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Amatlán de Cañas, Nayarit

Come and Visit Amatlán de Cañas in Nayarit

A beautiful corner bordering the state of Jalisco, recently designated as a Magical Town.

Amatlán de Cañas is known for the beauty of its villages, temples, and alleyways. It offers marvelous waterfalls, rivers, and hot springs.

The quintessential place to visit in this municipality is El Manto, a natural spa surrounded by stone walls and abundant nature. However, you can also explore its villages, which have been involved in mining for many years.

Points of Interest

Distance from Tepic
120 km
740 meters above sea level
Ideal if you enjoy
Gastronomy, Historical Monuments, Natural Attractions

How to Get to Amatlán de Cañas

To visit Amatlán de Cañas, you must enter via the road that connects this place to the municipality of Ahuacatlán, on Federal Highway number 15. It’s worth mentioning that it’s a winding road that may cause nausea in travelers, so precautions should be taken.

What to Eat in Amatlán de Cañas

Must-try dishes in Amatlán include “lengua entomatada” (tomato-braised tongue), goat and beef “birria,” and peanuts in all their presentations.

Main Attractions

  • El Manto: A natural spa with crystal-clear waterfalls and enormous stone walls surrounded by nature. This place also features a comfortable resort for those who want to stay in this location.
  • Its municipal seat: Explore its historic buildings, such as the Jesus Nazareno temple, its squares, and its market.
  • Visit the artisanal workshops for chocolate production: The famous chocolate tablets of Amatlán de Cañas are another must-see on the tour.
  • Visit El Pilón, the oldest mining town in the region.
  • Embark on one of its adventure tourism routes.
  • Explore all its spas and hot springs.

Climate in Amatlán de Cañas

Like most municipalities in southern Nayarit, Amatlán has warm weather almost all year round, with heavy rains in the summer and cool weather in the winter. Its average temperature is 23 degrees Celsius.


Amatlán de Cañas has a wide range of accommodation options, from boutique hotels in the municipal seat to resort-style cabins at El Manto spa.