SHORT WALK TO THE BEACH. Stay in this beautiful destination and have all the comforts of home!
All 3 bedrooms have air conditioning units and the living area has a ceiling fan. The fully equipped modern kitchen with quality cooking utensils and a dish service for 6, while the living room has cable T.V. and internet service. The tropical courtyard is the perfect place to enjoy any of your meals or simply lay back in the loungers to enjoy the sun. The entire home was completely renovated in 2008.
Surfing is the main attraction, but just in case you are tired or are looking for something different to do, our guides will take you out to enjoy some of the other activities that Mazatlan has to offer.
Food and Drinks
Eating and drinking in Mazatlan can be as diverse or traditional as you want. At the Plaza Machado, restaurants line the square, and range from gourmet hamburgers to shrimp pizzas. And along with the taco stands, the Zona Dorada offers everything from fresh sushi all the way to Prime Rib. But in Mazatlan, seafood is King. Being one of the World’s largest shrimp producers, seafood of all shapes and sizes can be found on practically every menu. And since most of the locally owned restaurants catch their fish and oysters daily, the prices are extremely reasonable. Some of the favorite local dishes include Campechana, Aguachile, Ceviche, mahi-mahi, and lobster.
Known as the “Pearl of the Pacific”, Mazatlan is located on Mexico’s northern Pacific coast, in the cultural and historic state of Sinaloa. With a population of about 400,000 people, Mazatlan is Mexico’s largest commercial port and a popular destination for tourist from around the world.
With it’s miles of palm tree lined shores, golden beaches, and hospitable locals, Mazatlan is one of Mexico’s best kept secrets.
The famous cliff divers risk their lives performing in front of crowds of people almost daily. For only a few pesos from the tourist that stop to watch, they jump from a high cliff into the ocean with perfection. Located along the Malecon, near Playa Sur.
Snorkeling (only when conditions are good)
The islands around Mazatlan are a great place to go snorkeling and take a look at the underwater side of Mazatlan. Go to Deer Island, Stone Island, Bird Island, and even Goat Island and enjoy some of the best views in town.
Huanaco & Tequila Tour
The Los Osuna Blue Agave factory is the only tequila factory that is still in operation in the state of Sinaloa. Located about an hour north of Mazatlan, the Los Osuna tour shows you the tequila making process, samples of their fine tequila, and a history of the factory. They also sell their bottled “Distilado 100% Agave Azul” (100% distilled blue agave), and since you can only buy it in Sinaloa, it is the ideal place to buy it.
Price: $75, two tours in the same place.
Huana – Coa Canopy/Adventure (Zip-Line)
The Huana Coa Canopy Adventure is located in the foothills of the Sierra Madre mountains on the grounds of the Los Osuna Blue Agave Plantation, about 45 minutes from our surfcamp. The Tour consists of twelve platforms mounted in the trees and hilltops of the semi-desert tropical forest. Their highly-trained personnel help you use high angle equipment and techniques to move from platform to platform by means of nine horizontal traverses, a nature walk, a flexible, elevated walkway and a vertical descent. The tour begins and ends near the 130 year old former ranch house and you will travel to the tour elements in a 6 X 6 all-terrain, Swiss military vehicle known as a “Pinzgauer” passing over trails with up to 50 degrees of slope. Throughout the Tour we will tell you about local flora and fauna and the region where the Tour is located. After completing the Canopy Adventure participants will enjoy a tour of the Los Osuna Blue Agave Distillery.
Go sailing high above the ocean and enjoy some of the best views you will see. Parasailing is when you are attached to a parachute which is attached to the back of a boat, and you are pulled into the air and taken on a breathtaking tour of the air above Mazatlan. From about 300 ft. in the air, you can see all of the city and the islands that are just off the coast, so be sure to take a camera.
Sailing / Catamarans
Sailing and riding on a catamaran around Mazatlan and over to La Isla de Pierna -“Stone Island”- can be one of the most peaceful and relaxing ways to spend a day in Mazatlan. It is a perfect way to get a unique view of the city, enjoy a few drinks, or just soak up the sun.
Prices: Adults $35, Childrens $20
Both boogie boarding and body boarding are a great way to enjoy the waves along the shores of Mazatlan. After a long day of surfing, it can be a more relaxing way to still enjoy the ocean and ride the waves.
Deep Sea Fishing
Known as the “Sailfish and Marlin Capital of the World”, Mazatlan is quite possibly one of the best places on earth to go deep sea fishing. Sailfish, Blue or Black or Striped Marlin, Swordfish, Dorado, Rooster Fish, Wahoo, Yellowfin Tuna, Stripe, Mahi Mahi and Shark are all found in these waters, depending on the season.
With it’s tropical weather, golfing can be enjoyed in Mazatlan any time of the year. At Estrella Del Mar you can enjoy both beautiful scenery and a Robert Trent Jones Jr. 18-hole championship golf course . It’s is a golfer’s dream come true.
Mazatlan City Tour
Taking a tour of Mazatlan is the best way to get to know the city, the people, and the history. Guides take you all over the city telling you some of Mazatlan’s most well know, and un-known, facts and myths. Mazatlan is a beautiful city with a colorful history (read about the history for more info on Mazatlan’s past) and those who take the tour leave with a greater respect and love for the city.
This tour takes you through the colonial villages of Concordia and Malpica, up to the town of Copala. This small town is located in the Sierra Madre mountains, and is a beautiful place to visit. It’s one of the best ways to explore the outskirts of Mazatlan, and enjoy the beauty of Sinaloa.
Prices: Adults $50, Childrens $30
El Quelite Tour
This picturesque town is located about 30 miles northeast of Mazatlan. It is full of beautiful cobble stone streets, tropical trees and flowers. With it’s colorful houses and tile topped roofs, it’s no wonder that it inspired the song by Francisco Terriquez “Que Bonito es El Quelite” (How Beautiful is El Quelite).
Prices: Adults $35, Childrens $28
You can visit Deer Island