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Address: Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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Also known as "Shrimp Beach," this is a quieter place to relax in...

Also known as "Shrimp Beach," this is a quieter place to relax in the sun as it's further away from downtown than most beaches.

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Nice Quiet beach with very few vedors.

Great beach with two of our favorite restaurants, El Barracuda and Mango Beach Club. Great place to take pictures of the sunset.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Mountain View, California
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Chapala, Mexico
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Quieter area of beach than some. El Barracuda Restaurant is overlooking it. Not usually crowded. Few if any vendors

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Mountain View, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great beach with two of our favorite restaurants, El Barracuda and Mango Beach Club. Great place to take pictures of the sunset.

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Vancouver, Canada
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452 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2016

Pros: Less crowded than Playa de los Muertos. Cons: Not a nice sandy beach - more like sand, pepples and big rocks. The beach quality is better in Playa de los Muertos. In both Playa Los Camarones and Playa de los Muertos, the sea is too violent to be able to enjoy a quiet soak.

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1 Thank MonkeysandWine
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2015

Excellent beach. While there are lifeguards, they are not always on duty. Easy to grab a blanket or towel, some beverages, and hit the beach.

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Santa Barbara, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2015

This is MY beach in PV - where locals convene on weekends, bringing their tables, chairs, coolers, umbrellas, boom boxes, and families. During the week, it is very serene, with dog walkers (now on leash on this beach), and a handful of swimmers (this is a BLUE FLAG BEACH), as well as just a sprinkling of vendors. Sunsets from this... More 

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2 Thank queenbarb
Barriere, Canada
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2015

Nice little beach in the heart of el centro we usually stop there instead of going to los Muertos where the waves are stronger we like it more quiet and peaceful also nice to have a little walk on the beach about quarter mile nice sand and fewer peddlers its close to our house and we enjoy it immensely.

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2 Thank Marie H
Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2015

We always stay in Old Town Puerto Vallarta and divide our beach time between Playa Los Muertos in the south end and Playa Camarones, the beach just north of the Malecon. Getting there from the old town takes about 10 minutes and 7.5 pesos by bus. Take any bus going north and jump off at Ley's department store, then walk... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2014

Very mellow, you can catch all the sunsets and enjoy a brown paper bag beverage. Very family friendly and less vendors.

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Broomfield, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2013

lovely beach, walked over from Boca. we were planning on walking to los animas but stayed and enjoyed the quiet beach and had drinks at the ocean grill.

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Canadian in PV
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2013

all three photos are NOT of Playa Los Camarones in Puerto Vallarta , Jalisco Mexico there are no rock formations off this beach

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