Villahermosa

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Villahermosa showing night scenes, heritage architecture and a church or cathedral

Appreciate the scenery of the great outdoors as you explore the ecological and cultural reserves of this city in the heart of a historic indigenous area.

Villahermosa is a modern state capital with an intriguing indigenous past and many fascinating cultural attractions. It is a practical and intriguing base from which to see the nearby Maya ruins of Palenque.

Make your way through the various museums and parks that make up the Villahermosa City Center. Among the highlights is the La Venta complex, which is an open-air museum displaying relics and artifacts that chronicle the Olmec peoples who inhabited Mexico and Guatemala thousands of years ago. Wander through 17 acres (7 hectares) of grounds to inspect more than 30 monuments, including monoliths and altars.

Bring water at all times on your trip because the weather is hot year-round, with peaks in May and June. The wet season runs from June through October. Cool down in the shade of a tropical tree in the Tomas Garrido Canabal Park. Lay down a blanket and enjoy a picnic with a view of the vast lake. Capture photos of the panorama from the Mirador de las Águilas on the northern shoreline.

Continue on the theme of outdoor activities with a visit to the Yumká, an ecological reserve with free-roaming animals. The innovative zoo has around 35 different species spread across several sections, such as jungle, lagoon and aviary. Ride the reserve’s truck around the park for a closer look at the elephants, rhinos, ostriches and zebras among other animals.

Make the most of the sunshine with an afternoon at the nearby coastal city of Paraíso. See the colonial church and sunbathe on Varadero Beach.

Note that the city’s name is Spanish for Beautiful Village. In addition to farming, oil is the major player in Villahermosa’s economy. It is the largest city in the state of Tabasco, in southeastern Mexico, and lies between the rivers of Grijalva and Carrizal. Arrive at the Carlos Rovirosa Pérez International Airport.

Preservation is key in Villahermosa, where reserves protect the natural environment and museums pay tribute to the indigenous history.

Viva Villahermosa
Viva Villahermosa
2.5 out of 5
Boulevard Adolfo Ruiz Cortines, Col. Lindavista, Villahermosa, TAB
The price is $33 per night from Dec 5 to Dec 5
Located in the heart of Villahermosa, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Tomas Garrido Canabal Park, Villahermosa Convention Center, and Galerias Tabasco. ...
3.9/5 Very Good! (911 reviews)
"El Hotel es un poco viejo pero lo tienen muy bien cuidado, todo el staff es muy amable y servicial, la ubicacion es excelente y el estacionamiento es muy accesible, lo unico es que el gym es muy muy viejo y ka mayoria de los aparatos no funcionan!...eso es algo que a mi en lo personal no me gusto, ..."

Reviewed on Oct 22, 2021

Viva Villahermosa
Hampton Inn by Hilton Villahermosa
Hampton Inn by Hilton Villahermosa
3 out of 5
Prolongacion Av 27 Febrero, Villahermosa, TAB
The price is $44 per night from Dec 17 to Dec 17
Located in the heart of Villahermosa, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Galerias Tabasco and Villahermosa Convention Center. La Venta Museum-Park and ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (400 reviews)
"Clean, quiet, good location perfect for a night. Friendly and helpful staff. My only comment is regarding the food, please can someone tell the staff in the kitchen that the arrabiatta sauce is meant to be a tomato sauce just a little bit spicy, my kids weren't able to eat it, seemed to me that they ..."

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2021

Hampton Inn by Hilton Villahermosa
Villahermosa Marriott Hotel
Villahermosa Marriott Hotel
4.5 out of 5
Paseo Tabasco 1407 Tabasco, Villahermosa, TAB
The price is $65 per night from Dec 3 to Dec 3
Situated in the entertainment district, this luxury hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Galerias Tabasco and Villahermosa Convention Center. Pemex Pyramid and ...
4.2/5 Excellent! (376 reviews)
"The willingness of the staff to help."

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2021

Villahermosa Marriott Hotel
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Pet-Friendly, Cozy place with perfect location
Pet-Friendly, Cozy place with perfect location
Villahermosa, TAB
The price is $49 per night from Dec 27 to Dec 27
Situated in Villahermosa, this vacation home is within a 15-minute walk of Carlos Pellicer Camara Regional Museum of Anthropology and Cathedral of the Lord. ...
Pet-Friendly, Cozy place with perfect location
Entire house furnished 3 bedrooms 3 bathrooms security heated parking.
Entire house furnished 3 bedrooms 3 bathrooms security heated parking.
Villahermosa, TAB
Situated in Villahermosa, this vacation home is 1.8 mi (2.9 km) from Tabasco Park and 2.2 mi (3.6 km) from Papagayo Interactive Museum. Galerias Tabasco and ...
Entire house furnished 3 bedrooms 3 bathrooms security heated parking.
Cozy house 2 BD 1Bath 4pax
Cozy house 2 BD 1Bath 4pax
Villahermosa, TAB
Situated in Villahermosa, this vacation home is within a 10-minute walk of Jose Narciso Rovirosa Museum of Natural History, La Venta Museum-Park, and Taj Mahal ...
1/5 (1 review)
Needs Work
"Owner never sent us access instructions. We arrived at night, many light bulbs burned out, difficulty getting in. No hot water for two days, LP gas tank empty. Air conditioning not cold, remote doesn't work right, needs coolant recharge (Villahermosa is hot!). No carpets, bath mats, shower mats. ..."

Reviewed on Jan 22, 2018

Cozy house 2 BD 1Bath 4pax
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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