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Destiladeras Beach

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Address: Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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Located between the cliffs of Punta del Burro, this beach is popular with...

Located between the cliffs of Punta del Burro, this beach is popular with sunbathers and surfers alike.

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Incredible beach but currently having umbrella rental issues

We first encountered Destiladaras Beach in 1997. It was stunning and very untouched. You could get amazing seafood served from a little shack. Palapas were on the beach to use for... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We first encountered Destiladaras Beach in 1997. It was stunning and very untouched. You could get amazing seafood served from a little shack. Palapas were on the beach to use for free. The waves were amazing for boogie boarding or body surfing. Jump forward 20 years. The beach is still amazing but the public access is disappearing. However we have... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fun beach, diverse lodging options near by, coarse sand, amazing sunsets!. Some fun waves for surfing. If you do a all inclusive hotel like The Grand Palladium, your water equipment is included like boogie boards, windsurfing, surfboards, if you go on your own bring plenty of water, food and your toys because one part, the public part has no facilities.... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just stumbled across this beach while out driving. I think it is the best beach in the area for walking on with soft rock free sand. Too bad we found it on our last day there. There is a very good restaurant, but we were not there for a meal, only a couple of beers. Will definitely be back if... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We don't live too far from this big white beach, so we tend to go late in the afternoon and walk the beach. The grandchildren love the water as the tide is going out -- you can walk for meters and meters into the water and the gentle waves.... We also tend to walk away from the music and the... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

There has been some changes to the beach that has made it so much better. The entrance has been moved further up the road so now you have no stairs to worry about, you walk straight onto the beach. A great restaurant to sit at or take your food to your beach chair. And now BATHROOMS. Still one of the... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

What a great find while on my stay. Very quiet, remote beach with tables, umbrellas and lounge chairs to rent. It is not crowded like other beaches. Water and clear and warm. there is also wait staff to bring you buckets of beer, and food.

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BILLINGS
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

We take the public bus from La Cruz. All the buses go on the Hwy 200 past the beach. The cost is 7-9 pesos, but it is just handy and a little tip, to give 10 pesos for the ride. It is a beautiful short ride along the coast. They have closed the old parking lot, so you go past... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

This is a miles long, fine, white sand beach. And it can often be very quiet. There are a number of access points most of which are controlled by resorts but one developer (Nahui) does provide a parking lot and reasonable access. It's on the old La Cruz/Pta. Mita road about 8 km north of La Cruz. The sea can... More 

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Lac du Bonnet, Manitoba, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

One of the nicest beaches to walk,in Puerto Vallarta, it is worth the cab ride, or you can catch the bus out to it...

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Duvall, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

Just up the road to Puenta Mita about KM 8 is a dirt parking lot with security and a short downhill walk to a clean, sandy, beautiful beach. They rent a table with four chairs for 150 pesos a day so you can bring your own food and beverages. Also there are wait staff from the resort that will bring... More 

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