Tourist Attractions
  Cocon� Caves Natural Monument
  Puyacatengo River Natural Resort
  Jard�n Bot�nico �San Ram�n�
   Hacienda �Los Azufres�
   Gruta de las canicas

Intro La Sierra is a region formed by rivers, mountains, tropical woods, streams and lagoons. It has an extensive and varied fauna. Also, you will find caves or caverns for practicing speleology, rappel or adventure tourism.

The Cocona Caves a Natural Monument
These exotic and natural caverns offer spectacular and natural formations to the tourist. Cocona has a sound and lights show. The route has 500 mts with paths in order to make the access easier to the tourist. Schedule: from Mondays to Sunday, 8:00 to 17:00.Grutas de las Canicas

"Las Canicas" Cave
Spectacular caverns full of little and rounded stones like spheres. They are made of calcite. To visit it you need to have special equipment and to contact a
specialized guide.

The Puyacantengo river natural resort
It is one of the 3 most important rivers in the Teapa municipality. Teapa surroundings offer a nice landscape formed by the thick jungle�s vegetation. Also, you can enjoy the wonderful view made by the river flows and the hills which form a natural barrier. Along the riverside, there are many tourist centers where you can taste typical dishes or take a refreshing bath.

The "San Ramon" Botanical garden
A natural area where you can have marvelous and guided walks into a garden of timber-yielding and fruit trees through interpretative tracks. And in "La Finca" House you can observe its particular decoration as many antiques.
Hacienda Los Azufres

"Los Azufres" Hacienda
Ecology, health and nature are mixed in this beautiful place which has natural pools of sulfur and warm water with curative properties. Besides it has a restaurant, a good spa with comfortable and air conditioned rooms to make an
unforgettable stay. This place is excellent for  organizing special events or meetings.

Open: Monday through Sunday

Tourist Attractions
  Villaluz  Ecological Reserve
  Tom�s Garrido Canabal House-Museum
  Kolem-Jaa� Ecotouristic Center
  Yu-balcah Ecological Reserve
  The Cave of the Blind Sardines
  Oxolot�n River
  Ex convent and Museum of Oxolotan
  Live Traditions: �The Sardin Fishing�
  Cuesta Chica Caves

One of most beautiful and picturesque town in Tabasco, It is located between two rivers. Oxolotan and Amatan. Craftsmen work with wood and osier to elaborate furniture and decorative objects.

Villa Luz and the Tomas Garrido Canabal House
At 3km of Tapijulapa, you can find this mystical, magic and enigmatic place with waterfalls, bathing resorts of sulfur water, caves and lush vegetation that belongs to the "Zoques" and at the same time, you have the opportunity to visit the house-museum of Tomas Garrido Canabal, ex-governor of Tabasco. You will see archeological pieces, typical handcrafts and general information about Zoques.

Open Monday through Sunday, 8:00 to 17:00 hrs.

Kolem Jaa
Ecotourism center that in chol language means "The Greatness of Water". This marvel of nature has a wonderful group of waterfalls of 200 meters of height  with a botanical garden and many paths where tourist can practice some ecotourism and adventure activities such as canopy, mountain biking, speleology, rafting, rappel, photo safaris, camping and so on.

The Cave of the blind Sardine
Located in Villaluz, this cave is too much important for the geologists and biologists because of its sulfur formations and the rare blind fish and many species of insects that live there. In this place, during the Holy week, people celebrate one of the most important, traditional and pre-Hispanic dances. "The Blind Sardine Fishing", dedicated to Chac, the Mayan Rain God.

The Oxolotan River
A majestic river that flows down from the mountain range. It is excellent for swimming and it is good for extreme activities, for example, you can practice rafting during the rainy season.

An ecological reserve where visitors walk into the jungle and observe many sorts of species of animals in danger of extinction, for instance the howler monkey,
the wildcat, etc. This reserve has 8 kilometers of paths, with information hugs and a restaurant that offers typical dishes. Also you can practice camping, tracking, mountain biking, kayaking, canopy, rappel and observe the nature too.

Open: Tuesday to Sunday, 8:00 to 17:00 hrs.

The Exconvent and Museum of Oxolotan
In Oxolotan, visitors can find the
only one colonial heritage founded in 1633 by the Franciscans. The ex-convent has interesting architectural details; there is the Oxolotan museum is one side of the temple, the museum is formed by four rooms. Visitors can observe some colonial pieces, oil-paintings and sculptures made of wood.
open: Monday to Sunday Schedule: 10 to 17:00.


Tourist Attractions
  Agua Blanca State Natural Park
   Ixta-J� Caves
  �Macuco� Aquatic Park

"Agua Blanca" State Natural Park
It is a natural protected area With 2,025 hectares of jungle flora and fauna. There are beautiful and power
full waterfalls coming from a cave, the water spills on the rocks and forms natural pools. Going up by the paths, you will get to The "Ixta-J�" (Agua Blanca) caves, they are 1-3 level caves with amazing dimensions. There are tracks with sound and light, ideal for practicing speleology.
 Open: Monday to Sunday. 8:00 to 17:00.

Tourist Attractions
  La Luz Finca
   Archeological Vestiges
  Tipical Sweets of the region


TEAPA 59kms 195
Cocona caves natural monument 60kms 195 Y Estatal
Los Azufres Hacienda 62kms 195 Y Estatal
TACOTALPA 60kms 195 Y Estatal
Yubal-cah 45kms 195 Y Estatal
Tapijulapa 86kms 195 Y Estatal
Villa Luz Eco Reserve 89kms 195 Y Estatal
Kolem-Jaa 95kms 195 Y Estatal
Ex convent of Oxolot�n 101kms 195 Y Estatal
MACUSPANA 52kms 186
Agua Blanca State Park 71kms 186 y Estatal


Intro: Tabasco is the homeland of the cacao, a seed that turned to chocolate and transformed the world.

It is possible to enjoy a delicious and aromatic adventure journey when  you take the cocoa route where Maya-Chontales live. The visitor has the chance to go to archeological sites, old cacao haciendas and beautiful lagoons and beaches.

The tourist can start by going to:


Nacajuca Tourist Attractions

  • The Waterfront and the handicraft Square

  • The San Antonio de Padua Temple

  • The Center of the tortoise reproduction

  • Maya-Chontal Communities

  • The Cultivated lands of Chontales

In this town people speak a maya-chontal language. They make spectacular handicrafts with palm, rushes, canes and wonderful hand embroidering. It is important to visit  the handicraft square and The San Antonio de Padua Temple with its gothic style. Tourists can visit the center of the tortoise reproduction, it is the only one in Latin America with seven endemic species and also visitors will have the opportunity to admire the cultivated lands of the Chontales.


Tourist Attractions

  • "Colonel  Gregorio Mendez Magaña" House-Museum

  • The San Francisco de Asis Temple

  • The "San Remo" Tabacco Cigar Factory

  • The Pomposu-Juliva wetlands

It is worth to make a stop in this beautiful municipally and admire the way artisans elaborate decorated jicaras
(a kind of liquid container). Tourists can visit the �Colonel  Gregorio  Mendez Maga�a� House- Museum, a war hero of Tabasco; the San Francisco de Asis Temple which has a neoclassical style fa�ade. Finally, visitors can enjoy the natural beauty of the Pomposu Juliva Wetlands.


Tourist Attractions

  • "La Virgen de la Asuncion" Temple at Cupilco

  • The Comalcalco Archeological Site (Mayan Culture)

  • The Cacao Haciendas

  • The Cacao Museum

This enigmatic town was the trade borderline between Mayas and Aztecs. Here is located the most picturesque church of Tabasco: The Cupilco Church which Fa�ade is painted in bright colors.
In its interior there are two altars, one for the Holy Eucharist and one for the Virgin of the Assumption, the church was built in her honor.


The Comalcalco Archeological Site

The most  unusual  Mayan city in the Mesoamerican world. Comalcalco was built at the end of the classical period with baked clay bricks. There are three architectural groupings from the main area of Comalcalco: The North Plaza, The Grand Acropolis and The East Acropolis. Comalcalco archeological site has a local museum and next to it , there is a coffee shop.

The Cacao Haciendas

"La Luz"  Hacienda "Finca Cholula" and "Brondo" Hacienda can be visited to observe the cacao plantations and to see  how the delicious tabascan chocolate is elaborated while you are enjoying the colors and scents of the variety of plants and exotic trees.


Tourist Attractions

  • Beaches

  • Puerto Ceiba Village

  • Cangrejopolis (Republica de Paraiso)

  • The Macoacan Lagoon State park

  • "Puerto Ceiba" tourist place

In Paraiso, tourists can find many lagoons which create a wonderful and relaxing landscape as if they  were in paradise. The major attraction of Paraiso is its majestic Gulf coast beaches.

"Puerto Ceiba" Tourist Place

It offers to the visitors boat trips, games for children, a typical gastronomy and special dishes prepared with fish or seafood, where people will enjoy an excellent journey in this relaxing environment. 

The Cacao route could be an even more exciting experience if tourists have a boat trip in Puerto Ceiba. Traveling on the Puerto Ceiba I boat by the Mecoacan Lagoon through the mangrove swamps to meet Punta de Tilapa and Boca del Espadal , both of which have an Olmec heritage.


Tourist Attractions

  • The Mirandillas Church

  • The Battle of Jahuactal Monument




  • The Centla Swamps Biosphere Reserve
          The Interpretational center "Uyotot-Ja"
          The DockThe Interpretational center �Uyotot-Ja�
          The 20-meter high watching Tower
          The Terraces Restaurants
          Boat trips
  • Frontera
          The Lighthouse
          The harbor
          The Navy Customs House
          "Los Cocos" (coconuts) Hacienda (Rural Tourism)
          The Jorge Priego Mart�nez Navigation Museum 

Intro: With more than 300,000 hectares (approx. 740, 740.740 acres). The Centla Wetlands Biosphere Reserve, is the most important of North America.

In this place is located the Interpretation Center called "Uyoyot-Ja", it means "The House of Water". It is the entrance to this exuberant ecosystem where you will discover the natural, economical and social values. Also you will learn the international importance of this ecosystem by interactive screens.

Uyotot-Ja has more than 523 species of vertebrates; the most important are the stork, the crocodile, the sweet water tortoise, the manatees and other species in danger of extinction.

The Centla wetlands Biosphere Reserve is rich in the diversity of flowers. This richness has more than 500 species of blossoms; that is the most important alive museum of aquatic plants in Mesoamerica

Tourist Journeys with specialized guides



It offers an ideal midday journey, specially, to ornithology lovers! It is an upper trip by the Usumacinta River until you get to the place where you will make the first stop. There, you will observe thousands of birds that arrive every year there. Birds stay from December to April to gat fed and to reproduce the species. Tourists will eat a typical dish as while they are resting in one of the natural terraces-restaurant  and enjoying a wonderful view of the lagoon! If you prefer, you can explore the swamp by �Cayuco� (Tabasco�s typical wooden boat) and discover its mystery by passing through  narrow channels that are rich in fauna.


Another option is San Juanito , a two  hour journey through channels where vegetation is lush. At the end of the trip, you get to a hut where you will eat a typical dish and enjoy the wonderful view of the union of three rivers: Usumacinta, Grijalva and San Pedro. This union is better known as "Tres Brazos" (Three Arms)

Punta Manglar Ecotouristic Development.

Punta Manglar Ecotourist Reserve Ideal place for practicing activities related to flora and fauna observation in order to learn about the nature in this region. Tourists can complete a great boat ride through the mangrove swamp or a walk by an interpretative path with a specialized guide. "Punta Manglar" offers restaurant service, rustic huts for resting in a small island where people can do recreational activities or learn about the environment. "Punta Manglar" Ecotourist Reserve, Frontera-Jonuta route. 10 km  


Other tourist attractions of Centla are the beaches. They are covered by The Gulf of Mexico. The most important are "Pico de Oro", "Playa Azul", "Miramar",
"El Bosque" and "Pelicanos"

Pico de oro
This amazing beach is the ideal place to enjoy the calm and fresh water! At the shade of the palm trees, you can rest while seabirds are flying around.


Playa Azul
The  best place for people who like practicing aquatic sport, especially, scuba diving, high see swimming and fishing. Waves are calm and there is an abundance of aquatic species. You can discover another extraordinary sub aquatic world. In Playa Azul, you will find tourist services like restaurant, bungalows, etc.


One of the most tabascan beaches, you have an amusing atmosphere and, at  the same time, the most relaxing moments since your arrival. In Miramar you will meet warmhearted people, enjoy sunny days and also contemplate the most amazing sunset of the Gulf of Mexico!

El Bosque
It is water of see, river and lagoons are navigators. El Bosque is a costing area where the Grijalva River Waters lead; it is an excellent place for windsailing by its salty and sweet waters and in this way, sun breeze, wind and you, are
part of the natural view!



"El Cuyo" (a Mayan archeological place)

The "Omar Huerta" Museum

  Tabasco State
  Comalcalco Archaeological Zone  |  El Azufre  |  Emiliano Zapata  |  Grutas de Cocona  |
|  Laguna del Rosario  |  La Venta (Olmec)  |  Paraiso  |  Pomona  |
  Tapijulapa  |  Villahermosa ۞ Capital City  |

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