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About Playa Ceuta

Playa Ceuta Sanctuary.  This sanctuary includes sandy beaches and coastal dunes. It is a sea turtle nesting site. The plants of the coastal dunes are adapted to the...

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How to get there?

  • Most important locality

    Celestino Gazca.

  • Airport

    Culiacan International Airport - Sinaloa

References and Transportation
  • Ways to get there

    By land at Km 78 of the Mazatlan-Culiacan Highway, entering the town of Celestino Gazca.

  • Transportation facilities

    Private automobile.

  • Mobility within the protected area

    The Protected Area is only a beach.

  • Schedules

    Every day of the year.

  • Entrance fee

    $46.23 MXN

  • Average weather in the area


Playa Ceuta in Mexico

Activities and recommendations



  • The recommended months to visit are from August to December.
  • Comfortable clothing for the beach, sandals, long-sleeved shirt and shorts or pants are recommended.


Services within the PA

Visitor center or equivalent

Lodging near the PA


Food service near the PA

Food cart

Available services in the nearest locality to the PA


Nearest locality to the PA

Celestino Gazca.

Admission fee

Protected Area entrance fee

$46.23 MXN Entrance prices per person, per day, as collection of rights.

Senior citizens, pensioned and retired persons, disabled persons, and minors under 12 years of age will be exempt from the payment of fees, whose status will be accredited once they enter the Protected Area, if applicable, with the corresponding valid credential. A 50% discount will be applied to students and teachers with a valid credential, which must be presented upon entering the Protected Area.

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Interesting facts

In this sanctuary there is a turtle camp specialized in protecting the nesting of olive ridley and black turtles. There is a museum dedicate...

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Sea turtle and shorebird nesting.

Representative species of PA

Olive Ridley Sea Turtle (Lepidochelys olivacea), Green Sea Turtle (Chelonia agassizi), Leatherback Sea Turtle (Dermochelys coriacea), Snowy ...

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

Go to the Naturalista web site

Visitor regulations

Follow these indications to conserve the Protected Area

1. Do not disturb wildlife
2. Do not introduce vehicles on the beach
3. Do not make noise
4. No littering
5. No extraction ...

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  • PA office address

    Calzada Aeropuerto No. 7281 poniente, Col. Bachigualato, C.P. 80140, Culiacan, Sinaloa.

  • Phone

    +52 (667) 135 9033

  • Email

    Without information

PA social networks
Gobierno de México
Medio Ambiente