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Playa Las Animas, Puerto Vallarta

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Take a water taxi to Playa Las Animas, a secluded beach near the town of Boca de Tomatlan. A favorite day tour destination, the beach can get crowded on weekends and holidays, but the soft white sand, calm blue water, and picturesque views more than make up for the crowds. Swim and snorkel among colorful tropical fish, sunbathe, or relax with a refreshing drink and enjoy the scenery. You can rent jetskis and banana boats, try parasailing, or sample the area's delicious fresh seafood. Put Playa Las Animas on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Puerto Vallarta travel itinerary planner.
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  • First off, we were in Las Animas for two minutes, just to catch a water taxi back to Boca We weren't that impressed for the brief time we were there. But! The hike from Boca to Las Animas was awesome....  more »
  • There are no roads to this beach so the only way to get here is to hike or by boat. All it is a beach lined with restaurants but it really is a pretty and authentic setting and a nice sandy beach. In ...  more »
  • I live in Puerto Vallarta, spending the day at Las Animas is one of my favorite things to do. My preferable way to get there is taking the hiking trail from Boca de Tomatl├ín. You can also get there by...  more »