March In Mazatlan: From Surfing To Championship Golf, The Destination Goes Primetime

MAZATLAN, Mexico, March 6, 2015 /CNW/ -- Mazatlan, Mexico's "Colonial City on the Beach," will host a series of events this March to attract international travelers who seek adventure, culture, and paradise. Mazatlan, known as the Pearl of the Pacific, is a year-round beach destination with a Colonial District that has over 400 years of history. This March, the destination has a calendar of events that includes Mazatlan's International Week, Surf Open, and the Mazatlan Open as part of the PGA TOUR Latinoamerica

Mazatlan International Week
Mazatlan International Week, which celebrates Mazatlan's international community, is March 16-22, 2015. The week includes activities such as a beachside The Golden Zone Street Party, the GAP Exhibition which is a free event featuring six international artists, including Lorna Crane, (Australia), Joan Stennick (San Francisco), Carl Heyward (San Francisco), Chaewon Laura Oh (South Korea), Vered Gerztenkorn (Israel), Akiko Suziki (Japan). Known for its cultural attractions, Mazatlan is the only coastal vacation location in Mexico to include an opera house.

Mazatlan Surf Open
The inaugural Mazatlan Surf Open is March 20-22, 2015 at Playa Brujas Beach, which is known for its favorable surfing conditions and delicious local fare. The Mazatlan Surf Open is a destination-owned surfing event and will include live music concerts, contests, and a prize pool for contestants.

Mazatlan Open
The Mazatlan Open is yet again a PGA TOUR Latinoamerica tournament stop. The tournament is Wednesday, March 25 – Sunday, March 29, 2015 at the Estrella del Mar Golf and Beach Resort. Its 18-hole championship golf course was designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr., and is among the best golf courses in Mexico with both exceptional play and scenery. The purse levels are rising to $175,000 per PGA TOUR Latinoamerica.

About Mazatlan
Recognized for its world-class beaches, golfing, gastronomy and cultural offering, Mazatlan is an ideal vacation getaway for all ages on the Mexican Riviera: The Lighthouse (El Faro), the second-tallest natural light house in the world; experience the famous Angela Peralta Theater nearby the charming Plazuela Machado; and taste the exquisite gastronomy, whether a local pastry shop in Old Mazatlan or the world-famous seafood at The Shrimp Bucket. Go Mazatlan. For more information about the destination please go to:

For more information, or to arrange an interview with a Mazatlan spokesperson, please contact:
Michelle Horn
Ogilvy Public Relations
Phone: 212-880-5381

SOURCE Mazatlan

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