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Playa de los Muertos

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 village, is one of the most-frequented beaches in Puerto Vallarta.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“great beach” (55 reviews)
“green chairs” (22 reviews)
“beach clubs” (20 reviews)
El Centro (Off Calle Olas Atlas), Puerto Vallarta 48380, Mexico
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Clean beach with lots of places to sit and drink or eat. Lots of activities or just play in the water. Clean and close to the Green Chairs.

Thank lbctrvlr
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great walk and nice beaches. We stayed south of town at a great all inclusive but next time we will stay in town close to this beach.

Thank Amber L
Reviewed 6 days ago

the beach is for locals and expats, its clean and appealing, lots of restaurants nearby right on the beach and a block away less expensive restaurants, water is appealing on a hot day but the ocean waves can be high, small children should be well...More

Thank mulgrew
Reviewed 1 week ago

Los Muertos is the only beach that is not covered with medium to large rocks in the downtown area of Vallarta. These rocks get carried in the surf and can beat you up pretty bad if you get caught in a wave. Los Muertos offers...More

1  Thank CarlosQuinto33
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is my absolute favorite beach in Vallarta. No, the sand is not white and soft. No, the ocean is not clear blue and gentle. However, the beach is lively, warm, and very inviting. There are vendors of all kinds wandering around selling their goods...More

2  Thank knepbra
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this is the best and most lively entertaining beach in Puerto Vallarta. The malecon offers excellent people watching and is a safe way to walk the whole strip. There are plenty of restaurants lining the beach and on the beach itself. The pier with the...More

Thank Korrene R
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Nice and entertainment environment,locals and tourist,water sports,dogs,vendors good food,small waves for a nice swim ,beach chairs ,drinks and bathroom facilities available.Avery pleasant place.

Thank josemonterr
Reviewed 19 May 2017

There's hardly room on this beach anymore. Full of restaurant tables, trash and street/beach vendors. Lots of boats moored off the beach, so not too appealing to get in the water.

Thank Ann E
Reviewed 16 May 2017

In the winter we walk here almost weekly, and always take guests there, lots of bars and restaurants and lovely beach.

Thank bernadette59
Reviewed 7 May 2017

We vacationed in Puerto Vallarta and spent most of our time on the beach, the Playa de los Meurtos. Our favorite time of the day was watching the sunsets as did most other people on vacation. We also enjoyed our early morning walks in the...More

Thank RayK_houseofheroes
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Deb B
staying at casa lleana and wondering how far this beach is?
18 May 2017|
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Response from Brian C | Reviewed this property |
This is a fairly easy walk to the beach or anywhere else in the Zona Romantica, but the trip back up the hill can be challenging, especially after a day at the beach. We found that it kept us in shape. There is a short... More
Tim B
Hello, I've heard that a lot of the beaches in PV are polluted/contaminated ... is this still an issue? Have there been any closures or warnings?
23 June 2016|
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Response from Michael F | Reviewed this property |
Well, the sea is remarkably able to cleanse itself, and I've never heard of any of the beaches on the Bay of Banderas being "dangerously" contaminated. Nevertheless, as a matter of preferences when it comes to PV beaches, I... More
Hello, is it still possible to have a wedding ceremony at this location?
5 May 2015|
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Response from 27Nana27 | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn't think so. I know you can arrange a rooftop wedding at Los Cuatro Vientos Hotel up behind the cathedral on Matamoros at sunset. I have witnessed one and it was very beautiful. The hotel has a website where you... More