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Sea Lion Caught Enjoying the Sand and Sun on Puerto Vallarta Beach

In the afternoon of Sunday, September 28, a sea lion was discovered resting on the beaches of Puerto Vallarta. Marisol García Romero said the mammal appeared at about 2:00 PM at the Best Western Hotel Puerto Vallarta, almost at Los Arcos.


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Romero said the animal seemed tires and disoriented. He rested on the stones, dropped to the sand, and enjoyed the water and sun.

The sea lion rested for about 30 minutes and then returned to the sea. Staff of the Best Western reported seeing another sea lion the day before.

The sea lion measured just over a meter, black with a brown neck, estimated weight of 50-60 kilos. Although appearing tired, the sea lion appeared in good health says witnesses.

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