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Address: Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

This "Twin" beach is actually two small beaches at the bottom of...

This "Twin" beach is actually two small beaches at the bottom of the Sierra Madre Mountains.

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Best beach in Vallarta .

Lovely public beach . No amenities . Bring your towel & cooler . Be ready to climb up & down crumbling stairs . Beautiful views of the bay & Sierra Mountains .

Reviewed September 22, 2016
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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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718 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 247 helpful votes
Reviewed March 11, 2017

It's a bit south....but you can get to it by bus...a lovely peaceful beach area (except Sundays)...a great place to visit for a day by the beach.

Thank Patpv
los angeles
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133 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed September 22, 2016

Lovely public beach . No amenities . Bring your towel & cooler . Be ready to climb up & down crumbling stairs . Beautiful views of the bay & Sierra Mountains .

Thank creativetravelor
Santa Barbara, California
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126 reviews
50 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed January 20, 2016

A peaceful, cliff-backed beach, where gentle waves meet the sand. A bit of steps to get down to it, but once there, open up your backpack of goodies and you won't want to leave.

Thank queenbarb
Mismaloya, Mexico
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180 reviews
92 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
Reviewed January 9, 2016

Appears to be a popular spot during high season, there were quite a few people but still plenty of sand to share!

Thank terrynkathy
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed April 6, 2012

Best beach in the Vallarta area hands down!! Beautiful beach, not too busy- only on weekends and Mexican holidays. Fun to swim, clear water...

4 Thank PVPeanutGirl
Madison, Wisconsin
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41 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed February 15, 2012

Peaceful, accessible, has a nice restaurant, a mix of natives and Gringos, beautiful sunsets. it's a sea turtle hatchery in late fall/ early winter. Lots of whale watching Dec - Mar.

4 Thank BillybobMad
San Diego, California
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756 reviews
226 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1,409 helpful votes
Reviewed July 23, 2011

I was really really surprised that I never heard more about this beach from anyone. It must be one of the best kept secrets out there because I just stumbled across it looking at an advertisement for a vacation rental apartment that had a photo of the beach. Definitely this is our FAVORITE beach in the area. It has crystal... More 

22 Thank saintba
Portland, OR
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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed November 9, 2009

Awesome place for an afternoon. Have lunch or Happy Hour at the Girasol Sur condos palapa restauarant.

Thank danny97230
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Reviewed November 5, 2002

A more private beach known more to locals. I was the only "white" person on the beach and loved it. The water was so clear, and the snorkeling was almost better than it was on our snorkeling trip which we paid for! Has trees so you can get out of the sun if you got a little too burnt. I... More 

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