The Easter holidays arrive in the blink of an eye and it is an excellent opportunity to get to know “The best beaches in Mazatlan” …
Visiting the Pacific coasts have a special charm and Mazatlán is part of it with beautiful places and many free activities, and others not so much, to enjoy unforgettable days.
The walks along its boardwalk full of life are unmissable, day or night there will be numerous proposals to have a great time; A tour of the center will be an invitation to discover impressive corners such as the main square and the Cathedral, Ángel Flores street is another beautiful place and schedule your visit to Liverpool Alley, the Lighthouse is also among the must-sees, all this and more is part of one of the most beautiful attractions that the destination offers.
And don’t forget that, if you go in February, the carnival dates have their own magic with a program full of special events, float parades, lots of glitter, music and a party atmosphere that will fascinate you.
Returning to the subject, to cope with the warmth of this Mexican paradise you have to know its beaches; Next, we mention some of the best beaches in Mazatlán.
What are the best beaches in Mazatlan?
In the Pearl of the Pacific you will find some very beautiful beaches and a boardwalk of more than 20 km; to these are added the beaches of the islands that are also part of the municipality.
It is the waters of the Pacific Ocean that bathe its coasts, so you will find different types of waves depending on the location; On the other hand, it is also good to know that Mazatlán has wide banks of golden sand, incredible spaces to relax and enjoy.
So that on your next visit to this destination in the state of Sinaloa you can take advantage of and get to know the best and most beautiful beaches in Mazatlán, we mention some of them in order of north to south location.
Las Brujas Beach and Cerritos Beach
If you want to enjoy the coastal area of Mazatlán on a long walk, you can start at Las Brujas beach, it is the first beach north of the city; This is chosen by surfers who are encouraged to challenge its waves and spend fun moments by the sea.
A few steps further you will find Cerritos beach, an area that is generally very quiet, except in high season when all the beaches of Mazatlán are full, so you can take your umbrella, enjoy a picnic day and relax listening to the sound of waves.
The sea on the shore is suitable for cooling off, but if you want to dive further you must know how to swim. The breadth of the beach is perfect for enjoying family games and it has beautiful views of both the ocean side and the side of the large hotels that are located there.
This incredible beach with calm waves is located at the beginning of the golden zone and is ideal for those who enjoy practicing water sports either on their own or can contract one of the many services offered there.
Some proposals are a banana ride, paragliding, parachute, a sailboat tour or a boat and water skiing is also an option.
It is an area of great activity and tourist concurrence, there is a wide offer of gastronomic places, cafes and other vendors, you choose what you are interested in trying.
Ideal to enjoy a day at the beach with friends, family or someone special, be sure to visit it, you are going to have a great time.
Shrimp Beach and Gaviotas Beach
Located in the golden zone, these beaches are recognized as the most beautiful in the area and for this reason they were chosen by numerous elegant hotels to settle and offer incredible paradises to their guests.
It is worth mentioning that, of these two, Gaviotas beach is the one that receives the most compliments, with an incredible atmosphere and magical sunsets.
At Camarón beach the waves are a bit intense, but not so strong, it can be an option for surfing.
This is another of the busiest beaches in Mazatlán, even more so on special dates and you can find it steps away from the Monument to the Fisherman.
In this spacious sandbank that extends for a few kilometers from the end of the golden zone, you will find a sea with moderate waves ideal for taking a refreshing dip on the shore.
There you will find numerous palapas and several restaurants that offer exquisite dishes made with the catch of the day that you can accompany with a delicious Pacífico beer or cold flavored water.
During your visit, prepare your camera for some beautiful photos with pelicans and seagulls that will surely be part of the beautiful landscape of the place.
High Waves Beach
You can find this beach very close to the historic center of Mazatlán and it is the favorite place for surf lovers since, as its name indicates, its waves are a great attraction for those who practice this exciting sport.
Being very close to the boardwalk, many tourists enjoy sitting in restaurants and appreciating the beautiful views of the sea and the intrepid tests of the surfers.
It is not suitable for swimming, but you can still have a good time.
Stone Island Beach
Just 5 minutes by vote you will find one of the destination’s unmissable beaches that has the advantage of being a little less crowded, and therefore a little quieter.
There you will find restaurants located on the beach line that offer delicious Sinaloan menus and other services such as rental of rest spaces and other amenities.
Beach activities are also an option, you can have fun with banana rides by the sea, tour the island in a jeep, horseback riding, water activities and more.
Perfect for swimming and snorkeling.
Los Venados Island Beach
Right in front of Olas Altas beach there are three beautiful islands that are part of the destination, they are Isla de los Pájaros (right), Isla de los Venados (center) and Isla de las Cabras (left).
The good thing about visiting this island is that in addition to being able to enjoy its very calm waters where you can swim at ease, snorkel and dive, you will also get to know a nature reserve with the most virgin beaches in the destination and with unique flora and fauna.
From there, the views of the ocean are a plus that will amaze you…