As is well known, Mazatlan has extraordinary beaches that run along a 17-kilometer coastal area.
That is why all surfers have chosen this beautiful tourist destination over time to practice the sport of their love.
Origins of Surf
First, we will start by knowing the origin of surfing, which dates back to 1771 when Captain James Cook witnessed the pirouettes that the natives performed on a group of islands which would eventually be called Hawaii.
The first Surfing championships that were held worldwide were in Sydney in 1964 at the professional sport level, that is why Surfing is considered a new sport.
Where does the word Surf come from?
Of course when hearing the word Surf, a board, the sea and big waves come to mind and this is very true, it is called Surf because of its origin in English which means "crest of the wave, breaker or tidal wave” and it was the term with which they identified this activity in the Hawaiian bay of Kealakekua.
Why is Mazatlan one of the best places in the world to practice this sport?
The 17 kilometers of coastal area that run through Mazatlán undoubtedly have specific points that at different times of the year provide surfers with the waves they need to practice their sport.
The port is located at the entrance to the Sea of Cortez and because of this it is a magnet for the waves from the south and southwest. Most of the areas have sandy bottoms and their average water temperatures are between 24 ° and 20 ° C from May to November.
The last major international championship that took place in the port was in 2015, which was the Quiksilver International Surfing Championship that featured the participation of the best 100 surfers in the world.
If you are planning to come to compete in this tourist destination in the future, we recommend staying in a hotel on the beach in Mazatlan since in your free time you can practice your aquatic acrobatics at any time of the day.
The best places to practice Surfing in Mazatlan
-Beach Las Brujas
In addition, near Mazatlán there are many places with excellent waves to practice this sport, such is the case of Marmol where most of the year the tide is ideal to practice it.
So now you know if what you are looking for is to live a relaxing vacation in Mazatlan and have a comfortable stay in the port, it is best to stay in an all-inclusive hotel in Mazatlan because in this way you will not have to worry about nothing, just to come and enjoy the best waves in the Pacific.