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Puerto Vallarta Botanical Gardens and Lunch on Playa Las Gemelas
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Reviewed May 4, 2017

This beach was a little hard to find but once you find the stairway by the condominiums and make the trek down to the beach, it is so worth it!

Thank TinaE31
Reviewed April 1, 2017

We stayed 3 months here and had the time of our life. The condominiums are gorgeous, older but extremely well maintained. Girasol, beside Gemelas has a restaurant and a little store, other than that you will have to bus it or cab it but that's...More

1  Thank pgfinny
Reviewed February 2, 2017

We rented an apartment on the 11th floor of building 1 (3 in all). It was a very nice place, Beautiful grounds! Two pools. Just know you don't get the sun on them till after 11. Temperature was very good though. Not to cold. The...More

1  Thank Mark T
Reviewed January 4, 2017

If you want to swim in nice clean water this is a good place to visit if you are in Puerto Vallarta. It is not crowded like some other beaches. This could be due to access to the beach or it maybe off the radar...More

Thank Hello T
Reviewed December 30, 2016

Playa las Gemelas (the twins beach) gets its name because there are two beaches separated by the Girasol Sur condo complex. When we were there right before Christmas, the beach north of the complex was livelier with more people and beach vendors. The restaurant at...More

1  Thank ChristinaN8
Reviewed December 30, 2016

Great beach. Water was so warm in december. Plus you can bring food and drinks down there. Its no charge. People sell all sorts of food there as well as the restaurants. Its a good little walk back up the steps...so sober up and steady...More

2  Thank Christophe H
Reviewed September 17, 2016

Playa las Gemelas is a very beautiful beach where you can relax and just enjoy a calm and quiet place. We loved it so much because there weren't too many people and not many vendors, in fact just one clandestine vendor that sells coconuts lol...which...More

2  Thank Jazzmincita
Reviewed August 12, 2016

Perfect beach to sit down and relax during sunny day. The isn't local shops, tiendas or restaurants so make sure you bring plenty water and food if you are planning to stay all day.

1  Thank Cuartosanalejo
Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

Almost private, very beautiful blue water and lots of trees for shade :) Great place to take pictures and also enjoy the water.

Thank Gabriela A
Reviewed May 24, 2016

We have owned a condo at Playas Gemelas for 30 years and totally love it!! The beach is what sold us on the condo, as it has beautiful sand and is clean!! The management of the condos is outstanding and all the help are highly...More

7  Thank nancygSeattle
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Amanda B
Is this strictly a private beach? Or can I visit as a tourist without staying on the condo property?
June 17, 2017|
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Response from Christophe H | Reviewed this property |
It's public. Might have to find an access. But I asked the locals.
Evergreen State
how far from the malecon ?
February 4, 2017|
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Response from ChristinaN8 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Evergreen State, It looks like your question was already answered, but I just wanted to clarify that the time/distance from the malecon depends on which "malecon" you're referring to. We were able to get to the malecon... More
Nancy B
How long a cab ride from cruise ships?
July 30, 2016|
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Response from Lisa T | Reviewed this property |
About 25 minutes