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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 fishing boats cliff divers people watching plaza machado waves malecon vendors stroll statues tourists
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 June 3, 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 May 15, 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 April 29, 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 April 28, 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 April 12, 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
Thank melodieh237
Reviewed April 4, 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

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank Scott W
Reviewed April 2, 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.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Joie A
Reviewed March 18, 2018

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

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Louella 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