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Playa de los Muertos

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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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Great local beach

Amazing little beach near Old Town PV. There are a couple beach club options, but we always will recommend Green Chairs (Ritmos Beach Cafe). Great service, great food, and cheap... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Amazing little beach near Old Town PV. There are a couple beach club options, but we always will recommend Green Chairs (Ritmos Beach Cafe). Great service, great food, and cheap drinks. The surf at the beach can be a bit high at times, but always fun to play in. Be aware of the street/beach vendors. You can negotiate with all... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Playa de Los Muertos is a great place to spend the day. Good people watching. Drawbacks: very crowded and high surf makes swimming difficult.

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Victoria, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our favourite hotel, the Tropicana, sits right next to this beach. Everything's here, parasailing, swimming and great beach service. The vendors are super friendly, and remember us from year to year. We ate empanadas, fish and prawns on sticks, muffins and fruit from the beach vendors.

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Ensenada, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It's great to have a cocktail on the beach at sunset, and then dinner in one of the many restaurants by the beach.

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Boise, Idaho
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The views from this beach are always gorgeous, and you might get lucky and see dolphins or whales. The beach attracts swimmers and sunbathers, as it is the best one in the area. Just off the Malecon, near restaurants and shops, it is a wonderful location.

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Philadelphia, Pa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a public beach enjoyed by locals, tourists and if you a a gay man it is the place to be. One nice aspect is how the beach is accepting of everyone families, straights and gay people. The water is okay for swimming because the area is calm In fact, our driver told us this is one of the... More 

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Vancouver, Washington
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stay in north of Malecon 30 days and visit this few times. Pretty,but i want even think to go to the sand scene is full of people. Every time we walk the Malecon to the end we was very happy that we had a hotel in the other side. It is good if you do not mine to lay... More 

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Roseville, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I really enjoy starting our Malecon Walk from Playa de los Muertos and the Pier stopping along the way at different shopping and dining venues. The small waves at the beach are not body surfing worthy; however, the sunrises and sunsets are awesome from this vantage point!

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mornings are calm at this beach, and great for open-water swimming. In the afternoon, the surf kicks up enough to do some small-wave bodysurfing. A great place for young swimmers to learn how to swim safely in the ocean, and the water is warm. Lifeguards are on duty, and vendors sell activities such as parasailing, jetski, banana boat, as well... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great spot to get a glimpse of the local culture. Great little area to catch some sun, grabbing a bite to eat, or drink, or just to sit and people watch. Can be somewhat busy as this is a public company beach.

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