san blas mexico

Day Trips

This section is about the towns and villages surrounding San Blas. Some of them are tourist attractions, others are place to shop or take care of business. Others I have included just because they are there!

Tepic - The place where many people go to shop and take care of business.

Matanchen - Famous for it's banana bread.

Aticama - Balneario and Oster Diving

Los Cocos - Check out Casa Manana.

Santa Maria del Oro - A crater lake outside of Tepic

Santiago Ixcuintla - A real Mexican town.

Mecatan - The nearby waterfall makes this a nice day trip.

Jalcocotan - Famous for it's coffee.

Platanitos - This lovely lagoon is the best snorkeling spot around.

Mexcaltitan - The Venice of Nayarit

La Tovara - The Jungle Boat Ride.

Villa Hidalgo - Appliance stores and the best birria.

La Palma - The bus stops here.

La Bajada - Birds along El Camino Real

Las Varas - On the way to Vallarta.

Sayulita - Surf mecca.

Zacualpan - Turtle Sanctuary.