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Mazatlan, Mexico
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All reviews lots of shops shrimp factory tourist area zona dorada joe's oyster bar restaurants and bars old town across the street great beach cruise ship tourists vendors jewelry gallery pesos condo cid
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Personally, this area is not that appealing. Lots of high rises , tacky tourist shops and really a crammed feeling. We are not big hotel, all inclusive types. But if that's what you like this would be perfect. A very safe spot to be out...More

Thank thomjane
Reviewed October 1, 2018

The Golden Zone or Zona Dorada as it is known here has been very popular for 11 years. It has become a focal point for tourists and residents. Restaurants, hotels and yaht facilites are available, it has become very popular because the sea is always...More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed September 14, 2018

Had a fun time on the main strip, sitting eating tacos and drinking a beer, just watching everyone go by. Very relaxing.

Thank 1AmyL123
Reviewed September 13, 2018

This is one of your must stop when you're checking out Mazatlan. Good area to stay if you're wanting to be in the middle of the hustle and bustle of the city

1  Thank Phill P
Reviewed August 27, 2018

I had an agreement not honored. At Escondido Towers I worked for them for 3years but no advance notice that they would be ending my appearance there . No Thank You or anything. They also took my money after telling me they would honor any...More

Thank Tom O
Reviewed July 9, 2018

The area to party and have super fun. From water, pools, food , drinks and too shopping.Entertaining area to enjoy a super holiday, warm sand to cool waters and pools. Many hotels and places to eat. Sun to surf.

Thank dball
Reviewed July 7, 2018

Many stores, the Onilikan tequila distillery, restaurants, the beautiful cathedral all the way into old Mazatlan is here. You have to put that on your to-do list and just experience while listening to and watching the crashing waves.

Thank MichelleLyng
Reviewed June 30, 2018

We always go to the Golden Zone and this trip was no exception. This is an area of Mazatan where you find shops, great Mexican Food, entertainment and many street vendors. A must do in Mazatlan!

Thank steelchuck
Reviewed June 24, 2018

There's a shop with cute bikinis and purses. Some beach restaurants with grilled fish and cevice. Terrible music.

Thank Jena-Noone
Reviewed June 11, 2018

I've been coming to Mazatlan for ten years. Never met so many gracious and kind people in my life. United State citizens should take note. I have never been to any establishment in the Golden Zone that has been bad food, rude people or felt...More

3  Thank cynschmidt124
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September 20, 2018|
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Response from cynschmidt124 | Reviewed this property |
Take a Pulmonia from the pier to the Gold Zone. About 100 pesos, each way. All the resorts allow you to use their pools, jacuszzis, and beaches are for everyone. Beware, there are hundreds of beach vendors. I would... More
September 17, 2018|
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Response from cynschmidt124 | Reviewed this property |
OXXO is a typical 711 type store, they have everything you might need, and also some of the larger farmacia's. Just take a pulmonia to the grocery store...or Walmart. It's very safe.
September 12, 2017|
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Response from Lorrie P | Reviewed this property |
The Golden Zone is a shopping area. I didn't see any RV Parks in Mazatlan,but I also wasn't looking for them. I don't know if they exist.