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Puerto Vallarta Beaches

The Pacific Ocean beaches is one of the main draws to Puerto Vallarta. Visitors can enjoy golden sand along with aquamarine waters.

Abundant activities can be found in the area from snorkeling and diving to skiing and parasailing. For a more relaxing vibe, there are plenty of quiet shores for you to enjoy as well.

Swimming/Snorkeling Beaches
Las Animas Beach- Golden sand beach with shallows waters of the Pacific Ocean. Shallow water makes it convenient for swimming, snorkeling and kayaking.

Quimixto Beach- This beach has an abundance of sea life, from sea turtles and tropical fish to colorful coral. Seafood and Mexican restaurants are located on the beach for tasty food.

Las Gemelas Beach- This beach is actually considered as a pair of beaches, both with crystal clear water and mild waves. It's a wonderful area to swim and snorkel.

Quiet Beaches
Garza Blanca Beach- This beach is quiet and sometimes goes unnoticed, making it even more enjoyable for visitors who stumble upon it. The shores are decorated with gorgeous white sand and turquoise ocean water. Public access is located on the side of the developments that are on the coastline.

Yelapa Beach- Visit this beautiful beach with its laid-back atmosphere and friendly villagers. Waters are very calm and the beach is surrounded by lush vegetation.

Majahuitas Beach- At the base of a flourishing jungle, you will find Majahuitas Beach. It is a spectacular blue bay with soft white sand and music from local birds.

Conchas Chinas Beach- Find natural tide pools and a pristine white sand at Conchas Chinas beach. Clear waters show off vibrant marine life and tall palms sway on the shore.

Family Beaches
Los Muertos Beach- One of the most visited beaches in Puerto Vallarta, many families can be found here playing in the waves and frolicking in the sand. Adjacent to the shore you can find souvenir shops, galleries, restaurants and bars.

Playa de Oro Beach- This is a very popular beach among locals and visitors. The shore and water is clean and safe. Many aquatic and recreational activities can be found here including waterskiing and parasailing.

Mismaloya Beach- Families can enjoy this aquamarine bay at the southernmost point of Puerto Vallarta. Attractive flowers are birds scatter the area along with beachside restaurants.

Cabo Corrientes- This beach has a variety of animal and plant life, including the biggest sea turtle conservation and release camp in Jalisco. It's very exciting to see marine turtles released into their natural habitat!