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The nearest beach to the cruise terminal.
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Mazatlan, Mexico
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 4 February 2003

Olas Altas is the best beach in the pacific mexican coast. The locals in mazatlan are very friendly! THe golden zone is the best place to eat a good aguachile and native food.

9  Thank Wanderer33065
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

Playa Olas Altas is a great place for a walk. It is located in Centro. Lots of statues, a salt water pool, cliff divers and the continuation of one of the longest Malecons in the world.

2  Thank GaleAS
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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.

1  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.

1  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

1  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

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

Thank melodieh237
Reviewed 4 April 2018

This beach is a terrific place to spend an afternoon. The view of the ocean as well as the view of the city across the water is beautiful! Lots of nice restaurants nearby. If you go just a little ways up the road, the views...More

2  Thank Scott W
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Considering we were here during Easter weekend, the highest number of tourists, the beaches were not overly crowded and clean. A few food vendors with great restaurants across the street.

1  Thank Joie A
Reviewed 19 March 2018

Love it! . we strolled around this area and really breathtaking . the people are nice and friendly and it is worth going back.

Thank Louella C
Reviewed 12 March 2018

I love Olas Altas beach. I don't swim here, but my dog does! Walking on the malecon is relaxing. This is a great place to see the sunset.

Thank Andrea L
Reviewed 9 March 2018

We stayed in Centro for a month, and we spent so much of that time just enjoying the beauty of Olas Altas. This is a place that is frequented by tourists and locals alike. Bring an umbrella and your beach chair. You won’t want to...More

Thank Julie C
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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