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travel42 Port Guide: Mazatlan

Mazatlan travel42 Port of Call Guide

Tourism development in Mazatlan, Mexico, is exploding. Although historically not as fancy as Puerto Vallarta to the south or Los Cabos to the west, it's getting there and is now one of Mexico's fastest-growing Pacific coast resort areas.

A middle-sized city that used to depend on its shrimp fleet and a few other industries for its livelihood, Mazatlan has sprung to life with aspirations of becoming a major beach resort as renowned as Los Cabos or Cancun. Its long-stagnant marina development h...

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