Just two hours south of Puerto Vallarta is Mayto Beach, a 11 kilometers-beach of virgin sand where, in addition to resting, surfing and enjoying beautiful sunsets; you can learn about marine life, since it is the headquarters of the Campamento de Protección a la Tortuga Marina (Marine Turtle Protection Camp), which takes care and protects this beautiful species.
The purpose of this camp is to spread environmental education and conservation through its Mayto Beach reception and stay program, where students groups, social service students and national and international volunteers can participate in the preservation of the nesting habitat of the different species of sea turtles arriving there.
Even if you are not a volunteer, you can visit the camp and enjoy the workshops given by the expert biologists who run the place. On the other hand, if you are looking to be part of this ecological program, visit the Campamento de Protección y Conservación de Tortuga Marina social networks, where you can find the necessary requirements ad procedures.
In addition, in Mayto Beach you can camping, practicing beach sports, lighting a bonfire in the moonlight and/or escaping by kayak to discover the mangrove area, where you can observe migratory birds and various species of fish, as well as other animals.
This exotic beach offers you fun and learning options, so do not miss the opportunity to visit it during your stay in Vallarta · Nayarit.