This lake has becomeone of the most visited places on the State of Nayarit by domestic and foreign tourists, there are beautiful cabins surrounded by extensive and beautiful gardens contrasting with the native forestsurrounding the region, there are also a luxury hotels which have comfortable and spacious rooms properly equipped for you to enjoy a wonderful vacation in this natural spa surrounded by the mountains ofthe area.
There are also a lot of restaurants in the shades of the trees try a delicious shrimp or fish ceviche, shrimp in garlic sauce or devil sauce, fried fish in garlic sauce or grilledtampiqueña meat.
Legend of the Laguna de Santa Maria del Oro
According to the legend, many years ago in the state of Nayarit there once was a town called Michiztlán where the king lived with his wife anddaughter, a beautiful young woman named Tepozilama, whom the king care for with extreme attention.
One day Tepozilama went for a walk in the company of her ladies, when suddenly they saw a woundeddeer. As she approach to help, the voice of a handsome young soldier stopped them, to what Tepolizama answered: Who is this and what are you doing here?. The warrior replied jove: I am Pintontli.The two young men fell in love knowing that there were problems between the city of Tepozilama and the Pintontli, But their love was so great that it made little difference.
Later, during thefestivities of the city of Michiztlan, Tepozilama went to meet with Pintontli. The girl's father, noticing her absence, and questioned her ladies to indicate the place where the princess was. The king,...