Bathed by the emerald waters of the Pacific, Vallarta offers beautiful beaches ideal for rest, admire the incredible sunsets
Playa Dorada
It is the most popular and easily accessible beach in Puerto Vallarta. It is located opposite the Malecon and runs along it offering a semi-strong waves and golden sands, though somewhat rocky. Has in its surroundings with numerous restaurants, bars and nightclubs.
Right in front of Vallarta Malecón
. Mismaloya
Located south of downtown Puerto Vallarta, this beach is famous because here, in 1964, John Huston filmed the famous movie: Night of Iguala, with Richard Burton and Ava Gardner in leading roles. Today is a magnificent place endowed with fine golden sand and gentle waves, often imperceptible, surrounded by spectacular lush green surroundings.
Ideal for:
Rest and for lovers of water sports. Here, fans can admire parachute flight from the air stunning views from the Mexican Pacific, framed by the dense vegetation of the Jalisco highlands. If you like adventure sports, you can not miss the zip line tours offered around the Mismaloya River.
With a length of nearly 250 meters, this beach is a “spectacle of nature”, especially in the rainy season when the sea water forms a kind of bar with lagoon, thus causing fauna of the coast and the palmar coexist simultaneously in the eyes of tourists and swimmers.
Ideal for:
Resting, sunbathing and exploring kayaking along the beach reaching around the lighthouse.