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Considerably less developed

Wide open expanses of beach in North Downtown Pto. Vallarta. Actually much cleaner than the better... read more

Reviewed 19 May 2018
LonestarGumby
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Texas Gulf Coast, Texas
Playa Los Camarones! A Mexican beach!

Playa Los Camarones is a beautiful beach near Colonia Olimpica in Puerto Vallarta. It is never busy... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2018
Bruce B
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Toronto, 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.
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Reviewed 19 May 2018

Wide open expanses of beach in North Downtown Pto. Vallarta. Actually much cleaner than the better known Playa de los Muertos.

1  Thank LonestarGumby
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Reviewed 6 May 2018

Playa Los Camarones is a beautiful beach near Colonia Olimpica in Puerto Vallarta. It is never busy with tourists and vendors. It is a neighbourhood Mexican beach...a great place to relax, away from the hustle and bustle of Playa Los Muertos. There are food stands...simple...More

1  Thank Bruce B
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Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

We stay at a little hotel nearby and go to Playa Los Camarones every day. Super friendly guys on the beach rent you umbrellas and chairs, and it's a great spot to hang out.

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Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

I adore my local beach can be a bit rocky at the ends but that actually makes for better swimming. The water sports are a bit cheaper than the old town beaches. Camarones beach is way less touristy. Lots of locals and expats from the...More

2  Thank 129averyc
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Reviewed 12 January 2018 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.

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Reviewed 26 December 2017

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

1  Thank Vanessa P
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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

1  Thank william l
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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.

2  Thank TourVallarta
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Reviewed 25 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

2  Thank Condu
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Reviewed 23 November 2016

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

1  Thank bezerk
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ProudCanuck
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absolutely bring a beer cozy they get warm fast.
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I see dogs all over a leash is recommended.
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