Victoriano Nievez Cespedes Museum

It is located in the old hospital of the same name.  It has a permanent collection divided in five modules to show pieces from the pre-Columbian times, Carmen Island, hills, rivers and sea.  There’s a module about pirates and a hall for photo, paintings and sculpture exhibitions.  Also, there’s an area for children’s games and

Isla Aguada Lighthouse

The isla Aguada Lighthouse is located in the Laguna de Terminos Flora and Fauna Protection Area.  When you make a visit from Isla Aguada to Isla de Pajaros by boat it will be, for sure, an enjoyable experience accompanied by dolphins.  These mammals are very friendly and live in this natural sanctuary. Next to the

La Atalaya Lighthouse

It is located at the mouth of La Caleta creek, and it’s used as a marker to the most important industrial oil port in Mexico: Laguna Azul in Ciudad del Carmen. From this point, the visitor can observe the port activities performed here, as well as some shore birds typical of the area. Although it

Xicalango Lighthouse

The need for effective signaling in the port of Ciudad del Carmen due to the increment on maritime activity made possible to lit up for the first time the Xicalango Lighthouse on September 6th, 1886.  This 29-meter-high structure helped sailors, merchants and fishermen of that time – and modern times – to travel safely on

Temple of El Jesus Ciudad del Carmen

The Temple of El Jesus dates back from the 18th century and was built on stone, wood and lime gravel.  It is a single floor facade with stepped comb. The main entrance is a semi-circular arch and door with iron details.  It has a chorus window and a single central bell tower made out of

Temple of Nuestra Señora del Carmen

This temple dates back from the 18th century and was built on stone, wood and lime gravel.  The main entrance is a semi-circular arch and door with iron details, and the façade is formed by two bodies with mixtiline comb with two towers on the sides, one of them has a bell and the other

Laguna de Terminos

The Laguna de Términos, which was declared a flora and fauna protection area, is the country’s largest estuary and covers an area of 705,000 hectares. Located in the state’s southwest and protected from the Gulf of Mexico by Ciudad del Carmen, it is fed by other smaller lakes and by the Palizada, Chumpán and Candelaria