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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 5 December 2018

Lots of beach bars. Lettys had cushions for the loungers. The best coconut shrimp! there.No beer selection. No English menus. Great beach flat no rocks. Good swimming area. Went twice. Walked from condo and rode the boat over to the island 30 pesos for return....More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Yellowbic
Reviewed 20 November 2018 via mobile

We spent a day on the beach after a sight seeing tour. This was just okay for me, nothing spectacular. I would have liked to have had more options for shopping and better seating on the beach. With that being said, the food was good...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank AmandaCochran
Reviewed 13 November 2018

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

Date of experience: November 2018
5  Thank Alaska_Explorer
Reviewed 11 November 2018

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

Date of experience: December 2017
3  Thank DnBfromAz
Reviewed 2 November 2018

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

Date of experience: March 2018
4  Thank Mary W
Reviewed 2 November 2018 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

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank ChipM2000
Reviewed 1 November 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
7  Thank thomjane
Reviewed 28 October 2018 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

Date of experience: October 2018
2  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

Date of experience: October 2018
1  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!

Date of experience: April 2018
3  Thank Lil M
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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