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Playa Las Animas

South Shores, Puerto Vallarta 48380, Mexico
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Type: Beaches
Description: If you are looking for isolation, try this beach to the south of Puerto Vallarta, only accessible by boat.
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San Jose, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

Playa Las Animas was a really nice place to relax after snorkeling near by and the food was better than you'd expect from a remote beach local.

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Mexicali, Mexico
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

I really really enjoyed visiting Playa Las Animas. The water is so clear!! You can easily see through the water. The food is amazing at the Bora Bora Restaurant by the beach, is the last restaurant going down the beach heading to the rocks. Highly recommended. =D

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

I got to hold a lizard!!! The beach was great and the water was gorgeous!! I need to go back soon for the Adventure Park!!

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Are you ready for a little adventure? Do you have a few hours and the ability to walk a few miles on trails with a few stairs? Take the bus to its last southerly in-town stop, Boca de Tomatlan. Meander down to the water where the beachfront umbrellas/bar/restaurant is located. Then take a left, which points you to the south.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We took the bus from Puerto Vallarta to Boca, and then a water taxi from Boca to Las Animas. Travel time was about 1 1/2 hours, maybe less. At the beach we tried to lay down towels, but the tide kept creeping up and the only dry spot had ants, so we opted to sit in beach chairs of a... More

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

This beach is so fun!. We took the hike from Boca to Last Animas. The hike took about 1.5 hours. The cold beer and great food that was waiting made the beautiful hike all the bester. Dont miss this spot!

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Rented a private boat (for 5 people) and spent the whole day. Approx 45 mins from Los Muertos Pier. Great beachfront restaurants serving tasty local foods. Beach is calm and clear!

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Seattle
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Loved this quiet little beach, that we reached by hiking there from Boca de Tomatlan on a well-marked trail that meanders from beach to jungle to beach again. We'll definitely do this little hike again, next time we're in Puerto Vallarta! One of the highlights of our trip!

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

This was a nice beach with very clear water. I'm six feet tall, and could clearly see my feet on the sea floor when I was up to my shoulders deep in the water. It was a blast to jump off the pier too. It's not too high (6 or 8 feet perhaps), but fun to jump in with the... More

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elpaso
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Very clean beach, enjoyed the jet ski, and para sailing. Very clean water, very calm and safe for the kids.

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