Bahía de Banderas is located in the Pacific coast of Mexico, south Nayarit and north Jalisco. The area is about 1000km2 and has 115 km of coast line.
Los Arcos are located 10 km south of Puerto Vallarta, with an area around 30 hectares. There are five islets, with beautiful natural arches formed by wave action.
On the islets, we can observe cactus and shrubbery, inhabited by marine birds and reptiles.
In 1975 Los Arcos was declared area of flora and marine fauna potection, with the purpose to preserve its diversity and beauty.
DEVIL´s DROP. The dive site is found on the north side of the biggest islet of Los Arcos; west of the small rock known as the "Turtle Rock".
This dive site is an underwater canyon known also as the "Devil's drop", in this place, divers can enjoy a great diversity of species and a spectacular scenery.
AQUARIUM. This area is shallow and calm, protected from the wind and currents perfect for a first diving experience.
CHRIST´s SHALLOW. In this area there are large rocks and boulders on wich divers organisms can be observed . This locality was chosen because of it's dramatic scenary. It's a good distance away from the islets and the boat traffic.
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