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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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  • This is a good place to swim, but good luck finding an open space to spread your big towel. Since I was here 20 years ago, the beach seems to have eroded and/or the beach front bars and restaurants ha...  more »
  • Favorite spot for locals, and more recently the gay population. Very nice area but stay at your all inclusive hideout if locals or gays make you uncomfortable.  more »
  • Playa de los Muertos is the "happening" place to be & be seen in PV. A wide array of beach clubs offer chairs, tables, loungers, & umbrellas on the sand for the price of a drink & some food. Breakfast...  more »