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Playa Rancho Nuevo


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About Playa Rancho Nuevo

Playa Rancho Nuevo Sanctuary.  Located in the State of Sinaloa, this sanctuary is the feeding and migration habitat for hawksbill, black and leatherback sea turtles. Visit...

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How to get there?

  • Most important locality

    Ciudad de Aldama at 43 Km.

  • Airport

    Ciudad Victoria International Airport “General Pedro José Méndez” - Tamaulipas

References and Transportation
  • Ways to get there

    The city of Aldama-Rancho Nuevo is 25 km by road and 18 km by dirt road.

  • Transportation facilities

    Private automobile.

  • Mobility within the protected area

    Through dirt roads

  • Schedules

    No tourist visitation

    Because of the protection of the area, access is subject to authorization from the Protected Area, in strict compliance with research or other issues.

  • Entrance fee

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

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Playa Rancho Nuevo in Mexico

Activities and recommendations


  • Flora and fauna watching


  • Without information


Services within the PA


Lodging near the PA


Food service near the PA

Street food

Available services in the nearest locality to the PA

Bank ATMs
Market / Super Market
Transportation services

Nearest locality to the PA

Ciudad de Aldama at 43 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

Rancho Nuevo Beach is the site with the highest concentration of olive ridley turtle (Lepidochelys kempii) females in the world, making it f...

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Sea turtle nesting.

Representative species of PA

Kemp's Ridley Sea Turtle (Lepidochelys kempii), Green Sea Turtle (Chelonia mydas), Loggerhead Sea Turtle (Caretta caretta)

You can see more representative species of Playa Rancho Nuevo on the web site

Go to the Naturalista web site

Visitor regulations

Follow these indications to conserve the Protected Area

1. Not to handle, touch, harass, disturb or harm sea turtles.
2. Do the tours on foot, in groups of no more than 10 visitors, forming a...

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  • PA office address

    Calle 14 y 15 Bravo 335 Zona Centro Ciudad Victoria, Tamaulipas, C.P. 87000.

  • Phone

    +52 (834) 315 6015

  • Email

    Without information

PA social networks
Gobierno de México
Medio Ambiente