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Experience Mazatlan

Mazatlan overview
Fast facts
  • Unwind at beautiful beachfront resorts in the Golden Zone
  • Admire beautiful sunsets as you stroll along the Malecón
  • Explore the charming streets and historic sites of Old Town

Located on Mexico’s beautiful Pacific Coast, Mazatlán is a picturesque destination for travellers looking for more than just sun and sand. From the popular tourist area of the Golden Zone to the historic streets of Old Town, Mazatlán offers something for everyone to enjoy. Soak up the sun on the breathtaking golden sands of Playa las Gaviotas or discover Mazatlán’s surrounding lush islands including Deer Island and Bird Island. Journey over mountain trails and get a close look at incredible natural landmarks on an ATV adventure or kayak down the calm waters of the Presidio River and keep an eye out for local wildlife along the riverbank. Mazatlán is an ideal destination for travellers looking to soak in Mexico’s colourful culture; take a tour of historic downtown Mazatlán and visit iconic sites like the Mazatlán Cathedral dating back to the 1800s and the famous central square of Plazuela Machado before strolling down the famous Malecón boardwalk.

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Travel tips

National language: Spanish

Currency: MXN (Mexican Peso). We recommend travellres bring USD (United States Dollar) for their vacation to exchange to pesos at their resort.

Language notes: Hola! While the local language is Spanish, English is widely spoken in resorts and tourist areas.

Voltage: 110V

Travel tips: Canadian devices use 120 V and will work with 110 V. Many resorts have 120 V plugs. For older devices, items using motors or heating (heated beauty tools, electric toothbrushes) and three-prong plugs we recommend bringing an adaptor with voltage conversion.

What to pack: Don’t know what to bring? Don’t worry. Click Here for a full checklist to print and refer to when packing for your all-inclusive vacation in Mazatlan.

What to buy: In Mazatlan, you may find yourself dancing to Banda beats, a unique genre that combines Latin flair with German oompah music. Pick up a CD of your favourite Banda tunes to bring the sounds of Mazatlan home with you.

Getting around: Your local Sunwing Experiences representative will handle your airport transfers, providing you with round-trip transportation from the airport to your resort and back. To discover all the incredible things to do and see, Sunwing Experiences will take you on a range of exciting tours and excursions.

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Sunwing makes every effort to ensure the accuracy of the information contained herein and cannot be held responsible for changes, errors or omissions. Please note that all pricing listed is subject to change with or without notice.

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