Las Animas is a beautiful 2-mile long stretch of beach that lines a small cove south of Boca de Tomatlan. The beach here is wide and perfect for sunbathing. The water is clear, shallow, and has gentle waves making it a wonderful beach for families with small children. This beach is very lively with 6 palapa restaurants and many water activities to include snorkeling, kayaking, parasailing, riding jet skis and taking banana-boat rides. Visitors from Puerto Vallarta arrive by taking a water taxi from Los Muertos Pier or a 15-minute water taxi from Boca de Tomatlan.