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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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  • Los Muertos is the only beach that is not covered with medium to large rocks in the downtown area of Vallarta. These rocks get carried in the surf and can beat you up pretty bad if you get caught in a...  more »
  • This is my absolute favorite beach in Vallarta. No, the sand is not white and soft. No, the ocean is not clear blue and gentle. However, the beach is lively, warm, and very inviting. There are vendors...  more »
  • this is the best and most lively entertaining beach in Puerto Vallarta. The malecon offers excellent people watching and is a safe way to walk the whole strip. There are plenty of restaurants lining t...  more »