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Address: Mazatlan, Mexico
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Beach located in the Golden Zone.

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Excellent beach!

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 10 January 2017
laurabaxter01
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Bellevue, Washington
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Bellevue, Washington
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75 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 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.

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Cobble Hill
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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

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Stony Plain
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Steilacoom, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 that has drawn me back time and time again for over forty years? The answer... More 

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Billings, Montana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016

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

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 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 before. The locals kept telling us that there aren't rays in the water but believe... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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536 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2016

Playa Las Gaviotas is the perfect beach - fine soft sand, easy to swim water, and picture perfect bay with beautiful islands on the horizon. Though we have not seen all Mexican beaches, it is by far the best one we have seen so far this year (our #2 would be Playa del Norte in Isla Mujeres): - Nicer sand... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Mazatlan, Mexico
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34 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2015

Really a stunning sculpture, but whomever is in charge of keeping things tourist ready needs to quit painting it! It is SUPPOSED to develop a beautiful green patina and every time it is about to, they paint the darn thing and ruin it.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2015

Poor buffet food. Hot food cold and/or overcooked. A lot to be desired. The rain was running through the ceilng while food was being served.

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