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Address: El Centro (Off Calle Olas Atlas), Puerto Vallarta 48380, Mexico
Activities: Dining, Shopping
Description: "Deadmen's Beach," named for legendary pirate raids on the nearby village...
"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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The beach is for everyone

Whether you are staying at a beach-front hotel, or just want to go to the beach, Los Muertos is for everyone and a lovely, friendly place to be at. Restaurants, bars, music... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
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vancouver
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Whether you are staying at a beach-front hotel, or just want to go to the beach, Los Muertos is for everyone and a lovely, friendly place to be at. Restaurants, bars, music, entertainment, vendors, gay, straight its all happening here. Sundays are family days at the beach, so if you like busy, enjoy a few cervezas on the beach!

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newton, nj
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

The waves are a bit strong and can be dangerous but the beach is beautiul and perfect for sun bathing and sipping a mojito

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Chicago, Illinois
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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Don't get me wrong this is a beautiful view and beach. There was nothing wrong with it- it was clean of garbage and general debris like sticks and rocks. As well, there were no stray dogs that I saw like I had experienced (and actually didn't mind in Costa Rica). But I was expecting a TYPICAL beach... towels sprawled everywhere... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

A lot to do, and it was beautiful, when you walk there's really wierd statues. Including one made out of sand. But they're fun to look at.

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Toronto, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
23 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

This beach always calls my name. I switch from sneakers to boat shoes, and do a stroll down to the end of the beach, you can climb up over the rocks and beyond but this requires some skill and strength, but the walk along water is amazing.

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San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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46 attraction reviews
147 helpful votes 147 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

OK you have to spend on day on the beach at Playa de Los Muertos when in Puerto Vallarta, but the "center of town" beach is way to jam-packed, with poor surf, not great views, and not too enjoyable. If you"re going to spend a day here find a "beach club" and ease the experience.

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Calgary, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

For some reason, the currents in the bay have changed and were in danger of washing out the beach in front of Dacquari Dicks to Burro's bar where Playa Los Muertos transitions to Playa Olas Altos. The city brought in huge truckloads of round 4" to 1" gravel to create a protective berm, but they didn't seem to make an... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

quiet beach with natural shade just out of sayulita town, i met locals here who taught me about pouring the first sip of your drink out "for the dead" as a traditional sign of respect and loss.

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Elgin, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Walk to the side road of town to this secluded beach with friendly locals and tranquility scenery! Lay out in the sun or catch a wave, either way, you are sure to have a blast.

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Chicago, IL
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81 reviews 81 reviews
28 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

The beach is just average (i.e., the bottom is often rocky). But, the atmosphere here (beachside restaurants/bars/vendors) makes this a great place to spend the day.

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