are a versatile way to get around in the Costalegre. Whether
it's a short trip across town or a tour of the area, cab drivers
will get you there "fast". Mañana does not apply to Mexican taxi
drivers. At the taxi stands (Sitios), prices are fixed and
posted for outlining areas. Cab drivers rarely receive tips in
México because the cabs are not metered. You can hire a taxi
driver for a tourist guide of the area. Barter for the fare as
they are quite expensive. You will negotiate the best price if
you barter for tomorrow's trip. Be reasonable when bartering for
taxis' as fuel is quite expensive. Although very honest and
reliable is is wise to agree on a price before you get into a
taxi. For a return trip pay only half the fare in advance, and
the balance when they return to pick you up. Some cabs are
station wagons (Camionetas) that can carry four visitors and
NEW FOR 2017
now Moto-Taxis in Melaque, Barra de Navidad and
Cihuatlán. They are a simple and economical transportation
option for 2/3 people just traveling across town. There are
separate ones in each town, but you still have to take a
taxi between the towns. Barra motos only go as far as
Jaluco. Melaque motos travel between San Patricio, Villa
Obregón, Pinal Villa and Jaluco. Just flag one down or
arrange for a pickup at your hotel or residence call one of
the following numbers. Barra: (315).109.9145.
Melaque: (315).100.8678, (315).100.3888, (315).114.0564,
(315).100.8165, #3(315).115.6453, #6(315).112.2019 Cihuatlán: (315).106.1393,
SITIO BARRA DE NAVIDAD
There are two Sitios in Barra.
The main stand (F22/81) is at the corner of Calle Sinaloa & Avenida López
de Legazpi, by the Alondra hotel.
Taxi Sitio (F/84) is kitty-corner from the Barra bus station at
Calle Michoacan & Avenida Veracruz.
Sitio Melaque is located at
the bus stations on the corner of Calle Venustiano Carranza and
Avenida Gómez Farías, across the street from hotel Monterrey.
SITIO SAN PATRICIO No.F/95
at the Jardín (plaza) just off of Calle López Mateos.
No Fares Posted
Use Sitio Melaque Fares
SITIO VILLA OBREGÓN No. TX002-F228