La Reina de los Mares (Queen of the Seas) is one of several mermaid statues on the Paseo Claussen promenade in Mazatlán, Mexico. map
The little boy next to the mermaid appears to be Cupid, with a quiver of arrows carried on his back.
The sculpture was created possibly as early as 1980 but more likely in 1993 by Pedro Jimenez Corona.
This sculpture, also known simply as “La Sirena” is one of the many sculptures, monuments and other attractions along Mazatlán’s Malecón, which lays claim to being one of the longest beach promenades in the world.
Mazatlán is a popular tourist destination and has been increasingly so since the 1940s. The beautiful Malecón area has been significantly developed and upgraded in the last several decades.
At more than 5 miles in length, it has many hotels and resorts, restaurants and shops, and a lot of water sports and fishing opportunities.