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Sun, sand, & city life on the beaches of Mazatlan

Beaches are the heart of Mexico’s Mazatlán, quite literally: One of the country's longest sections of continuous urban beach is located inside the city. And though a number of the destination's beaches pulsate with activity, plenty of others provide space and intimacy. Mazatlán is a place of both calm and culture; whether you spend your evenings partying on Olas Atlas or attending concerts at Teatro Angela Peralta, you’ll soon see why the city is known as one of the 13 Wonders of Mexico.

Where to stay

From cost-efficient hotels to luxury resorts, Mazatlán has a home-away-from-home to match your budget. As you wheel your suitcase across the traditional Spanish tiles of your Mazatlán hotel, take note of cultural design elements. Many of the region's resorts decorate with dark woods, native plants, and the bright colors of a Mexican fiesta.

If one of your bucket-list items is to stay in a luxurious room on the beach, then you can cross it off when you reach Mazatlán. A number of waterfront resorts feature rooms just a few hundred feet from the sand and surf. Hotels by the sea are also close to restaurants, nightclubs and shops.

What to see and do

You might have to actually schedule beach relaxation when you visit Mazatlán, because the destination's other sights and activities could easily pull your attention away from the sandy shores. Well-preserved historic sites stand nearby, as well as secluded spots to explore nature. Don’t leave Mazatlán without sampling the local seafood; the fresh fish here is abundant and delicious. Mazatlán's signature islands are well worth a visit, and the city's art community will immerse you in the country's diverse culture.

Beach day

Scooping up a personal patch of sand is an easy task in Mazatlán—the miles and miles of beachfront property are the city's claim to fame. Beaches are located practically everywhere in the region, both in town and along the outskirts. While spending time on a Mazatlán beach, check out local dining and shopping establishments where you can enjoy authentic tacos or buy a handmade blanket.

History

Historical discovery and leisure time are easily combined in a place like Mazatlán. For instance, a renowned UNESCO World Heritage historic site is about an hour away from the city by bus. Approximately 600 different stone-carved petroglyphs have been preserved and are displayed at the site. Mystery surrounds the spot; scholars are still deciphering the ancient icons depicted on the stone engravings.

Another site to see is the 19th-century Catedral Basilica de Mazatlán, unique because of its Gothic and Moorish architectural design in a region that mostly features Spanish colonial-style structures.

Art community

From November to May, Mazatlán's art community hosts a public art walk on the first Friday of each month. If you're vacationing on one of these Fridays, sign up for the chance to admire and possibly purchase artwork created by resident sculptors, painters, fabric designers, and photographers. Many of these artists have restored historic homes, and they open them up for the public art walk. Touring these uniquely renovated places could be the highlight of your trip—let them inspire eclectic design ideas for your own space back home.

Islands

To get away from the bustle of the city, take a day trip to one of Mazatlán's three famous islands—Deer Island, Goat Island, and Stone Island—which protrude off the shore of Zona Dorada. They feature intimate beaches, clear water and an abundance of wildlife. Travelers often visit the islands to snorkel, so rent underwater equipment to see tropical fish, sea turtles and stingrays.

When to visit

October and November are the best months to take a trip to Mazatlán. Summer can be rainy, and vacations during winter can be more costly. Fall weather is still warm enough to enjoy the beach while escaping most of the crowds.

Travel details

To reach Mazatlán by airplane, fly into the General Rafael Buelna International Airport (MZT). If you like road trips, then feel free to travel to the region by car, but you'll need to acquire short-term auto insurance from Mexico. Boat transport is another option. Baja ferries travel between Baja, California, and Mazatlán. Upon your arrival, take a bus or hire a taxi to move around the city and to visit nearby historical sites.

Recently booked Mazatlan hotels

Hotel Last booked Stars Price from
Hotel Costa De Oro
Golden Zone - Beach Front
2 hours ago 3 stars $66
El Cid Castilla Beach Hotel
Golden Zone - Beach Front
5 hours ago 3 stars $93
Oceano Palace Beach Hotel
Golden Zone - Beach Front
6 hours ago 3 stars $63
Estrella del Mar Resort Mazatlan 8 hours ago 4 stars $92
Luna Palace
Golden Zone - Beach Front
1 day ago 3 stars $74
The Palms Resort of Mazatlan
Golden Zone - Beach Front
1 day ago 3 stars $71
El Cid Granada Country Club
Golden Zone - Beach Front
1 day ago 2 stars $80
Hotel Emporio Mazatlan
Malecon
1 day ago 3 stars $73
Azteca Inn
Golden Zone - Beach Front
1 day ago 2 stars $44
Ramada Beach Resort and Spa
Golden Zone - Beach Front
1 day ago 3 stars $81

Recently Rated Mazatlan Hotels

Hotel Reviews Stars Price from
Luna Palace
Golden Zone - Beach Front
3.4 / 5
50 reviews
3 stars $74
Pueblo Bonito Emerald Bay Resort & Spa
Golden Zone - Beach Front
4.3 / 5
64 reviews
4 stars $208
Hotel Playa Mazatlan
Golden Zone - Beach Front
4.1 / 5
120 reviews
3 stars $76
Oceano Palace Beach Hotel
Golden Zone - Beach Front
3.3 / 5
81 reviews
3 stars $63
Royal Villas Resort
Golden Zone - Beach Front
3.7 / 5
30 reviews
3 stars $119
El Cid Castilla Beach Hotel
Golden Zone - Beach Front
3.8 / 5
132 reviews
3 stars $93
La Siesta
Old Mazatlan, Downtown
3.7 / 5
62 reviews
2 stars $37
Quality Inn Mazatlan
Golden Zone - Beach Front
3.8 / 5
9 reviews
2 stars $52
Hotel Emporio Mazatlan
Malecon
3.6 / 5
30 reviews
3 stars $73
The Jonathon Boutique Hotel
Old Mazatlan, Downtown
3.5 / 5
2 reviews
3 stars $105

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From $76

1 Hotel Playa Mazatlan

3 stars
4.1 / 5 120 reviews

Playa Gaviotas Ave. 202 Map

Beachfront hotel with great views and a long history in the Zona DoradaIdeally located in the heart of Mazatlan's lively Golden Zone (Zona Dorada), the Hotel Playa Mazatlan provides premier... More

yearly vacation trip
On June 16th I reserved a garden view room like I always do because we prefer the garden view area......Upon arrival they first tried to put us in a room in th construction area with no view except...
Dec 17, 2014
From $167

2 Pueblo Bonito Mazatlan

4 stars
4.3 / 5 85 reviews

Camaron Sabalo 2121 Norte Map

Playa Sabalo resort with pools, fitness center and numerous restaurantsPueblo Bonito Mazatlan offers lush gardens, fine dining, water sports and easy access to fishing, shopping and culture in the... More

Not good
The only good thing about this hotel is the food. Excellent food and I really enjoyed eating here. One problem is that at the restaurant, they try everything so you leave tip. Considering that I...
Jun 14, 2014
From $93

3 El Cid Castilla Beach Hotel

3 stars
3.8 / 5 132 reviews

Ave Camaron Sabalo S/n Map

If you are looking for the perfect vacation, El Cid Castilla Beach Hotel is a paradise by the sea. Located in the heart of the Golden Zone, this newly refurbish property offers ALL INCLUSIVE and... More

I stayed another week.. 100%
I was convinced to stay another week. I was very satisfied with the service and my room. My room was in excellent condition everthing was new and clean. The maids and their supervisor Judith Rubio...
Nov 26, 2014
From $66

4 Hotel Costa De Oro

3 stars
3.6 / 5 51 reviews

Ave. Camaron Sabalo S/N Map

Beachfront hotel in the Zona Dorada with restaurant, shopping and spaThe Hotel Costa De Oro offers comfortable rooms and suites in the heart of the Golden Zone (Zona Dorada), where boutiques, craft... More

Weekend getaway
The staff was great, the rooms are a bit old fashioned, pool was excelent, although a week after a major storm that destroyed part of the beachfront and one of the pools, it was functioning ok.
Sep 29, 2014
From $63

5 Oceano Palace Beach Hotel

3 stars
3.3 / 5 81 reviews

Camaron Sabalo Ave. S/N Map

Gorgeous island and ocean views and a fitness center at Mazatlan hotelRecent renovations at Oceano Palace Beach Hotel create a fresh, clean style, with guest rooms in blue and beige tones to evoke... More

Positive beach location, the rest not so great
The hotel enjoys a very nice beach location, great views and water access. Physically, the hotel room was missing some very typical amenities (i.e. hair dryer, too few towels), some function issues...
Dec 3, 2014
From $66

6 Coral Island Hotel and Spa

4 stars
4.1 / 5 19 reviews

Ave. Del Mar 1234 Map

Kids up to 12 Stay for FREE and Wireless Internet

Upscale hotel with an infinity pool along Playa Norte and the MaleconThe Coral Island Hotel and Spa features a clean, minimalist style for a splash of upscale sophistication along Mazatlan's famous... More

value, service
My experience was very pleasant; the hotel is centrally located and the service was wonderful.
Jul 25, 2014
From $208

7 Pueblo Bonito Emerald Bay Resort & Spa

4 stars
4.3 / 5 64 reviews

Av. Ernesto Coppel Campany #201 Camino Al Delfin Map

45% off per night

All-suite Mazatlan resort with kitchenettes and great restaurantsLocated on a private beach in New Mazatlan (Nuevo Mazatlan) north of the historic city center and tourist-oriented Golden Zone (Zona... More

A travel in time
The decor is very authentic and beautiful. It has an hacienda feel with a victorian mix.
Dec 20, 2014
From $105

8 The Inn at Mazatlan

3 stars
4.1 / 5 38 reviews

Ave. Camaron Sabalo # 6291 Map

Awesome Pacific views at Zona Dorada hotel with fine dining restaurantThe Inn at Mazatlan features oversized rooms and suites, an award-winning restaurant, lush gardens and direct beach access.... More

Beautiful location
Great value but didn't enjoy as much as Pueblo Bonito. Room needs coffee to go with machine. The restaurant food was not up to par in quality. Construction going on behind pool with jackhammers....
Nov 4, 2014
From $74

9 Luna Palace

3 stars
3.4 / 5 50 reviews

Ave. Camaron Sabalo 2601 Map

Ocean view suites with fully-equipped kitchenettes in the Zona DoradaThe beachfront Luna Palace provides the comforts of home in condominium-style junior and one-bedroom suites. All rooms include a... More

Hawk the adventure
Was actually very pleased with our stay at the Luna. The beach was AWESOME. Rooms were comfortable but dated. Staff was very accommodating and amenities very good. Would stay again.
Dec 23, 2014
From $139

10 Casa Lucila - Hotel Boutique Adults Only

4 stars
4.3 / 5 6 reviews

Olas Altas Map

FREE Wireless Internet

Oceanfront boutique hotel with at-home hospitality and luxury amenitiesThe Casa Lucila Hotel Boutique is a restored 19th-century property was a labor of love for owners Conchita and Chris Boccard,... More

beautifull sunsets
The location was great, an the staff very very helpful , nice place if you like to be where the action is. Everything in this hotel was top noch, I highly recommend .... will be back soon?.
Jul 28, 2014
From $71

11 The Palms Resort of Mazatlan

3 stars
4.2 / 5 5 reviews

CALZADA CAMARON SABALO 696 Map

50% off per night

Beachfront resort with stunning views, swim-up bar and open-air loungeThe beachfront The Palms Resort of Mazatlan is located in the heart of the Golden Zone (Zona Dorada), near boutiques, craft... More

Good Experience
Beach in front of the hotel have a lot of stones, there is not a good place to be. You can walk a quarter of mile to the left, very close to the El Moro hotel to have a nice shore...
Aug 11, 2014
From $45

12 Olas Altas Inn

3 stars
4.0 / 5 6 reviews

Ave Del Mar 719 Col Estadio Map

FREE Wi Fi & FREE Parking & 20% OFF SPA

Olas Altas Hotel is Located right across the street from one of the most famous beaches in Mazatlan on the famous Del Mar Avenue. Also within walking distance to the World's famous Mazatlan... More

From $49

13 Maria Coral Hotel

3 stars
3.0 / 5

Isla de la Piedra, Mazatlan Map

Attended with the courtesy and hospitality that characterizes true Isla La Piedrapeople, which are committed to kind and warm service and to make sure you'll receive all the assistance and guidance... More

From $143

14 RIU Emerald Bay - All Inclusive

3 stars
3.7 / 5 95 reviews

Calzada Camaron Map

50% off per night

All-inclusive resort with spa, swim-up bar and numerous dining optionsRising 20 stories over the Pacific at Playa Brujas, the lavish and all-inclusive Riu Emerald Bay provides guests with an... More

Excellent choice in hotel!
Monday through Friday afternoon was perfect. Not crowded, staff was exceptionally helpful, polite, respectful, and generous. Friday afternoon lots of buses arrived. Lunch and dinner on Friday were...
Oct 20, 2014
From $88

15 Mision Mazatlan

3 stars
3.0 / 5 2 reviews

Av. Camaron Sabalo 1927 Map

Is located beachfront and 8 km from Mazatlan Town Center. It features a garden, sun terrace and a swimming pool. More

Regular experience
Services and amenities are good. room furniture and fixtures need maintenance.
Aug 26, 2014
From $81

16 Ramada Beach Resort and Spa

3 stars
3.5 / 5 12 reviews

Av Playa Gaviotas 100 Map

Stay 2, Save 15%

Full-service Zona Dorada resort with on-site spa, pool and great diningThe Ramada Resort Mazatlan is located in the city's tourist-friendly Golden Zone (Zona Dorada) along the Mexican Pacific. The... More

Fantastic family getaway
It's a great place to stay stayedh with the whole family there !!
Jun 12, 2014
From $92

17 Estrella del Mar Resort Mazatlan

4 stars
3.4 / 5 5 reviews

Km 10 Camino Isla de la Piedra Map

Get $50 usd Golf Credit

Welcome to the newest Mazatlan Hotel. Situated on 3.5 miles of pristine and secluded beach is the Las Villas Hotel & Spa. Perhaps no other hotel or resort in the Mazatlan area offers you such... More

Great getaway, needs improvement on the service side
Staff while friendly, are absent at times. Restaurant service hours are very limited.
Jun 30, 2014
From $37

18 La Siesta

2 stars
3.7 / 5 62 reviews

Olas Atlas No. 11 Sur Centro, Map

Kids up to 12 Stay for FREE + FREE WiFi

Olas Altas beachfront hotel with original El Shrimp Bucket locationLocated in the heart of Mazatlan's historic city center, La Siesta provides a great base for exploring this area of the Pacific... More

maz14
perfect downtown beachfront location. restaurants and downtown entertainment very short walking distance.
Mar 31, 2014
From $52

19 Don Pelayo Pacific Beach

2 stars
3.1 / 5 9 reviews

Avenida Del Mar 1110 Map

35% off per night - Last minute deal!

With its breathtaking views of the Malecon and the islands--the Don Pelayo puts you within walking distance of Mazatlan's attractions. We are just one block from the Golden Zone with its night... More

Mazatlan trip
Don Pelayo hotel has very uncomfortable mattresses and we ended up having back and neck pain, they don't give you enough towels, and it's very expensive compared to the benefits you'll get
Apr 25, 2014
From $49

20 Playa Bonita Hotel

2 stars
2.0 / 5 1 reviews

Gaviotas Av. 27, Zona Dorada Map

FREE parking and FREE WiFi

Located in North of Pacific Coast in Sinaloa State, Mexico. In 'The Golden Zone, at a walking distance from shopping malls, movie theaters, restaurants, entertainment and nightlife, without having... More

good location and service
the only fault I have is that the Refer kept us awake for most of the night.
Feb 20, 2014