Things to do on your next visit to Mazatlan this 2023
If you are planning to visit Mexico and you’re looking for a beach destination that offers much more than just sun and sand, Mazatlan could be the perfect choice for you. This beautiful city located in the state of Sinaloa offers a unique combination of culture, gastronomy, and entertainment, you’ll want to come back again and again.
Here are some of the things you can do during your next visit to Mazatlan.
Discover the best of Mazatlan’s boardwalk
Mazatlan’s boardwalk is one of the most emblematic places in the city and offers a wide variety of attractions and activities for visitors.
From the boardwalk, you can enjoy breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean, especially at sunset. Take a walk while enjoying the sea breeze, stroll through the gardens, and take a picture with the famous “Venadito”, an iconic statue that represents the fauna and culture of the region.
If you prefer water sports, this is the perfect place to practice surfing, paddleboarding, or kayaking.
The boardwalk also has a great variety of restaurants and bars that offer food and drinks from the region, such as the famous shrimp tacos or delicious seafood cocktails.
Visit one of the beaches closest to Mazatlan’s boardwalk
Whether you are looking for a quiet and relaxing beach or one with lots of activity and fun, Mazatlan has options for all tastes. Some of them are the following:
Playa Norte: This beach is about a 10-minute drive from the boardwalk and is one of the most popular in the city. It offers a wide strip of golden sand and calm, shallow waters, perfect for swimming and enjoying the sun.
Olas Altas Beach: This beach is located just a few steps from the boardwalk and is one of Mazatlan’s oldest and most famous beaches. It offers a beautiful view of Faro and the nearby islands, as well as a variety of restaurants and bars along the coast.
Los Pinos Beach: This beach is about a 15-minute drive from the boardwalk and is an ideal option if you are looking for a quieter, less crowded spot. It offers a wide beach of golden sand and crystalline waters, as well as a large number of palm trees and natural shade.
Playa Sábalo: It is located about 20 minutes by car from the boardwalk and is one of the most popular among surfers. It offers great waves and a wide golden sand beach, as well as a variety of restaurants and bars along the coast.
Walk through Mazatlan’s historic downtown
Mazatlan’s historic center is an area rich in history and culture, so there are many interesting things to do and see.
Visit the cathedral: Mazatlan’s Cathedral is one of the city’s most important tourist attractions. Built-in the 19th century, it is one of the largest cathedrals in Mexico and boasts impressive architecture.
Visit the Archaeological Museum: this museum is an excellent option for those interested in the history of the region. Here you will find a large number of pre-Hispanic artifacts, as well as temporary and permanent exhibits.
Where to stay in Mazatlan
To experience all that Mazatlan has to offer, Hotel Casa Lulu is the best boutique hotel for you. From your room, you will be able to enjoy a magnificent view of the bay of Mazatlan. Don’t think twice, book now and start your adventure.