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Amazing

I love walking on the beach in the morning with other tourist around. The evening stroll is also... read more

Reviewed 26 March 2017
valcadamia
,
Langley, Canada
A Lovely Beach to Walk at Low Tide

We have spent months in Mazatlan over our dozen or so visits. We love to walk the beaches and... read more

Reviewed 22 March 2017
Richard289
,
Calgary
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Beach located in the Golden Zone.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good35%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
25 Mar 2017
“Amazing”
21 Mar 2017
“A Lovely Beach to Walk at Low Tide”
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Mazatlan, Mexico
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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
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
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
Reviewed 11 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
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
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
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
Reviewed 17 March 2016

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

Thank bobmccrea
Reviewed 9 March 2016

Gorgeous beach! Beautiful sand and water but please be wary that there are stingrays in the water. I got stung on March 3 and as I was writhing in agony someone came up to me to let me know that he'd been stung the day...More

Thank vangal2015
Reviewed 16 December 2015

Many activities but you can choose to relax. Of course beach vendors but everyone's friendly. Water was warm and scenery is nice. Getting a chair and umbrella with food/drink service through a resort was the way we went. Great service.

Thank ShanTravelItch
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