About the year 1523 a Spaniard expedition arrived to these coasts of the state of Jalisco, which assured that there were 500 women per every 20 men who took care of the few children. Nowadays, this region known as Costa Alegre in the tropical Mexican Pacific, to the south and adjacent to the state of Colima, is an extension of several beaches belonging to Cihuatlan’s County. San Patricio Melaque is located 350 km from Guadalajara, 215 km from Puerto Vallarta and 70 km from Manzanillo, Colima.
Tourism is the main activity in San Patricio Melaque, relying on a wide range of hotels and restaurants right in front of the beautiful beach; counting with services such as transportation, banks, trades and first class tourist services.
In the crystal clear and quiet waters, the local and foreign tourists are sighted practicing the sport fishing, boat tours, scuba diving, snorkeling, swimming, surfing, skiing and sailing.
Picturesque villages, jungle and mountain landscapes, rivers, islands, as well as beautiful solitary beaches await the tourist all along this region of Navidad Bay. Among its communities stand out Tenacatita, Costa Careyes, Chamela, Barra de Navidad and El Tamarindo.
There are golf courses in Costa Alegre and Navidad Island; in the De la Cruz Hill exists a natural vintage point of 100 m high with a spectacular view of Navidad Bay; a boat tour getting across a lagoon towards the San Francisco’s hill; In Cihuatlan, head county, you can visit the stone hieroglyphs, the Franciscan convent and the Santa Cruz Church; In Barra de Navidad, an old and historical port, you find the Navidad lagoon with its beautiful jetty.
In order to get to San Patricio Melaque, you can take the highways that come from Mexico City or Guadalajara, or by airway, since at only 25 km away from us there is the International Airport of Manzanillo.
Our invitation to San Patricio's it stands for you to spend unforgettable vacations, the flavor of the gastronomy, the color of the festivities, the enthusiasm of its people and the extraordinary beauty of the surroundings will make anything to be an excuse for you to visit us.