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The Golden Zone is perfectly situated with many fine hotels and restaurants that you can walk to. Big Walmart style store where you should buy the booze that you want to bring back home as its cheaper than at the airport duty free.
We didn't do much but walk along the playa, shopped a bit, and ate/drank at a few places.
My family enjoyed the atmosphere, riding in the red trucks for transportation (and the golf carts) and generally felt safe (a concern before we arrived).
If you get an opportunity walk the new Malecon. Completely redone and updated again to make walking this beautiful stretch of boardwalk even easier. If you want walk the coast line instead of up on the Malecon, either way you are going to love the...More
The Golden Zone in Mazatlan is a long area of several streets with Hotels, Beach Resorts and multiple excellent restaurants and bars some right on the sand, shops and you will find groceries and pharmacies as well. I walked for several miles (open air taxi)...More
While in the golden zone stay away for presentation & promotional tours. I know this seems obvious; however, promises of money & free activities are appealing. Unfortunately, at the end of presentation promises are rarely met. Don't be lured!
Stay on the beach, palapa bars,...More
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Emerald bay is far (taxi ride anywhere you want to go) quiet but not much else except the resort. Pueblo Bonita in the gold zone is a very nice location. Close to many restaurants. My preference would be golden zone. If I... More
Emerald bay is far (taxi ride anywhere you want to go) quiet but not much else except the resort. Pueblo Bonita in the gold zone is a very nice location. Close to many restaurants. My preference would be golden zone. If I wanted to only stay @ resort & go to town a couple times, then emerald bay. Have fun!