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Nice quiet bar.

This bar means "the anchor". We went there because we have an "anchor bar" back home. We had to... read more

Reviewed May 9, 2018
Buffalo, New York
Nice little beach restaurant in El Anclote.

Good prices, good Mexican style menu. They have both indoor and out door seating. No reservations... read more

Reviewed January 8, 2018
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Remote beach area north of Puerto Vallarta accessible by a long winding road along mango groves.
Av. Los Redes #70 Nuevo Corral del Risco Colonia, Punta de Mita, Mexico
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Reviewed May 15, 2018

there are people who surf here, but be warned, there are tons of rocks just under the surface that will beat you up good. Better to go over to Stinkys

Thank CASWilliams
Reviewed May 9, 2018

This bar means "the anchor". We went there because we have an "anchor bar" back home. We had to stop here for a beverage and the view of the ocean. Unlike our "anchor bar", they did not serve chicken wings. Friendly staff and nice surroundings...More

1  Thank Lynn14219
Reviewed April 4, 2018

The Punta Mita beaches are clean and so is the water. El Anclote is a very relaxed, Family oriented beach restaurant where you can sit on the beach or inside, as you prefer. I have only been here for lunch but it was exactly the...More

2  Thank Thomas S
Reviewed February 2, 2018 via mobile

We are a group of friends that enjoy sup surfing and we love this beach and restaurants. It’s low key and a home away from home. The locals are lovely and it’s usually way quieter than our town of Sayulita. Shhh. It’s a secret!

1  Thank Effie B
Reviewed February 1, 2018

We spent a month in punta mita. My kids and I were there the whole month and my husband was able to come for two weeks. We had a wonderful time! The unit was clean and nice!!! The other buildings have a lot of retired...More

Thank Mpedron
Reviewed January 8, 2018

Good prices, good Mexican style menu. They have both indoor and out door seating. No reservations needed here.

Thank bellamiacanada
Reviewed November 12, 2017 via mobile

This beach is a bit rocky, small, and plain. The water was murky the day we visited. The place is pretty scarce and not worth driving to see if that is the focus. It is a decent stop off point to check out the area...More

Thank GottagoGottago
Reviewed November 10, 2017

great place for food restaurants and trips to fish whale watching or go snorkel around the islands spent much time here , good place

Thank Steve S
Reviewed November 3, 2017

All around good place to eat or have a drink by the water. They serve high good quality meat and fish. The service is fast, effective and courteous. Do not hesitate to ask for a recommendation from your waiter, they are committed to giving the...More

Thank kitesand
Reviewed October 29, 2017

We came here for a day trip 16 family members, and they were the best. We ate, drank and swam for hours. We got to hang out 1/2 the day here. Food was excellent, wait staff were kind and attentative and the scenery was the...More

2  Thank jontera
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August 28, 2017|
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Response from Anna D | Reviewed this property |
Hi, i went there for one day as a visitor, but to me it seemed peaceful. People were really friendly...and the area seemed really clean and well maintained....and the beach at punta mita is beautiful. I dont live there and... More
July 4, 2017|
Response from R0b237 | Reviewed this property |
I don't recall chairs being rented on the beach itself; in the downtown area there are certainly chairs to be bought (possibly rented). However, there were not chairs to be rented on the beach when we were there in... More