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The nearest beach to the cruise terminal.
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Mazatlan, Mexico
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All reviews nice beach restaurants and bars view of the ocean across the street old town lots of shops cliff divers people watching malecon vendors centro stroll statues tourists
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Between malecon and the old town, a place for dare devils and statues. It is a nice walk and if you're lucky, some dare devil divers

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Roger_NL_1976
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fair beaches - lots of shops - lots of restaurants - and a new Malecon to walk at night and experience the night life.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank El1Lobo
Reviewed 14 February 2019

We appreciate the seaside and the weather was wonderful There is a lot of people walking and the traffic bad

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank José S
Reviewed 31 December 2018

Nice area away from Zona Dorada tourists. Food and vendors , easy access via beach taxis or buses along the Malecon

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank papawis
Reviewed 22 December 2018

Beach was so nice and lots of people on the beach selling random things which was kind of fun. Beware of people watching your belongings though.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank GeoffreyBean747
Reviewed 3 June 2018

One of the many beaches on the Malecon. Nice and wide with some snack stands . Across the street are plenty of bars and restaurants.

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank rschagrin
Reviewed 16 May 2018

A nice quiet uncrowded large beach at the end of the Malecon. Very basic though. Bring your own umbrella. No change rooms. Could not see any toilet facilities but did not check out the whole beach. Peaceful, no vendors.

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank AndreToronto
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

So much leading up to this wonderful location! Just before arriving this area is the famous ocean filled swimming pool! Also Devils cave! Playa OlS Altas is also a natural phenomenon with the sand of the beach swapping ends with the seasons! Street shuts down...More

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank Steve T
Reviewed 29 April 2018

walked on the beach , very relaxing and able to buy items from the vendors who do go down on thier price. Good food at all the out door food places and the beer is cold 1

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank jahurtado
Reviewed 13 April 2018

This is a great family beach close to the Historical District. This area has been recently upgraded with extensive renovations done on the Malecon giving better access to the beach and area. There are numerous cafes, restaurants, stores and other facilities in the immediate area...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Mary S
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Response from falconroger | Reviewed this property |
The Hotel Olas Alta is NOT on Olas Altas bay. It is sort of half way between the actual Olas Altas Bay area (The old town area of Mazatlan) and the Gold Zone. It is right on the main beach road and there are buses right in... More