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Address: Av. Los Redes #70 Nuevo Corral del Risco Colonia, Punta de Mita, Mexico
Description: Remote beach area north of Puerto Vallarta accessible by a long winding...
Remote beach area north of Puerto Vallarta accessible by a long winding road along mango groves.
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El anclote

The surf was fun and most of the locals were friendly. The curios shop ripped off our credit card by $500 but apart fro that we loved the area. Hope we can get a refund and not... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 15, 2015
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Palm Beach, Australia
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Palm Beach, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

The surf was fun and most of the locals were friendly. The curios shop ripped off our credit card by $500 but apart fro that we loved the area. Hope we can get a refund and not have a totally negative experience

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Richmond, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Easy for anyone to paddle out and catch a wave. Everyone was super supportive and lots of waves for all skill sets.

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Higuera Blanca, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

It has several different beach front restaurants, some excellent. Also the local cooperativa has many different boat and fishing tours as well as whale watching in season. The beach is not always the best for swimming because of rocks, some of which are cleared.,

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Branson, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

This is a nice beach with a few restaraunts and surfing vendors along the way. We rented a Stand up paddle board and had a great time. A few days earlier, we were there and there were lots of great waves and surfing. Very friendly and safe area.

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Jakarta
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Nice, quiet beach. No loud music blaring your ear, no hassle street vendor. Just a nice stretch of beach with a bit rocky sand here and there, good restaurants, warm and friendly people. A very nice place to just sit, relax, and unwind.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

The area around here has a great selection of restaurants and the mood is very laid back. The bus goes all the way from Puerto Vallarta and the road ends right up the hill from the beach. The beach is peaceful and the waves are perfect for a beginner surf instruction. We rented a boat from Oscar and went out... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

I take the bus up the coastal road from Bucerias to El Anclote. It's easy to get to, the bus rout stops there! El Corral is a great restaurant where you can spend the afternoon. No waiters rushing you. Eat, drink, take a swim, the come back for more. You actually have to ask for the bill. So stay and... More 

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Punta de Mita, Mexico
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Dined there many times. Always good with nice presentation. Friendly staff! Have had our fresh fish prepared there to perfection. Recommend trying it! Many nice restaurants along the main road with great ocean / sunset views!! Comfortable and pet friendly!!

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Whistler, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Great food and great service! The server gave a 10% off coupon to use during our stay! Would definitely go back!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 via mobile

Pros: the Beach is really nice for surfing and paddle board. The sand is whiter, not like Vallarta. Cons: you only get access to the beach in certain areas. Most of the peninsula is closed. So if you are not staying at a hotel inside or going to the golf course then you have to stay in the restaurants and... More 

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