Dolphin & Whale Watching, Nuevo Vallarta

The captivating world of Mexico's marine life is revealed in its full glory on whale- and dolphin-watching tours just off the coast of Nuevo Vallarta. Led by seasoned professionals, you will be able to experience the astonishing appearance of humpback whales, migrating to the Bay of Banderas in order to give birth and nurse their offspring. Cheerful dolphins, giant sea turtles, and magnificent manta rays will attract your attention, while your guide informs you about the area's underwater ecosystem. You can get even closer to the local marine wildlife by kayaking, snorkeling, or scuba diving. These four-to-seven-hour tours are ideal for the entire family.
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Where to stay in Nuevo Vallarta

Planned and built as a tourist-focused destination to complement nearby Puerto Vallarta, Nuevo Vallarta offers a range of accommodations along its west-facing coast. Several extravagant resorts boasting swimming pools and high-class restaurants vie for the best sunset views, although you can find a few more affordable alternatives--such as private rentals or small "posadas" (inns)--in between the resorts. Look to the southern fringes for the most sought-after options, which line the town's best strip of beach.
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