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Address: El Centro (Off Calle Olas Atlas), Puerto Vallarta 48380, Mexico
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"Deadmen's Beach," named for legendary pirate raids on the nearby...

"Deadmen's Beach," named for legendary pirate raids on the nearby village, is one of the most-frequented beaches in Puerto Vallarta.

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Watch the Waves, Wave Away the Vendors

This is truly THE beach in Puerto Vallarta. It is here where you see the Mexicans mingling with the foreigners and can enjoy a lovely day under a palapa. Just be ready to... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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San Francisco, California
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is truly THE beach in Puerto Vallarta. It is here where you see the Mexicans mingling with the foreigners and can enjoy a lovely day under a palapa. Just be ready to pretend to be asleep or being distracted when the vendors come by (unless you're interested of course). This is the beach where the beautiful people go -... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

It's polite of so many TripAdvisor Reviewers to skip over the fact that the section of Playa de los Muertos that includes Blue Chairs Resort, Ritmo's to the Mantamar Beach Club is the go to destination for gay men and friends from all over North America. Maybe not the first choice for anyone with some stereotypical, preconceived notions about sexuality.... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Most popular Beach in Puerto Vallarta, excellent restaurants, terrific hotels, quaint shops, and outdoor stalls to shop by.

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West Bloomfield, Michigan
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This beach is one that you cannot miss. If you plan on actually sitting on the beach I suggest getting there early so that you can get a spot because it gets very very busy. This is a great place to purchase any low priced items. There are tons of vendors walking around offering goods and foods. The foods from... More 

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice beach with many locals which ad much flavor. A must if you are staying downtown! The waves seem to be much calmer than some of the ares North of this beach. Bring your towel and enjoy.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Old town beach. Lots of little bars that offer bogo all day long but you cannot use chairs unless you make a purchase. They are all very reasonable. Very alternative lifestyle area.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fun in the sun! This beach is great! Lots to do wether it's laying out soaking in the Mexican sun, body surfing in the surf, or enjoying a Corona and a plate of freshly shucked oysters and people watching. This beach is fantastic!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a great stretch of beach with lost of people around and good waves to jump. The weed pushers got to be bothersome.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love ocean beaches...Hawaii, Gold Coast Australia, Tofino BC, gulf of Mexico (Florida, Caribbean Islands), north sea (Sweden) etc. but Playa de los Muertos wins so far for providing the most complete assault on the senses. Sights: magnificent sunsets- every night. Huge variety of people to watch- there was an obvious contrast between the rich tourists being served margaritas and... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The beach is always packed but full of energy and life. Only negative I can see is that it needs to be cleaned a little more. Water can be rough too

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