After the company BLEU LIFE won the tender process and signed the contracts for the construction of a world-class aquarium at Port Authority of Puerto Vallarta (API), Alessandro Nesta Icaza, owner of Bleu Life, announced that the project would be completed in August 2018.
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The Puerto Vallarta aquarium will be open to the general public and residents will be offered special discounted pricing.
Icaza said that after having talks with major agencies and departments and authorities in the tourism sector, they concluded that the aquarium will be an attractive “anchor” for tourism in the area.
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The project will be built opposite pier-one at the cruise ship terminal in Puerto Vallarta. The aquarium will be one of the largest in the country, and will also feature outdoor spaces at the location.
With a construction area of about 8,500 square meters, the aquarium will be home to about 300 species. Furthermore, this exhibition will feature an area of research and reproduction of species under the leadership and collaboration of specialized schools in the field.