is a small man-made island-city off the coast in the Mexican state
. Legend has it that it was the Aztlan
of the Aztecs
, their home city and birthplace from where they set out on their pilgrimage in 1091
that led them to the founding of Tenochtitlan
This island is now being promoted as a tourist attraction and has been designated a "Pueblo Magico" by the federal government. It is accessible by boat from La Batanza, which is the dock area located some 40 kilometers from Santiago Ixcuintla.