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Playa Olas Altas

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The nearest beach to the cruise terminal.
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  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
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11 - 20 of 95 reviews

Reviewed 6 December 2016

Spend the day strolling and people watching. Have a cold beer and a delicious meal at one of the local restaurants. Fun!

Thank Ute G
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Love the area, so close to town if you're staying in old mazatlan. Easy to get to, restaurants directly across from waterfront and looney bean coffee shop with treats. Can be bit rough waters, but great for suntanning with view and amenities near you.

Thank Britanny C
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

Olas Altas! Full history and wonderful view. I had been here many times. It is the best location to enjoy Mazatlan's incomparable sunsets. On the weekends this area is full of attractions and local vendors. Two blocks downs you will find The German old town...More

Thank MichaelDergar
Reviewed 11 May 2016

We were staying in a house overlooking Playa Olas Altas and I loved being able to stroll along the beach and watch the waves rolling in. It's a steeper sloped beach than some others in the area, and the lifeguard told us it was unsafe...More

Thank LinzLou11
Reviewed 13 April 2016

A small beach at the end of the Malecon and directly across from the Freeman Hotel and bnly a block or so from great dining make this beach in a small cove in the heart of Mazatllan one of a kind.

Thank klinoregon
Reviewed 28 March 2016

Olas Altas is a one of a kind area, with the IN OCEAN swimming pool, beaches, rock shore areas and the restaurant distric this is an amazing area of Mazatlan. Oh and did I mention the night life?

Thank Glenn T
Reviewed 24 March 2016

This is a great beach along the Malecon in Mazatlan. Great vendors selling all sorts of things: food, candy, fruit, sunglasses, pocket books, bags, art, jewelry, masks, shoes, clothes and more. Water is nice. Flat beach. Very pretty.

Thank 58indiag
Reviewed 22 March 2016

I know there are so many different beaches along the coast of Mazatlan but I especially loved this one. It was local. It felt like the time I went to the beaches in Portugal, where every beach was filled with locals. The other beaches in...More

1  Thank Courtney L
Reviewed 21 March 2016

Many shops, bars and eateries along the walk by Olas Altas. The architecture of the buildings is great. Quaint area to visit. We really enjoyed it.

Thank FlatlanderUS
Reviewed 20 March 2016

One of the best beaches in Mazatlan, cliff divers, many small restaurants where you an watch beautiful pacific sunsets.

Thank bskhol
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