meaning “land of the deer” in the ancient Nahuatl language offers 10
miles of inviting sandy beaches. It’s no wonder why more than one
million tourists come to visit Mazatlan per year. These visitors will
find plenty to keep them busy. Earth, sea and sky unite to offer an
excellent destination for all types of vacationers.
incomparable port city is one of the most important tourist
destinations in the world. Set in a beautiful cove of the Pacific,
Mazatlan lies at about the same latitude as Hawaii. The temperature
fluctuates from mid-60’s to mid-90’s depending on the time of year.
the best things going for Mazatlan is its combination of affordable
comfort and laid-back seaside charm. Its long, wide sandy beaches with
rolling surf (quite similar to the beaches of Southern California) are
lined with fun, restaurants on the beach and bars. While there’s
plenty of elbowroom, the sunny beaches clamor with activity.
Dining (especially for seafood) and nightlife are
excellent. Shopping is also first rate, with several fine art
galleries and handicraft markets. Sightseeing combines a few colonial
era sites with more contemporary attractions. For the sports
enthusiast, Mazatlan offers the usual assortment of watersports along
with some of the world’s finest deep sea fishing.