200 km north from Mazatlan and only 45 minutes from Culiacán, Sinaloa´s Capital, you can find a heavenly landscape with dunes and beautiful beaches bathed by Mar de Cortés called Bahía de Altata.
Bahía de Altata had its glory days in 1830 when it used to be an important commercial port. It came to be, because of it´s traffic, the second most important port in Sinaloa. Its amazing geografic location made it a key point in the arrival of merchandise brought from other countries and the distribution of it self.
Its importance resided in the fact that besides Sinaloa, other states like Chihuahua and Durango used this port as an exit for its own agricultural, industrial and mineral production to other states and foreign cities thanks to its conection with San Francisco. Bahía de Altata used to have a big merchant importance for the state.