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 ...
... 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 ...
... In 1968 it was closed when the Mexican government decided that it would consolidate, license and control the world Tequila market. As a result hundreds of family operations across Mexico...but most of them that were located in Sinaloa State... were shut down and went out of business. The family that owned the distillery we visited put up a long fight with the government and finally won back a license to produce Tequilla, but on a very limited and controlled ...
... we didn't get our passports stamped, which is annoying because 1) it's cool to get loads of stamps and 2) we hope that doesn't mean they're going to assume that we have been in the States since the time we landed in Miami a month and a half ago and then try and make us leave or something within the 90 day period as they see it.
Got to Tucson about 7.30am. It is flat and very hot. Our hotel is possibly one of the coollest places on earth (in both senses).
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