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Wow, this beach is beautiful with soft sand and clear blue water! We hired a private Panga (Ralph... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Lynz D
Madison, Wisconsin
The best beach in the southern part of Vallarta

A relatively quiet beach where there is a protected swimming area. Barely any sales people on the... read more

Reviewed October 16, 2017
Regina S
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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wow, this beach is beautiful with soft sand and clear blue water! We hired a private Panga (Ralph) from Mismaloya who took us here for a wonderful swim then out to fish. My family loved this setting and could have stayed here for hours. What...More

Thank Lynz D
Reviewed October 16, 2017

A relatively quiet beach where there is a protected swimming area. Barely any sales people on the beach and on the Girasol tower they have a very nice restaurant.

Thank Regina S
Reviewed September 21, 2017

best beaches in the south! beautiful and sandy, plus a great restaurant at the Girasol condominiums, right in the center of the beaches.

Thank Franny2000
Reviewed August 30, 2017 via mobile

I think it's the best one in town. The setting of the beach is incredible (mountain with beautiful lush vegetation on one side and beautiful light emerald green/turquoise water on the other). The temperature of the water around the time we visited was beautifully warm,...More

2  Thank PaoloRicardo
Reviewed July 5, 2017

Pros: Sand is nice, waves are nice, very local meaning no vendors selling you things for the most part. Private setting so not alot of people Cons: Parking up top not good, so I suggest the bus or taxi The water had a lot of...More

4  Thank Craknzee
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

1  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

3  Thank ChristinaN8
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Diane H
November 2, 2017|
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Response from Franny2000 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, a lot are for rent... !
Amanda B
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
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