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Destiladeras Beach is a beautiful white sand beach. The water allows you to wade out a distance... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Winnipeg, Canada
via mobile
Best Beach on Banderas Bay

Been there countless times and I would recommend it to everyone ... try it low tide and also at... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Rick O
Toronto, Canada
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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 good27%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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“parking lot” (8 reviews)
“an umbrella” (8 reviews)
La Cruz de Huanacaxtle, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Destiladeras Beach is a beautiful white sand beach. The water allows you to wade out a distance when the tide is low. There is a parking lot and a restaurant with washroom facilities. We took the ATM Punta de Mita bus from Walmart in Puerto...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been there countless times and I would recommend it to everyone ... try it low tide and also at high tide as it provides for a very different experience. I prefer to go during the week and in non peak tourist times.

Thank Rick O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is it - long and wide white sand beach, clear blue green water, no rocks, excellent boogie boarding waves. We spent 4 hours here with a family ages 11 - 79 and all had an amazing time. Took a cab from bucerias but had...More

Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is our favourite beach along this stretch of the coast. It is a flat and wide beach that is almost a mile long. Great for walking. The surf there is popular for boogie boarding and the waves gentle enough for beginners. During the week...More

Thank A_Canadian_Nomad
Reviewed December 14, 2017

Some friends took us here to show us it was a lovely place definitely a must see,The beach was very clean and so spacious the sea was ideal for surfing .We walked the full lengthof the beach.A very lovely place was a great memory to...More

Thank Barrow123
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
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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.
nadean o
February 8, 2017|
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Response from Jacqueline S | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure where the Grand Palladium is, but it is worth a cab or bus ride to this beach...
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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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