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Marietas Islands

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Puerto Vallarta 48354, Mexico
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"Hidden Beach" not worth the money

My wife and I signed up to visit Marieta Islands "Hidden Beach" via Vallarta Adventures. After... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Heyyou1982
Awful - Beach Boy Marietas islands Tour - Don't Do It!!!

Total Rip Off. Tourist trap. Not worth the $80 per head for 40 minutes of snorkeling and 20... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Monica B
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Hidden Beach Snorkeling Hidden Beach Snorkeling To Reach This Secluded Paradise, The Swimmers Need To Go Through A Short Tunnel And Swim From The Boat A Distance Of 200 Meters. Love Beach Our Marietas Islands Snorkeling Trip Is Different From Other Trips. We Only Take Small Groups And Our Trip Is Really Focused On Snorkeling And Enjoying The Beauty Of The Islands. We Also Tour Around The Island For Sightseeing.
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  • Poor24%
  • Terrible3%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Puerto Vallarta 48354, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I signed up to visit Marieta Islands "Hidden Beach" via Vallarta Adventures. After about an hour boat ride from Puerto Vallarta we got to the Marieta Islands which is a bird sanctuary. We then put on helmets and were told we had...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Total Rip Off. Tourist trap. Not worth the $80 per head for 40 minutes of snorkeling and 20 minutes on a beach, yet we were at sea for 8 hours. Probably 150+ people with maybe 6 kayaks and 6 paddle boards. You could choose one...More

2  Thank Monica B
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Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

This is a day cruise from the port to the islands. Once we get out to the secluded swimming hole, we anchor and get to snorkel, paddle board, and tubing. After about two hours there, we all board the boat, and go to another area...More

2  Thank Megan H
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Brenda Guadalup... M, Guest Relations Manager at Marietas Islands, responded to this reviewResponded March 6, 2018

Thanks for your description, the activities are for all you want to have a different excursion day, on the national park as well known Marietas Islands, and remember if you want to visit Hidden Beach book in advance as there is a limited per day.

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Reviewed February 23, 2018

This is a good boat trip with quite a lot of seabirds and dolphins to be seen on the way there. When you arrive at the islands you can do a number of activities such as snorkeling or kayaking, then you get a tour around...More

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Reviewed February 23, 2018 via mobile

Ocean adventures took me here with my husband. I must say it is probably the best place I have ever snorkeled and the island is a gem perfect for a quick getaway or day trip!

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Reviewed February 15, 2018

The snorkeling is very poor at Marietas Island. We snorkel all over the world. Unless this was your first time snorkeling there is no other word for it; but poor. Now; the ride to the island and the return trip was loads of fun. (...More

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Reviewed February 3, 2018

Went 1/26/18 The purpose of this trip was scuba diving. My first time other than a short 1.5 hour lesson in the pool. We were happy with the experience on the boat. As far as diving, visibility wasn't the best because we had just had...More

1  Thank Michelle1992
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Reviewed January 28, 2018

We made the mistake of booking a snorkeling tour to the Marietas Islands. The boat ride is more than an hour each way. There is no beach, no vegetation and few fish in murky, deep water. I saw a photo in AARP magazine of a...More

1  Thank Parrish H
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Reviewed January 19, 2018 via mobile

We book Tour from the guy next to Villas Vallarta. ( other side from Mama Rosa pizzeria. ) Guy told us when we bought this Trip that we can go inside... Well we Did not. If i want to sit A boat several hours and...More

1  Thank arto68
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Brenda Guadalup... M, Guest Relations Manager at Marietas Islands, responded to this reviewResponded January 22, 2018

Beware You did not book the tour with us. Marietas-Islands.net only sells and book the tours though our website, we don't have street sellers, What a shame you have this experience, is very common that the street sellers don't have updated this tour information, government...More

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Reviewed December 26, 2017 via mobile

Please if your going to a beach destination anywhere and plan on going into the water stop wearing your toxic deadly sunscreens that are literally killing the coral systems all over the world. The coral reefs are the heart of our oceans. If you have...More

3  Thank Tammy C
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Brenda Guadalup... M, Guest Relations Manager at Marietas Islands, responded to this reviewResponded December 27, 2017

Tammy thanks for your advice! For all visitors specially hidden beach tours at Marietas islands please get an organic or special or biodegradable sunscreen because we can't let you use other sunscreen on the boats going to the tour or any time during the tour!...More

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November 2017. Had no problem
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Yes you can take a cab anywhere. Just be smart about the pricing. It’s always good to ask around to get a better deal on your rides. Some drivers will overcharge you especially if they know you’re a tourist and or dont know... More
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