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Hike to Las Animos

We decided to take the hike from Boca to Las Animos with two other couples. This is a medium to... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2018
Steve P
Bucerias, Mexico
Boca de Tomatlan

The beach in Boca de Tomatlan is a natural and protected area. The water is crystal clear and the... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2018
Bruce B
Toronto, Canada
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Boca de Tomatlan, Mexico
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent an afternoon sitting around and having drinks at one of the beach side bars. There were some sweet stray dogs that just laid around with us - they didn't beg for food or anything, so sweet. The boat people on the way down...More

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Reviewed 17 May 2018

We decided to take the hike from Boca to Las Animos with two other couples. This is a medium to difficult hike. The trail is steep in places and has many uneven and rustic steps and bridges. Make sure to wear good shoes and take...More

1  Thank Steve P
Reviewed 14 May 2018

The beach in Boca de Tomatlan is a natural and protected area. The water is crystal clear and the facilities are convenient. There are Panga rentals there to get a ride to any of the outlying beaches like Las Animas Colimitos, or even Mayto. Panga...More

1  Thank Bruce B
Reviewed 11 May 2018

the beach is at very close proximity to the village. The locals are friendly and you can choose from a great variety of typical restaurant on the waterfront...it's a hidden paradise.

Thank GaryTheriault
Reviewed 17 April 2018

This little sandy beach is situated in the small fishing village of Boca de Tomatlan, which is about 10 miles south of downtown Puerto Vallarta. We visited here by boat as we were en route to Vallarta Adventures outdoor activities tour. After our tour we...More

2  Thank David D
Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

Since the bus ride only cost 8 pesos, it was more than worth the trip. We arrived before noon and had our choice of where to spend the day. There were at least 3 different restaurants with chairs, tables and umbrellas on the beach. I...More

Thank Hola_PVR
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

What a great place to check out. Beautiful beach and the locals are great but if you want to use the banos it’s $5.

Thank dsarend
Reviewed 17 March 2018

If you enjoy a difficult hike, this one takes about 21/2 hours. It begins easily following the Boca malecon to the river and crossing over to the south side of the bay. The path along the bay passes local residents' homes, which is interesting and...More

Thank NeedSunToronto
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Enjoyed our afternoon here. Had a great lunch on the beach; food & drinks were very reasonable. Lots of boats in the water but part of the beach is good for swimming. Will definitely go again.

1  Thank barryl141
Reviewed 20 February 2018

The bus stopped at the top of a large hill (it was the terminus so we knew we had the right spot), we walked all the way down and came to a small cove with lots of little taxi boats. It was fun watching them...More

1  Thank scarboroughlass
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Response from MzBrenda | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can, Enjoy!
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Response from surfandturfLongBeach | Reviewed this property |
You will find street parking down the hill off of the main road. Towards the pier. Super easy and cheap to take the bus, however. And you never wait long - there are many that run that route.