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Great place to eat and watch the sunset

Weather you’re staying in the old town or north in the Gold Zone hop on the SÁBALO CENTRO public... read more

Reviewed 3 February 2018
BjlTravel
,
Calgary, Canada
via mobile
Long stretch of beach for walking, swimming and activities.

The main beach of the Golden Zone, hotels, restaurants and water activities. Our favourite beach... read more

Reviewed 24 November 2017
Carrie W
,
Sarnia, Ontario, Canada
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Beach located in the Golden Zone.
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Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

Weather you’re staying in the old town or north in the Gold Zone hop on the SÁBALO CENTRO public bus (11 pesos) and get off anywhere near Avenida Gaviatos. Ponchos, Bar el Mar, Shrimp Bucket are his three of the many places to eat. You...More

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Reviewed 24 November 2017

The main beach of the Golden Zone, hotels, restaurants and water activities. Our favourite beach in Mazatlan. You can pay to rent beach chairs and umbrellas. If you want to avoid the touts of which there are many you may be able to do what...More

Thank Carrie W
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Reviewed 26 March 2017

I love walking on the beach in the morning with other tourist around. The evening stroll is also entertaining because of local bands and merchants selling staff and serenading the people.

Thank valcadamia
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Reviewed 22 March 2017

We have spent months in Mazatlan over our dozen or so visits. We love to walk the beaches and the long malecon. Playa Las Gaviotas runs past hotels and a few restaurants so that adds some interest. There are often parachutes being pulled into the...More

Thank Richard289
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Reviewed 15 March 2017

This long stretch of beach has many resorts with beachside bars and eating. During low tide you will have a great expanse of sand. There are many beach vendors selling everything you can imagine, also you can enjoy many water sports: kayaks, hobbies, jet ski,...More

Thank Melida555
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Reviewed 10 January 2017

Shallow waters, good for young children, looks out to three islands. The sandy beach is a delight for long walks. Vendors ply the beach but with a simple 'no gracious' they continue on their way.

Thank laurabaxter01
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Reviewed 12 December 2016

this is just one of the amazing natural beaches in mazatlan you can walk for over 20 miles of beach almost all flat and sandy very little rock

Thank Michael G
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Reviewed 12 December 2016

We walk the beach daily while we are in Mazatlan. We take our dogs with us & they have a blast. Lots of restaurants & bars along the beach.

Thank debcarson
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Reviewed 3 December 2016

Playa Gaviotas is a pleasant two mile stretch of white sand in the heart of Mazatlan's Gringoland. It is a lovely, but fairly ordinary beach which gets a little smaller each year as the tide rises (Global Warming?) So what makes this a special place...More

Thank Chuck B
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Reviewed 17 March 2016

Resorts are now stretching north, you find RIU Emerald Bay 45 miles north of the airport, great beaches

Thank bobmccrea
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