Got your tickets booked and your luggage zipped up? Read on for a few basic Mazatlan tips before you jet off.
Mazatlan lies 130 miles (209 kilometers) southeast of Culiacan, a noteworthy city.
This area of Sinaloa is home to around 350,000 residents.
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The Casa Lucila Hotel Boutique (Olas Atlas No. 16 Centro Historico) or the Isla Mazatlan Golden Resort (Paseo de La Isla #1) will suit those travelers yearning for seamless service and silky sheets. Don't think you'll be spending much time in your room? Consider budget options like the Best Western Hotel Posada Freeman Zona Dorada (Av. Camaron Sabalo No. 777) and the Margaritas Hotel & Tennis Club (Av. Camaron Sabalo 710 Zona Dorada) and splash out on unforgettable experiences instead.
Stow your tray table, fasten your seatbelt and get ready to explore Mazatlan! Once you land at General Rafael Buelna International Airport (MZT), the buzzing main streets will be only 10 miles (16 kilometers) west of here.
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Collecting a vehicle right at General Rafael Buelna International Airport means that you don't have to deal with transfers and cabs. Dollar Rent A Car is a good option here. Thrifty Car Rental is also worth considering.
Head out to Alamo Rent A Car and you'll be driving around town in a jiffy. They are situated at Aeropuerto Internacionalgral Rafael Buelna Carr Al Sur S/N, 2 miles (3 kilometers) from the city center.
If you feel like a sightseeing adventure, plan a couple of hours at El Faro Lighthouse. This significant attraction is well worth seeing.
Love to see the sunset among some superb scenery? El Mirador offers astounding views that will stay in your mind forever. Seeking some more ideas? An ideal way to really immerse yourself in a city's culture is to take in its spirited marketplaces. Browse through the products and shop like the locals do at Jose Maria Pino Suarez Municipal Market. But there's more. Find out when tours are held at Immaculate Conception Cathedral. While you're there, take a few minutes to bow your head and partake in a bit of personal reflection.
So you've unpacked your bags and you're starting to feel a little tired after your flight — what's next? Catch forty winks? No way... vacations are about unique experiences and memorable adventures! (Besides, you can always put your feet up when you get home.)
There are so many activities to choose from in Mazatlan. If you need some help deciding on what to do, here are some suggestions:
Las Labradas Archaeological Site is just one of the attractions on offer in Punta Prieta, which is 40 miles (64 kilometers) away.
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Nestled on the beach, this Zona Dorada resort is within 6 mi (10 km) of Golden Zone, Playa Norte, and Cerritos Beach. Olas Altas Beach and Punta Camaron Beach ...
The Palms Resort of Mazatlan$40
Located in the heart of Mazatlán's Golden Zone, this long-established resort is 400 meters from the beach and minutes from the historic center, where guests ...
This Zona Dorada hotel is on the beach, 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Golden Zone, and within 6 mi (10 km) of Playa Norte and Olas Altas Beach. Punta Camaron Beach and ...
Situated by the sea, this hotel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Cerritos Beach, Golden Zone, and Mazatlan International Center. Mazatlan Aquarium and Playa Norte are ...
Park Inn by Radisson Mazatlán$37
Located by the ocean, this family-friendly hotel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Golden Zone, Mazatlan Aquarium, and Playa Norte. Olas Altas Beach and Punta Camaron ...
Don Pelayo Pacific Beach$41
Nestled on the beach, this Zona Dorada resort is within 6 mi (10 km) of Golden Zone, Mazatlan International Center, and Playa Norte. Immaculate Conception Cathedral ...
Oceano Palace Beach Hotel$60
Centrally located in Mazatlán's Golden Zone of hotels, shops, and restaurants, and next to the ocean, this hotel is 4 km (2.5 mi) from La Gran Plaza ...
Costa De Oro Beach Hotel$66
This Mexican resort is 2 blocks from the shops and restaurants of Mazatlan's Golden Zone, and 1 mile from Marina El Cid.
El Cid Castilla Beach Hotel$94
Nestled on the beach, this Zona Dorada hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Punta Camaron Beach and Golden Zone. Mazatlan Aquarium and Playa Norte are also within ...
Ocean View Beach Hotel$61
Facing Bird Island on the north end of Mazatlán's Golden Zone, the all-suites, hacienda-style Pueblo Bonito Mazatlan - All Inclusive offers family-style vacations ...
Pueblo Bonito Mazatlan - All Inclusive$484
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