Surfing: Caleta Bay is one of the best-kept Left breaking point break secrets in Mexico.
Boating: Local panaga boats are the venue for snorkeling, whale watching, turtle watching, fishing and sightseeing excursions. Often the porpoises swim along.
Swimming: The curve of the bay keeps the surf calm on most days, allowing for safe water play and swimming. Snorkeling: Chacala and its sister bays of Chacalilla and Las Cuevas host some of the best snorkeling along the coast of Western Mexico. There are also excursions to Islas Marias. Bring your snorkeling equipment as there are no rental shops yet.
Birding: Chacala is loaded with exotic species with over 300 in the local area alone.
Tobarras Jungle Ride: One hour north of Chacala is the Tobarra adventure. Enter the mangroves by boat, look at all the wild life from birds to snakes to crocodiles. It is about a two hour ride. There is a restaurant and a swimming area. Beware of the crocodiles!Fishing: Sport fishing can be found in the �blue water� (ocean shelf) off Chacala. Fish for dorado ( mahimahi ) while watching the whales, turtles and dolphins playing. Guides: We have locals available to guide the visitor to their lodging, take a tour of Chacala, make reservations, act as an interpreter, act as a travel guide and more. Our guides are often our young high school scholars who would like to help and practice their English at the same time.
Whale Watching: The humpback whale comes to the peaceful waters of Chacala to give birth to its young from December to March. Hiking: Hikes to sister bays either north or south of Chacala via the extinct volcano or through the jungle. Birding: Susana has a list of over 170 species of birds that have been cited by avid birders. Join North Americans and local Chacala residents for early morning and late afternoon walks. Bring your binoculars. We can provide the lists. Tiganis: Once a week many Chacala visitors take a van to a close by market day event. There are all kinds of stalls with Mexican artwork, artifacts, clothes, plants, food, music and fresh produce. It is a good way to visit another town and enjoy the ambiance.Spanish Lessons: All her students will agree, Trini is the best Spanish teacher in Mexico. She conducts both private and group sessions. Hot Springs: After a short car ride, one can soak in hot spring pools from mild to hot. Petroglyphs: A local guide is available to take visitors to the 2300-year-old cravings.
Restaurants: The palapa-covered restaurants offer fresh shrimp, fish and lobster delights along with bear, soda and margaritas.
Touring: Visit San Blas, the jungle ride, Tepic, surrounding tourist towns and the weekly people's market in La Penita.
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