A woman diving underwater and taking part in Puerto Vallarta snorkeling.

Once you set foot in Puerto Vallarta, you’ll notice the sparkling blue water off the shore. It will be hard to resist jumping in and exploring the depths of the ocean or just splashing around on the shoreline. If you are the adventurous type, you’re here to snorkel. Snorkeling in Puerto Vallarta is fun, relaxing, and interesting to talk about. Lifestyle Properties in Puerto Vallarta has many rentals close to the ocean and some right off the beach, so finding an ideal snorkeling spot will be a breeze.

3 Snorkeling Spots You Don’t Want to Miss

Snorkeling is a popular vacation activity in Puerto Vallarta, and it’s easy to see why. Below are some of the most popular areas near Puerto Vallarta. They’re all winners, so grab your gear and get in the water!

Los Arcos National Marine Park

This beautiful snorkeling spot in the Puerto Vallarta South Zone of Bay of Banderas and it has been a protected area since 1975. In 1984 it was labelled a Mexican National Marine Park. There are many quiet, wild, and aquatic life below the water and up in the sky here.

Marietas Islands

The Marietas Islands are a group of uninhabited islands that have been protected from fishing. This means that you will see an abundance of beautiful aquatic life. In addition, you will be able to see the picturesque islands. However, you will not be able to set foot on its beaches.


Don’t overlook the coves of Majahuitas Beach. It’s an excellent snorkeling location in Puerto Vallarta if you want to take it slow and enjoy the views. It’s a beautiful coastal destination, and if you are lucky, you might be able to see dolphins and sea turtles.

Puerto Vallarta Is a Gem above and below the Water

After a full day of exploring the ocean, lounge in your Puerto Vallarta rental. Lifestyle Properties vacation rentals are all phenomenal destinations in Puerto Vallarta’s Hotel Zone and Romantic Zone. There are a variety of properties with great amenities and luxurious designs. To learn more about how to book your Puerto Vallarta rental with Lifestyle Properties, check our availability online or call 1-800-214-8902.