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"Deadmen's Beach," named for legendary pirate raids on the nearby village, is one of the most-frequented beaches in Puerto Vallarta.
El Centro (Off Calle Olas Atlas), Puerto Vallarta 48380, Mexico
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice sand, waves , people sand dogs to watch. Nice expensive beach clubs. Sea glass if you look hard enough. Good time

1  Thank jkzoo
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

I found Playa Los Muertos to be dirty, crowded and uninviting. I have learned it's worth taking a lancha to any of the private beaches South of town. Escaping the polite but ubiquitous beach vendors is worth the price.

Thank califcasl
Reviewed 16 September 2018

One of the reasons why I booked a hotel close to the beach was so I could go swimming in the clear, Pacific waters of Puerto Vallarta. Unfortunately, the waters are not clear....they are murky and suspect. For those who are used to the crystal...More

1  Thank billkolida
Reviewed 12 August 2018

This beach has the best sand, sun, and fun in Vallarta. Local food is amazing, beers are cheap, and always a good time.

Thank Ryan V
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Visited this beach Many times we love this beach ! This time we wanted to walk to the Seahorse statue to take some photos.Its a beautiful place. We bought some fresh Oysters from a seller on the beach Delicious !!

Thank havanaLeicester
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

Playa los muertos has everything you need to had a great day at the beach. To us it was way better than playa pros, in here the beach is sandy,,less rocks on the sea, the water is great. You can rent an umbrella and two...More

2  Thank VeroZD
Reviewed 17 July 2018

Went there to see it. A very busy place and busy beach and i was there on off season. Water seems very swimmable and calm. Lots of places to eat and drink. if you like crowds this is the place to be. Lovley scenery

Thank tatito33
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Playa de los Muertos is a great part of PV, lovely sandy beach, clear water, and nice view of the bay

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Reviewed 28 June 2018

We've been coming to Puerto Vallarta off and off for the last 15 years but about every year for the last 6 years. I never thought much about names until recently when I did some research about the city and became more interested. Years ago...More

1  Thank evenyl
Reviewed 22 June 2018

This beach is part of the Romantic Zone in Puerto Vallarta. You can walk there by starting anywhere in the Romantic Zone and just go West. You will end up at this quiet and relaxed beach. Have a drink, stay under an umbrella if you...More

1  Thank MarriedAnd-Over-50
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Response from Howard B | Reviewed this property |
Brian C. - I agree with his description of the location and hill challenge. 🙂
Tim B
22 June 2016|
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Response from Exploration695956 |
Hi Tim. Yes it is polluted. Wear shoes and socks while walking on sand. I would not ever swim in that area. For two reasons. February and March 2016 one person perished in rip tides daily. Often the person was only walking... More
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Response from 27Nana27 | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn't think so. I know you can arrange a rooftop wedding at Los Cuatro Vientos Hotel up behind the cathedral on Matamoros at sunset. I have witnessed one and it was very beautiful. The hotel has a website where you... More