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Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly Mazatlan hotel with 2 pools

Popular property highlights

Free parking
Swimming pools
Business center
Laundry facilities

Golf nearby, tennis nearby

Flanking a marina on the north end of Mazatlan's principal resort zone, the recently renovated El Cid Marina Beach Hotel is 1 km (less than one mile) by complimentary shuttle from El Cid's Golf & Country Club.

All-Inclusive option

Guests may book either an All-Inclusive plan or a Room-Only plan. The All-Inclusive plan includes meals, buffet-dinner shows, and use of a nearby fitness center, boogie boards, and kayaks.

In-suite kitchenette

Suites at El Cid Marina Beach Hotel feature marina-view balconies or terraces, fully equipped kitchenettes, ceiling fans and air conditioning, and barefoot-friendly tile floors.

Languages Spoken

Hotel Amenities

All-Inclusive Details

All-inclusive room rates at El Cid Marina Beach Hotel are available. These rates are higher because they include onsite food and beverages in the room rate (some restrictions may apply).

Gratuities and taxes

Gratuities and taxes are included.

Activities and facilities/equipment

All non-motorized water sports are included.

Water activities

  • Kayaking
  • Surfing/boogie boarding

Land activities

  • Fitness facilities

Kids' club

  • Supervised activities for children between 4 and 17 years old


  • Onsite live performances

Not included

  • Motorized water sports
  • Scuba-diving certification
  • Scuba-diving excursions
  • Snorkeling excursions
  • Premium food items
  • Premium and/or non-domestic beverages
  • Bottled wine
  • Room service
  • Airport transfers
  • Childcare
  • Laundry/dry cleaning services
  • Spa/beauty facilities and services
  • Wireless Internet access
  • Activities and services offered by independent operators
  • Offsite tours

Hotel Amenities

Located on the northern end of Mazatlan's resort zone, El Cid Marina Beach Hotel is close to everything Mazatlan has to offer, including El Cid's own golf and tennis club, two swimming pools, and a private beach.

Spa Country Club offers extensive spa and beauty services, including aromatherapy treatments, body treatments (including scrubs and wraps), facial treatments, manicures and pedicures, massages (in the spa and on the beach), and a sauna (surcharges apply).

The shops and restaurants of La Gran Plaza are just four kilometers from the property, and easily accessible by the resort's free area shuttle. A one-way airport transportation service is also available, upon request.

Guests may book either an All-Inclusive plan or a Room-Only (No Meals) plan. The All-Inclusive plan includes meals, drinks, and gratuities. See the All-Inclusive plan Details section for more information.

A laundry at the marina offers by-the-load washing and folding (surcharge). The marina also includes a convenience/liquor store. A health spa and a beauty salon at El Cid Golf & Country Club 1.25 km (0.75 mi) from the property offer massage, body treatments, facials, waxing, and hair and nail care (surcharges). Wireless Internet access (surcharge) is available in public areas and by one pool, and there is a computer with a high-speed Internet connection (surcharge) available off the lobby.

Business amenities:

Business guests are encouraged to take advantage of El Cid Marina Beach Hotel's comprehensive meeting and conference facilities. Large and smaller meeting/conference rooms (8 total), audio-visual equipment, business and secretarial services, and IT assistance are all available on-site (surcharges may apply).

  • Express check-in 
  • Waterslide 
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Shopping center shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Theme park shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Business center 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Express check-out 
  • Free self parking 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Private beach nearby 
  • Free valet parking 
  • Computer station 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 400 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Airport transportation - drop-off (surcharge) 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Outdoor tennis court 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Total number of rooms - 210 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 10 
  • Beach bar 
  • Rooftop terrace 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Free beach shuttle 
  • Marina on site 
  • Swim-up bar 
  • Beach umbrellas 
  • Conference space 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Grocery/convenience store 
  • Meeting rooms 8 
  • Year Built 1996 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Children's club (free) 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge) 
  • Children's pool 
  • Free area shuttle 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 4306 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Spa tub 
  • Beach towels 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Wedding services 
  • Garden 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Children's pool  
  • Waterslide  
  • Outdoor tennis court  
  • Children's club (free)  
  • Kitchenette  
  • Area shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Grocery/convenience store  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Playground on site  
  • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer  
  • Microwave  


Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( MXN 200 per day )

Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access ( MXN 200 per day )

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish


Free self parking, Free valet parking

Room Amenities

  • Furnished balcony 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Phone 
  • Kitchenette 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Microwave 
  • Turndown service 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower only 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils 
  • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer 
  • Stovetop 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Number of bathrooms -  
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge) 
  • Down comforter 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Pillow menu 
  • Wheelchair accessible 

Where to Eat

Guests may book either an All-Inclusive plan or a Room-Only (No Meals) plan. The All-Inclusive plan includes meals, drinks, and gratuities. See the All-Inclusive plan Details section for more information.

La Marina - Air-conditioned dining room and marina/ocean-view terrace. Open daily for à la carte breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Las Iguanas Snack Bar - Casual, open-air spot adjacent to resort pool serving lunch, snacks, and drinks from late morning to early evening.

El Calypso - Swim-up bar serving à la carte lunch, snacks, and drinks.

Marina Beach Club - Casual, beachside spot at resort serving lunch, snacks, and drinks from late morning to early evening.

La Marina Sports Bar - Resort's air-conditioned bar/lounge with nautical decor. Open daily for snacks and drinks.

La Cascada - Mexican-decor, air-conditioned restaurant named for nearby waterfall. À la carte breakfast, lunch, dinner. Reservations required. Closed Wednesdays. (Located at companion resort 1.25 km (0.75 mi) away, with complimentary shuttle service.)

El Alcazar - Air-conditioned fine-dining restaurant serving à la carte dinners. Reservations required. Closed Mondays. (Located at companion resort 1.25 km (0.75 mi) away, with complimentary shuttle service).

Alhambra - Open-air restaurant between beach and pool serving breakfast and lunch buffets. (Located at companion resort 1.25 km (0.75 mi) away, with complimentary shuttle service.)

La Pergola - In-theater restaurant serving nightly buffet dinners with themes tied to stage shows. (Located at companion resort 1.25 km (0.75 mi) away, with complimentary shuttle service.)

El Cid Castilla Lobby Bar - Open mid-afternoon to late night daily. (Located at companion resort 1.25 km (0.75 mi) away, with complimentary shuttle service.)

Hours subject to change without notice.


Are you here for a honeymoon, anniversary, or getaway? Discover romance at our private, secluded beach – available via a charming water taxi. Visiting with the family? You all will love our two magnificent swimming pools – featuring a swim-up bar, shallow lagoon, and an enthralling labyrinth of underwater caves. Enjoy world-class fishing, trimaran and deer island tours – just a few of the amazing water activities at El Cid Marina Beach. Take the family on a fun nature tour or a shopping excursion into downtown Mazatlán. Or book a spa treatment at the nearby El Cid Country Club. Our full roster of fun includes:

  • International marina and Aries Fleet, offering numerous boats for cruising, port fishing, and boat tours
  • Access to facilities of three nearby El Cid resorts and El Cid Country Club, via complimentary shuttle
  • La Pergola Dinner Theater at El Cid Castilla Beach (available through All-Inclusive Plan) -- Offers some of the best live entertainment in Mazatlan, with different shows every night of the week. Performances include Mexican fiestas, karaoke nights, and Broadway-style shows

Nearby Things to Do

Guests may book either an All-Inclusive plan or a Room-Only (No Meals) plan. This is the All-Inclusive plan. The All-Inclusive plan includes meals, drinks, and gratuities. See the All-Inclusive plan Details section for more information.

El Cid Marina Beach Hotel features two heated pools. One is a 36.5-meter (120-foot) oval with a beach-entry children's section on one end and a swim-up bar on the other. The second is a 50-meter-long (165-foot) freeform pool bordered by rocks, with a tunnel through a rock formation at one end that leads to a second section. The rock formation features a 6-meter (20-foot) water slide. Waterfalls grace both ends of the pool. Adjacent is a 7.5-meter-diameter (25-foot) spa tub.

Beyond the second pool is a sand section with five thatched shades palapas and lounge chairs that overlooks a cove on one side, the channel to the marina on the other, and the open ocean. Steps lead from the sand down a short, rocky slope to the channel for swimming.

This Mazatlan resort's grounds include complimentary shuffleboard court, basketball hoop, and playground.

A complimentary shuttle boat transports guests across the marina, where they walk to a beach sweeping many kilometers (several miles) out to a point. Palapas and lounge chairs are available on the resort's portion of the beach, which includes a beach club with snack bar.

The marina is home to a sports-fishing fleet; to a 16.75-meter (55-foot) catamaran, which can be rented for snorkeling/swimming/lunch excursions to an offshore island; and to other rental and charter sailboats.

Other water sports are available at a companion resort 1.25 km (0.75 mi) from the resort, with complimentary shuttle service between the two resorts from 7 AM to 11 PM. All-Inclusive guests are provided boogie boards and kayaks (one hour daily; age 12 and older). (Room-Only plan guests can rent both.) For surcharges, both All-Inclusive plan guests and Room-Only plan guests can rent personal watercraft and small sailboats, take parasail flights and banana-boat rides, book snorkeling and scuba-diving excursions, and arrange scuba-diving classes.

The resort's shuttles also go to the El Cid Golf & Country Club, which features 18 holes of golf and a driving range. Also available for surcharges are nine clay and hard-surface tennis courts (two lighted) and racquetball/squash courts. The country club includes a fitness center with cardio machines, weight machines, and free weights. (Use of the fitness center is part of the All-Inclusive plan. Room-Only plan guests must pay daily surcharges.) The fitness center offers workout classes such as step aerobics, yoga, adult and children's jazzercise, and adult and children's tae kwon do. (Surcharges.)

Complimentary to all guests is use of the country club's women's and men's locker rooms with saunas and steam rooms; a 25-meter (82-foot), four-lane lap pool; and a six-person spa tub in a garden.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the resort; fees may apply.

  • Fishing on site 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding on site 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Volleyball on site 
  • Kayaking on site 
  • Motor boating on site 
  • Playground on site 
  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Rowing or canoeing on site 
  • Boat tours nearby 
  • Sailing on site 
  • Basketball on site 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 

Spa Services

  • Sauna in spa 
  • Minimum age to access spa is 5 
  • Massages on beach 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body treatments 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Facial treatments 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Massages 


If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-in time ends at 6 PM

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for MXN 100.00 per night.


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.
No rollaway/extra beds available


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for buffet breakfast: MXN 250 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: MXN 200 per day (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: MXN 200 per day (rates may vary)
  • Airport shuttle fee: MXN 320 per vehicle
  • Late check-out fee: MXN 1250
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: MXN 100.00 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • El Cid
  • El Cid Hotel
  • El Cid Marina Beach
  • El Cid Marina Beach Hotel
  • Hotel El Cid
  • El Cid Marina Beach Resort
  • El Cid Marina Mazatlan
  • El Cid Mazatlan Mexico
  • El Cid Marina Beach Hotel Mazatlan
  • El Cid Marina Beach Mazatlan
  • Hotel El Cid Marina Beach
  • Mazatlan El Cid
  • Marina El Cid Hotel

We should mention

Reservations are required for golf tee times. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

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