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Mazatlan, Mexico

Mazatlán boasts a rich cultural scene. The city hosts various festivals, concerts, and art exhibitions annually. Visitors can explore art galleries, museums, and traditional music performances showcasing the region's heritage. Mazatlán is a paradise for seafood lovers. The city's culinary scene revolves around fresh catches from the ocean. You can indulge in ceviche, aguachile, and seafood tacos at local restaurants and beachfront eateries. Visitors can take day trips to nearby towns like El Quelite and Concordia, known for their colonial architecture and traditional crafts.


Ship Location

Cruise ships dock at the commercial port, and a free tram shuttles passengers to the cruise terminal located about one mile from Old Mazatlan. The cruise terminal features a few shops and local craft vendors.


Getting Around

From the cruise terminal, passengers can walk or taxi into Old Mazatlan. Many of Mazatlán's attractions are easily accessible on foot. Walking is a great way to explore the city's streets, beaches, and markets at a leisurely pace. Taxis are readily available. Agree on the fare with the driver before starting your journey, as some taxis might not have meters.



Mazatlán, a vibrant coastal city in Mexico, offers cultural, historical, and natural attractions, making it a popular tourist destination. The Malecón, Mazatlán's oceanfront boardwalk, is a hub of activity, perfect for strolls, views of the Pacific Ocean, sculptures, shops, restaurants, and street performances. Explore the colorful streets of the historic center, filled with colonial architecture, art galleries, local markets, and the iconic Angela Peralta Theater. Climb the El Faro Lighthouse, the tallest lighthouse in the Americas, for panoramic views of the city and the coastline. Enjoy fresh seafood at local restaurants and cafes. Mazatlan is an excellent spot for dining, people-watching, and enjoying live music.


Walking tours, food tours, colonial tours of the Villages of the Sierra Madre, estuary expeditions for bird watching, zip lining, folkloric dance performances, and nautical heritage tours are popular here.