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Mexico is situated in the northern region of the American continent linking the Gulf of Mexico on the east and the Pacific Ocean on the west. It is encircled by the United States on the north and by Guatemala and Belize on the south and is divided into six tourist regions. These regions are Northern Mexico, Central Mexico, Southern Mexico, The Yucatan Peninsula, The Pacific Coast and The Baja California Peninsula.
The city of Campeche, the capital of the state of Campeche, is situated in the southern Gulf Coast region, 387 kilometers northeast of Villahermosa, Tabasco, and 177 kilometers southwest of Merida, Yucatan. The weather is tropical, with an average year-round temperature of 26º Centigrade. The city gets rainfall during the summer and autumn.
At this old commercial port, a giant wall still stands that once protected the city from pirate attacks in the 17th as well as 18th centuries. During your stay, you can visit the Museo de la Cultura Maya, housed in the San Miguel Fort, and the Museo de las Estelas Mayas, which exhibits regional art in the San Pedro Bulwark. At night, you can visit the fascinating light and sound show at the Fort of San Jose El Alto and then take a walk along the Historic Center’s cobblestone streets having a wide variety of stores, restaurants, bars and cafes.
You can also enjoy an outdoor escapade at the Ria Celestun Biosphere Reserve, which is the habitat of hundreds of pink flamingoes. Additionally, you can check out Calakmul, one of the largest biosphere reserves in the nation, which also has a fascinating Mayan archaeological zone. Calakmul is a great spot to go camping, mountain biking and hiking. Tasty food is available here that includes tamales with chaya leaves and the pan de cazon tortillas stuffed or layered with shark, beans and salsa, among other regional Mayan cuisine.

Mexico, the country that has it all, beach resorts, colonial cities, archeological sites, and countless natural settings. You can simply relax absorbing their rich cultural heritage and relish the culinary delights that make Mexico a modern country, yet full of customs and tradition.

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