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Playa Huizache Caimanero


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About Playa Huizache Caimanero

Playa Huizache Caimanero Sanctuary.  This beach is a sanctuary where several species of sea turtles nest. Located on an island, it can be considered one of the most beautiful be...

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How to get there?

  • Most important locality

    Puerto de Mazatlán at 30 Km.

  • Airport

    Culiacan International Airport - Sinaloa

References and Transportation
  • Ways to get there

    By land 30 km from the port of Mazatlan, Sinaloa.

  • Transportation facilities

    Private or rented car

  • Mobility within the protected area


  • Schedules

    Every day from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

    Subject to the availability of personnel attending the Protected Area.

  • Entrance fee

    In accordance with the provisions of the Federal Law of Rights for the current fiscal year

  • Average weather in the area

    Above 25°C

Playa Huizache Caimanero in Mexico

Activities and recommendations



  • Visit the Protected Area in summer, fall and winter.
  • Comfortable clothing and field shoes are recommended.


Services within the PA

Interpretation and Environmental Education Room
Interpretive trails

Lodging near the PA


Food service near the PA


Available services in the nearest locality to the PA

Market / Super Market
Transportation services

Nearest locality to the PA

Puerto de Mazatlán at 30 Km.

Admission fee

Protected Area entrance fee

In accordance with the provisions of the Federal Law of Rights for the current fiscal year

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Interesting facts

On this beach there is a greater presence of olive ridley turtles, although leatherback and black turtles also arrive to nest. To protect th...

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Landscape and sea turtle nesting.

Representative species of PA

Olive Ridley Sea Turtle (Lepidochelys olivacea), Green Sea Turtle( Chelonia agazzisi), Leatherback Sea Turtle (Dermochelys coriacea), Hawksb...

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You can see more representative species of Playa Huizache Caimanero on the web site

Go to the Naturalista web site

Visitor regulations

Follow these indications to conserve the Protected Area

1. Organization of groups of less than 20 people
2. Follow the instructions of the Protected Area staff
3. Do not litter and pick u...

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  • PA office address

    Av.Puerto de Mazatlán no.8 bis, Alfredo B. Bonfil. Mazatlan, Sinaloa.

  • Phone

    +52 (669) 118 1059

  • Email


PA social networks
Gobierno de México
Medio Ambiente