Mazatlan is surrounded by unique spaces

Mazatlan Beach

The port of Mazatlan is well known for its history, its beaches and its tropical climate, however, its surroundings are places that can be an excellent excuse to get out of the bunk and take a short walk to marvel at the uniqueness and beauty of these sites that you should know in our next search for flights to Mazatlan.

Teacpan beach with boats

The areas of Mazatlan

Mazatlan today is divided into the downtown area, with its boutique hotels, small museums, restaurants, the Ángela Peralta theater and the boardwalk that overlooks the beach of Olas Altas where the statue of a motorcyclist permanently enjoying the sea paying tribute to his character most outstanding popular, Pedro Infante, the actor that the Mexican grandmothers still remember with tears in their eyes.

To the north is the Golden Zone, with its large hotels of the 80s and 90s, as well as its golf courses, to top off what is known as the New Mazatlan that houses the most recent construction lodging establishments. Very close to here, in the municipality of San Ignacio are “Las Labradas”, which is a set of huge monoliths piled on the beach, whose walls were carved surprising figures both for the beauty of its abstract elaboration, and for the good state they are in.

The Quelite

This town is not only a picturesque Sinaloan town, but also it is one of the sites that offer the best of the rural gastronomy of the state, and although there are several options, the Meson of the Laureanos of Dr. Marcos Osuna, is the most recognized for its gastronomic offer, which is really memorable. With its classic carnitas, barbecue, beef tongue in green sauce, pig’s trotters, roast beef, chicken consommé and an almost endless list of desserts that include cast corn tamales, capirotada, corn custard and sweet potato with pineapple, these are some of the reasons why the restaurant fills up on weekends. The Quelite has other attractions for tourism, such as a ranch for the procreation of fighting cocks and one of the most important ornamental fish breeding sites in northwestern Mexico.

El quelite Mazatlan

Teacapán

One hour from Mazatlan by road, heading to the southern tip of the state are Teacapán, a small town that connects with a system of salty lagoons, mangroves and marshes, among which is a pre-Hispanic pyramid built exclusively of shells. The abundance of marine food, as well as the protection offered by the mangroves and channels, explain the presence of thousands of birds of different species.

Teacapán

These are just some of the magnificent towns that surround Mazatlan, and that you can visit on your next trip. As you can read, it is a destination that beyond the richness of a centennial city, houses its fantastic surroundings that will give all those who buy their flights to Mazatlan, something more than a simple trip on the beach to sunbath a little and swim in the sea. Walk the city and its surroundings to discover the wonder of place you are visiting and dare to know more about it.

The key points in Guanajuato to fill your photo album

Guanajuato City at night

Guanajuato is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful cities in Mexico with its unique charm, its alleys are the most romantic, its architecture is impressive and the colors of its streets are unmistakable. It is quite common to take one of the flights to Guanajuato and take the typical photos in the usual places, however, what if, in your next visit, you try to capture a new angle of the city in one of these places?

The Pípila

This monument is one of the main icons of the city, for years it has been common for visitors to take the picture with El Pipila behind them; however, the view of the city from the surroundings of this viewpoint is one of the most beautiful. So turn and pose just looking at the monument, if you have someone to make your photographer ask him to climb the stairs of El Pipila to take the picture from above.

Pipila monument

The alleys

You do not need to go far to explore the city of Guanajuato in depth, let yourself be carried away by those colorful roads with climbs, descents, old doors and balconies with flowers, you will surely find the perfect space for the photo of the memory.

Peace Square

In the heart of the Historic Center of Guanajuato is the square that frames the Basilica of Our Lady of Guanajuato, with its imposing towers and its antique clock, here it is convenient that you stay somewhat remote to include both the temple and the Monument to Peace, which is in front. This picture will be better if you take it before sunset, when the streets and businesses around start to turn on their lights.

University of Guanajuato

University of Guanajuato

The university building is another of the great icons of the city with its unmistakable stairs, don´t miss the adventure and presume to your friends who climbed to the top, with a panoramic photo of the city from this point.

Kiss alley

Giving a kiss on the third step will assure you years of good luck, but following this tradition will also make you end up with the most repeated photo of all of Guanajuato. Better go up to the balcony and let someone else catch the moment from below, it suits you to go in search of this image one day where there are not so many tourists in the city, maybe you’ll take a while to get it, but originality is worth it.

Kiss alley

The underground street

One of the most distinguishing characteristics of Guanajuato are its tunnels, these streets are perfect scenarios to obtain photos that you couldn´t have done anywhere else in Mexico, you will have to use your good pulse or a tripod to get clear photos below, but the effort will be worth it.

These are just some examples of how you could take advantage of the flights to Guanajuato to take home the best photos, but of course, the city has many more sites waiting to be captured by your camera and even more important, be engraved in your memory for its beauty.

What places visit if you want to go to Mexico?

Vizcaino Reserve

With a total of 35 World Heritage Sites, Mexico is the seventh country in the world, and the first in America with more sites recognized by UNESCO, some of these places stand out for their cultural value, while others stand out for their natural peculiarities. A good way to know a lot of them, and at the same time get some of the cheap flights to Mexico, would be traveling through the following states that have almost half of the Patrimonies of Humanity of Mexico.

Jalisco: Tequila-land

The Camino Real was the most important commercial route of New Spain, along the way there are many towns, monuments and buildings of historical relevance. It is a shared cultural heritage, but the elements of the road that have been declared as heritage in Jalisco are, the center of Lagos de Moreno, the historical set of the Town of Ojuelos, the bridge of Ojuelos, the Hacienda de Ciénega de Mata and the cemetery of Encarnación Díaz.
Hospice Cabañas. The impressive architecture and the murals of José Clemente Orozco make this building one of the most identifiable in Guadalajara and throughout Mexico.
The valleys of Tequila and Amatitán have been dominated for centuries by endless fields of blue agave. Tequila is one of the most characteristic drinks of Mexico and a very important part of the national identity.

Jalisco community

Guanajuato

Both San Miguel de Allende and the sanctuary of Jesús de Nazareno date from the seventeenth century and are great examples of the Mexican Baroque apogee, which undoubtedly become a pleasure to admire.
The underground streets, the alleys, the impressive colonial architecture and the color of its buildings are some of the characteristics that make Guanajuato one of the most identifiable cities in Mexico and the world.

Guanajuato houses

Baja California Sur

The Gulf of California is one of the most important natural protected areas of Mexico, the aquarium of the world, as Jacques Cousteau called it, is home to many species of marine mammals, birds and fish. This heritage includes 40 islands of the Gulf of California, the El Vizcaino biosphere reserve, the Bahia de Loreto and Cabo Pulmo national parks, the Cabo San Lucas protected natural area and the Balandra wildlife protection area.

Beach od baja california

The murals of the Sierra de San Francisco are witnesses to a culture that flourished in northern Mexico 2 thousand years ago, due to the aridity of the region and the difficulty in accessing the caves in which the paintings are located. These are the best-preserved examples of rock art in the world.

The coastal lagoons of San Ignacio and Ojo de Liebre are shelters where gray whales come every year to reproduce, other mammals of the world including the monumental blue whale, also arrive annually at this site of incalculable natural value.

We still have a long way to go between the different assets that Mexico has, but you could start with these and save so you can take advantage of the low seasons and save with one of the cheap flights to Mexico to complete your visit to the Patrimonies of the Mexican humanity.