Mazatlan is a family friendly beach town known for its
inexpensive all inclusive resorts and acres of well-manicured
golf courses. Some people go on a Mazatlan vacation to
go fly fishing, while others enjoy relaxing on some of
the best beaches in Mexico and
enjoying the many options the city has for dining, such
as fresh seafood restaurants. There are several cheap
hotels in Mazatlan to choose
from as well as more upscale Mazatlan hotels and Mexico
beach rentals. No matter what you choose for Mazatlan
lodging, you'll most likely be within walking distance
of the beach.
The El Ranch Hotel and Beach Resort is one option for Mazatlan lodging that offers a good value and is relatively large compared to other Mazatlan hotels. The hotel is located right on the beach and also offers a pool and a spacious garden. The hotel’s two room suites fit up to six people and are outfitted with a fully-stocked kitchen, making the El Ranch Hotel and Beach resort a very family-friendly accommodation in Mazatlan. Each one of the rooms takes up two levels and has a commanding view of the ocean, pool, or garden. The nightly room rate includes a free pickup from the airport and daily continental breakfast.
Another option for Mazatlan lodging is the Hotel Faro
Mazatlan. Located right on a rugged cliff overlooking
the ocean, this accommodation in Mazatlan offers all inclusive
packages that include meals, tours,
and activities in addition to standard rooms. Each room
is equipped with air conditioning, a TV, a minibar, and
luxury bedding. There are also two restaurants and a lobby
bar in the hotel. If you’re in the mood for some
exercise, the hotel has a full-service gym with free weights
and cardio machines as well as a heated outdoor pool and
two tennis courts. The hotel also has a business center
with computers, printers, and fax machines.
The Pueblo Bonito hotel has been a favorite accommodation
in Mazatlan for several years. There are so many
things to do at the hotel, from swimming in one of two
outdoor pools, relaxing in the whirlpool or sauna, or
enjoying fresh Mexican cuisine at one of three restaurants.
Each room is decorated with traditional tiled floors and
arched windows, giving it a traditional Mexican feel.
The lush grounds of the hotel, which are landscaped by
a waterfalls and thatched roof palapas in front of the
beach, are enjoyed by roaming peacocks and flamingos.
The white sand beach is the perfect place to enjoy a cocktail
from the hotel bar or do some swimming or snorkeling.
The Pueblo Bonito, along with most other Mazatlan hotels, can
also help you arrange tours of the Mazatlan area as well
as fishing expeditions or scuba
Once you've found Mazatlan lodging, it's time to take
advantage of all the things
to do in the area. Beer lovers can take a tour of
the Pacifico brewery, one of the biggest breweries in
Mexico. The brewery offers the chance to sample unique
brews that can only be found in Mexico and will provide
a behind the scenes look at the beer manufacturing process.
Mazatlan is also a great place to go whale
watching. From January through mid-April, thousands
of gray whales settle near the shore of Mazatlan for the
winter. In addition to gray whales, you may see an
occasional humpback or blue whale. Another place
to see marine life is the Mazatlan Aquarium. The
aquarium is home to hundreds of species of fish,
turtles, seals, and other marine life that is native
to Mexico. You can also watch a sea lion show several
times a day.
With so many hotels and attractions in the area,
it's no wonder that Mazatlan is so popular for tours
of Mexico and Mexico vacations.