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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.
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Reviewed October 12, 2018

This is a peaceful and gorgeous beach and one of our favorite places to be!! It is our little hidden treasure!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jkerx2
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

We went with a group at friends and our children and had a blast! Peaceful, aunthentic, decorated with very good taste. Delicious frozen margaritas! The kids can play on the beach while you enjoy your coffee or margaritas, the sea in very calm. We loved...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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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

Date of experience: April 2018
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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

Date of experience: April 2018
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

Date of experience: April 2018
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!

Date of experience: February 2018
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

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Mpedron
Reviewed January 8, 2018

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

Date of experience: January 2018
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

Date of experience: November 2017
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

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Steve S
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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