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Playa Las Animas

| JAL, Cabo Corrientes 48380, Mexico
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| JAL, Cabo Corrientes 48380, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is one of the most popular beaches in Puerta Vallarta. There are numberous restaurants and bars lining the beach. There is no shortage of lounge chairs and umbrellas as well. You can even take photos with a giant iguana!

Thank Korrene R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed every bit, we were with beach boys tour and enjoyed the whole thing. Before reaching the beach we stopped to do some snorkeling. Once at the beach you split up to enjoy individual activities, we did the zip lining and riding the banana boat....More

Thank Cynthia C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Take the bus to Boca de Tomatlan and hike through the jungle to get to Las Animas. You get to see a bunch of beautiful little beaches on the way. The best hike I have ever done!!!!!

Thank YJennyCortez
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took a Cruise with snorkel to Las Animas which was pretty crowded 3 decks. We only had about 25 mins I think in the water to snorkel and I think I saw one fish. We couldn't get closer to the Main Rocks to perhaps...More

Thank Prakash G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed a two hour hike from Boca to Las Animas. Our friend referred us from their recent trip to PV and we were not dissapointed. We took a taxi to Boca (approx 45 mins and 300 peso's). AT that time. approx 18$ us. (worth it),...More

1  Thank Chamel2014
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

my husband and I hike here from Boca. Its a long hike, but when you finally get there to the food and the beach, it is all worth it. The waves are huge , take a water taxi back though...

Thank Sherilyn O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful beach. We did a tour that included transportation by boat to this beautiful beach, an adventure park with rope climbing and zip-lining, and included lunch. The Adventure Park was fun and we are close to our 30's. We did zip-lines, rope walks, bridges, and...More

Thank Remio15
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We hiked in along the coastal trail to Playa Las Animas, which was a gorgeous hike. The beach is a little touristy because they boat in tons of tourists during the day, but it was a fun spot. They have parasailing and beach bars, etc....More

Thank daz709
Reviewed April 15, 2017

Go by water taxi and enjoy the day!! Great drinks, service, coconut pies and sunsets. We had a wonderful day there

Thank bernadette59
Reviewed April 12, 2017 via mobile

We got a tour that took us to adventure park and las animas ....the beach was beautifull and we relax and ate delicious food at the restaurant by the entrance of the adventure park which is by the end and even the boat ride was...More

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Can you snorkel here?
March 16, 2017|
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Response from SofieBVN | Reviewed this property |
No it's a busy bay with water taxis etc., but there are plenty of spots close by that you can reach by boat.
Is it possible to snorkel from the shore or do you need to go out by boat?
September 25, 2016|
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Response from TravelBugBaybee | Reviewed this property |
We took a tour with The Beach Boys and they took us by boat from Puerto Vallarta to Las Animas. On the way, we stopped somewhere to snorkel near/in the caves.
Carol H
Can I manage getting in the boat with bad knees?
June 14, 2016|
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Response from Alex G | Reviewed this property |
I'm 68 years old and can do it. Can't answer your question not knowing your abilities. Boat operators are very efficient and helpful but there could be a risk.