South of Mismaloya on Carr. 200 Sur, the fishing town of Boca de Tomatlan is known to locals as simply "Boca," which means "mouth" in Spanish. It is the principal water taxi departure point for South Shore destinations such as Quimixto, Las Animas and Yelapa. Easily reached by local bus, car or water taxi from Vallarta. It's the trailhead point for popular and picturesque hiking trail heading south to Las Animas beach. Most of the Boca de Tomatlan real estate opportunities here are the homes for sale that have been built between the highway and the shoreline, mostly cliffs with dramatic views of the bay.