Mazatlán, Mexico, in the country’s northeast state of Sinaloa, is distinguished by beautiful beaches and rich flora and fauna, earning it the well-deserved nickname “Pearl of the Pacific.”
Culture, history, and nature come together and blend from every direction. Surrounded by beautiful ecosystems and magnifient architecture, Mazatlán offers an invitation to have fun on land or at sea. Visitors can choose surfing, diving, sport fishing, eco-tours, rock climbing, and much more.
The pleasant Mazatlán weather and an array of tourism services make the city a comfortable, modern paradise. After an exciting day of adventure, relax in any of the many hotels, like the El Cid Castilla Mazatlán, Oceana Palace Mazatlán, or Inn at Mazatlán. Restaurants concentrated in Mazatlán’s Golden Zone offer many opportunities to sample the varied regional cuisine.
This city on the Mexican Pacific Coast, home to deep-rooted traditions and customs, opens the door to year-round celebration at its many local festivals like the Mazatlán Carnival, one of the most famous in Mexico. Mazatlán’s outgoing personality is well-suited to its festive atmosphere, enlivened by the music of traditional Mexican bands.
For drama and music, go to the Ángela Peralta Theater, a restored 18th century building designated a National Heritage Site in 1990. It is located in the Plazuela Machado square with many hotels and restaurants.
With beaches washed by deep blue waves and a boardwalk that affords a view of historic monuments along with ancient and modern architecture, strolling along the streets of the “Pearal of the Pacific” ensures a rich cultural experience day or night.