Scuba Dive at Los Arcos

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$109 USD

Scuba Dive at Los Arcos

  • Activity Level

    Active

  • Good for

    Adults

  • Restrictions

    Min 10 years old

  • Duration

    4 and a Half Hours

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Are you ready for your next diving adventure? We are excited to bring you to one of the best scuba spots in Puerto Vallarta on your next getaway! Nestled in a cluster of granite islands rising out of the waters of the southern part of Banderas Bay, Los Arcos is a truly thrilling place to explore. There are the Devil’s Canyon and El Bajo, plus a fascinating multitude of beautiful fish, lobsters, octopuses, rays and eels. Every Monday, Friday and Saturday our PADI Divemasters bring divers to scuba dive at Los Arcos and discover the adventure that awaits underneath the waves!

Why Scuba Dive at Los Arcos

The Los Arcos National Marine Park (or Los Arcos de Mismaloya) is located between two beaches, Mismaloya Beach and Las Gemelas. The waters here are some of the deepest in Banderas Bay and their depths conceal deep tunnels, caves, arches, teeming marine life like rays and sea turtles and a thriving reef. Los Arcos is particularly famous for its brilliantly colored nudibranchs and the other small creatures who call the rocky underwater slopes home.

The biodiversity down below mirrors what you’ll find above the waves, and because the water is so clear you can see it all in living color. When you join our PADI Divemaster to scuba dive at Los Arcos you get unprecedented access to an ecological paradise that has flourished thanks to the protection of the archipelago as well as Los Arcos’ status as a protected environment.

If you’ve never scuba dived before or haven't been certified yet, you’ll need to take a PADI Discover Scuba class first. In these classes, our PADI Instructors will teach you everything you need to know about scuba equipment and how to use it, breathing underwater and the safety procedures that make scuba diving safe. You can take the course at a variety of hotels in and around Puerto Vallarta and once you’ve completed it, you’ll be ready for your first dive. To reserve a PADI Discover Scuba class and a beginner dive, contact an Adventure Advisor today!

Safety Is a Top Priority

Every one of our scuba dives at Los Arcos is supervised by one PADI Divemaster per each group of four divers. We use the buddy system to ensure that no diver is every alone in a moment of uncertainty - help is always there.

Get Certified to Scuba Dive Los Arcos

We offer many dive certification courses that can open up a world of opportunities beneath the waves, and many of these courses can be completed while you are on your vacation! Our PADI Scuba Diver Certification is a quick way to take a PADI scuba course administered by a PADI Instructor in record time. You’ll receive a limited certification that allows you to dive more locations in the company of a dive guide.

Are you ready for your next diving adventure? We are excited to bring you to one of the best scuba spots in Puerto Vallarta on your next getaway! Nestled in a cluster of granite islands rising out of the waters of the southern part of Banderas Bay, Los Arcos is a truly thrilling place to explore. There are the Devil’s Canyon and El Bajo, plus a fascinating multitude of beautiful fish, lobsters, octopuses, rays and eels. Every Monday, Friday and Saturday our PADI Divemasters bring divers to scuba dive at Los Arcos and discover the adventure that awaits underneath the waves!

Why Scuba Dive at Los Arcos

The Los Arcos National Marine Park (or Los Arcos de Mismaloya) is located between two beaches, Mismaloya Beach and Las Gemelas. The waters here are some of the deepest in Banderas Bay and their depths conceal deep tunnels, caves, arches, teeming marine life like rays and sea turtles and a thriving reef. Los Arcos is particularly famous for its brilliantly colored nudibranchs and the other small creatures who call the rocky underwater slopes home.

The biodiversity down below mirrors what you’ll find above the waves, and because the water is so clear you can see it all in living color. When you join our PADI Divemaster to scuba dive at Los Arcos you get unprecedented access to an ecological paradise that has flourished thanks to the protection of the archipelago as well as Los Arcos’ status as a protected environment.

If you’ve never scuba dived before or haven't been certified yet, you’ll need to take a PADI Discover Scuba class first. In these classes, our PADI Instructors will teach you everything you need to know about scuba equipment and how to use it, breathing underwater and the safety procedures that make scuba diving safe. You can take the course at a variety of hotels in and around Puerto Vallarta and once you’ve completed it, you’ll be ready for your first dive. To reserve a PADI Discover Scuba class and a beginner dive, contact an Adventure Advisor today!

Safety Is a Top Priority

Every one of our scuba dives at Los Arcos is supervised by one PADI Divemaster per each group of four divers. We use the buddy system to ensure that no diver is every alone in a moment of uncertainty - help is always there.

Get Certified to Scuba Dive Los Arcos

We offer many dive certification courses that can open up a world of opportunities beneath the waves, and many of these courses can be completed while you are on your vacation! Our PADI Scuba Diver Certification is a quick way to take a PADI scuba course administered by a PADI Instructor in record time. You’ll receive a limited certification that allows you to dive more locations in the company of a dive guide.

YOUR DAY WILL INCLUDE

  • PADI Divemaster
  • Diving equipment
  • 2 dives (certified divers only)
  • Light snack and purified water
  • Wetsuits (upon request in winter)

Restrictions

  • Minimum age is 10
  • Expecting mothers are restricted
  • Based on PADI’s flying after diving recommendations, divers shouldn’t fly within 18 hours after two or more dives in a day
  • At least one immersion in the 12 months prior to diving with Vallarta Adventures is required
  • Guests with respiratory, cardiovascular or ear problems are restricted
  • Good mental and physical conditions are required
  • Guests under the influence of alcohol or drugs are not allowed

WHAT TO BRING

  • In collaboration with SEMARNAT, an additional $25 Mexican pesos will be collected upon check-in for a conservation fee for Los Arcos National Park.
  • Swimsuit
  • Biodegradable sunscreen
  • Towel
  • Resort Course (for Beginners) or Open Water Certification (for Advanced Divers)

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