Besides Puerto Vallarta and the multiple beaches we have in Jalisco, Colomitos Beach is another of our hidden treasures in the state, described as a paradise of turquoise waters that you should definitely visit. This beach is located approximately 20 minutes from Puerto Vallarta south of Banderas Bay and is considered one of the smallest beaches in Jalisco.
Playa Colomitos is one of the best places to visit if you are looking for tranquility and crystal clear waters, as it is isolated from the hotel zone and has flora and fauna that will surprise you. Thanks to the clarity of the sea you will be able to observe marine species such as king angelfish, balloon fish, spotted chest, moray eels, damselfish, rainbow wrasse, among others. Read on to find out all the details so you can plan your next vacation.
How to get there and what to do in Playa Colomitos?
As if that wasn't enough, there are several options to get to Colomitos Beach: the first is by water cab and the second by walking along the path between the jungle and the ocean. Don't panic, because if you choose the walking option, it's only a mile and a half from Boca de Tomatlan. Although it might sound a little tiring or complicated to walk along the trail, the reality is that it is simple and does not require a specialized guide.
It is worth mentioning that the trail is marked with multiple signs that will help you get to Playa Colomitos, the approximate time depends on the speed of each person. If you don't like walking, you can take the second option that also starts from Boca de Tomatlán, these water cabs leave from the bay and it only takes you five minutes to get to Colomitos Beach.
Before making any decision to visit this place, you should look for lodging in the area, where Colomitos Beach has several hotels that offer you to be surrounded by the exquisite nature of the place. Remember to take into account that it is also a destination for activities such as snorkeling, kayaking or scuba diving that you can do with specialized equipment in the area.