Best Beaches In & Around Puerto Vallarta

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  • 1. Hidden Beach

    Hidden Beach
    Christian Frausto Bernal

    Travel time from Puerto Vallarta: approx 1 hr

    The Marietas Islands, off Mexico's west coast are home to one of the most unusual beaches you will find anywhere. Whilst it wouldn't rank on a top 10 list of beaches for its modest stretch of (albeit very nice) sand it is has to get a mention just because of how weird and wonderful it is.

    Imagine a large cave with a beach in it - difficult I know! Now imagine… read more »

  • 2. Yelapa

    Jordan Schwartz

    Travel time from Puerto Vallarta: approx 0.5 hrs

    One of the more traditional and quaint beaches in Mexico, Playa del Yelapa is an old hippy hangout that still retains much of its old world charm with its laid back vibe and rustic atmosphere around the pier.

    It occupies a beautiful position on a charming bay and backed by tropical hills and fringed with coconut palm trees.

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