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With nothing but coconut trees, beaches and open-air restaurants for 14 km, this is where the locals go to relax.
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Stone Island, Mazatlan, Mexico
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Stone Island is a fun destination while in Mazatlan. It is a miles long beach with seaside, outdoor restaurants with fresh seafood and pleasant surroundings. You can take a long talk on the beach, rent ATV's, or ride horses. We've done them all and all...More

Thank Alaska_Explorer
Reviewed 1 week ago

While doing some tourist type shopping ran into a vendor offering a Stone Island tour. The brochure was beautiful and everything looked exciting and fun. So I bought for 4. The day came and just getting there was a joke. Crappy little cab,multiple stops for...More

Thank DnBfromAz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is not really an island per say.You can drive to it from the city but it will take you 45 minutes,or you can take a water taxi which will cost you $1.80. There are taxis on the other side that will take you to...More

3  Thank Mary W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was nice to venture over. This was a fantastic place to walk along the beach as it’s relatively flat without rough surf. If you have the time it’s worth paying a visit. There’s plenty of spots to grab a bite to eat or just...More

1  Thank Chip M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we first got to Mazatlán, so many people were trying to sell either tours/ or a specific restaurant. Just go on your own! We took the green bus ( 80 cents) to the old port, get off and you will see where you go...More

2  Thank thomjane
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wanted to visit this place after reading a few reviews on TA and watching a few videos on YouTube. We booked a tour through Mazatlan van tours through viator. The combo tour included old town Mazatlan and Stone Island. Our guide Jean Carlos was fantastic....More

Thank JimB1951
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

It was 50 pesos for the two of us to take the ferry over. Don’t remember the name of the restaurant we went to but we just asked where we should go and they told us. Take a ride from there because the restaurant was...More

Thank Glenda D
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Can't visit Mazatlan without a trip to Stone Island! Wonderful long secluded beaches, nice smooth sand, lots of choices in drink and food places, all very good!

2  Thank Lil M
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

We had the best day! Ruben was so accommodating. Put out beach chairs, gave us salsas, beer, margaritas. The lunch of white fish delicious. We spent all day using the facilities, swimming, drinking eating and the bill was only $60.00 a highlight of our cruise...More

2  Thank Jimpate
Reviewed 9 August 2018

A visit to the beach at Stone Island was recommended by the owner of our VRBO. You catch a ferry just a few blocks from Plaza Machado - easy walk- and get a nice ride past where the Cruise ships dock. In minutes you are...More

3  Thank Mary B
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15 July 2018|
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Response from cc12807 | Reviewed this property |
Stone Island is a beach so there are no specific hours but, of course, daytime would be best. The businesses on the peninsula/island beach open at approx 10 or 11 a.m. and generally close at night. Check on the ferry hours... More
18 December 2017|
Response from Cheryl S | Reviewed this property |
There are some places along the beach you can rent. If you go on VRBO you may find them there. The only downside about staying in this area is to get to the Golden Zone you will have to water taxi every time and then taxi... More
Missy A
12 December 2017|
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Response from El1Lobo | Reviewed this property |
El Cid has Pronatours. You can also take the fancy green bus 11 PESOS [52 cents] to the Ferry and take a water taxi across the marina/docks and you are there. Way cheaper. The tours just do one of the restaurants there and... More