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Beautiful Beach

Great open white sand beach with a great new restaurant, palapa, and tables with umbrellas on the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
joannSeattle
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Seattle, Wa
If you are staying in the north part of the bay...

If you will be staying in the north parte of de Bay...starting Bucerias and up, you should visit... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
GuxEspinal
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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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Located between the cliffs of Punta del Burro, this beach is popular with sunbathers and surfers alike.
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La Cruz de Huanacaxtle, Mexico
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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

Thank GuxEspinal
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 6 April 2018

Rental house in Ixtapa, jal (near PV airport) only had one close beach so we drove all the way up here for the day. Nice drive and the beach was very nice. Rented a table and umbrella for the day. It was a week day...More

Thank MichaelG2206
Reviewed 5 April 2018

An all day activity since it is between Punta de Mita and La Cruz de Huanacaxtle. You should get here early, before noon in order to get a good parking space and also a nice location in the beach. The sand is between brown sugar...More

Thank chimerock8
Reviewed 4 April 2018

If you get to this beach before 2 p.m., during Holy Wk, it isn't too busy, but after 2 p.m., it is very crowded. Wind picks up after 11 a.m. and can take your beach umbrella sailing away if you don't anchor it. People were...More

Thank thebossOntario
Reviewed 3 April 2018

this beach is a must visit for all the people who say the area has no great beaches. This beach reminded me of cuba, clean white sand, you can walk out for quite a ways before it gets deep enough to swim. There are umbrellas...More

1  Thank Millerescape
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cpurkis2016
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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nadean o
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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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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