Mexcaltitán

Nayarit

Cradle of mexicanity

The Magical Town of Mexcaltitán is a small island located in the municipality of Santiago Ixcuintla, north of Nayarit.

It is said to be the cradle of Mexicanness, due to its historical relationship with the legendary Aztlán, which according to legend was the site from which the Aztecs left and which gave rise to the founding of Tenochtitlán.

Known as the Mexican Venice due to the set of channels that are formed inside the island during the rainy season; they are navigated in rafts.

This island will impress you with the beauty of its mangroves and the diversity of birds that inhabit it. But its colorful streets and houses with tile roofs stand out, they transport you to a fairytale destination.

Where is Mexcaltitán located?

Mexcaltitán is located north of Nayarit, two hours from Tepic and one from San Blas. If you wonder how to get to this Magical Town of Nayarit, you should arrive at the municipality of Santiago Ixcuintla and go to the pier to take one of the boats that take you to the island.


Cradle of mexicanity

The Magical Town of Mexcaltitán is a small island located in the municipality of Santiago Ixcuintla, north of Nayarit.

It is said to be the cradle of Mexicanness, due to its historical relationship with the legendary Aztlán, which according to legend was the site from which the Aztecs left and which gave rise to the founding of Tenochtitlán.

Known as the Mexican Venice due to the set of channels that are formed inside the island during the rainy season; they are navigated in rafts.

This island will impress you with the beauty of its mangroves and the diversity of birds that inhabit it. But its colorful streets and houses with tile roofs stand out, they transport you to a fairytale destination.

Where is Mexcaltitán located?

Mexcaltitán is located north of Nayarit, two hours from Tepic and one from San Blas. If you wonder how to get to this Magical Town of Nayarit, you should arrive at the municipality of Santiago Ixcuintla and go to the pier to take one of the boats that take you to the island.


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