Mazatlán is a favorite destination for lovers of the combination of sun and spectacular beaches with the architectural wealth of the historic city and finishes of the neo-classical French baroque
One of the most affordable destinations. The current exchange rate ($1 = 20.69 Mexican pesos). for the frugal traveler who want to enjoy more culture than they might in the Riviera Maya, my top pick is Mazatlan.
As the shrimp capital of Mexico and a foodie paradise, Mazatlan is teeming with awesome eateries and fresh, interesting dishes.
Population of 438,434 (city) and 489,987 (municipality) as of the 2010 census, Mazatlán is the second-largest city in the state. It is also a popular tourist destination, with its beaches lined with resort hotels. A car ferry crosses the Gulf of California, from Mazatlán to La Paz, Baja California Sur. The Mazatlán is served by General Rafael Buelna International Airport.
Carnival in Mexico is celebrated by about 225 communities in various ways, with the largest and best known modern celebrations occurring in Mazatlan and the city of Veracruz.
Organized tours are a good option for those who wish to travel with a group in Mexico.
Extremely inexpensive and authentic (including all-inclusive properties) since most are not part of the huge chains.
El Cid Marina has awesome pools that are perfect for families, great food and huge rooms.
Casa 46 You can also enjoy superb dining at a top-notch restaurant for less than half what you'd pay in the United States. Side note: Sinaloa (the state where Mazatlan resides) grows the bulk of produce in Mexico, so Mazatlan produce is unbelievably cheap as a result. You see this reflected in top restaurants all the way down to street markets.