Mazatlan is one of Mexico’s top beach resorts but there’s more to this resort location than just sun-soaked beaches and luxury resorts. Sitting next to families, students and couples on flights to Mazatlan are expert fishers and shrimpers heading to the coast for some of the best catch in the Caribbean. Mazatlan has one of the largest fleets of commercial shrimp vessels in the world and is renowned for its sports-fishing activities.
One reason flights to Mazatlan are constantly packed with tourists is due to the resort areas choice of accommodations. There are enough variations of Mazatlan resorts and hotels to please any traveler. The beachside activities range from sunbathing to deep-sea fishing and everything in between. One of the most popular things to do in Mazatlan is walk the malecon – Mazatlan’s beautiful coastal promenade. Edged with restaurants, bars and seaside cafes and bistros, there’s plenty to do while you’re exploring the area. Mazatlan continues to rebuild itself from a Spring Break destination to a luxury resort spot, which is great news for travelers looking for cheap flights to Mazatlan and a budget beach vacation.
Getting around Mazatlan
When your cheap flight to Mazatlan arrives, use any of several car rental options, like Advantage, Budget and Hertz. To get around the city, hop aboard a pulmonia, the open, golf cart-like taxis that run all over the city. They don’t have meters, but the fares are normally reasonable. You can also find plenty of traditional, metered taxis.