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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 26 March 2018 via mobile

I spent the afternoon here at Lety's. I was able to take a taxi to the dock near La Puntilla restaurant. For 30 pesos you get a round trip ticket. The trip across only takes around five minutes. A short hike over a small hill...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank TravelinMan1209
Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

Love visiting this island for great relaxing day at the beach. Great seafood, beer, etc Fun to catch the ferry by the lighthouse . Highly recommend if you just want to hang on the beach!!

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Nancy34091
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

Nothing to do. Boat from the marina to island (which is not really an island). All inclusive are some mix drinks that we really don’t know what is inside. We actually leave before one hr there. The boat didn’t go outside the break wall. Don’t...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank lovefun99
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

This place on stone island is the place to go for the day. The lounge chairs, umbrellas, n of coarse the food n drink, wonderful people

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank tammygD7056MG
Reviewed 15 March 2018

Stone Island was a lot of fun. Really good value. Loved the horses and banana boat rides. Food was good, too.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Shannon V
Reviewed 10 March 2018

I completely agree with Dan G’s review. They water down their booze. I suspected so, and to be sure I got a shooter of Jose Cuervo. (Did twice to make sure). Didn’t need lime or salt as it tasted of mildly flavoured water. I don’t...More

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank markH3856IE
Reviewed 8 March 2018

Nice beach area with beautiful view of the cove. We had drinks at Carmelita's and used their pool chairs. A lot of things to do on this beach (ATV's, banana boats, horseback riding eat/drink, etc) and a lot of locals selling their goods. Tip- when...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank David P
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Took a tour of this Island and was rather disappointed. Not much there but dusty streets and beach vendors. Our tour included lunch, which was okay, the service was very good. We were offered, horse back riding, horse and buggy ride, banana boat ride. There...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank camoria
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

10 of us went on the tour. It really wasn't much of a river tour but more of a bird information tour. We were on the boat for about 45 minutes and then landed and took a ride pulled by a tractor for about 20...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Rhonda B
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

During our honeymoon stay, our hosts suggested that we take a water taxi to Stone Island to spend a day. We are so glad we did! The beaches were beautiful with many different places to eat and stop to have a drink. Stone island is...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank AshtonB0422
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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