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Bahía de Banderas, Puerto Vallarta

#19 of 138 in Outdoors in Puerto Vallarta
Outdoor Activity · Hidden Gem
Lounge on the beaches of Bahía de Banderas on Mexico's Pacific coast. Surrounded by tall mountains, the bay is known for being a humpback whale breeding ground, as the whales make the annual pilgrimage here to mate and give birth. Explore the bay's pristine beaches, go swimming or snorkeling, or visit the bay’s largest port city. Take a boat tour to discover the bay's isolated beaches; if you're lucky, you may spot dolphins, stingrays, turtles, and whales. By using our Puerto Vallarta trip itinerary planning app, you can arrange your visit to Bahía de Banderas and other attractions in Puerto Vallarta.
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  • Wonderful place, but be careful when you pay your restaurant bill by credit card. 1. They add up 5% to your bill automatically. 2. Verify your charge with a little piece of paper what you ordered and....  more »
  • This Bay stretches 62 miles on the West Coast of Mexico and in the heart of it is Puerto Vallarta. Your cruise ship docks Near Nuvo Vallarta. From there a short cab or van or local bus ride you are...  more »
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