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Fabulous beach just north of La Cruz

This is a wonderful beach with soft sand and clear water. You can rent a table, 4 chairs and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Orillia, Canada
A super family day at the beach

Arrived around 10:00 AM & found a table & chairs for a nominal fee. Needed extra chairs and they... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lloydminster, Canada
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Located between the cliffs of Punta del Burro, this beach is popular with sunbathers and surfers alike.
La Cruz de Huanacaxtle, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a wonderful beach with soft sand and clear water. You can rent a table, 4 chairs and umbrella for 250 pesos for the day. You can bring your own beer and picnic lunch or they have an excellent restaurant and bar with good...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived around 10:00 AM & found a table & chairs for a nominal fee. Needed extra chairs and they were delivered immediately. Our waiter was Milan. Outstanding service & great advice on other attractions for our trip to Puerto Vallarta. Drinks were served ice cold...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Horbs525
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A short bus ride outside of Bucerias towards Punta Mita is this still relatively quiet and undeveloped beach. A nice restaurant with beach chairs and umbrellas for rent. A long flat wide beach long enough to have a nice walk of an hour or two....More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank HouseofRoseWinery
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Definitely worth the taxi drive out to this beach. It wasn’t crowded, the waves were a ton of fun (even if they caused a broken toe and a lost pair of good sunglasses). The service we received for food and drinks was spectacular. And you...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Lokeydale
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful beach with big waves. There are a couple of restaurants with beach chairs and umbrellas. My kids played in the waves for hours bring boogie board sun screen . It is 150 pecos taxi ride from La Cruxes

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank HeatherS744
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful beach - soft sand, clear waters. Took bus from La Cruz- 16 pesos . Paid 250 pesos for umbrella and lounge chairs. Vendor selling fresh fruit - 50 pesos - very good. Other vendors non intrusive and polite. Watched whales cavorting not far off...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 374gailm
Reviewed 11 February 2019 via mobile

The beach is spectacular. The beach food service is good and the food is fine. Remember...you're on a beach.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Randy K
Reviewed 9 February 2019

This is my absolute favorite beach in this area. For 6 peso you board the ATM bus that is headed to Punta De Mita, be sure to let the driver know where you are going, the bus runs every 15 - 30 minutes and is...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Another_Vaca
Reviewed 8 February 2019 via mobile

Have been going to Destilederas beach for years. Walking is superb, long flat smooth. Golden colour and firm. There can be large swells and if you don’t swim well it might be safe to just splash around on the shore line. There is a beach...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank kaliki
Reviewed 26 January 2019

As stated in other reviews, this is a very nice beach, great sand for walking, clear water, decent facilities (food, bar, restrooms, etc., not high end but suitable for a day at the beach. We came by cab from Bucerias but a regular local bus...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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19 March 2017|
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Response from 2peinstraveling | Reviewed this property |
We stayed in La Cruz de Huanacaxtle in a condo. I would suggest using one of the home rental sites to find accommodations. La Cruz is a short drive or bus ride to Destiladaris. We found accommodations for about 80 a night... More
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9 February 2017|
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Response from Jacqueline S | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure where the Grand Palladium is, but it is worth a cab or bus ride to this beach...
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14 October 2016|
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Response from 842jacquesf | Reviewed this property |
They close the parking , cause they made another one about 1000 feet further down towar punta mita, the bus is stopping there now , much cleaner bathroom, and a smal restaurant , plus you can rent chair and umbrella for... More
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