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What area has the best beach? South Zone? Punta Mita?etc etc

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What area has the best beach? South Zone? Punta Mita?etc etc

Planning on reting a condo/villa and i'm wondering what place would have the BEST beach, including cleaerest water, decent surf, cleanest beach, not too many people etc,

We're open to north/south puerto vallarta, all the way up to punta mita or buceras, or conchas Chinas area.....

any suggestions?

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1. Re: What area has the best beach? South Zone? Punta Mita?etc etc

My favorite beaches are down by Playa Gemelas or in front of Girasol condos, Dreams PV (Playa Estecas) and Garza Blanca. All south of Vallarta.

I used to like Punta Mita/El Anclote but now is too rocky for me.

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2. Re: What area has the best beach? South Zone? Punta Mita?etc etc

Playas Gemelas hands down. Clear green water, golden sand, gentle surf on the north side, and a bit more roily on the south side.

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3. Re: What area has the best beach? South Zone? Punta Mita?etc etc

We have always gone to the Mayan for our holidays and love the beach. We are thinking of PV this time. What hotels are around the beach area you are talking about. thanks

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4. Re: What area has the best beach? South Zone? Punta Mita?etc etc

The main hotels along the south shore are (from closest to town to furthest) Hotel Conchas Chinas (budget to mid budget), Lindo Mar Resort (Gold Crown timeshare property), Dreams Puerto Vallarta (all inclusive), Presidente Intercontinental (non-AI), Barcelo Mismaloya (in Mismaloya).

Otherwise it's primarily condos and beautiful villas.

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5. Re: What area has the best beach? South Zone? Punta Mita?etc etc

The waters are beautiful south of town: lower Conchas Chinas, Garza Blanca, Playa Gemelas etc.. Not too many people at all because, while beaches in Mexico are public, access is not guaranteed so you won't find crowds there.

Punta Mita area is also beautiful. White sands (as is the sand in the area south of Puerto Vallarta. There is the gated development, but also places outside the gates such as La Tranquilla (Litibu), and other condo developments in the towns of Corral de Risco and Emiliano Zapata. Reasonably good beginner surf, but the Punta Mita area is well-loved precisely because it is unusually protected (calm waters). For surf, in the area, Sayulita is the best.

Edited: 24 March 2011, 15:08
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6. Re: What area has the best beach? South Zone? Punta Mita?etc etc

Thank you PVJennybean and careyeroslib... What is the beach like at the Villa LaEstancia?

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