Salinas
ejido
735 inhabitants (2005),
fishing, cattle, aquaculture
snorkeling, beachcombing
eco-cabaña
Less than 4000 people live in the communities along the 14 miles of the San Andrés Tuxtla coast.
Playa Hermosa
ejido
fishing, cattle,
snorkeling, beachcombing,
cave exploration
eco-cabaña
Toro Prieto
community of Salinas
298 inhabitants (2005),
fishing, cattle, aquaculture
snorkeling, beachcombing
boat rental to Isla Terrón
Roca Partida
volcanic cliff
handful of inhabitants
lighthouse, rappelling,
diving, cave exploration,
eco-cabins
access from Arroyo de Lisa
Isla Terrón
island,
accessible by boat only
uninhabited
bird watching, snorkeling
more details
Arroyo de Lisa
ejido
395 inhabitants (2005),
fishing, cattle,
snorkeling, beachcombing,
boat rental
hotel, eco-cabañas,
restaurants, palapas
Costa de Oro
ejido
534 inhabitants (2005),
fishing, cattle, iguana
sanctuary
snorkeling, beachcombing,
boat rental
hotel, eco-cabañas,
restaurants. palapas
Revolución
ejido
113 inhabitants (2005),
fishing, cattle,
beachcombing, waterfall
eco-cabañas
Dos de Abril
ejido
252 inhabitants (2005),
fishing, cattle,
beachcombing, horse rental
hotels, restaurants,
palapas,camping
Montepio
ejido
158 inhabitants (2005),
fishing, cattle, tourism
rentals, horse rental, hill
climb
hotels, eco-cabañas,
camping restaurants
more details
Balzapote
ejido, port
521 inhabitants (2005),
fishing, cattle
beachcombing,
palapas, camping
more details
San Andrés Tuxtla
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Towns & Villages
These are some towns villages of San Andrés Tuxtla mentioned throughout this web site.
A few have their own page with more some photos, details and access maps.
Most others have a page of their own in the
spanish section of catemaco.info.

This selection is of a few which a tourist might pass through or consider visiting.
Coastal Villages
For touristic details, please see:
attraction around the city: San Andrés Tuxtla Attractions
attractions along the coast: The Coast of San Andrés Tuxtla
hotel and restaurant information:  San Andres Hotels
Some Hill Villages
These are some of the villages nestled on the slopes of Volcano San Martin Tuxtla. Most are ejidos (farming
cooperatives) and function on a subsistence level.

This is a selection of places that are either touristic or need to be passed through to get somewhere else.
There are almost 200 more small villages in San Andrés Tuxtla.
Ruiz Cortines
ejido,
249 inhabitants (2005),
elevation 1050m,
direct road from San
Andres,
cattle, farming,
eco-cabaña, restaurants,
plant nurseries, guides.
more details
Cardenas
ejido, formed 1960,
126 inhabitants (2005),
elevation 160m
off Catemaco- Montepio
road, above Las
Palmas.
cattle, farming,
small lake nearby
Nacimiento de
Xogapan
ejido,
872 inhabitants (2005),
elevation 560m,
off MX 180, south of
Santiago,
farming,
entry to Volcano San
Martin Tuxtla, stores.
Los Organos
ejido,
263 inhabitants (2005),
elevation 180m,
above Revolucíon on the
coast,
cattle, farming,
eco-cabaña, waterfall.
Cuauthemoc
ejido,
201 inhabitants (2005),
elevation 780m,
on road from Catemaco
to Ruiz Cortines,
cattle, agriculture.
El Diamante
elevation 770m,
on road from Ruiz
Cortines to La Nueva
Victoria,
elevation 770m,
cattle.
Some Small Towns
San Andrés Tuxtla has more than 30 population centers with more than 1000 inhabitants. Most are dedicated to cattle
ranching and agriculture and are usually equipped with their own church, town square and communal halls.
La Nueva Victoria
1735 inhabitants (2005),
elevation 160m,
on road from El Tropico (MX
180) to Montepio,
cattle, farming, sugar cane,
restaurants, balneario.,
Salto de Eyipantla
3683 inhabitants (2005),
elevation 200m,
off Catemaco - San Andrés
road, entering at Sihuapan,
cattle, farming, tourism
retaurants, gift shops,
more details
Sihuapan
3429 inhabitants (2005),
elevation 260m,
between Catemaco & San
Andrés,
farming (mostly tobacco),
cigar factories, gift shops,
gallery.
Matacapan
1064 inhabitants (2005),
between Catemaco & San
Andrés
cattle, farming (mostly
tobacco),
waterfall, archaeological
mounts,
tobacco farms.
Comoapan
villa,
4845 inhabitants (2005),
elevation 200m,
on road from Sihuapan to
Eyipantla, SE of San Andrés
cattle, farming,
eco-resort nearby.