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Mazatlán (map) is a city in the state of Sinaloa, in Mexico. The city overlooks the southernmost tip of the Baja California peninsula. The city covers 3,068.5 sq km (1,184.75 sq mi) and has a population of 438,000 (2011 estimate).
Guide to Mazatlán HotelsHere's a list of hotels in Mazatlán that you can book online, with full description, star rating, address, location map, evaluation, and prices as offered by different booking sites. This helps you to make your room booking with the site that offers the best price.
Valentino's Place in Mazatlan at sunset
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More on MazatlánThe name Mazatlán comes from the local Nahuatl language meaning "land of deer". The area was inhabited by native tribes when the Spanish arrived. It was nothing more than a cluster of huts until the early 19th century.
Today Mazatlán depends on tourism and fishing as the mainstay of its economy. The city has the second largest fishing fleet in Mexico where the main catch are shrimps and tuna. The tourism industry in Mazatlán centers of the beach and beach-related recreation. There are a good number of hotels, restaurants and bars in the city. Its coastal promenade, Malecón, is one of the longest in the world, at 21 kilometers.
Catamarans on the beach in Mazatlan, Mexico
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Visiting MazatlánYou can fly to Mazatlán's General Rafael Buelna International Airport (MZT) from major cities in Mexico, the United States and Canada.
Places of Interest in Mazatlán
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