Mazatlán draws people to its shores for a lot of reasons, and I’ve been focusing mostly on the properties and the beaches, since the beaches are the big attraction here.
But I realized while talking to a few expats yesterday that many people come here for reasons other than the sea and sand.
Golfing is one reason people are drawn to Mazatlán, and the area boasts a number of good courses… including a Robert Trent Jones course right on the Pacific, and a David Fleming course at the marina.
Follow this link to see a few of Mazatlán’s popular golf courses (http://mazatlantoday.net/golf_courses_in_mazatlan.html).
Also, the sportfishing in Mazatlán is world class with loads of charters to fish offshore for tuna, marlin, swordfish, and shark. Other popular species found in Mazatlán waters are grouper, halibut, sea bass, and red snapper.
Last week we looked at the Mazatlán beaches closest to the historic center. Mazatlán’s northern beach areas are quieter, more upscale, and offer amazing ocean and island views.
And notably, you can buy properties here that are directly on the sand rather than across the beachfront road.
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