Travel Blogs from Mazatlan
Today we set off for Mazatlan, a seaside resort on the Gulf of California! An easy ride today - only 480 kilometres ;-) A fairly uneventful journey highlighted by the antics of Team 83! Hanging dangerously out of his car, Karsten Reiniers managed to film all three of us! See film on Youtube - IT 13 Guadalajara - Mazatlan or on my Facebook page. Arriving in the afternoon meant we could relax on the beach for the rest of the day! What a luxury ;-) The sea temperature was 35 ...
... of the families who were sitting near us on the plane and they have been going to Mazatlan for years (just like Uncle Randy and Aunt Judy). They used to go there as children and they are now taking their children. Would this trip be the start of a new tradition for us? Would Maya be bringing her children to Mazatlan someday? Maybe, but the world has so many different places to explore, I don't see us ever choosing just one.
Maya had ...
We arrive in Tampico tired and get a taxi out to a hotel that no longer exists. Our taxi driver suggests another which is undergoing building work, and we end up at the beach front where half the hotels are stupidy expensive towers of sanity, or grimy part-time brothels. We end up back at the bus station and buy our tickets out for the next morning!
... dredge taking up 1/3 of the already too narrow breakwater entrance and you need to call and find out if they are dredging before you approach because that closes the entrance to the harbor. There are waves at the entrance, sometimes breakers so you have to be sure you know when high tide is and what the current swell conditions are. We called and were told the dredge was not working but we were behind the tide by about an hour, so we upped anchor ...
... ring in a silver setting that matches a necklace she bought in San Jose del Cabo a couple years ago. So before my wallet was even settled comfortably in my pocket it was a couple bills lighter..... then we could leave for the tour. The destinations on this tour were mainly a Tequila distilery and a small colonial town to see artisans at work producing pottery and leather goods. The Tequila distillery is a family operation that has been run by the same family for about ...
Other places to stay in Mazatlan
Avenida Playa Gaviotas 202, Mazatlan | 5 star hotelfrom $82
- Like the style and look
- The "Perla del Pacifico"--Hotel Playa Mazatlan!
- The best in town
Av. Camaron Sabalo No 710, Mazatlan | 3 star hotelfrom $80
- Costa De Oro Outstanding Service
- Fantastic Room & Staff
- Too Loud for Families
Ave Ernesto Coppel Campana 201, Mazatlan | 3 star hotelfrom $117
- Best in Mazatlan
- Let's keep Emeral Bay a secret
Calz. Sabalo Cerritos S/N, Mazatlan | Hotelfrom $90
- Simply Wonderful!
- Sea Garden employees are very friendly, but..
Avenida Camaron Sabalo 2121, Mazatlan | 4 star hotelfrom $98
- Awesome Vacation Spot
- Loved it will return
- Lovely Pueblo Bonito
Ave Playa Gaviotas 100, Zona Dorada, Mazatlan | Hotelfrom $95
Avenue del Mar 1111, Mazatlan | 4 star hotelfrom $53
Punta del Sabalo s/n, Mazatlan | 3 star hotel
- Won't Stay Any where else in Mexico
- Faro Mazatlan - value plus
- We've been there lots!
Cerritos No 3110, Mazatlan | 3 star hotelfrom $98
Av. Playa Gaviotas 212, Mazatlan | 3 star hotelfrom $92
- Great Family spot
- My Second Home
- The best hotel in Mazatlan
Av. Cameron Sabalo 1927, Mazatlan | 3 star hotelfrom $73
Avenida Del Mar 110, Mazatlan | 1 star hotelfrom $50
6291 Avenida Camaron Sabalo, Mazatlan | 4 star hotelfrom $101
- Great Trip
- Best 2 Weeks In A While
- The best Resort
Av. Camaron Sabalo S/N, Mazatlan | 3 star hotelfrom $103
- Great vacation!!!
- Great view from the room
- Keep looking - not a Gold Crown Resort
Av. Camaron Sabalo s/n, Mazatlan | 3 star hotelfrom $86
Avenida del Mar # 719, Mazatlan | 3 star hotelfrom $59
Playa Gaviotas 307, Mazatlan | 2 star hotelfrom $45
- Great value for the money
- Azteca Is Great
- Great location
Av. del Toreo No 90, esq. Rafael Buelna, Mazatlan | 2 star hotelfrom $60
Avenida del Mar #1234, Mazatlan | 3 star hotelfrom $72
Avenida Del Mar 48, Mazatlan | 3 star hotelfrom $45
Av. Del Mar No. 73 Mazatlan, Mazatlan | 2 star hotelfrom $70
Av. Camaron Sabalo 709 Zona Dorada , Mazatlan | 2 star hotelfrom $55
Blvd Olas Altas 11 Centro (Downtown), Mazatlan | 2 star hotelfrom $41
- Great Hotel, careful on Olas Atlas Beach
- Bargains in Mazatlan
- Great Place to Experience the "Real" Mexico
Avenida Camaron Sabalo S/n, Mazatlan | 3 star hotelfrom $61
- Great Deal for the price
- Oceano Palace Rocked!
- Ok but budget......
Av. Olas Altas No. 79 Sur, Mazatlan | 3 star hotelfrom $80
Ave Camaron Sabalo s/n, Mazatlan | 2 star hotelfrom $189