Campeche is one of Mexico’s hidden gems. Like Enrico, many first come for the fishing, but soon discover this charming Spanish colonial city has much more to offer. Within the walls that surround the city you'll find a place that remains authentic and relatively free of tourists.
Beautifully preserved architecture and Spanish military construction have earned Campeche a UNESCO World Heritage site designation.
Visit In the city:
Ask about city tours by day or by night
Kayak the mangroves – see flamingos in the wild
Edzna - Magnificent Mayan ruins
Becal - hat factory
Calakmul - more than a day trip
An archaeological area and biosphere reserve that was home to an important city of the Mayan empire. The protected tropical forest is home to over 1,000 species including monkeys, ocelots, jaguars, falcons, toucans, crocodiles…