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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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  • Playa Las Animas is a great beach to visit while in PV. The water is beautiful, the beach is not rocky and you have plenty of restaurants to choose from for food and drinks. Get there by water taxi or...  more »
  • Main attraction is whiter sand than the central bay beaches but the sea is not that calm. The food is not great so I am not sure it's worth the trip all the way there. 
  • The trip to Las Animas is by boat only---there are zero roads to get there---the restaurants are very rustic and quite good