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TOWNS ALONG MEX 200  (Costalegre, Jalisco, México)  (Listed North to South)

Town List Sorted Alphabetically

Agua Caliente  Apazulco  Aguacate  Arroyo Seco  Barra de Navidad  Boca de Iguanas  Boca de Tomatlán  El Caiman  Campo Acosta  Careyes  Chalacatepec  Chamela  Cihuatlán  Colimilla  Cuastecomates  Cuixmala  El Columpio  El Habal  El Programa  El Rebalsito  El Tamarindo  El Tequesquite  El Tecuán  El Tres  El Tuito  Emiliano Zapata  Emiliano Zapata  Francisco Villa  Gargantillo  Jaluco  Jose Maria Morelos  Jose Maria Pino Suárez  Juan Perez  La Culebra  La Cumbre  La Fortuna  La Manzanilla  Las Juntas  Los Ingenios  Los Veranos  Majahuas  Melaque  Mezcales  Miguel Hidalgo  Mismaloya  Nacastillo  Nahuapa  Pedro Moreno  Punta Pérula  Quemaro  San Mateo  San Patrico  Tenacatita  Tomatlán

MISMALOYA    www.PlayaMismaloya.info

Playa Mismaloya is a small beach village between Puerta Vallara and Boca de Tomatlán.

Boca de Tomatlán    www.BocaDeTomatlan.info

Boca de Tomatlán is a small beachside village (Playa de Boca) situated at the North end of the Costa Alegre at the mouth of Rio El Potrero (Las Juntas).  Boca is located on the Bahía de Banderas (flag bay) south of Puerto Vallarta.  This is the southern destination and turn around for PV city buses.  Pangas (launches) from Boca will ferry passengers to the remote beaches of Las Animas, Quimixto or Yelapa.

Las Juntas & Los Veranos

Home of Chico's Paradise and Río Los Horcones.  Pop: 500+

Pedro Moreno
 

El Columpio
 

el tuito

Road access West to Cabo Corrientos, Chocala & Tecuan.  Pop: 3,800+

el habal

Junction to San Rafael de los Moreno & Cabrel

el tequesquite    www.ElTequesquite.com

Junction to Los Charcos

Crucero de Gargantillo

Junction to Gargantillo (La Hacienda) pop:950+, La Cruz de Loreto, Mismaloya & North to Punta Las Piñatas.

Junction to El caiman

Presa Cajón de Peña

Jose Maria Pino Suárez & Nvo. Nahuapa

José Maria Pino Suárez (Nuevo Nahuapa) is home to 2,200 inhabitants.

TOMATLÁN  Street Map  Inland from La Cumbre  Pop: 10,000+

Tomatlán boasts a few hotels and restaurants, plus a few neat things to see.  In town you have the historic Mission Church (circa 1770's).  Along the excess road from La Cumbre, there rock paintings (La Peñita Pintadas).  These ancient hieroglyphics are located at a rocky outcrop on a small tributary of the Tomatlán river.  Hire a taxi to take you there.  The Canjon de Peñas dam and Playa Chalacatepec are also worth a look.

Bus Fares (2007 - from Tomatlán)    Photo Gallery    Tomatlán Ambulance

Accommodations:  Hotel San Miguel, Calle Galeana No.52, Tel: 322.298.5522
Posada Carmelita Tel: 322.298.5302.    Posada Lupita Tel: 322.298.5421

La cumbre    km 116    www.PlayaMajahuas.info    www.PlayaMajahuas.com    Pop: 900

Access to El Pollado & Playa Majahuas.  Junction (inland) to Tomatlan.  Pemex Station.

MAJAHUAS    Majahuas Blog

Playa Majahuas is home to the Majahuas Biological Station managed by the Roca Negra fisherman's cooperative.  They run a conservation program for endangered sea turtles and wildlife protection of some very unique animals and local area plants.  This pristine but remote strip of beach is bordered between a freshwater lagoon and the open ocean.  Beach access is restricted during turtle egg-laying & hatching times.

CAMPO ACOSTA

Campo Acosta is a few km south of the beach road to Piñatas & Punta Roca Negra.  Pop:2000+

Jose Maria Morelos    km 88  Map  Photo Gallery    www.JoseMariaMorelos.info  Pop:2,500+

Turn toward the water on the north side of J. M. Morelos for access to Playa & Punta Chalacatepec which is 9.9km from the highway.  Playa Chalacatepec consists of two beaches on either side of Punta Chalacatepec, the north beach is best for swimming.  After 8.4km you will come to a junction and a gate.  The beach is only 1.5km further.  If the gate is closed, then active turtle hatching is underway.

Quemaro    km 83    www.Quemaro.info    GPS N19°38´24" W105°10´58"

Access to Las Alamandas Resort.  Turnoff 1km south of Rio San Nicolas and drive 3km.

Mezcales    km 78.5    www.Mezcales.info

Southeast of La Fortuna - Water side of Mex200

La Fortuna    km 76

La Fortuna is a small village at the Punta Pérula Junction on Mex 200 Hwy.   

Punta Pérula    km 73    www.PuntaPerula.info    www.PlayaPerula.com

Pop: 500+

Nacastillo    km 72  

Located inland from El Super (Chamela Junction)

Chamela    km 72  (Playa El Negrito)    www.PlayaChamela.com

Chamela sign located at km 64.5 (watch for the two highway bridges).

Juan Perez    km 70.5

Inland from San Mateo  (Juan Gil Preciado?)

El Tres

Located north of San Mateo on the North East side of Mex200

San Mateo    km 70.5    Street Map  GPS N19°34´39" W105°05´14"

Located 1km south of El Super - West of Chamela, East of La Fortuna.

Careyes    km 53.5    www.PlayaCareyes.com    www.CostaCareyes.info    www.PlayaCareyitos.com

Playas Rosa & Blanca. Playa Careyitos is south of Careyes on the north side of Rio Cuixmala.

cuixmala  km 44    www.Cuixmala.info    www.CostaCuixmala.info      

A police station on Mex 200 is located just north of here.

Francisco Villa  km 40.5    www.FranciscoVilla.info

Francisco Villa is located across Mex200 from Emiliano Zapata south of Rio Cuitzmala.

Emiliano Zapata    km 40.5  There are two (2). See km 0.0  GPS N19°23´09" W104°57´57"

Emiliano Zapata is located 3km south of Rio Cutizmala - West of the El Tecuan junction - North side of Mex200.  Pop:1200+  Accommodations: Hotel El Refugio (315).351.0376  Patio

Restaurant: La Loma (315).351.0052, El Ranchito, Propietario: Jose Toscano Chavez.

Specials: Carnes, Aves y Mariscos en un Ambiente Camprirano, Freso y Agradable.

ARRoyo SECO    km 36    www.ArroyoSeco.info 

ARROYO SECO Arroyo Seco is located 3km off Mex 200 at km36.  There is access to Playas Las Brisas, Playa Rosa and Playa El Pirata.
Abarrotes 3 Hermanos


Gallery Playas Las Brisas
Gallery Playa Rosa

El Tecuán    km 33    www.PlayaElTecuan.com
 

Miguel Hidalgo    km 30    www.MiguelHidalgo.net    Pop:500+    GPS N19°21´27" W104°53´46"

Miguel Hidalgo is located 3km south of El Tecuán turnoff.  Junction to M. Hildalgo Viejo (Apazulco).

Agua Caliente    km 29.5    www.AguaCaliente.info    GPS N19°21´10" W104°53´47"

Located beside Rio Purification - north side of Mex200 - south of Miguel Hildalgo

el REBALsITO    km 27.5    www.ElRebalsito.info    www.Rebalsito.info

Located 6km off Mex200 on the road to Tenacatita.

Tenacatita    km 27.5 (Junction)    www.PlayaTenacatita.com    www.BahiaTenacatita.info
 

Apazulco

Apazulco is the local name for Miguel Hidalgo Viejo - See Miguel Hidalgo.

El Programa    km 22.5  GPS N19°19´36" W104°50´18"

North of Mex200 - west of Los Ingenios junction.

Boca de Iguanas    km 17.5   www.IguanaBoca.com

Los Ingenios    km 14.5

Access road located at the La Manzanilla Mex200 junction on the North East side.


la manzanilla    km 14.5    www.PlayaManzanilla.com
 

El tamarindo    km 7.5  GPS N19º16´21" W104º49´19"
 

Aquacate  km 6

Located on the water side of Mex200, between E. Zapata and La Manzanilla.  Pop:600+

Emiliano Zapata  km 0.  (pop-1,589) There are two (2). See km 40.5

Emiliano Zapata is located west of Melaque on the water side of Mex200 just north of the Mex-80 junction.  Called "El Ranchito" by the local population numbered at 700+

Cuastecomates    www.Cuastecomate.com
 

san patrico-melaque     www.SanPatricioMelaque.info

  www.Melaque.ca    www.Melaque.info    www.PlayaMelaque.com

JALUCO    www.Jaluco.info  (pop-2,182)

Located on the North side of Mex-200 Hwy at the Barra junction.  Mexican residential town.

barra de navidad    www.PlayaBarra.com    www.PlayaBarraDeNavidad.com    pop:3,500+

Located 4km South of San Patricio-Melaque.  Barra is the hub for Costa Alegre tourism.

COLIMILLA    www.Colimilla.com

Located on the Barra lagoon, on the Isla Navidad access road south of Barra de Navidad.

La Culebra

Located 14km south of San Patricio-Melaque.  Mexican residential town.

CIHUATLÁN  

CIHUATLAN Town of Cihuatlán  (pop-15,697)
This town is the southern terminus of the Costalegre and the seat of local municipal government.

Located inland, 18km south of San Patricio-Melaque, on the north side of Río Marabasco. On the south side of the river is the state of Colima.
Town Map

help

Municipal Police: Calle Montezuma (315).355.2023
Located behind the Municipal office next to the church.

Red Cross Ambulance: (315).355.2300  Located on the corner of Calles Torres and Ocampo.

Municipal Presidencia Cihuatlán: Calle Juáez No.57 (315).355.2083, (315).355.2105
Located beside the church above the town square.

CIHUATLÁN HOTELS

HOTEL AGUA ESCONDIDA - CIHUATLAN Hotel Posada Agua Escondida  ($300p/2per)  4-Star  WiFi
Avenida Ocampo No.200
Gerente General: Solorzano Fernande Zeverardo
Tel/Fax: (315).355.2901  English spoken.
Cable TV, A/C, Pool, Security boxes.
Front Desk, Room, Parking, Top Hallway.
Located across from Mi Bodega Aurrera store, between Calles Republica y Felipe Angeles.

 

Photo Unavailable Hotel Carla  ($?p/2per)    WiFi
Calle Bocanegra No.1
Dueños:
Tel: (315).355.2298 Y 355.2299
Singles, Doubles & Suites with king size beds.
Plasma TV's, A/C, Wireless Internet, Telephones.
Located ?

 

HOTEL CASTREJON Hotel Castrejon  ($300p/2per)  1-Star
Calle José Antonio Tarres No.10
Dueña: Rebeca Barragan Pérez
Tel: (315).355.2066
Front Desk, Room, Patio
Located across the corner from the Bus Station at Avenida Ocampo.

 

Photo Unavailable Hotel Jardín  ($350p/2per) 
Avenida Alvaro Obregón No.50 (upstairs)
Tel: (315).355.2331
Rooms with A/C and fans.
Located in front of the plaza principal.

SHOPPING

MI BODEGA AURRERA - CIHUATLAN Mi Bodega Aurrera - Nueva WalMart de México
Avenida Ocampo No.211
Col. Central Cihuatlán,  CP 48970
Complaints & Suggestions Tel:01.800.710.6352
Located across from Hotel Posada Agua Escondida.

Dona Tours S.A. DE C.V., Avenida Obregón No. 74, Tel:(315).355.3350, Fax:(315).355.3351
Reservaciones: Eva Laura Sánchez Araiza.  Located across the street from the town square.

TAXIS: Sociedad Cooperativa de Transportes Turisticos Benito Juarez S.C.L.
Juan Ignacio Cobian Corona (Nacho) Tel:(315).355.2817, Cel:(314).357.1717
Servicio de viajes especiales Suburban y Taxi.

The name Cihuatlán is derived from two Nuhuatl words - Zihua (woman) and Tlán (place). Therefore Cihuatlán means "Place of Women".

GPS READINGS ARE MEX-200 JUNCTIONS

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