-boarding, hiking, mountain biking and of course just sitting on a beach and enjoying the sun.

1  Thank Steve V
Reviewed July 9, 2012

I think it is Mexico's best bay. It's gorgeous, huge, well-protected, and a sportsman's paradise. Boating, fishing, sightseeing, snorkeling, you name it... Clean water too.

Thank jg3arrow
Reviewed July 9, 2012

the sunsets and sunrises were amazing! there were awesome views of the mountains in the distance, Nuevo Vallarta, and downtown...

Thank wahine_kine
Reviewed July 9, 2012

We stayed in the Bay of Banderas and was very pleased with the water quality and sea life you can observe.

1  Thank HikeBiker
Reviewed July 3, 2012

The sunsets, when the clouds are not in the way, are the prettiest I've ever seen. It's such a bustling, yet peaceful place.

Thank whyme
Reviewed July 2, 2012

We had a beautiful view as our room was ocean front...loved watching the manta rays close to the shoreline.

Thank asookram
Reviewed July 2, 2012

We always go here for the best beaches. We meet our friends here and enjoy the great service of the restaurants and beach palapas.

Thank Barb B
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May 5, 2017|
Response from dennis l | Reviewed this property |
The sea is rough in January. February is pretty calm mostly. ....but we can have some wild days. March is normally very calm and it remains that way through the summer. However jellyfish arrive about April orMay. So... More
September 17, 2015|
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Response from Jan W | Reviewed this property |
Fabulous weather from Dec to April ....
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January 28, 2015|
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Response from rjmca | Reviewed this property |
Sorry don't know, but PV is great, 10th time there.