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Address: Cabo Corrientes | JAL, Puerto Vallarta 48380, Mexico
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If you are looking for isolation, try this beach to the south of Puerto...

If you are looking for isolation, try this beach to the south of Puerto Vallarta, only accessible by boat.

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Snorkel Los Arcos departing Puerto Vallarta

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Lovely beach

Great place to take the kids. Less vendors than Los Muertos and beautiful sand. Great eats at Pichon's and the beer was cold! Take the bus to Boca and hop on a wee boat to Las... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Heather B
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Winnipeg, Canada
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Winnipeg, Canada
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great place to take the kids. Less vendors than Los Muertos and beautiful sand. Great eats at Pichon's and the beer was cold! Take the bus to Boca and hop on a wee boat to Las Animas. You can hire a less expensive boat than the water taxi. Hang out on the pier and ask if any one is headed... More 

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Fayetteville, AR
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

we arrived by boat, la vida bella, the food was good and the restrooms were clean - the staff was very attentive to our party of 8!

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An amazing beach with great food. The food and margaritas are great. It is better to take a trip there in a lancha from one of the locals which can give you great insight.

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Vancouver,Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ocean, restaurants, access, remoteness all amazing to me. yes it is limited with facilities but not surprised. Food and drinks were amazing and staff very helpful and attentive

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1 Thank Happyone69
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Where do I begin? Beautiful remote setting but not a lot of comfort amenities. Great for stopping in for a drink, but would not recommends spending the day. There is a very narrow beach, our belongings were soaked with one wave. The dock is old and full of barnacles, no big water tour boat has access, we had to be... More 

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West Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Take the Orange bus ( it leaves from the side of the Oxxo on Basillio Badillo), to the end of the line at Boca de Tomatlan. That is 8 pesos. Walk down the hill and find the guy selling tickets for the water taxi ( 70 pesos each way). The first stop is Playa Las Animas, the second is Quimixto,... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

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 hike in from Boca de Tomatlan. You can even take a water taxi from the PV pier.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

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Ripon, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The trip to Las Animas is by boat only---there are zero roads to get there---the restaurants are very rustic and quite good

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San Diego, California, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Nice spot to relax after hiking from Boca de Tomitlan! Friendly staff and ICE cold beers on the beach!!!

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