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El Rosario Retirement Profile

El Rosario is a historic old mining town, close to civilization but with lots to offer the off-the-beaten-track traveler

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Fishing
Professional sportsfishing 40 km N in Mazatlan; informal jaunts possible at area beaches

Hiking
Ask at City Hall for a local guide for hikes to Cerro El Yauco

Walking
Nice walks in and around town.

Golf
Closest golfing at Estrella del Mar Club, Isla de la Piedra, south of Mazatlan

Kayaking
Lagoons and estauries on the coast south to Teacapan good for kayaking, bring your own equipment

Boating
Fishermen at the beach towns can be hired for informal boating trips

Good Food
Inexpensive shrimp dishes abound

Art
Iglesia de Nuestra Senora del Rosario a must-see

Reading
Good place to catch up on reading

Museums
Mining museum and Lola Beltran museums worth a quick look

Ruins
Ruins of mission church are next to the museums

Sightseeing
For adventurous travelers, small area towns worth exploring

Birdwatching
Excellent birdwatching at Teacapan, near the Nayarit border

Cultural Activities
Interesting local fiestas, including Feast of the Virgin of the Rosary

Mountains
Near the foothills of the Sierra Madre

Colonial
An old colonial town, pretty in an unassuming way

Ocean
Less than 15 km away

Rivers
Lots of lagoons and estauries in area; Matatan River dammed here at Laguna del Iguanero

Country
Old Mexico with lots of small towns and villages

Village
Nearby villages worth exploring

Town
A nice town of some 18,000 inhabitants

Humid
Relatively humid most of the year

Nature
Beaches, lagoons and birding along Sinaloa's southern coast

International Airport
Mazatlans Intl Airport about 20km to the north

Border
1,200 km (750 mi) south of the Arizona border at Nogales

Remote
Accessible to larger cities but feels quite remote

Camping/RV
RV parks at the beach here and to the south, but not right in town

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EL ROSARIO LOCAL LISTINGS


Hotel Yauco

Hotel
El Rosario, Sinaloa
(694) 952-1222

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Rivega Mazatlan Real Estate

House/Condo for Sale
Mazatlan, Sinaloa

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