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Playa Cerritos

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Address: Mazatlan, Mexico
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This beach, with grass growing atop its dunes, is quiet and undeveloped.

This beach, with grass growing atop its dunes, is quiet and undeveloped.

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Los Cabos Surf Lesson at Costa Azul or Cerritos Beach
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Quiet and beautiful

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Portland, Oregon
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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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!

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Phoenix Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Stony Plain
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 where we have stayed last few years.

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Mazatlan, Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Penticton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 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 together on the beach. Beautiful to walk for miles in you chose to do so.... More 

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Whitby, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 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.

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Surrey, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 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.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Lots of big waves and definitely not for a novice swimmer but was perfect for having fun! The undertow wasnt as bad as some have put on here, especially if you are catching waves 100ft or less offshore

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Boise, Idaho
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Venture out past the gold zone to Playa Cerritos and don't miss the restaurant La Bruja. Great family restaurant on the beach, reasonable prices, fun vibe. Watch the surfers. Enjoy the open air restaurant. Share a molcajete. Lots of meat!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

One of many playas in the Mazatlán area, but this is our favourite. Less development and a more relaxing experience., Nice variety along the shoreline, and being open to the pacific, impressive wave formations. Recommended.

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