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Islas Marietas


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About Islas Marietas

Islas Marietas National Park.  This National Park is made up of two islands, known as Isla Redonda and Isla Larga, two islets and several rocky and sandy shallows in the s...

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How to get there?

  • Most important locality

    Puerto Vallarta at 34 Km, 18 nautical miles
    Punta de Mita at 9 Km, 4.85 nautical miles
    La Cruz de Huanacaxtle at 11.84 nautical miles

  • Airport

    Puerto Vallarta International Airport 'Licenciado Gustavo Díaz Ordaz' - Jalisco

References and Transportation
  • Ways to get there

    By boat from Punta de Mita (4.85 nautical miles), Yelapa (14 nautical miles), Mismaloya (18.45 nautical miles), La Cruz de Huanacaxtle (11.8...

  • Transportation facilities

    Private vessels of tourism service providers in Banderas Bay (Nayarit-Jalisco).

  • Mobility within the protected area

    By vessels.

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  • Schedules

    Tuesday to Sunday from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

    Playa del Amor site from Wednesday to Sunday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

  • Entrance fee

    $60.37 MXN

  • Average weather in the area

    Warm sub-humid

    With summer rainfall and less than 5% winter rainfall.

Islas Marietas in Mexico

Activities and recommendations



  • All year round is recommended to visit the Protected Area. Considering that during the rainy season there may be days with bad sea condition...
  • Light beach clothing that covers from the sun and a bathing suit are recommended. Footwear is not allowed in aquatic or beach activities.

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Services within the PA

Information modules

Lodging near the PA

Apartments and houses for rent through digital applications

Food service near the PA

Cheap restaurants
Fast food
Street food

Available services in the nearest locality to the PA

Bank ATMs
Market / Super Market
Transportation services

Nearest locality to the PA

Puerto Vallarta at 34 Km, 18 nautical miles
Punta de Mita at 9 Km, 4.85 nautical miles
La Cruz de Huanacaxtle at 11.84 nautical miles

Admission fee

Protected Area entrance fee

$60.37 MXN Entrance prices per person, per day, as collection of rights.

Senior citizens, pensioned and retired persons, disabled persons, and minors under 12 years of age will be exempt from the payment of fees, whose status will be accredited once they enter the Protected Area, if applicable, with the corresponding valid credential. A 50% discount will be applied to students and teachers with a valid credential, which must be presented upon entering the Protected Area.

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Interesting facts

This beautiful archipelago neighboring Puerto Vallarta has two islands: Isla Redonda and Isla Larga. The hidden beach, also known as Playa d...

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Sightings of birds such as the brown booby and blue-footed booby; coral reefs and Playa del Amor.

Representative species of PA

Brown Booby (Sula leucogaster), Heerman's gull (Larus heermanni), Blue-footed Booby (Sula nebouxii), American Frigatebird (Fregata magnifice...

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You can see more representative species of Islas Marietas on the web site

Go to the Naturalista web site

Visitor regulations

Follow these indications to conserve the Protected Area

1. Follow the indications of guides and park rangers.
2. Mandatory use of life jackets in the water.
3. No alcoholic beverages

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  • PA office address

    Blvrd. Francisco Medina Ascencio, Condominios Plaza Marina, locales F-19 al F-22, Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, C.P. 48334.

  • Phone

    +52 (322) 221 3549

  • Email


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