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Playa de los Muertos, Puerto Vallarta
(3.9/5 based on 800+ reviews on the web)
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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  • It is my favorite for its location near the romantic zone and malecon, with lots of hotels, cafes, bars and restaurants, rich cuisine that there can be found as fish and shrimp submit-roast, in addition to its new and spectacular spring.
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  • Great selection of restaurants and beach clubs along Playa de lots Muertos. For the LGBT community the gay beach is located further along the beach. Be careful in the water and take notice of the flag...  more »
  • Busy tourist beach plenty of bars serving cold beers and big margaritas.Favored by the PV gay community.