VAMOS A MAZATLAN.
If you going to Mazatlan for the first time, Miser Travel recommends staying at a hotel or resort of your preference around the walking distances of Playa Camarón Sábalo and Joe’s Oyster Bar. Read the reviews on tripdavisor for where you choose to stay to know what to expect. Malecon Mazatlan can be reach by the golf cart taxi’s in about 10 minutes. The walk is pretty far. Just over an hour if you up to it.
Mazatlan have street vendors like you can find in Playa Del Carmen, Puerto Vallarta, and Los Cabos. Plan your dining, and activities in advance to keep it miser. You don’t’ need to hire a guide to walk the beach, boardwalk or walk around Malecon Mazatlan.
For your safety and general awareness, stay up to date with your own countries travel advisories on Mexico. If your country don’t provide such information, misertravel recommend reviewing the ones from Canada, United Kingdom and the United States..
UNITED KINGDOM https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/mexico
Souvenirs appear to cost less here than any other part of Mexico.