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The best secret in Puerto Vallarta

Desladeas Beach is why we stay in La Cruz de Huanacaxtle! It’s ten minutes away. We spend days... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2018
Fairbanks, Alaska
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Clean beach with good services

One of the few public beaches in Nayarit’s Riviera that has clean water, good waves for boogie... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2018
Guadalajara, Mexico
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Located between the cliffs of Punta del Burro, this beach is popular with sunbathers and surfers alike.
La Cruz de Huanacaxtle, Mexico
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Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Desladeas Beach is why we stay in La Cruz de Huanacaxtle! It’s ten minutes away. We spend days, sunsets, etc there. It’s clean blue water and mostly locals go there. You can take a bus and go either direction. Just watch the time as the...More

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Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

One of the few public beaches in Nayarit’s Riviera that has clean water, good waves for boogie tables and lots of children fun. Not expensive at all, you can rent an umbrella for MX $250.00 all day and if you buy there your food and...More

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Reviewed 18 August 2018

About 1.5 miles of beautiful almost deserted beach. Nice sand and easy swimming. Drop dead Beautiful.

Thank MikeyOrlando075
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

Soft sand. Limited vendors. Warm water. Not much in way of concessions or shade however. A few hotels and condo complexes along stretch. W hotel on one end and Nahui restaurant on opposite end. Hot and humid in summer. Mellow waves. Dry and warm in...More

Thank cs34109
Reviewed 27 June 2018

Great open white sand beach with a great new restaurant, palapa, and tables with umbrellas on the beach. Free parking available. Beautiful Banderas Bay view!

Thank joannSeattle
Reviewed 25 June 2018

If you will be staying in the north parte of de Bay...starting Bucerias and up, you should visit this beach. It is a long sandy beach, with both good waves to surf (at times) but calm enough to take a swim. Take a beach umbrealla...More

1  Thank GuxEspinal
Reviewed 18 June 2018

we spent a great day at the beach restaurant enjoying the beach which is long and flat with great waves for the kids to go boogey boarding!!

Thank lollygaggerToronto
Reviewed 27 May 2018

Lots of sand! A couple miles of walking if the tide is out and maybe a mile if it’s in. The water is swimable and usually not crowded, especially early in the day. You can rent a table and 4 chairs with an umbrella all...More

Thank Tom R
Reviewed 21 April 2018

Nice and clean beach for relaxing . It is a little far from resort (about 15 minutes)and limited shuttle schedule (10AM-6PM)but there is a good mini bar and food free of charge !

1  Thank moarefparvar
Reviewed 8 April 2018

Cools beach great for swimming with the kids. Got a table and service for a couple of hundred pesos for the day and a couple bucket of beer. Snacks kept appearing and vendors sold their goods. Was crazy busy with spring/Easter break going on. I...More

1  Thank Z2419XCchrist
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19 March 2017|
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Response from zumbagirl512016 | Reviewed this property |
Several locations around area to stay. Go on line and check out hotels and condos in La Cruz de Huanacaxtle. I am sure you will not be disappointed.
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8 February 2017|
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Response from Jacqueline S | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure where the Grand Palladium is, but it is worth a cab or bus ride to this beach...
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13 October 2016|
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Response from Jacques F | Reviewed this property |
They close the parking , cause they made another one about 1000 feet further down towar punta mita, the bus is stopping there now , much cleaner bathroom, and a smal restaurant , plus you can rent chair and umbrella for... More
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