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Mazatlán to build new cruise ship terminal, upgrade tourism experience

Mazatlán to build new cruise ship terminal, upgrade tourism experience

Officials in Mazatlán, Sinaloa, have confirmed the construction of a new 2.5-billion-peso (US $117-million) cruise ship dock that will increase the city’s capacity to 140 ship arrivals per season. The ports and merchant marine chief of the federal Ministry of

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Protesters might block the Carnaval Parade

Protesters might block the Carnaval Parade

Hawker and food stands that have been operating for years around the the Market in Centro were suddenly relocated to other streets. The  operators are alleging that the City authorities evicted them with violence. The shopkeepers on the streets where

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Re-paving the Golden zone starts after Carnaval

Re-paving the Golden zone starts after Carnaval

The repaving of Camaron Sabalo will start on Wednesday, February 26th, from Valentino’s to the disused Hotel El Faro, confirms Enrique Gonzalez the external supervisor of the works. He said that the bidding of the project was won by the

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2020 Carnaval Program

2020 Carnaval Program

Mazatlan is ready for the 2020 Carnaval celebrations from February 20 to 25th. Mazatlan’s Carnival is labeled the most important in Mexico and the 3rd largest on an international level. (click on each one for further details)   2020 Carnaval

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The Gems of Mazatlan

The Gems of Mazatlan

When Peter and Melinda Gebraad arrived in Mazatlan in 2014, they fell in love with what the city had to offer: the beaches, the blue skies and the Mexican people.   There was no question that Mazatlan would be their retirement

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Mazatlan Celebrates the second edition of ¨My Inclusive Aquarium¨

Mazatlan Celebrates the second edition of ¨My Inclusive Aquarium¨

As a commitment to bring social programs to as many people as possible, this morning the Mazatlan Aquarium celebrated the second year of “My Inclusive Aquarium”. Around 30 students of the Non-School Baccalaureate for Students with Disabilities, a subsidiary of

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Mazatlan applies for certification of Clean and Sustainable Beach in Luna Boni

Mazatlan applies for certification of Clean and Sustainable Beach in Luna Boni

During the opening meeting for the certification of Luna Bonita Beach, held at the Oceano Palace hotel on Monday morning, Ricardo González Gómez, lead auditor of the Mexican Institute for Standardization and Certification, said that achieving the certification of “Clean

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Mazatlan floods!

Mazatlan floods!

Houses and cars under water, overflowing canals and streams, as well as a sinkhole on the Mazatlan-Culiacán highway, were the most visible damages caused by the rains that fell in the city on Thursday morning. Continuous rainfall for more than

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Mazatlan Maraton Pacifico 2019 this weekend

Mazatlan Maraton Pacifico 2019 this weekend

Get ready to live a fantastic adventure by the sea, a unique tour of the largest boardwalk in Latin America full of activities to enjoy with your family. For the first time, cross the finish line inside the majestic baseball

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2020 will see an Accessible beach in Mazatlan

One of Mazatlan’s beaches will be converted to accommodate disabled users. It will have adequate parking, and specialized personnel and equipment that will help the disabled to access the beach.. With an initial budget of just under $12 million pesos,

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Rain and cold weather for 4 days forecast for Sinaloa

Rain and cold weather for 4 days forecast for Sinaloa

Cold weather, heavy rains and winds until Friday, the National Meteorological Service forecasts for parts of Sinaloa, as well as for the Baja California Peninsula and in northwestern and northern parts of the country. According to the National Meteorological Service,

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You are invited!

I am sending a cordial greeting and at the same time want to invite you to the first Service Fair for the Foreign Community, “MAZATLÁN CARES”, being held by our Mayor Q.F.B. Luis Guillermo Benítez Torres, through the Center of

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Tourists rate Mazatlan 8.9 as a vacation destination

Tourists rate Mazatlan 8.9 as a vacation destination

For the second consecutive year, the port of Mazatlan got a rating of 8.9, as a tourist destination, based on the results of a survey of 500 people over the age of 18, who enjoyed their summer vacation this year,

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Chairs and tables in Olas Altas & Plazuela Machado to go

Chairs and tables in Olas Altas & Plazuela Machado to go

The City Council of Mazatlan has ordered restaurants on the Paseo Olas Altas and Plazuela Machado to remove chairs and tables from the sidewalk. According to a statement, the restaurant workers had to ensure that a space of 1.8 meters

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Remembrance Day Nov 11

Remembrance Day Nov 11

Remembrance Day ceremonies will be held this year at  the Casa de Camaron (next to new El Capitano , kitty corner across from Chilli Pepper.) on Nov 11th. We invite everyone to attend. We also ask everyone to be seated

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