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Playa de los Muertos, Puerto Vallarta
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Step onto the remote and otherworldly Playa de los Muertos, whose name translates as "Beach of the Dead." Bordered by martian-esque hills, and with a coarse mosaic of sand, the beach's bizarre rock formations contrast sharply against the blue, wavy sea in the background. Secluded and unspoiled, the beach sits at the bottom of a fairly steep and rugged path leading down from the parking lot. Don’t forget to bring plenty of water, sunscreen, and your own shade if required, as well as your camera to capture images of the desolate-looking paradise. Use our Puerto Vallarta tour planner to add Playa de los Muertos and other attractions to your Puerto Vallarta vacation plans.
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  • You can walk the small Malecon, intermittent sand, pavement or wood decking for a leisurely stroll up and down the Playa de los Muertos, stopping along the way in beach bar/restaurant kind of way ... ...  more »
  • my hotel was right on this beach, fantastic. Lovely walks and then is full of restaurants and you can have lunch or dinner on the beach. Are good and not expensive. I eat local seafood, the Pescado.
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  • The most popular tourist beach. Even if you don't plan to spend a whole day here, it makes sense to come at sunset. Very picturesque.
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