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“another great place in Mazatlan” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Playa Olas Altas

Playa Olas Altas
Mazatlan, Mexico
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Ranked #9 of 54 attractions in Mazatlan
Type: Beaches
Activities: Sunbathing, Swimming
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Owner description: The nearest beach to the cruise terminal.
Whitehorse, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 attraction reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“another great place in Mazatlan”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

sights, sounds, food and really good coffee. the only place to be on the Saturday night of Carnival...extremely busy, lots of families and great fireworks. The hats, wigs and masks are all fun...ENJOY!

Visited February 2013
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Reno, Nevada
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30 reviews 30 reviews
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
“Beautiful beach area”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

Olas Atlas is a very nice beach area with a lot to do around the area. However, if you want just a really nice beach you should go to Playa Cerritos or Playa Bruja.

Visited February 2013
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Southern California
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9 attraction reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“South End of Mazatlan”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

Olas Altas beach is very popular with the locals and on weekends quite crowded. Numerous restaurants along the stretch offer good food. It's tough to choose where to eat. Lots of food carts to choose from as well. Drive up Constitucion for a real experience.

Visited December 2012
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Asheville, North Carolina, United States
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47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
“Great for walking, swimming”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

Nice water temp, clean water, decent surf. There were many folks walking their dogs, running, riding bikes. Nice malecon walkway, too. Very friendly.

Visited December 2012
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Yucaipa, California
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22 attraction reviews
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“The first tourist beach in Mazatlan”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2012

Really where the Malecon starts. It's a nice walk form the start on the south side to around the corner going north to where the cliff divers are. That is around 1/2 mile one way. Do not miss the roof top bar at the top of the Best Western/ Freeman Hotel at the south part of that beach. Can't miss it - it's the tallest building there. The view/ pictures from there are great.

Visited December 2012
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