The Costalegre is a remote and pristine paradise located in the southern area of pacific coastal Mexico between Puerto Vallarta and Manzanillo. The Costalegre comprises a 280 kilometer stretch of Jalisco state between Boca de Tomatlán in the North to Bahía de Navidad in the South. At 20° north latitude the Costalegre experiences climate similar to Hawaii or Jamaica, making it an ideal winter vacation destination.
'Costa Alegre' translated to English means the "Happy Coast", and is a tropical paradise from November through April, when there is little or no rain. It is know for its enchanting sunsets, warm deserted beaches, seclusion and serenity.
Modest beach towns are popular week-end and Mexican National holiday getaways for Mexicans from Guadalajara, Colima, and even Mexico City. Although the area is as yet largely unknown as a major tourist destination, a few Canadian and American visitors arrive here each winter.
Costalegre is an Ecological Tourist attraction which caters to any budget, from youth hostels, small family owned bungalows and hotels, to luxury special class resorts. The Costalegre offers something for everyone.
Visitors to the Costalegre find that the days slip away with alarming rapidity in spite of the apparent lack of scheduled activities. By the time you stroll the beach, do a bit of sunbathing, sip a margarita at sundown or dine under the moonlight, another day will have slipped away. A feeling of paradise will surround you.