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Address: El Centro (Off Calle Olas Atlas), Puerto Vallarta 48380, Mexico
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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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Gay and Resort Beaches

Not much of a local beach but populated by visitors in the beachfront hotels and condos. The beach is often crowded but great for people-watching, para-sailing, etc.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 22, 2015
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New York City, New York
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45 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Extremely crowded public beach, peddlers hounding you, not relaxing or peaceful at all. Seemed overrun and dirty. The only reason I came back to the area was to dine at La Palapa restaurant, which is outstanding. However, I made sure to sit inside the restaurant, where I could avoid the beach chaos but still see a nice sunset.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Not much of a local beach but populated by visitors in the beachfront hotels and condos. The beach is often crowded but great for people-watching, para-sailing, etc.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Nice beaches for going in the water. Lots of restuarants and Happy Hours Take a walk and enjoy the many small places to stop and relax. Good food and reasonably priced. Nicely lite up in evening for a different look! Do not miss..

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Canada
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15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Loved the laid back vibe, the many beach vendors and the restaurants, the new pier and the unexpected at each corner

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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4 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Such a wonderful area to explore! I enjoyed this place so very much. The people were very friendly and helpful, I can't wait to go back!

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Los Cabos, Mexico
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

beautiful sunset at this area a lot of local restaurant to have sea food but the best thing was the oysters the locals sell you while you walk on the street, be aware of people trying to sell all kind of stuff that you will find cheaper at the end of the street , refrain yourself from buying until you... More 

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Round Rock, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

This by far is the best beach in Puerto Vallarta. By the Pier is the family area, where kids are playing in the water and towards the South End is the "Gay Area" with Blue Chairs, Green Chairs and Mantamar Beach Club. All the gay areas are Straight Friendly. I was there in July and decided to go Parasailing. Had... More 

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Buckley, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

I Love los Muertos Beach, just sit and relax or go in the ocean. Lot of locals with there family's enjoying the Ocean and Sun. I meant lot's of nice people, I will go back and hang out! Can't wait!

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San Diego, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

The beach is nice to hang out at. There are plenty of people that go here so that attracts a lot of the vendors that try to solicit business from you. The water is warm, but watch out for getting hit with waves. it can get a little rough sometimes.

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New York, New York, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

This is a hiding beach that has a lot of great restaurants and an amazing market to buy souvenirs. Be careful with the little Sting Rays.

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