Cofradía de Cuyutlán
Cofradia is a small, agricultural town located three and a half hours southeast of Mazatlan in the State of Nayarit. This pueblo is the gateway to the indigenous Cora and Huichol tribes located throughout the Sierra Madre Mountains. Dwellings began here as a ministry of Alternative Missions, which has been operating in Cofradia since 1992.
Here you'll escape the tourist regions of the Pacific Coast and engage with a culture that represents the hard working and determined spirit of Old Mexico. Spend time with farmers harvesting chilies, explore nearby villages and pristine lakes, enjoy classic local cuisine and develop friendships that will last a lifetime. Cofradia is an exciting and magical place that is destined to become one of your favorite locations in Mexico.
Puerto Peñasco, also known as Rocky Point, is a Mexican fishing and resort city on the Gulf of California. Located just 3 1/2 hours by car from Phoenix, AZ, Pt Peñasco is a well traveled area for many Americans. The large beaches are home to many hotels and resorts, and the a favorite destination for spring break enthusiasts, event participants and general revelers.
Pt Peñasco is also home to a rapidly growing number of locals. The town's poor and homeless population has exploded in recent years and the need for long term housing is immense. People from all over Mexico are traveling to Pt Peñasco looking for work opportunities. The nearby gold mine, as well as the soon-to-be-constructed cruise ship port and proximity to the border, make this city a very desirable location to live.