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The charms of Mazatlan are palpable everywhere, from the beaches and seaside bars to the bargain-filled alleyways. Whether you're exploring the markets of Old Mazatlan or cruising the El Malecon seaside strip, Mazatlan delights and astounds. The views from El Mirador are an absolute winner, as is the bargain Mexican cuisine at Senor Frog's. For a night at the theater Mazatlan-style, head to Teatro Angela Peralta to watch a traditional play and some colorful dance troupes.

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The Palms Resort of Mazatlan

3 stars
4.1 / 5 8 reviews
Beachfront resort with stunning views, swim-up bar and open-air loungeThe beachfront The Palms Resort of Mazatlan is located in the heart of the Golden Zone (Zona Dorada), near boutiques, craft markets, gift shops, bars, restaurants and discos. Guest rooms provide views of the ocean and nearby islands or the Sierra Madre Occidental mountains. There's plenty to see and do around The Palms Resort of Mazatlan -- including the nearby cathedral and Teatro Angela Peralta -- but simply lying under a palapa and dozing to the sounds of waves is a good option, too. HighlightsOceanfront infinity pool with swim-up barConcierge service Kids' club with recreational activities, pool party and lunch Kitchenette suites availableFitness center RoomsGuest rooms at The Palms Resort of Mazatlan include air conditioning, cable TV, coffee makers, mini-bars, refrigerators, free Wi-Fi Internet access, voicemail, hair dryers, in-room safes, iron/ironing boards. Kitchenette suites feature microwaves, cookware, dishes, utensils and dining tables. Ocean or mountain view rooms are available with balconies or terraces. FeaturesPacific waves touch the edge of The Palms Resort of Mazatlan's infinity swimming pool, surrounded by lounge and patio seating and shaded by palm trees. Enjoy lunch, dinner or a cocktail at the palapa-covered poolside Oasis restaurant while watching the waves roll in. For a slight change of scenery, move over to the two-story atrium lobby bar, open to the beach and pool. Breakfast is served at Las Islas restaurant. Room service is available from 7 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.  On-site recreation at The Palms Resort of Mazatlan includes a sports court, as well as a fitness center with exercise bikes, a stair climber and weight machine.  TransportationGeneral Rafael Buelna International Airport (12.9 mi/20.7 km)Central de Autobuses (2.7 mi/4.3 km)Mexican Federal Highway 15 (2.7 mi/4.4 km) Attractions Bullring (Plaza de Toros) (1.3 mi/2.1 km) Mazatlan Aquarium (2.1 mi/3.4 km)  City and State Tourism Office (3.7 mi/6 km)  Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception (3.8 mi/6.2 km) Plazuela Machado (3.9 mi/6.3 km) Museo Arqueologico de Mazatlan (4 mi/6.4 km) Teatro Angela Peralta (4 mi/6.4 km)  Lighthouse (El Faro) (5 mi/8.1 km) Estrella del Mar golf course (13 mi/20.9 km) Business Business center 6,500 square feet of function space
Value 45% Off per night
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El Cid Castilla Beach Hotel

3 stars
3.8 / 5 143 reviews
Mazatlan hotel with pools, nearby spa and organized beach activitiesThe El Cid Castilla Beach Hotel allows guests to take advantage of the facilities of all four El Cid hotels in Mazatlan, as well as the nearby El Cid Country Club. The hotel's two freeform pools, comfortable rooms and suites, and high-quality dining provide a vacation that's fun and restorative. To completely unwind, guests walk along the beach or visit the nearby spa. The shopping, bars, restaurants and nightclubs of the popular Golden Zone (Zona Dorada) are within walking distance of the El Cid Castilla Beach Hotel. Highlights Fitness center with aerobics and wellness classes Two connecting pools with swim-up bar Full-service spa at El Cid Country Club All-inclusive plans available RoomsAir conditioning, ceiling fans, tile floors, private balconies, coffee makers, satellite TV, in-room safes, purified water and Wi-Fi Internet access are provided for guests' comfort and convenience at El Cid Castilla Beach Hotel. Each marble bathroom features a shower, bathtub, hair dryer and bath amenities.   Choose from a wide range of room options at the El Cid Castilla Beach Hotel. Pool view, ocean view or oceanfront guest rooms include one king or two double beds. In two-bedroom suites, kitchenettes are provided for additional convenience. Each three-bedroom suite includes a kitchenette, Jacuzzi and sauna. DiningStart each day at the El Cid Castilla Beach Hotel with the breakfast buffet at El Campeador restaurant -- and come back in the evening when the restaurant transforms into La Pergola Dinner Theater, with different shows every night of the week.  For lunch, stop by the oceanfront La Alhambra or swim up to the Beach Club Snack Bar for a burger or quesadilla. The casual Castilla Lobby Bar overlooks the pool and offers plasma TVs and two pool tables. For a more romantic evening at the El Cid Castilla Beach Hotel, make reservations at El Alcazar for elegant Italian cuisine. TransportationGeneral Rafael Buelna International Airport (13.2 mi/21.2 km)Mexican Federal Highway 15 (2.7 mi/4.4 km) Attractions Mazatlan Aquarium (2.5 mi/4 km)  Plazuela Machado (4.3 mi/7 km)  Teatro Angela Peralta (4.4 mi/7 km)  Museo Arqueologico de Mazatlan (4.4 mi/7 km) Lighthouse (El Faro) (5.4 mi/8.8 km) Business Business center 10,000 square feet of function space at El Cid Conference Center
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Oceano Palace Beach Hotel

3 stars
3.3 / 5 90 reviews
Gorgeous island and ocean views and a fitness center at Mazatlan hotelRecent renovations at Oceano Palace Beach Hotel create a fresh, clean style, with guest rooms in blue and beige tones to evoke the surrounding surf and sand. Located on Playa Las Gaviotas, the hotel provides convenient access to all the amenities needed for a memorable vacation. The restaurants, bars, nightclubs and shopping of the Zona Dorada are within walking distance, while adventure such as sailing and kayaking also are nearby. Four restaurants and bars at the Oceano Palace Beach Hotel mean dining and entertainment are just steps from the room. Highlights Beachfront pool, lounges and palapas Fitness centerFour on-site bars and restaurantsLocated in the Golden Zone (Zona Dorada) RoomsThe Oceano Palace Beach Hotel offers five accommodation options: mountain or ocean view rooms, studios, junior suites and master suites. All 200 rooms include air conditioning, satellite TV, in-room safes and one king or two double beds. Most rooms boast balconies. Studios and suites feature kitchenettes with microwaves, refrigerators, stovetop burners, utensils and dining area. Junior and master suites join two rooms to provide additional space. DiningFor drinks and dining, try La Terraza Restaurant, Grand Central Bar, Aqua Bar or The Roxy Deli at Oceano Palace Beach Hotel. The Grand Central Bar features wall-mounted flat-panel TVs to keep up with Mexican and international sports. Particular focus is placed on the signature Oceano Palace Margarita at the poolside Aqua Bar. Each bar and restaurant has its own distinctive flavor, but all provide a casual, contemporary ambiance and a great setting to gather with friends and family. Room service is available from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. TransportationGeneral Rafael Buelna International Airport (14 mi/22.6 km)Mexican Federal Highway 15 (3.1 mi/5.1 km) Central de Autobuses (3.9 mi/6.3 km) Attractions Marina Mazatlan (0.7 mi/1.1 km) Mazatlan Aquarium (3.4 mi/5.4 km)   City and State Tourism Office (5 mi/8 km) Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception (5.1 mi/8.2 km)  Museo Arqueologico de Mazatlan (5.2 mi/8.4 km) Plazuela Machado (5.2 mi/8.4 km) Teatro Angela Peralta (5.3 mi/8.5 km) Lighthouse (El Faro) (6.3 mi/10.1 km) Estrella del Mar golf course (15 mi/23.3 km) Business Free Wi-Fi Internet access in public areas Copy and fax services available Two meeting rooms for up to 150 people
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RIU Emerald Bay - All Inclusive

3 stars
3.8 / 5 103 reviews
All-inclusive resort with spa, swim-up bar and numerous dining optionsRising 20 stories over the Pacific at Playa Brujas, the lavish and all-inclusive Riu Emerald Bay provides guests with an unforgettable Mazatlan experience. While away an afternoon at the beachfront swimming pool or adjoining Jacuzzi, taking advantage of complimentary sun loungers and pooside palapas. Kids love the children's pool, playground and daily activities. Grown-ups sign up for daytime activities, too. Afterwards, unwind at the Riu Emerald Bay sauna and then get ready for an evening of live music, theme shows or dancing. HighlightsRenova Spa with massage therapies and salon (fees apply) Fitness center, sauna and Jacuzzi Two lighted, hard surface tennis courts Introductory scuba diving lesson in the pool Asian, Mexican and steakhouse restaurants, sports bar and swim-up bar RoomsThe expansive and all-inclusive Riu Emerald Bay features 715 guest rooms and suites with traditional decor such as poster beds and modern amenities such as flat-panel TVs. Standard rooms include a balcony or terrace, air conditioning, ceiling fans, satellite TV, mini-bars, in-room safes and hairdryers. Loft suites and ocean view rooms are available. For additional space, request a Riu Emerald Bay triple room or junior suite, all with ocean views. Suites provide the utmost comfort and luxury, with a Jacuzzi, separate shower, lounge area with sofa, dressing room and a Jacuzzi terrace with ocean view. DiningThe all-inclusive amenities at Riu Emerald Bay feature all meals and 24/7 snacks -- full American breakfast buffet or continental breakfast, lunch selections such as pizzas and salads, and theme dinner buffets with on-the-spot cooking stations. Local and imported beverages are unlimited, and each guest room's mini-bar and liquor dispenser is restocked regularly.  TransportationGeneral Rafael Buelna International Airport (16.6 mi/26.7 km)Mexican Federal Highway 15 (5.1 mi/8.2 km) Central de Autobuses (6.8 mi/10.9 km) Attractions Mazagua water park (0.3 mi/0.5 km) Marina Mazatlan (2.6 mi/4.2 km) Mazatlan Aquarium (6.2 mi/10 km)   City and State Tourism Office (8.1 mi/13 km) Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception (8.1 mi/13 km)  Museo Arqueologico de Mazatlan (8.2 mi/13.2 km) Plazuela Machado (8.2 mi/13.2 km) Teatro Angela Peralta (8.2 mi/13.2 km) Lighthouse (El Faro) (9.3 mi/14.9 km) Business Meeting and event space available Public computers with Internet access (fees apply)
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Pueblo Bonito Emerald Bay Resort & Spa - All Inclusive NOW

4 stars
4.3 / 5 67 reviews
All-suite Mazatlan resort with kitchenettes and great restaurantsLocated on a private beach in New Mazatlan (Nuevo Mazatlan) north of the historic city center and tourist-oriented Golden Zone (Zona Dorada), the Pueblo Bonito Emerald Bay provides a luxury retreat for couples and families. All suites offer ocean view balconies and equipped kitchenettes. Recreation, shopping and city tours are nearby -- but with a pool, swim-up bar, massage treatments, fitness center, restaurant and piano bar, many guests find themselves content to stay at the Pueblo Bonito Emerald Bay for the duration of their stay. HighlightsHaciendas situated in a grove of 150-year-old mangrove trees and lush tropical gardensJacuzzi and children's pool Eight bars and restaurants, in-room dining and beach serviceConcierge service RoomsAll Pueblo Bonito Emerald Bay suites include private ocean view terraces or balconies, air conditioning, Wi-Fi Internet access, satellite TV, complimentary bath amenities, pillow menu, in-room safes and hair dryers. Kitchenettes are furnished with refrigerators, stovetop burners, coffee makers, toasters, microwaves, blenders, dishes and utensils for four. Junior suites provide 425 square feet of space, while 973-square-foot master suites feature divided sleeping and living areas with two bathrooms. FeaturesFor a completely restorative experience, visit the Spa at Pueblo Bonito Emerald Bay, offering holistic therapies such as massage, body treatments and aromatherapy with the backdrop of Pacific views and the rhythm of the waves. Signature treatments include crystal reiki healing and the lemon grass spa ritual. Manicures, pedicures, hand massages, hair styling and cosmetics services are available at the salon. Keep up with an exercise routine at the Pueblo Bonito Emerald Bay fitness center, with cardiovascular and weight training equipment, as well as yoga, stretching and spinning classes. Personal trainers are available to guide and assist. TransportationGeneral Rafael Buelna International Airport (16.6 mi/26.7 km)Mexican Federal Highway 15 (4.1 mi/6.6 km) Central de Autobuses (7.1 mi/11.4 km) Attractions Mazagua water park (0.8 mi/1.2 km) Marina Mazatlan (3 mi/4.9 km) Mazatlan Aquarium (6.6 mi/10.6 km)   City and State Tourism Office (8.4 mi/13.5 km) Plazuela Machado (8.6 mi/13.9 km)  Teatro Angela Peralta (8.7 mi/14 km) Lighthouse (El Faro) (9.8 mi/15.7 km) Business Business center 7,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor meeting space
Value 45% off per night
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Nightly rates from $211
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  • Mazatlan highlights
  • Plazuela Machado

    This big market square dates back to 1857 and is packed full of shops, galleries, market stalls and cheap cafes and bars. Plus, there is a constant stream of buskers and street performers to watch while you enjoy the warm temps on your Mazatlan vacation. The architecture is lovely, as is the abundance of shady trees – a true Mexican gem.

  • Olas Altas

    The charming shores of Olas Altas are the perfect place to enjoy a refreshing dip and start the day on an energizing note on your Mazatlan travels. The beachside bars also have plenty of charm, as well as delicious food and drinks for next to nothing. If you like your snacks on the sands, look out for the vendors selling cheap grilled seafood in little paper bags.

  • Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception

    This majestic 19th century cathedral is amazing. Made up of an eclectic mix of architectural styles, it's definitely a place for budding photographers. Snap the pale-yellow gothic exterior before heading inside to capture all the gold, frescoes and mosaic art.

  • Acuario Mazatlan

    If you're after plenty of sea life and educational exhibits on your Mazatlan vacation, this aquarium is a great place to spend a day. Scope the many turtlessharks, seals and even birds, as well as a museum filled with fossils, all for a $6 adult entry fee ($4 for kids).

  • Pueblo Viejo

    The old town is a welcome contrast to the touristy Zona Dorada. With its cobbled streets and gorgeous buildings (many of which are being lovingly restored), Pueblo Viejo is the place to come for a traditional Mexican experience on your Mazatlan travels. It's also the place for great – and cheap – food and nights out. Try Te Amo Lucy's for steak, Pedro y Lola for empanadas and Joe's Oyster Bar for bargain drinks and cool tunes.

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