Marietas Islands

If you’re traveling to Mexico and you have no idea about what to do you can visit Marietas Islands.

The Marietas Islands is a group of small uninhabited islands in the state of Nayarit a few miles of Punta de Mita and Nuevo Vallarta, Nayarit, Mexico. They are very a popular tourist destinations because of the abundant marine life, because the islands are protected from fishing and hunting.

The most famous and visited point of this island is Playa Escondida, also known as Hidden Beach.



Mariestas Islas

People constantly reported sightings of sea turtles, stingrays, octopus, wild dolphins, whales and thousands of species of tropical fish around the islands. They are also home to a few thousand of birds species such as the blue-footed boobies.

In Punta de Mita you will find small boats out doing tours through the islands to see the wildlife of this region. Approximately in the period from December to March you can observe gray and whales that come from Alaska in order to give birth off the coast of Nayarit.


Explore the bay as you head out to the islands, looking for dolphins, rays and turtles along the way. As you reach the islands, you will encounter over 90 species of birds that call the island home.

This duration of this tour is about 7 hours and you will totally need your camera to take pictures of this wonderful island.

You will enjoy time in the clear refreshing waters around the islands swimming, snorkeling, kayaking and exploring a buffet lunch, open bar, music and an entertaining performance by the crew.

You can make the reservation for this tour with Discovery Mundo clicking here Isla Escondida tour includes Continental breakfast, Deli style lunch, Open bar, Snorkel equipment, Kayak equipment, Wetsuit and Paddle board.

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