Banderas Bay Puerto Vallarta
Banderas Bay depth near Cabo Corrientes, reads approximately 2,900 feet deep. Banderas Bay depth changes as you you move along it. The area near Cabo Corrientes, you’ll find extreme elevation changes... you can go inland by a 1/2 and find yourself 2,000 feet up in the Sierra Madres looking down at the bay. If you go offshore by a 1/2 mile, you’ll find yourself in 3,000 foot deep blue water. Within a distance, you find crystal blue waters and green tropical mountainsides.

Banderas Bay Puerto VallartaThe horseshoe shaped Banderas Bay has over 50 miles of beautiful shoreline, ranging from jagged cliffs to sandy beaches, with the city of Puerto Vallarta essentially in the center. The beaches account for approximately 60% of the shoreline thereby providing 30 miles of magnificent beaches lying on the perimeter of the bay. Regardless of where the beach is located, you will have a panoramic view including the Pacific Ocean, the entire city of Puerto Vallarta, and the Sierra Madres as a backdrop.

The highway run runs along the bay's shoreline from Punta Mita, Puerto Vallarta and south to Boca de Tomatlan, which is a few miles south of Mismaloya. Leaving Boca de Tomatlan, the highway heads inland and therefore provides no automobile access to the southernmost 15 miles of shoreline.

Banderas Bay houses humpback whales, giant manta rays, dolphins, marlin, sailfish, and a myriad of other fine game fish that live in deep water. Not only does the bay average over 1,000 feet deep, but the water temperature, being on the same latitude as Hawaii, is ideal year round for fishing.
Travel Puerto Vallarta Mexico
Puerto Vallarta lies along Banderas Bay, the second largest bay in the Western Hemisphere. It is located 219 miles from Guadalajara, the state capital of Jalisco, and it is nestled in the foothills of the Sierra Madre mountain range. The region has many forests, rivers and waterfalls, with an average temperature of 80° F.
Puerto Vallarta Ecotourism
Puerto Vallarta has much to offer nature lovers: reserves, hiking, sea turtle sanctuaries, and an abundance of flora and fauna. The splendid natural scenery is one of the main attractions of the destination; this is supported by the wide variety of wildlife inhabiting its marshes, which serve as breeding grounds for fish and crustaceans. Crocodiles and birds also nest there, hiding in the foliage of the vegetation.
Puerto Vallarta Extreme Sports
If you have an adventurous spirit and like adrenaline rushes, Puerto Vallarta offers different activities that will make for unforgettable experiences such as: bungee jumping, parasailing along the beach and biking tours in the mountains overlooking the bay.