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If you are looking for isolation, try this beach to the south of Puerto Vallarta, only accessible by boat.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“water taxi” (93 reviews)
“beautiful beach” (36 reviews)
“day trip” (31 reviews)
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| Jal, Cabo Corrientes 48380, Mexico
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"water taxi"
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"beautiful beach"
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"day trip"
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"orange bus"
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"soft sand"
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"tourist boats"
in 4 reviews
"hiking trail"
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"great hike"
in 7 reviews
"ocean grill"
in 5 reviews
"adventure park"
in 9 reviews
"private boat"
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"tour boats"
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"cost pesos"
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"banana boat"
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"clear water"
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"beach vendors"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went with friends and kids to this beautiful beach. Access to the beach is only by boat, and when you arrive, you see paradise! Clear water, various beach style palapa restaurants to choose from and a floatable fun area and kayaks for the kids...More

Thank Sophia M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friend and I took the water taxi from Los Muertos Pier , round trip ticket 350 pesos bought from Pedro at the pier and about a 20 minutes ride. This was the first time we took this route, we usually take the bus to...More

Thank Rick R
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We got the river taxi here direct from los Muretos pier in PVR 360mxn per person and spent the whole day here on a very hot April day in this Beautiful location, When we arrived the place was deserted we had any spot we wanted...More

Thank Mark S
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

We were here during the Mexican Easter week, and what a treat! The place to be! After a two-hour (not easy) hike from Boca, we arrived for a scrumptious, on the beach, lunch. People peddling iguana pictures, water taxis swamping (and waiters rushing in to...More

Thank Derek v
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

Playa Las Animas is well worth a day trip for it’s beautiful beach and gracious Mexican ambience. You can get there on the cheap by taking the public bus to Boca and a water taxi from there. Plant yourself at a palapa and be taken...More

Thank Boringfarmerwife
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Reviewed 29 March 2018

We took the bus to Boca de Tomatlan from Puerto Vallarta. From the bus stop it was an easy walk into town and across the bridge to the trail. A couple of times the trail gets ambiguous but persistence won out and after a scenic...More

Thank CDNVistaCruiser
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Reviewed 17 March 2018

There are commercial trips from the marina to Las Animas, Yelapa, Quimixto (South) and Tres Mariettas islands (West), known as the Booze Cruises. If that’s your thing fine, if not we have found that it is a lot more fun and adventurous to do the...More

2  Thank alansC2129TY
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Reviewed 7 March 2018

As many years that we have been to PVR, this is the first time to Las Animas. with some research we decided to take the orange bus to Copa and then take a Panga to Las Animas. We caught the orange bus from basilio badillo...More

2  Thank Maria O
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Reviewed 7 March 2018

Beautiful place. Come if you are looking to steer away from the tourists. Take a water taxi from Los Muertos Pier (the easiest way BTW) and there are a few vendors that will aproach you trying to sell you a ticket, they offer the same...More

1  Thank randylipa65
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Reviewed 19 February 2018

This is a very nice hike. There are some clear, pretty beaches on the way! At Las Animas you can grab a drink or some food before you take a boat back. The boat was 40 pesos. If you hold a iguana, expect to pay!

Thank macdonaldbettyanne
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Maria O
26 February 2018|
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Response from LeeAnne B | Reviewed this property |
Hi! we actually took a sail boat ride from the marina vallarta but you can purchase tickets near the pier by daquiri Dicks in the downtown/old town area.
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