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Playa Cerritos

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Los Cabos Surf Lesson at Costa Azul or Cerritos Beach
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This beach, with grass growing atop its dunes, is quiet and undeveloped.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“quiet beach” (5 reviews)
“rv park” (5 reviews)
“strip mall” (5 reviews)
Mazatlan, Mexico
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Reviewed 25 April 2017

Don't go when it is a cold day! Locals go here and be careful of robbers walking along taking your things when you are in the water. BUT - just like in US! Swim smart!

Thank hsabin
Reviewed 26 February 2017

We enjoy staying in the playa Cerritos area from time to time just to escape the business of the Golden Zone. This beautiful stretch of beach has many great condos and homes for rent with a few hotels sprinkled along the way. There aren't many...More

Thank J-W
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Take the Cerritos bus as their is only one bus that gets you there, it is very neat, a strip mall with shopping and restaurants, the last 5 restaurants are at the open point of the ocean where fishing boats come in and you can...More

1  Thank Lorie46
Reviewed 18 January 2017

After you are tired of all the hubbub at the Golden Zone (which is a must do), come to Cerritos Beach. A few good beachside restaurants, very few peddlers, and amazing shell hunting!

Thank Abisar
Reviewed 13 December 2016

just a awesome beach, one needs to get into this beautiful ocean and enjoy it, but watch the flag warnings for jelly fish or rip tides.

Thank TwoAZTravelingFools
Reviewed 12 December 2016

We drive out to Cerritos with our dogs several times a week while we are in Mazatlan. The beach there is so beautiful & peaceful. We are considering renting a condo there next year because it is so much quieter than the Golden Zone area...More

Thank debcarson
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Playa Cerritos is a long stretch of sandy beaches that is north of the Golden Zone and little less busy. It's a great place for kids and shell collecting.

Thank Dave B
Reviewed 5 December 2016

This is a great area to surf, watch the surfers, or just relax in the ocean and look at all the sea shells that wash up on the beach. This area seems to attract the local people looking to surf or have a family day...More

Thank KenandJoylene M
Reviewed 28 November 2016

North part of the beach is were surfers go. Love the views of the RIU Emerald Bay from here. Public beach. Many sellers of local goods, especially around that resort. Clear water and nice viewing points in the north.

Thank brianpK8945BE
Reviewed 26 November 2016

Stayed at the RV park for 2 days. Little plaza is very nice, good place for coffee in the morning, little shopping there, and some restaurants as well. The beach just south of the RV park is beautiful, good spot to spend the day.

Thank Brian O
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12 March 2016|
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Response from Michael G | Reviewed this property |
Oh that beach is almost 20 miles away but there are lots of beautiful beaches in mazatllan that are very close to cruise ships just ask the taxi to take you to the playa