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Clean beach

This is a very clean beach. There are plenty of water sports and other activities you can do here... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Aslam K
London, United Kingdom
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Close to town lots os rocks

We went early in the morning and it was peace and quiet. But as the day progressed lots of people... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Vanessa P
Calgary, Canada
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Also known as "Shrimp Beach," this is a quieter place to relax in the sun as it's further away from downtown than most beaches.
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good30%
  • Average25%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“camarones” (5 reviews)
“el barracuda” (2 reviews)
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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a very clean beach. There are plenty of water sports and other activities you can do here . We played beach volleyball which very enjoyable. The view beach and surrounding was very nice during parasailing.

Thank Aslam K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went early in the morning and it was peace and quiet. But as the day progressed lots of people showed up. Well it was Christmas time and the town was in full motion with visitors from all over the place. This beach has lots...More

Thank Vanessa P
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Playa Los Camarones is a beautiful sandy beach to walk just north of the Malecon. Nice long open beach with many little beach bars and restaurants. You can sit at any of them and have a beverage or food and enjoy the beach. Lots of...More

Thank william l
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Aside from the rock, which can be annoying, this is the best beach in the "downtown" area. Just north of Centro, leading right into the Malecon, this beach is great when trying to find a bit of sand to call your own.

Thank TourVallarta
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Playa Los Camarones is north of Playa Los Muertos on Banderas Bay. It is a very quiet beach on week days. It has very few beach vendors, restaurants, bars, or people. There a couple of nice beach restaurants: El Barracuda's & Mangos. They are both...More

Thank Condu
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Quieter area of beach than some. El Barracuda Restaurant is overlooking it. Not usually crowded. Few if any vendors

Thank bezerk
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Great beach with two of our favorite restaurants, El Barracuda and Mango Beach Club. Great place to take pictures of the sunset.

Thank Allen P
Reviewed 26 December 2015

Excellent beach. While there are lifeguards, they are not always on duty. Easy to grab a blanket or towel, some beverages, and hit the beach.

1  Thank CJRvallarta2013
Reviewed 15 December 2015

This is MY beach in PV - where locals convene on weekends, bringing their tables, chairs, coolers, umbrellas, boom boxes, and families. During the week, it is very serene, with dog walkers (now on leash on this beach), and a handful of swimmers (this is...More

2  Thank queenbarb
Reviewed 24 November 2015

Nice little beach in the heart of el centro we usually stop there instead of going to los Muertos where the waves are stronger we like it more quiet and peaceful also nice to have a little walk on the beach about quarter mile nice...More

3  Thank Marie H
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