Mazatlan, the home of Carnival, is known as the Pearl of the Pacific due to the friendliness of this Mexican resort city. For Spring Break this is the destination of choice for thousands of young adults, ready to party in the sun. With plenty to do, no age restrictions on drinking, a lively nightlife and club scene, this Pearl shines.
Although this is a tourist spot, tourism is not this city’s most important industry, which means that this is one of the most relaxed vacation destinations on Mexico’s coast. Mexico Vacation Packages - Spirit Vacations offers complete travel packages to beautiful Mexico.
In addition to being the home of the Pacifico brewery and the largest shrimp fleet in Mexico, Mazatlan has numerous sites of historical interest. Of course, if the beach is the reason for visiting this industrious Mexican tourist town, then you can relax in the sun or be as active with all the different beach and water activities available.
Family is important and that sentiment is reflected in all the activities available to entertain kids. From a great water park with exhilarating giant water slides, to the largest aquarium in Mexico, to miniature golf, batting cages to the usual game arcades, there is more than enough to keep your kids entertained for hours.
In the evening along the beaches, the longest Malecón in Latin America springs to life as locals and tourists alike gather along the promenade for some socializing, people watching and to take in the magnificent sunset.
Surfers come to Mazatlan for the variety of surfing opportunities located there and on the beaches south of the city. For the non-surfers there are waverunners, parasailing, kayaks, as well as banana rides and Hobie Cats. Airfare.com - 70% off published airfares.
Other activities are sporting fishing, golf, tennis, bull fights and Triple A baseball. For the shopper, Mazatlan offers numerous open air shops selling everything from leather goods, clothing, shells, sandals, hats and food. There is also a modern shopping mall, as well as a Mercado Central located in a one square block of downtown.
For dining, the tourist will find everything from fine dining in hotel restaurants to little hole-in-the-wall sidewalk cafes. From steak and prime rib to fresh seafood the foodie will find dining in Mazatlan a culinary adventure of the best tasting kind. Top Travel Deals at Expedia.com!
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