Boca to Ánimas Hike Highlights Beaches and Jungle

A low-cost tour offered by All Access Sports Bar

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Puerto Vallarta offers many things to active people who love to go out, explore and admire the spectacular sights; if you are one of those people, you will have to add this three to five hour hike/walk (and we might add, inexpensive tour) led by James Sabatini, to your things to do during your stay in Vallarta.

It takes about three to five people for the tour to form and take place. Once enough people are interested, you’ll meet at All Access Sports Bar in front of the Lazaro Cardenas Park (typically at 10 a.m.), and take the bus to Boca de Tomatlan, a quaint fishing village.

strange creatures and endemic trees
Strange creatures and endemic trees

You can get to Boca de Tomatlan via sea or land. The trip by land is 11 miles (from PV’s main square), and about 20 minutes. The scenic ride with jungle and hills on the left, and the emerald colored waters of the sea on your right, makes the time pass quickly.
Once in Boca de Tomatlan, you’ll take a 30 minute walk to Colomitos Beach, which is a small little clear-sand beach located between the clear emerald sea waves, rounded rocks and the lush tropical jungle.

After enjoying Colomitos, you’ll make your way over a rocky area that can be easily traversed to get to Madagascar, another beach where you can stop and enjoy the gentle waves and relax with the sea and nature.

Healthy coexisting characterizes this journey to Las Ánimas
Healthy coexisting characterizes this journey to Las Ánimas

Continuing the journey, the next beach is Playa del Caballo (another virgin beach with few visitors), that is home to elegant palms, a calm surf and emerald-colored water that is atypical of Mexico’s west coast.

The tour ends at Las Ánimas beach, where you can have lunch on your own, and maybe enjoy a few drinks. The beach has been rated as a tourist beach-lover top choice. The sand is clear and fine, the waters clean, the waves soft and the surrounding nature astounding.

The natural photographic parades decorate the walk
The natural photographic stops embellish the walk

Most of the times the return to Puerto Vallarta is by motorboat. There is a pier that makes it much easier to get on it. Depending on how many in the group you can put together, the price for the tour varies but never exceeds $150 pesos per person.

James Sabatini (All Access Sports Bar) leader of the tour, always maintains a friendly atmosphere
James Sabatini (All Access Sports Bar) leader of the tour, always maintains a friendly atmosphere

If you want to join the group and be part of this fantastic tour that takes place regularly, visit the social networks of All Access Sports Bar: or the Facebook group: Walk/Hike Boca-Ánimas.