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Address: El Centro (Off Calle Olas Atlas), Puerto Vallarta 48380, Mexico

"Deadmen's Beach," named for legendary pirate raids on the nearby...

"Deadmen's Beach," named for legendary pirate raids on the nearby village, is one of the most-frequented beaches in Puerto Vallarta.

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Nice Beach Area

I captured many beautiful sunset pictures on this beach. Lots of restaurants to have a snack and a Margarita!!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I captured many beautiful sunset pictures on this beach. Lots of restaurants to have a snack and a Margarita!!

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is just a wonderful place. Vallarta is s beautiful town that has managed to keep its Mexican essence. It has a lot to offer for every one but I want to talk about playa de Los muertos. This is there gay life is. The sections are known by the color of the chairs so you want to be at... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The beach can be overcrowded due to its popularity, but this is a gorgeous beach with lots of options for food. Many beach front restaurants. Nice and quiet in the AM.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is the most swimmable beach in the city of Puerto Vallarta itself. Surprisingly it is right in central Puerto Vallarta along the malecon, which allows you to have walking access to the beach and water activities and be just steps away from restaurants and other amenities. Great for walking, swimming, water activities, people watching, and simply relaxing.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

good god, this is a no brainer ! Men, near naked men, hairy men, young men, hunky men. Oh, did I mention lots and lots of men............lol lol lol The sand is soft, the water is cool, the men are hot. Its ALL good here !!! This is the gay section of the beach. Lots of eye candy here !

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Green and blue chairs are gay HQ in PV. Grab a bucket (or three) of beers or some margaritas, order delicious beach food and settle in for the day. The waves can be a little rough - but the sand is white and the eye candy is great. Must do!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the best beaches for locals and tourists alike. Great for people watching, socializing, and just chilling under one of the many palapas. Many vendors work the beach, yet they are not bothersome. Fresh BBQ'd mahi mahi fish, and shrimp are readily available to purchase on the beach....no need to leave the beach to go eat!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the Beach on 1/3/2017 . We took the local Bus (centro bus) from Marina Vallarta (8peso) and got off at the last stop and the beach was two block walk . Nice beach ( a little rocky ) you can get a tent &chairs for 400 peso from a hotel or order food from restaurant and they will provide... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Too busy for this small area of beach. Too many people trying to sell the same thing Too many deck chairs and loungers hogging the area! But there is very little beach area downtown Puerto Vallarta so it needs the tourism department to improve the area by the Puerto Vallarta sign to make it a beach area to off load... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

for all the sights and sounds of old vallarta visit lod muertos beach there is great food from fish on a stick to fancy sit down restaurants mariachi bands wander the beach and can be hired to seranade your group The venders pass by offering souvenirs and edibles but are not bothersome

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