About Mazatlan, Sinaloa
Located in the Pacific Ocean, the port of Mazatlan is one of the most famous destinations in Mexico. Its name means “Land of Deer” and it is one of the main cities in the State of Sinaloa, the second most important after Culiacan.
It is known as the Pearl of the Pacific thanks to its gorgeous beaches like Norte Beach, Gaviotas Beach and Venados Beach; in them one can practice several aquatic sports, from sport fishing to sailing, and jetski rides or aquatic banana. Its weather has an annual average of 25°C, which allows enjoying these activities or the simple rest on the sand, or well, walking in the malecon.
Mazatlan is worldwide famous for its restaurants and night life; over the Golden Zone and other points in the port, the tourist will find several restaurants that will surprise due to its great tradition in Japanese food, although part of the typical gastronomy that no one can miss is the one that includes fish dried meat, fried tacos and shrimps.
During the nights, in any of the nights clubs or bars, enjoy dancing different rhythms, drink a refreshing beverage and get rid of stress altogether with family or friends. Plus there are excellent lodging options of great quality and variety in rates.
One can get to Mazatlan by different means: by air through its international airport; by land using Highway #15 Mexico-Nogales and the Pan-American road #40 that connects Mazatlan with Matamoros, Tamaulipas; and by sea, Mazatlan has connections with the state of Baja California Sur, it is also a scale of cruise lines like Carnival, Norwegian and Princess. If you travel from the United States by highway, don’t forget to consider the payment of toll booths. Remember that in many shops and tourist services you can pay either with local currency or American dollars.
The huge amount of ancient buildings, exotic beaches, restaurants, activities to do and traditional events like the popular Carnival celebrated every year, makes Mazatlan a paradisiacal port loved by national and international tourists.
Visit Mazatlan and enjoy everything that this city and its people have to offer always with their characteristic joy.