Mazatlan Malecon, Mexico

Mazatlan Malecon is a 13 mile (21 km.) long corridor and it is considered one of the longest in the world. Mazatlan Malecon is composed of 9 sections that go from Downtown or Historic Zone to the north of the city.

The 21 km or 13 mile long pier or Malecon in Mazatlan is considered one of the longest in the world. Sunsets and sea views that can be admired from here make this zone highly recommended for tourists.

Mazatlan International Airport is about 30 minutes by car from Downtown. Connections are made mainly from Mexico City and from Los Angeles, California. Panamericana Highway 40 and Highway 15 communicate Mazatlan with the rest of the country. By sea, ferries arrive daily from La Paz, Baja California Sur and so do cruise lines all year around.

Through Mazatlan Malecon you will be able to know the beaches and to enjoy wonderful sunsets, spectacular landscapes, and incomparable ocean views. Both tourists and locals, early in the morning or before sunset, come to the Malecon in any of its sections to exercise or, simply, to enjoy walking in order to liberate stress. Along the Malecon, you will find any type of shops, movie theaters, banks, clinics, discos, bars, restaurants, hotels, and old and modern buildings.

Besides, Mazatlan Malecon is stage for some of the most important events in the city. For example, Pacific Great Marathon, Mazatlan Centennial Carnival, Mazatlan Biking Tour, or International Motorcycle Week are some of the events that take place right here.

Going through Mazatlan Malecon is going through this city and port history. Visiting different sections of Mazatlan Malecon is visiting different stages of its development and its evolution.

Tourists come often to Mazatlan Malecon. In part this is due to excellent restaurants, beaches and shopping malls that can be found here. Mazatlan Malecon is a stripe in which you can visit up to 7 of the most important beaches of this port.

First section goes from "La Puntilla" to the Ferries Peer; next section is the Lighthouse that is followed by Paseo del Centenario. Next 3 sections are named Olas Altas, Claussen, and Avenue of the Sea. At the end, last 3 sections are Camaron - Sabalo, Sabalo - Cerritos, and Cerritos - New Mazatlan.