The beaches in Puerto Vallarta have become very popular among tourists from all over the world. It’s no wonder, the beauty of its landscapes and the gastronomic and cultural riches in the area are an excellent combination.

Puerto Vallarta is located the state of Jalisco, Mexico. It has a population of about 250,000 and it is estimated that millions of people visit each year. If you want to know more about its beaches, here is an interesting list. 

Playa Las Gemelas Puerto Vallarta


Playa Las Gemelas in Puerto Vallarta is made up of a few relatively small beaches that are located 25 minutes from downtown. The turquoise waters and the white sand make an ideal enclave for a relaxing day.

It is the perfect backdrop for different water sports like snorkeling and kayaking. Usually, it is not very busy, but if you visit during the high season, it is best to get there early. However, remember to bring along your own food as there are no shops or vendors nearby.

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Playa Madagascar Puerto Vallarta

Surrounded by jungle and rock formations, Playa Madagascar in Puerto Vallarta is a hidden paradise. It’s in the south, in the village of Boca de Tomatlán. You can reach it on foot or by sea.

It is the ideal destination for those who want to get away from the crowds and bustling cities. Here you can snorkel, paddleboard or take a yacht trip. Though there are some small restaurants in the area, it is best to pack your own food and drink.

Playa Esmeralda Puerto Vallarta

Playa Esmeralda in Puerto Vallarta is a small beach in the south with golden sand and aquamarine waters. To get there, you have to cross a small stream, so you should be careful if you go during a rainy period, given that the water level can rise.

The area is not very busy because there are not any food or equipment rental establishments. However, it is wonderful for spending a stress-free day.

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Playa De Los Muertos Puerto Vallarta

Playa De Los Muertos in Puerto Vallarta is the most popular and cleanest beach in all of Jalisco. It is very close to the Malecón Boardwalk and is one of the must-see tourist attractions in the area.

You can take a stroll on the dock to take photos or build sandcastles. Likewise, you can do various water sports or enjoy some drinks and a good meal at the nearby bars and restaurants

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Playa de Oro Puerto Vallarta

Playa de Oro in Puerto Vallarta is in the north, about 15 minutes from downtown. You can get there by car or on foot. When you arrive, you can get any type of souvenir at the artisan market and hire a banana boat or go parachuting.

It is quite large and family-friendly, so you can play beach sports. We recommend bringing a beach umbrella and plenty of drinks.

Playa Las Caletas Puerto Vallarta

Playa Las Caletas in Puerto Vallarta is a private beach and you can only get to it by boat. If you come to visit and are seeking a place away from the city, but with all of the amenities, this is your best option.

This location has four small beaches which are intended for recreation or relaxation. It is ideal for the whole family, there’s even a zoo and parks for kids to enjoy. Likewise, water sports, activities and evening events are also available.

Playas nudistas Puerto Vallarta

Punta Serena is Puerto Vallarta’s naturist beach. You can get reach it in approximately 5 hours by car.

To reach the beach, you have to stay at the Hotel Punta Serena. If you are looking for a place for a romantic escapade, the complex has every type of amenity. 

Playa Colomitos Puerto Vallarta

At 30km long, the Playa Colomitos in Puerto Vallarta is one of the smallest in Mexico. You can get there by water taxi or on foot from Boca Tomatlán.

In the crystal-clear waters, which are contrasted by the golden sand, you can do activities like snorkeling or diving and see a large, colorful variety of fish. If you like nature, this beach is ideal for observing the typical flora and fauna of this location.

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Playa Los Arcos Puerto Vallarta

Playa Los Arcos in Puerto Vallarta is surrounded by hotel complexes and beach clubs. It is very central and in close proximity to several tourist destinations in the city. As a result, you can stroll and get to know your surroundings after enjoying the sunshine.

To visit all of these beaches in Puerto Vallarta, you should have accommodation suited to the needs of your trip. At Del Mar Boutique we have accommodation in many different areas of the city. From apartments and rooms to condominiums, we invite you to check out our wide range.