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Things to do in San Blas

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Co-Working Space
“Its reasonable. and educational. A panga ride to view wildlife in the mangroves. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Lodging
  • 1 local recommends
Hotel
“Lively, decent full service bar, occasional music,.Food id good. Pizza night on Saturday is fun. Great sunsets. Mexicans and expats hang out, particularly Saturday night.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Museum
“One of the historic landmarks in the town of San Blas with a great view of the town of San Blas.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Beach
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Good, inexpensive, traditional Mexican food. There are lots of ramadas in Aticama, Playa Matanchen and Las Islitas beaches that serve traditional seafood specialties and local fare. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Lodging
“A lively Sunday Market is held weekly from 8:30am to 11:30am during high season—November thru April at the Library & Cultural Center in Aticama, Nayarit. Meet up with locals and ex-pats for hot tacos, chili rellenos, coffee, empanadas, fresh juices, baked goods, handicrafts, exotic plants, flowers and more. Visit Matanchen.org”
  • 3 locals recommend
Hotel
“Award-winning restaurant in San Blas. Chef Betty is a regular on "Master Chef Mexico" TV series.”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Terrific fresh seafood on the seashore beneath palm thatched roof. Oysters on the half shell are a regional favorite. Enjoy lunch or early afternoon supper Leo’s closes by 6 p.m.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Colloquial Area
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Restaurant
“Open weekends only—Friday, Saturday, and Sundays . BYOB. Delicious and imaginative plated dinners. Excellent service and welcoming bi-lingual owners.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Park
“Great waterfall! Please ask Randy about this however because it may not be appropriate for all guests.”
  • 1 local recommends
City Hall
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
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  • 2 locals recommend
Travel Agency
“If you are looking outdoor Activities, and know the best of san blas Contact them, you can also rent Bikes.”
  • 1 local recommends

Top restaurants

Hotel
“Lively, decent full service bar, occasional music,.Food id good. Pizza night on Saturday is fun. Great sunsets. Mexicans and expats hang out, particularly Saturday night.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Good, inexpensive, traditional Mexican food. There are lots of ramadas in Aticama, Playa Matanchen and Las Islitas beaches that serve traditional seafood specialties and local fare. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Hotel
“Award-winning restaurant in San Blas. Chef Betty is a regular on "Master Chef Mexico" TV series.”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Terrific fresh seafood on the seashore beneath palm thatched roof. Oysters on the half shell are a regional favorite. Enjoy lunch or early afternoon supper Leo’s closes by 6 p.m.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Open weekends only—Friday, Saturday, and Sundays . BYOB. Delicious and imaginative plated dinners. Excellent service and welcoming bi-lingual owners.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“A must-do scenic boat ride through a cut channel into the native mangroves—excellent bird sighting. Hint: catch the earliest departure for best wildlife viewing, take bug repellent, and wear a hat and long sleeves as there is no sun protection on the boats.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends

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