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I've looked at hotels in PV on tripadvisor and the photos, I don't see many people swimming in the ocean. Is there a reason for that? Water temperature? Safety?

We've been to Grand Cayman, Cancun & Playa del Carmen and I realize the Pacific side doesn't have the same kind of white beaches, but we do want to swim.

It looks like Marriot CasaMagna has a huge pool, but we like to body surf & snorkel too. Family of 4, daughters are 19 & 21.

Airline cost to the Carribean is $200-400 per ticket more than PV.

Any suggestions for good beaches in that area?

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