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Golf, 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.

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).

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

Family Friendly Amenities

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


Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( MXN 100 per day )

Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access ( MXN 174 per day )


Free self parking, Free valet parking

Room Amenities

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

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. Sunday brunch. Live music some nights. (Located at resort).

Sample dinner menu for La Marina


  • Avocado or papaya stuffed with shrimp salad
  • Assorted Mexican turnovers
  • Nachos with beef, sausage, or chicken
  • Soups:

  • French onion
  • Tortilla
  • Lobster bisque with cognac
  • Salads:

  • Caesar
  • Seafood
  • Main courses:

  • Burgers and sandwiches
  • Chicken scallops with fettucine
  • Broiled chicken
  • Catch of the day
  • Seafood-stuffed red snapper
  • T-bone, ribeye, or New York steak
  • Desserts:

  • Black forest cake
  • Apple strudel
  • Coconut pie with vanilla sauce
  • Fruit tart
  • Assorted ice creams
  • La Gruta Snack Bar - Casual, open-air spot adjacent to resort pool serving grilled chicken and steak, shrimp, ceviche, tacos, nachos, quesadillas, burgers, bar drinks from late morning to early evening.

    El Calypso - Casual, open-air spot adjacent to resort pool serving shrimp, ceviche, tacos, nachos, quesadillas, burgers, hot dogs, sandwiches, bar drinks from late morning to early evening.

    Marina Beach Club - Casual, beachside spot at resort for shrimp, ceviche, tacos, nachos, quesadillas, burgers, hot dogs, sandwiches, bar drinks from late morning to early evening.

    Marina Bar - Resort's air-conditioned bar/lounge with nautical decor. Open nightly.

    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.)

    Sample dinner menu for La Cascada


  • Salad bar
  • Mexican snacks
  • Shrimp turnovers
  • Crêpes with huitiacoche and squash blossoms in avocado sauce


  • Squash with shrimp
  • Caldo Xochitl
  • Tortilla

    Main courses:

  • Beef tacos
  • Chicken with vegetables
  • Fish Veracruz-style
  • Chicken enchiladas
  • Mexican plate
  • Beef medallions with chile sauce


  • Chocolate cake with tequila
  • Flan
  • Fruit tart with vanilla sauce
  • Crêpes with goat's-milk caramel flamed with tequila and nuts

    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).

    Sample menu for El Alcazar


  • Seafood turnovers
  • Vegetable terrine
  • Crêpe St. Jacques
  • Caesar salad
  • Smoked-salmon carpaccio


  • Mushroom
  • French onion
  • Crab-scallop

    Main courses:

  • Fish in almond butter
  • Seafood in puff pastry with curry sauce
  • Fish stuffed with shrimp mousse
  • Marinated beef fillet with pepper-brandy sauce
  • Chicken parmigiana
  • Beef with shallot sauce and sweet-and-sour shrimp
  • T-bone steak


  • Black-and-white chocolate mousse
  • Carrot cake
  • Apple crêpes
  • Cheese-and-chocolate cake with cassis sauce

    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.

  • Entertainment

    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 round of golf or 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, playground, and child's-size miniature golf course.

    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 27 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.

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

    Spa Services

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


    To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the "Special or Accessibility Requests" section of "Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

    • Accessible bathroom 
    • In-room accessibility 

    Hotel Policies


    Check-in time starts at 3 PM

    Check-in time ends at 6 PM

    Special check-in instructions:

    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.
    • Cribs (infant beds) are available for MXN 10 per night.


    • Pets not allowed

    You need to know

    Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel 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.

    From January 3, 2017 to January 2, 2018, this property charges the full amount of the reservation for all no shows and early departures. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.


    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 230 per person (approximately)
    • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: MXN 100 per day (rates may vary)
    • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: MXN 174 per day (rates may vary)
    • Airport shuttle fee: MXN 240 per person (one-way)
    • Late check-out fee: MXN 1250
    • Crib (infant bed) fee: MXN 10 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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