BY LAND: If you would like a drive in the country, head SOUTH on Highway 15 towards Tepic or Durango. at the traffic lights which are signed for the aeropuerto (airport), turn RIGHT. Drive approximately 2 km. To the intersection of the road marked "Isla de la Piedra" (Stone Island) turn RIGHT. Follow the pavement passing "the Estrella del Mar Resort". Just past the Resort the pavement ends, and an established dirt road leads you past fields, orchards and coconut plantations to the village of Isla de la Piedra.
Note: At half the way point, you will cross a cattle guard (metal pipes across the road to keep cattle from passing easily), and a sign welcoming you to the Isla. When you arrive at the village, take the first LEFT turn, signed "Miguel Cardenas". Drive about 200m/yards, and you arrived at Maria's Happy Horses.
BY WATER TAXI : The adventure begins when you take a taxi or pulmonia (open air taxi) through Mazatlan to the harbour and to the "embarcadero-Isla de la piedra" (ferry dock for Stone Island). After a 10 minute ride across the harbour in a small water taxi, you arrive on the Isla. A brief taxi ride throygh the little village and you have found Maria's Happy Horses. Let the fun begin! If you wish we can wait for you at the water taxi arrival.