(The Turtle Coast)
The Costa Careyes "Turtle Coast"
stretches for 13km and harbors a large number of beaches. Careyes is a resort and residential
area surrounding Bahía Careyes about 11km (6.5mi.) south of
Bahía Chamela. Careyes
encompasses the main beaches
of Playa Blanca,
Rosa, Careyitos, Careyes and Teopa. The first three bays
are taken up with luxury resort and condominium developments,
while playa Teopa is a protected turtle nesting
beach that is closely monitored by guards. Carey (kah-RAY)
is the native word for the endangered Hawksbill turtle.
Places to Stay
|Bahía Careyes encompasses a number of
PLACES TO EAT
|Playa Rosa has a French restaurant, and the
El Mirador restaurant and disco is close by.
THINGS TO DO
|If you want to view turtles,
you can register with one of the hotels for beach access.
Security is "very high" here in turtle season. Check out the sea cave on the outside of
the outermost island.
HOW TO GET HERE
Aerotrón, Hangar #1, Aeropuerto Internacional G.D.O.
Regular scheduled 35 minute flights from Puerto Vallarta 4
times a week.
Propietario: Ricardo Farkas
Tel: (322).297.1212 USA:
Located adjacent to Puerto Vallarta's PVR International
|Road Access is via a cobble stone road at
mile marker (mm-53.5).
Pueblo Careyes Village is located a little to the south at mile marker (mm-52)
|The Health Center (Centro de Salud) is at
pueblo Careyes (mm-52), along with a store and telephone
service (larga distancia).