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VillahermosaMexico

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.

Top Hotels in Villahermosa

Viva Villahermosa
Viva Villahermosa
2.5 out of 5
Boulevard Adolfo Ruiz Cortines, Col. Lindavista, Villahermosa, TAB
The price is CA $43 per night from Feb 7 to Feb 8

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. ...

3.9/5Very Good! (816 reviews)

"Excellent attention from the arrival, although there was a confusion in the information that I requested and I had to pay for an extra worker in the room, although this was only 5 Hrs in the hotel and I had been told that it could happen while checking in. From there on out, the attention of the ..."…"

Reviewed on Jun. 30, 2020

Viva Villahermosa
Quinta Real Villahermosa
Quinta Real Villahermosa
4 out of 5
Paseo Usumacinta 1402, Fracc. La Choca, Villahermosa, TAB
The price is CA $85 per night from Jan 29 to Jan 30

This family-friendly Villahermosa hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Tabasco Park, Galerias Tabasco, and Papagayo Interactive Museum. Europlaza and Tomas Garrido ...

4.3/5Excellent! (443 reviews)

"Great hotel, and conveniently located! .great staff."…"

Reviewed on Dec. 10, 2020

Quinta Real Villahermosa
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Villahermosa Tabasco
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Villahermosa Tabasco
3.5 out of 5
Av Carlos Pellicer Camara 5202, esq Av Universidad, Plaza Sendero, Villahermosa, TAB
The price is CA $50 per night from Feb 1 to Feb 2

Situated near the airport, this hotel is 2.2 mi (3.5 km) from Jose Narciso Rovirosa Museum of Natural History and 2.2 mi (3.5 km) from La Venta Museum-Park. ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (356 reviews)

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Reviewed on Jan. 18, 2021

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Villahermosa Tabasco
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.

Vacation Rentals in Villahermosa

Staybridge Suites Villahermosa
Staybridge Suites Villahermosa
3.5 out of 5
Paseo Usumacinta 1504, Villahermosa, TAB
The price is CA $68 per night from Jan 22 to Jan 23

Situated in a shopping district, this aparthotel is within a 15-minute walk of Galerias Tabasco and Villahermosa Convention Center. Papagayo Interactive Museum ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (27 reviews)

"Great place, had 2 Bedroom suite with my family. Very comfortable. Staff great!!"…"

Reviewed on Jul. 25, 2019

Staybridge Suites Villahermosa
Cabin in ZONA MAYA-JOY CHAN
Cabin in ZONA MAYA-JOY CHAN
Comalcalco, TAB
The price is CA $151 per night from Jan 22 to Jan 23

Situated in Comalcalco, this chalet is within 1 mi (2 km) of Comalcalco Archaeological Site Museum and Comalcalco Archaeological Site. Church of San Isidro Labrador ...

Cabin in ZONA MAYA-JOY CHAN
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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