Chetumal is the midpoint between Mexico and Central America, is located on the border with Belize, Highway 307 connects with Cancun to Chetumal. The name comes from chactemal, which in the Mayan language means the place where the trees grow red.
The city of Chetumal is relatively young. Founded just over a century before there were English-style wooden houses by the British influence in Belize very different from the region.
Chetumal this activity by the boulevard, will calderitas a bay where fishermen eat tasty food made with fish and shellfish. Among the attractions to be found in Chetumal is the Cultural Museum, the Zoo and Botanical government palace with interesting murals.
Others are the palmar tip and a lizard, spas with crystal clear waters; Laguna warrior jump or water Bacalar lagoon and the seven cenotes that feed it.
Chetumal is a cultural center whose dirt roads take you to visit archaeological sites and picturesque communities of magic that retain the charm of the town, enjoy your fantasy unusual bay, sailing in the Rio ondo, or reaches Bacalar and Xcalak.
This city was founded by sailors, the boulevard that surrounds the city is the largest in the entire Yucatan Peninsula.Walk bike or walk and enjoy the cool breeze, the unique landscape of beautiful sunsets and impressive singing of the birds when they seek refuge in the treetops at dusk.