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June 17, 2019


If you’re looking for the perfect holidays Puerto Vallarta beaches are a great option. Here we share with you some of them in which you’ll be able to live magical days:

  • Las Gemelas Beach

Located around 5 Mi. southbound Puerto Vallarta’s Main Square, they’re a couple of small beaches who are characterized by their intense emerald waters and clear sand.


What to do? There are several options for watersports like snorkeling or kayak, but also you can play volleyball, football, or simply relax on the seashore.

How to get there? By taxi or by the bus who passes through Constitucion street, bound to Las Gemelas.

  • Mismaloya

The name “Mismaloya” comes from the nahuatl Michmaloyan that means “place where fish is taken out”. Paradisiac beach of white sand and a crystal-clear water bay, it is surrounded by abundant vegetation, making it look like an exotic island. Mismaloya was the natural scenario where John Huston’s famous movie “The Night of the Iguana” was filmed.

What to do? Take a boat ride towards Los Arcos de Mismaloya National Marine Park, the ideal place to practice paddle board, explore over a kayak, or wear a mask and snorkel to look the colorful fish.

How to get there? The easiest way is to take a bus right at the corner of Basilio Badillo and Constitucion streets.

  • Playa Los Muertos

Due to its unique and festive atmosphere, Playa Los Muertos is, without any question, one of Puerto Vallarta’s most popular beaches, who is characterized for receiving lots of tourists.


What to do? It is an excellent place to have the maximum fun. You can take a waterski ride, or a full speed ride at the banana. Delight your taste with a gourmet dinner at some of the local restaurants while enjoying a great view of the bay and of the most romantic sunsets at Los Muertos dock. 

How to get there? Head yourself towards Puerto Vallarta downtown until reaching the boardwalk Malecon. Keep on walking southbound, pass over the Cuale River, and after Los Muertos dock, you’ll find it there.

  • Playa Caballo (Horse Beach)

Its soft tide is unique for relaxing and for keeping in touch with the sea and nature of this place, characterized for its romanticism and natural beauty. It is almost a virgin beach located southbound Puerto Vallarta, between Madagascar and Las Animas beaches.


What to do? Horse rides through the beach and its surrounding areas. We suggest you walking over its soft sand. Bring your camera with you because you’ll love to take pictures of this beautiful place.

How to get there? By water taxi departing from Boca de Tomatlan.

  • Colomitos

It is a small jewel of Jalisco state. Once you’re there you’ll need no more! You’ll feel yourself in a private atmosphere and its landscapes will leave you truly inspired.


What to do? You can take a walk through the jungle, dive into the water from the small cliffs or refresh yourself in its crystal-clear waters.

How to get there? The most common way is by water taxi, but if you’re fond of physical activities, you can go where the water taxis depart and start a walk towards Horcones river until reaching Colomitos. 

  • Yelapa

Yelapa is synonimum of peace. It is located 40 minutes southbound Puerto Vallarta by sea. It is a place where various celebrities like Bob Dylan have visited it and found a small corner to escape from the big cities.


What to do? If you’re fond with adrenaline there’s the chance to practice parasailing or paragliding. You’ll love walking through the town and buying handicrafts. Don’t forget to visit Yelapa’s waterfall.

How to get there? The easiest way is by taking a wáter taxi at Los Muertos dock, or by car travelling towards Mismaloya beach until reaching Boca de Tomatlan. Then you’ll have to take a water taxi to reach Yelapa.

Now you have all the necessary information to spend an incredible summer. Come to visit all of the above beaches and choose your favorite paradise. We’ll wait for you!

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