Mismaloya is one of the most beautiful beaches in Puerto Vallarta. Mismaloya is located 11 km south of Puerto Vallarta where the tourist impulse of this Jalisco seaside resort. Its location is privileged as it represents the point of convergence between the colorful mountains of the Sierra Madre and the calm waters of the Mexican Pacific.
It has a variety of rustic restaurants with all the services to spend a pleasant day under the sun and with specialties based on fresh seafood and other typical dishes. Mismaloya is one of the best beach, to rest quietly, under the shade of a palapa, a palm tree or an umbrella, while enjoying an ice cold beer. It is also advisable to sunbathe, lying on a towel or a lounge chair, in order to get a perfect tan, while enjoying a delicious coconut with rum.
Mismaloya with an exuberant natural environment with calm waters, gentle-moderate waves. You have various options of activities like scuba diving diving, snorkeling, kayaking, paddle boarding.The history of the place is undoubtedly linked to the filming of the film “Night of the Iguana” by American director John Huston.
The famous filmmaker John Houston spent a long time in Puerto Vallarta, looking for locations for one of his films and Mismaloya was precisely one of the beaches chosen as the setting for that film production. (Making of Night of The Iguana)
As part of a trip to Playa Mismaloya, the Los Arcos Ecological Reserve, which is located precisely in front of the attraction that we recommend.
The landmarks rises out of the sea: Los Arcos National Park. These towering granite rock formations have withstood the winds and waves for hundreds of years, and today, they are one of the most famous places to visit in Puerto Vallarta and one of the best snorkeling destinations in the Bay of Banderas. Home to a variety of tropical fish and marine life, Los Arcos National Marine Park Puerto Vallarta Mexico is a nationally protected area, which makes it a vibrant and safe place for exploring the sea, where you can find amazing tunnels and walls, as well as a great variety of birds and fish. In certain months of the year, it is easier to spot manta rays, sea turtles and dolphins.
Scuba Diving: The most adventurous way to see all the wonders of the sea is scuba diving. Los Arcos National Marine Park Puerto Vallarta is one of the most breathtaking dive sites onthe Pacific Coast of Mexico. The craggy surface of Los Arcos Underwater Park is teeming with tropical fish, eels, eagle rays, sea turtles, and octopus.
The most popular way to get there from downtown Puerto Vallarta is by the public bus, you can hop aboard on Basilio Badillo and Constitution street downtown Puerto Vallarta and ride all the way to Mismaloya Beach Los Arcos. The bus leaves approximately every 20 minutes as it fills up, and while it’s not the most glamorous way to get there, it is very affordable, and you will have lush views of the jungle and sea along the way.
There is also a tequila factory and the Puerto Vallarta Zoo in the village area, that you can visit on a tour of the town, where you can drink a tequilita or a mezcalito in the traditional glasses used for these tastings. Likewise, you can buy some bottles to take away at convenient prices. Your mini bar will be enriched with these typical products of the most authentic Mexican culture.
A beautiful Ecotourism Park located in the heart of Eden de Mismaloya. Waterfalls, natural pools,as well as all the splendor of the jungle and mountains, will be the setting where the adventures you will live take place.
Dare to live a Canopy tour where you will fly through the heights in our 12 fantastic zip lines with double security line, flying over the jungle and the spectacular landscapes of the river.
After the zip lines, relax in our natural park over the river or exploring the waterfalls and natural pools. You will find natural waterfalls that overflow from eroded stones that have made the riverbed, while you watch your family jump into the waterfalls that also have natural slides.
We have more than 1.5 kilometers of hiking to get to know where you will have the opportunity to see endemic birds and butterflies of the place, while you walk next to the river observing all the local flora and fauna within our facilities, the park being an ecotourism reserve territory .
There is restaurant and bar within the facilities where you can eat in front of the river while enjoying our varied menu with local dishes from the region and you will try the specialties of the house.
The Predator Movie set, one of the highest grossing movies in history, was filmed in the jungle spaces and bodies of water of Mismaloya El Eden. The famous 1987 film by director John McTiernan, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger,
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