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Beautiful beach

We took an hour long bus ride from PV to get to this beach. It costs about 30 pesos per person each... read more

Reviewed October 22, 2017
Surrey, Canada
It's a Beach!

Hey, there isn't much a Beach has to do to be great, but this one has extra's that you won't find... read more

Reviewed May 13, 2017
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Located between the cliffs of Punta del Burro, this beach is popular with sunbathers and surfers alike.
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  • Very good28%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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“an umbrella” (8 reviews)
“parking lot” (7 reviews)
La Cruz de Huanacaxtle, Mexico
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Reviewed October 22, 2017

We took an hour long bus ride from PV to get to this beach. It costs about 30 pesos per person each way. Ask the bus driver to let you know where the stop is. It is not well marked. There are umbrellas and tables...More

Thank margb89
Reviewed May 13, 2017

Hey, there isn't much a Beach has to do to be great, but this one has extra's that you won't find at several of the other local beaches. For one thing, you have a much more shallow beach area, so you can wade it more...More

2  Thank tiga31328
Reviewed May 7, 2017

Our favorite thing to do while on vacation in Puerto Vallarta was to visit the beaches. We enjoyed walking, the waves and the sunsets. Nothing beats the sunsets in Puerto Vallarta!

Thank RayK_houseofheroes
Reviewed April 25, 2017

Great for walking, boogie boarding, or sunning. My favorite beach in the bay of banderas. I highly recommend it.

Thank NeedSomeSunEdmonton
Reviewed March 31, 2017

We stayed at Rancho Banderas which is right on this beach. The beach is QUIET and perfect. There a few other buildings along the beach, but its still very quiet. The sand is soft, and the water is warm. You feel like to want to...More

1  Thank wcurrie
Reviewed March 22, 2017

This beach is about a 30 minute bus ride through the mountains from the Mega store bus stop which is south of Buceria. It is a pretty beach with a bathroom for changing clothes. Food and drink available . A sign identified the beach as...More

1  Thank Aardvarktrail
Reviewed February 25, 2017

This beach is not in Puerto Vallarta, it's about a 5 minute (Mexican Driver bus ride) north of La Cruz, good 30-35 minutes taxi ride from Puerto Vallarta. That said, it's a beautiful nature beach with a small restaurant and some chairs you can hire...More

1  Thank J S
Reviewed February 21, 2017 via mobile

We first encountered Destiladaras Beach in 1997. It was stunning and very untouched. You could get amazing seafood served from a little shack. Palapas were on the beach to use for free. The waves were amazing for boogie boarding or body surfing. Jump forward 20...More

2  Thank 2peinstraveling
Reviewed February 10, 2017

Fun beach, diverse lodging options near by, coarse sand, amazing sunsets!. Some fun waves for surfing. If you do a all inclusive hotel like The Grand Palladium, your water equipment is included like boogie boards, windsurfing, surfboards, if you go on your own bring plenty...More

Thank David N
Reviewed January 29, 2017

Just stumbled across this beach while out driving. I think it is the best beach in the area for walking on with soft rock free sand. Too bad we found it on our last day there. There is a very good restaurant, but we were...More

2  Thank Davie65
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March 18, 2017|
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Response from zumbagirl512016 | Reviewed this property |
Several locations around area to stay. Go on line and check out hotels and condos in La Cruz de Huanacaxtle. I am sure you will not be disappointed.
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February 8, 2017|
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Response from zumbagirl512016 | Reviewed this property |
You can hop on a bus and head towards la Cruz de Huanacaxtle. If you walk it will take you a while. I have walked five miles but it is a hwy so not too safe to walk along the road. Gran a bus and enjoy your time at the... More
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October 13, 2016|
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Response from Jacques F | Reviewed this property |
They close the parking , cause they made another one about 1000 feet further down towar punta mita, the bus is stopping there now , much cleaner bathroom, and a smal restaurant , plus you can rent chair and umbrella for... More
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