Located directly east of the tip of the Baja Peninsula, 17 gorgeous miles of palm-lined beachfront make Mazatlan a winner among sun destinations. Visit the active seaport and historical attractions, or enjoy hiking, eco-tours and aquatic sports. Mazatlan graciously welcomes visitors to its charming city featuring old world charm. A stroll along the famous Malecon is great for shopping and dining. For a little adventure, trek through Mazatlan's scenic hillsides and numerous valleys. Once just a quaint fishing village, big game fishing is still popular here. Charter a boat for a half or full day trip. Enjoy an awesome panoramic view from the "Faro," the second largest lighthouse in the world towering 447 feet over the harbor. The Island of the Birds, Island of he Deer and Island of the Wolves are trademarks of Mazatlan. Transportation by pagna, or small boat, is provided to these tranquil beaches.