Mazatlán travel guide

Mazatlán Tourism | Mazatlán Guide

You're Going to Love Mazatlán

With a population of 354,717, Mazatlán is a must-see destination in Sinaloa, Mexico. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country. We recommend you stay at least 7 days in order to fully appreciate everything Mazatlán has to offer.

Where to Eat in Mazatlán

If you’re looking for affordable options, Restaurante Casa 46 (Calle Constitución #79 Centro Histórico) and La Marea (Camino Observatorio #11 cerro de Vigía.) are great picks.

When to visit Mazatlán

Mazatlán in October
Estimated hotel price
S$ 148
1 night at 3-star hotel
Mazatlán in October
Estimated hotel price
S$ 148
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Mazatlán

Plane

When flying to Mazatlán, you’ll arrive at Mazatlán Gen Rafael Buelna (MZT), which is located 16 km from the city centre.

Bus

You can travel by bus to Mazatlán using ACN Autobuses or Autotravel. From Guadalajara, the bus ride to Mazatlán takes 1027 km and will cost you around S$ 54. From Mexico City, the ticket costs about S$ 197 for a journey of 1654 km. The most popular bus station is Mazatlán Bus station, located 2.9 km from the city centre of Mazatlán. Mazatlán Rincón De Uria is also a commonly used station, and is 5 km from the city centre.

Plane

When flying to Mazatlán, you’ll arrive at Mazatlán Gen Rafael Buelna (MZT), which is located 16 km from the city centre.

Bus

You can travel by bus to Mazatlán using ACN Autobuses or Autotravel. From Guadalajara, the bus ride to Mazatlán takes 1027 km and will cost you around S$ 54. From Mexico City, the ticket costs about S$ 197 for a journey of 1654 km. The most popular bus station is Mazatlán Bus station, located 2.9 km from the city centre of Mazatlán. Mazatlán Rincón De Uria is also a commonly used station, and is 5 km from the city centre.

Airports near Mazatlán

Airlines serving Mazatlán

KLM
Good (846 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,445 reviews)
Air France
Good (978 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,599 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,941 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,361 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (5,928 reviews)
ITA Airways
Good (775 reviews)
LATAM Airlines
Good (920 reviews)
Aeromexico
Good (770 reviews)
American Airlines
Good (5,630 reviews)
Sun Country Air
Good (148 reviews)
WestJet
Good (2,025 reviews)
VivaAerobus
Good (442 reviews)
Volaris
Good (702 reviews)
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Where to stay in Mazatlán

Average rates range from around S$ 196 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to S$ 254 and up for a 5-star experience. If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Hotel Margaritas and Hotel La Siesta. There are also lots of holiday rental options in Mazatlán, with prices from S$ 32 to S$ 775 per night. Marina Mazatlan is the neighbourhood with the highest amount of rentals to choose from. On average, holiday rentals in Mazatlán are about 57% more expensive than a hotel room in the city.

Where to stay in popular areas of Mazatlán

Most booked hotels in Mazatlán

Park Inn By Radisson Mazatlan
3 stars
Excellent (8.5, Excellent reviews)
S$ 109+
Doubletree by Hilton Mazatlan
4 stars
Excellent (8.5, Excellent reviews)
S$ 141+
Azteca Inn
3 stars
Excellent (8.3, Excellent reviews)
S$ 68+
Don Pelayo Pacific Beach
3 stars
Excellent (8.2, Excellent reviews)
S$ 82+
Hotel Playa Mazatlan
3 stars
Poor (0, Poor reviews)
S$ 191+

Hiring a car in Mazatlán

Expect to pay S$ 1.86 per litre in Mazatlán (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between S$ 22.22 and S$ 29.63. The most frequently booked car type in Mazatlán is Mini (Mitsubishi Xpander or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Intermediate car hire (Dodge Attitude or similar) is, on average, 82% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

Expect to pay S$ 1.86 per litre in Mazatlán (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between S$ 22.22 and S$ 29.63. The most frequently booked car type in Mazatlán is Mini (Mitsubishi Xpander or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Intermediate car hire (Dodge Attitude or similar) is, on average, 82% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

Car hire agencies in Mazatlán

Europcar

Europcar

Alamo

Alamo
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