Travel Blogs from Mazatlan
... Pulmonia to the central market. A Pulmonia is a taxi that looks like a four seat golf cart that is put on a VW chassis and engine. The back seat is raised and can fit three people. They are open and cool to ride in.
We walked around the market, did a little shopping, mostly just looking around then walked over to the Fish Market restaurant on the malecon ...
... Captain Moe's house is a few streets away from the main road, actually in a very quiet part of town, about 3 short blocks from the beach. Lots of restaurants are nearby, and easy-to-catch buses are constantly running up and down the main road. Everything is close by.
I will not go into great detail about our week here but want to mention a few facts about Mazatlan, and some of the highlights of our time there.
Mazatlan is Mexico's closest resort city ...
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!
... south instead. But many members of the North American silver-haired brigade remain. Local gringo newspapers echo their presence with articles and ads that concern the aged. Anyone need a hip replaced?
We chose to stay in Old Mazatlan that has a much more Mexican feel to it, and less of the bad bits associated with the cit. We got a lovely sea-facing room in an old hotel with a perfect sunset view. Simply revelling in the fresh air ...
We arrived back in Mexico on Sunday the 12th of September. It was a great trip down from Portland but we were very tired. We drove about 10 hours every day. As some of you know we had a sister from here that was visiting Portland ride back with us. "Karen" When we arrived back in Altamira her mother had a delicious meal waiting for us. See why we love it here. The brothers are really wonderful. Anyway, I will try to show some pictures of our travels through the US. It was so beautiful.
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 hotelfrom $80
- Won't Stay Any where else in Mexico
- Faro Mazatlan - value plus
- We've been there lots!
Av. Playa Gaviotas 212, Mazatlan | 3 star hotelfrom $92
- Great Family spot
- My Second Home
- The best hotel in Mazatlan
Cerritos No 3110, Mazatlan | 3 star hotelfrom $98
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