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Address: Mazatlan, Mexico
Activities: Swimming
Description: This one-mile stretch of beach is not recommended for swimming, but more...
This one-mile stretch of beach is not recommended for swimming, but more for walks on its soft sand.
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Nice water, be careful

This is a nice beach with clean water. However, we had a camera snatched while I sat next to it on the beach. The locals and police were extremely helpful, and the thief was... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed December 11, 2012
Caroline E
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Asheville, North Carolina, United States
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Kelowna, Canada
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75 reviews 75 reviews
3 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

I love Mazatlan but on playa norte I saw lots of garbage including a syringe and many razors. Do not swim here.

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Asheville, North Carolina, United States
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73 reviews 73 reviews
16 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

This is a nice beach with clean water. However, we had a camera snatched while I sat next to it on the beach. The locals and police were extremely helpful, and the thief was caught and our camera returned! The thief was not from Mazatlan. The barrio in which the beach is located is full of hard-working families who want... More 

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Mazatlan, Mexico
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2011

Mazatlecos flock to this beach on weekends,when it is filled with family groups, running children and games. There is a kiddie playground next door, and to the south of that there's a stretch of sand where the close-in fishermen line up their pangas after they bring in the morning's catch. Not a relaxing beach experience.

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