Hiking and Snorkeling Combo
Located on the south side of Bahia de Banderas, Colomitos still remains undiscovered by most. This beautiful little cove is a real treasure and well worth the hike to get there. The hike is approximately two miles each way. You'll cool off later with a refreshing snorkel at Colomitos Cove.
After traveling by air-conditioned van from the city, you will join your naturalist guide and small group along a hiking path that follows the coastline at the bottom of the Sierras and passes under the canopy of beautiful plumerias, palms and strangling ficuses. Occasionally, iguanas can be seen running across the path. Inhabiting the lower regions of these mountains, are red foxes, armadillos, skunks, raccoons, and mountain crabs. Along this path, you may see termite nests of impressive size, and the unique and precarious-looking nest of the yellow-winged cacique.
Once at Colomitos Cove, you'll go snorkeling among many colorful tropical fishes found in that area, including king angels, panamic sergeant majors, some puffer fishes, eels, and many other species. Before starting our hike back, you'll enjoy a picnic-style lunch of small sandwiches, snacks and water at the beautiful golden-sand beach.
Reviewer: Annie Jones
We absolutely loved this excursion! The leaders of this excursion were awesome. We had so much fun and we highly recommend it!
Reviewer: Melody Smith
Michael from EcoTours de Mexico was a great guide! He first gave us a wonderful tour of the coastline of Puerto Vallarta along the way to Boca de Tomatlan. From there, we hiked all the way to Comolitos Beach. The hike wasn't so bad, it was just hot that day. We snorkeled off the beach by the rocky shores and we saw all kinds of tropical fish and other sea life by the shore. Michael showed us starfishes and sea cucumbers that were beneath the surface of the water. He was also nice in getting us a water taxi back to Boca de Tomatlan and drove us back to our cruise ship. Very highly recommended!
The hiking and snorkeling was amazing. What a wonderful place! The guide was awesome!
Reviewer: Joy Lavin-Jones
This was a wonderful trip. We had a very nice, knowledgeable young man (Michael) as our guide. He knew all about the birds, flowers, insects, fish etcetera. He was very friendly and did a terrific job leading the hike and the snorkeling part of the trip. We had a very comfortable, air conditioned van to travel to/from the start of the hike. They even provided lunch and snacks. I would definitely recommend this trip to others!
Reviewer: Alvina Green
Melissa and Fernando were AWESOME! Not only did they give us a great hike/snorkel trip. They were enthusiastic, friendly and knowledgeable about Puerto Vallarta as well as the vegetation and wildlife.