Destination of the Month: Sinaloa

Last Updated: December 14, 2012 by
Categories: Mexico

Details of the south coast of Mazatlan, from 10 stories up, rich hill, interesting architecture, public salt water swimming pool,  domes, edge of the gold sands, street, Pacific waves, mountains, South Mazatlan, Sinaloa, MexicoThe richness of the beaches of Mazatlan, has earned it the nickname “Pearl of the Pacific Ocean”. However, Sinaloa does not only offer sea and sand, it is a destination to be toured by sky, sea and land. In its historical center, located in Old Mazatlan, visitors can admire the rich architecture of its colonial buildings like the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, in addition to nineteenth century buildings. Its whole heritage is in sharp contrast with modern tourism resorts in its Zona Dorada, comprising luxury hotels, stores and restaurants.

Sinaloa’s beaches rank among the largest beaches in Mexico. Playa Norte is an example of this, with its 10 miles from end to end and gentle surf, it is perfect for swimming and relaxing. Playa Olas Altas is an amazing place where the sand moves around depending on the time of the year. All kinds of sports take place in these waters of the State of Sinaloa, such as surfing, sailing, snorkeling and scuba diving.

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