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April 13, 2023

9 Must-Visit Beach Clubs in Puerto Vallarta

Puerto Vallarta is famous for its scenic shoreline, swimmable beaches and a variety of beach clubs that offer luxury amenities, delicious food and refreshing beverages.

Puerto Vallarta's beach clubs offer something for everyone, whether you're looking for a day of relaxation or a night out with friends.  These beach clubs offer the perfect setting for a day of fun in the sun, with stunning views of the Pacific Ocean, golden sand beaches and crystal clear waters.

From the north shore in Marina Vallarta to Quimixto Beach just south of Banderas Bay, we've highlighted the 9 must-visit beach clubs in Puerto Vallarta.  All offer swimmable beaches and a range of amenities to make your visit unforgettable.


A luxurious property located in Marina Vallarta that offers a unique experience to its guests.  With a private beach, swimming pool, restaurant and bar, this exclusive club offers a variety of amenities.  Táu is the perfect place to relax and unwind while overlooking the breathtaking Pacific Ocean.  Whether you're lounging on a sunbed, sipping a cocktail or enjoying a massage, Táu Beach Club is sure to impress.


Chicabal Sunset Club is definitely worth a visit if you're looking for a stylish beach club in Puerto Vallarta.  Its beautiful infinity pool surrounded by comfortable lounge chairs and cabanas is one of its standout features.  Whether you want to soak up the sun or take a refreshing dip in the pool, you'll find everything you need to relax and unwind at this beach club located in the heart of the Hotel Zone. 


A lively beach club with something for everyone.  This popular spot has a bar and restaurant overlooking Camarones Beach. There are comfortable lounge chairs where you can relax and soak up the sun.  Barracuda/El Solar's music ranges from Latin beats and reggae to international dance hits, creating a fun, energetic atmosphere.  On weekends, there is usually live music and DJ sets.  If you're looking for a place to see and be seen, look no further.


A more relaxed and family-friendly option is Mango's Beach Club.  Featuring a palapa-style restaurant, open-air beachfront terrace, and lounge chair area on Camarones Beach, this beach club offers a variety of amenities.  Mango's is the perfect place to spend a lazy afternoon with your loved ones, enjoying delicious food and refreshing drinks while taking in the breathtaking views of the ocean.


A unique dining experience with breathtaking ocean views awaits at El Dorado Restaurant & Beach Club.  The menu features a variety of fresh seafood dishes. Mexican and international haute cuisine specialties are also available.  The Beach Club itself has a deck for sunbathing and enjoying the breathtaking views of Los Muertos Pier, complete with umbrellas, comfortable lounge chairs and an outstanding service.


A modern beach club with a chill vibe conveniently located at Los Muertos Beach in the heart of the Romantic Zone of Puerto Vallarta.  It offers a variety of amenities, including a swimming pool, a restaurant and bar, and a rooftop lounge where you can enjoy a drink while taking in the sunset.  Service is very friendly and attentive.  Day Passes are also available for 300 MXN per person.  Reservations are highly recommended.


Located in the heart of Puerto Vallarta's Romantic Zone, Mantamar Beach Club Bar & Sushi offers breathtaking ocean views. With a large flying pool, full-service restaurant and bar, and comfortable lounge chairs and cabanas, this beach club is known for its sophisticated amenities. In addition to classic Mexican favorites, Mantamar's menu features an extensive selection of sushi and other Asian-inspired dishes.


A hidden gem that is located just a short boat ride away from Puerto Vallarta.  Surrounded by lush tropical vegetation and crystal clear waters, this secluded beach club is tucked away in a secluded cove.  A full-service restaurant and bar, lounge chairs, hammocks and an impressive boho-chic décor at night are among the amenities offered at the beach club.  A perfect destination for music lovers, Majahuitas Beach Club hosts late afternoon beach parties with internationally renowned DJs during high season.


Located on Quimixto, a secluded beach south of Puerto Vallarta, Akali Beach is a modern and stylish beach club.  A large pool, full-service restaurant and wine bar, comfortable lounge chairs and cabanas are among the many amenities offered at this beach club.  There are usually live DJ sets during the weekends.  The location of Akalí Beach is perfect for those who want to explore the southern area of Banderas Bay, surrounded by the lush Sierra Madre mountains. 


(Last updated: July, 2023).

Also, don't miss the fun, relaxation and entertainment offered by the following two beach clubs located south of Puerto Vallarta.  Both of them stand out for their inspired seafood cuisine, top-notch amenities, and the promise of exceptional service.


Nestled between the tropical jungle and the sea, Casitas Maraika is an oasis of relaxation and comfort, in harmony with the natural environment and accessible only by sea.  You can choose between a terrace with sunbeds overlooking the ocean, the picturesque Medusa Bar with its signature cocktails, or a romantic evening on the terrace for bonfires and sunsets to enjoy a spectacular day at the Beach Club.  The culinary offer of the restaurant Ritual, with artisan recipes based on firewood and fire, is not to be missed.


Ánima Beach Club is the latest addition to the beach club scene south of Puerto Vallarta, from the creators of successful dining and entertainment concepts such as La Madalena, Strana, Six Vallarta and LGBTQ+ favorite, Code.  Located in Playa Caballo, Ánima creates a natural sanctuary with a unique standard of design and architecture, and the culinary flavors of the Pacific Coast, giving guests the feeling of being away from it all, but at the same time giving them a sense of belonging.


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