The three islands of Mazatlán are considered one of the most iconic symbols of the region. They are at once an interesting ecological study and a fantastic recreational space, thanks to their natural attributes and terrain. The islands were named according to the main species that inhabit or once inhabited them: Birds, Deer and Wolves.The largest and most popular island is Isla de Venados (Deer Island), located right in the middle of the three. It has the most extensive beach and is the best place in Mazatlan to practice snorkeling, thanks to small waves and crystal clear waters. Isla de Venados is ideal for swimming, jet skiing, banana boating, paddle surfing and also for hiking and exploring on land. With an impressive view of the coast of Mazatlan and the surrounding area, you’ll fall in love with the natural beauty and unique perspective that Isla de Venados offers. Don’t miss it!
Follow the ruins of a 140-year-old tequila distillery during this one-of-a-kind hiking and tasting tour. With a local guide on-hand to deliver entertaining commentary, you’ll make your way through tropical forests and agave plantations. Keep an eye out for local wildlife, like chachalacas and wild boar. Learn about artisanal tequila production before sampling your own glass, then dig into a fresh, local lunch spread.
Leave the bustle of Mazatlán behind and pedal through quiet tropical forests on this guided half-day bike tour of Stone Island. Check out butterflies and hummingbirds, coconut and mango plantations, then feast on the local cuisine—all while getting an insider’s view of the culture and history of this unique ecosystem. Boat ticket, lunch, drinks and pickup and drop-off included.