Located along the famous Golden Zone (Zona Dorada) is one of Mazatlán’s most beautiful resorts; Pueblo Bonito Mazatlán. The all-suite resort has been awarded the Condé Nast Traveler’s Readers Choice Award and is rated one of the Top 50 Resorts in Mexico.
This all-inclusive resort offers 247 suites that feature fully equipped kitchenettes, feather-top beds and private balconies or patios overlooking the pacific ocean. During my visit I stayed in room 112. While I could see the ocean, I would consider my suite a garden view. The rooms are decorated in old world traditional Mexican colors and accents. While the rooms are very spacious, it’s likely you’ll want to spend most of your time outside enjoying the hotel property, pools and Mazatlán’s beautiful beaches.
My room was located on the first floor which gave me a large patio overlooking the garden. It also provided easy access to the two pools and beach.
During my visit, I spent quite a bit of time lounging at the pool and enjoying the swim up bar, where you can also find some shade during the hotter hours of the day.
The grounds are lush and very tropical, dotted with palms offering many shaded areas. There is a bridge near the main pool that is a perfect spot for a photo opportunity.
All meals, snacks and drinks at the resort’s three on-site eateries, deli and coffee shop are covered by the property’s optional all-inclusive package. My favorite dining option was Cilantro’s. This restaurant serves fresh seafood and traditional Mexican cuisine and is open for lunch and dinner.
While the food was delicious, the beautiful oceanfront setting overlooking the beach is the star of the show. There is a panorama from every seat in the restaurant.
The hotel is located directly on the beach. Whether you want to spend the day lounging under a palapa, surfing or taking a stroll on the sand it’s a quiet a beautiful stretch of beach.
Of course, there is no better place to be for sunset.
Parting thoughts: The Pueblo Bonito Beach Resort Mazatlán is the perfect hotel to experience traditional Mexico. It’s located near the end of the Golden Zone, so the beach isn’t crowded. I’d visit again and again!
You can also hop on the complimentary hourly shuttle north to the resort’s sister property, Pueblo Bonito Emerald Bay Resort & Spa, where you can enjoy a soothing massage or body treatment at The Armonia Spa.
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A huge thank you to the Pueblo Bonito Mazatlán for their generous hospitality. I was their guest at the hotel, but as always, all opinions are my own.
Alexa Meisler is the editorial director of 52 Perfect Days. Born in Paris, France she has since lived in Chicago, San Francisco, Los Angeles and Portland, Oregon. She currently resides in San Diego with her husband and son where they enjoy exploring California and Mexico.
Travel has always been a part of her life; traveling to such places as Morocco, Tangiers and Spain as a young child as well as taking many road trips to Mexico with her grandparents as a young girl. Since then, she has traveled abroad to locations such as Russia, Taiwan and throughout Europe.
Prior to working at 52 Perfect Days she was a freelance travel writer; focusing on family and women’s adventure experiences.