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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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  • Walking along the shore, listen to the waves while taking the Sun, is a pleasant experience. Very quiet and few people
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  • This beach is one that you cannot miss. If you plan on actually sitting on the beach I suggest getting there early so that you can get a spot because it gets very very busy. This is a great place to p...  more »
  • Nice beach with many locals which ad much flavor. A must if you are staying downtown! The waves seem to be much calmer than some of the ares North of this beach. Bring your towel and enjoy.  more »