Mazatlan is endowed with miles of golden beaches, idyllic islands, a lovely seaside promenade and perfect weather. It truly lives up to its moniker, “Pearl of the Pacific” and is the ideal destination for your next holiday or winter getaway.
Mazatlan was founded in the 1500’s and is also known as Mexico’s “Colonial City on the Beach” due to its charming historic downtown (Centro Historico) and warm hospitality. This makes Mazatlan a popular retirement destination and over 25,000 American and Canadian residents proudly call Mazatlan home. Make it a plan, to visit Mazatlan!
- Sun and Sand – Major hotels, sunbathing, water sports, golf, restaurants, nightlife and shopping in the Golden Zone, Marina and Nuevo Mazatlan areas.
- Culture and History – In Old Mazatlan or Centro Historico you will find art, music, theater, shopping, churches, cafes and delicious restaurants.
- Festivals and Cultural Activities – Fiestas are part of everyday life in Mazatlan. This is highlighted by Carnival, the third largest carnival celebration in the world. Carnival takes place in February the week before ash Wednesday.