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Los Arcos Sailing and Snorkeling

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Los Muertos Pier at Francisca Rodriguez, Puerto Vallarta 48333, Mexico
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Luxury snorkeling

We were on the #11 boat with excursion host Luis, he was one of the best parts on the adventure... read more

Reviewed March 13, 2018
Samantha P
via mobile
Great crew; okay snorkeling

We had a lot of fun on this trip, mainly because the crew was really into everything. They visited... read more

Reviewed December 7, 2017
ed0swald
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Spend a private day at sea with up to 12 of your own guests on our 38 foot chartered sailboat as we explore Banderas Bay and the wonders it holds! Your day begins with a panga (water taxi) pick-up at the Los Muertos Pier for transport to this beautiful sailboat awaiting your arrival, or board at Marina Vallarta if you prefer. Enjoy a champagne toast as you sail south past Conchas Chinas, known as Puerto Vallarta's "Hollywood Hills on the Sea", with its multi-million dollar villas and condominium complexes, and celebrity guests including the Kardashians and Britney Spears. Our first stop is Los Arcos Marine Reserve, Mexico's first federally protected Marine Reserve. Once you are anchored, the captain will explain some basic safety rules while snorkeling and provide life jackets and snorkeling gear for each passenger. Our staff marine biologist will join you in the water and point out exciting and colorful marine life, with the possibility of seeing Sea of Cortez Angelfish, Spotted Moray Eels, and Moorish Idols all very common at this location.
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Los Muertos Pier at Francisca Rodriguez, Puerto Vallarta 48333, Mexico

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Reviewed March 13, 2018 via mobile

We were on the #11 boat with excursion host Luis, he was one of the best parts on the adventure. The entire staff were friendly, professional and made it feel like a very personal experience. We never felt rushed from one adventure to the next...More

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Reviewed December 7, 2017

We had a lot of fun on this trip, mainly because the crew was really into everything. They visited with the guests, sang, danced,and even snorkeled with us. Lunch was fine and the drinks were great. All in all, it was a fun day.

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Reviewed March 24, 2017 via mobile

It was ok, there were lots of boats and people. We saw a lot of whales though, it was amazing how close the whale was to our boat. We were like 10 ft away when whale swam in front of our boat. Everyone was screaming...More

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Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

Day started out so foggy not sure we would even go out. Taxi driver even drove with 4 way flashers on... Fog cleared by 10 and we were off First dive was on the deep side of Los Arcos, lots of great fish to see...More

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Reviewed January 7, 2017

The waters were a bit choppy, but we were able to see quite a few fish, including two stingrays. Suzy Q. is a wonderful women and her captains Daniel and her son were awesome once again. Suzy does not have a website, and she only...More

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Reviewed June 8, 2016

Snorkeling was ok, not real good visibility. We decided to pass on the beach activities and do the horse back riding instead! Glad we did! You ride up to a water fall that you can swim in, have a bite to eat and drink, bring...More

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Reviewed January 9, 2016 via mobile

This place was close to the beach but accessible via a quick boat ride. My only complaint was the amount of people and the water wasn't very clear on the day we went. Be careful of random boats getting too close to you while snorkeling....More

1  Thank Deb P
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Reviewed February 18, 2015

Beautiful location. Lots of fish that swim up very close to you. Not a great variety though. Not as much as you can see in coral reefs of the Caribbean for example.

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Reviewed December 9, 2014

Our guides name was Danny and he was great. He took us over to the rocks where we went snorkeling. Beautiful fish all around us. Next time we go hopefully we can find him again and he said he would take us on a four...More

2  Thank Kookielorna
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Reviewed December 5, 2014

Got off the cruise ship, went to Chico's Dive Shop. Get there! He set up snorkeling off a boat, and we went somewhere amazing, saw so many fish (not a lot of different species, but very high quantity) and our tour guide/boat captain jumped in...More

3  Thank nima_kharrazi
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