C H E T U M A L

A lovely city in South of Quintana Roo

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Chetumal City

The capital of Quintana Roo


When you come from Belize or other Central America Countries, Chetumal will be the start point for you to get to know more about Mexico.

 

A city full of natural beauty and historical architectures; a mixture of Caribbean and Mayan cultures, are things you should never miss out. 

 

Mayan Culture Museum

If you are fond of  Mayan culture and planning to visit several Mayan pyramids nearby, you should first visit this beautiful museum that is designed exclusively to educate visitors about Mayan culture.  In this petite museum, Mayan daily life, traditional architectures, historical events, social structure and many more are well presented and explained.

Walk along on Boulevard

 Chetumal is a relatively young city established a century ago; travelers always come for the natural landscape, especially Chetumal Boulevard.

 

It is one of the most popular areas in the city, where most local citizen and visitors come to or jogging due to its wonderful seaside view  gentle sea breeze that will make you fall in love with this tranquil city helplessly.

Bio Univerzoo Chetumal

A local zoo where you can learn more about this regional wildlife and natural environments. If you travel with kids, it's an excellent place to spend a day with them and a perfect opportunity to have a safe interaction with ferocious animals, such as crocodile, Panthers, and tiger.

 

This zoo is designed to let you feel if you were inside a jungle, where you will pass through caves, forest, and even rivers to find the animal that you want to see.

 
 

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Mayan Culture Museum

“El Museo de la Cultura Maya” was built in 1994, this museum has eight different sections telling the story of ancient civilizations. Come and visit this museum, it will change your perspective of Mayan culture.

Business Hours  : Tuesday to Saturday 9:00 - 19:00  ( Close on Monday ) 

                               Sunday 9:00 - 14:00 ( Quintana Roo citizen free on Sunday )

Entry                 : Around 26 pesos

Address             : Av de los Héroes, Centro, 77000 Chetumal, Q.R.

Phone                : 983 832 6838 

Website             : http://sic.gob.mx/ficha.php?table=museo&table_id=106

Bio Univerzoo Chetumal

This zoo is designed to have many natural habitats for you to walking along, just like you were walking in a jungle.

It will be a good experience when you travel with family and children.

 

 

Business Hours: Wednesday to Sunday 10:00 - 16:00 ( Close on Monday and Tuesday )

Entry: Around 25 pesos

Address            :  Av Insurgentes s/n, Chetumal, Q.R.

Walk along at Boulevard

About eight kilometers long, Chetumal Boulevard, is one of the most visited places year-round in the city. There are many Chetumal historical architectures and sculptures along the seaside; you can walk, ride a bike and even drive a car while enjoying the seascape and get to know the history of the city at the same time.

1. Local food stands

     In the middle of the boulevard, there are many street pedlars will come out at night and sell many local snacks around the seaside. It's a very lively area at night.

2. Parque del Renacimiento/ Renaissance Park

     It was built to commemorate Hurricane Janet which struck Chetumal in 1955.This sculpture

     represented the city that little by little revived after the hurricane.

3. Museo del Faro / Lighthouse Museum

     Children can admire pictures and get to know the old ways to navigate; they will have fun with the

     a nautical simulator which let their imagination fly to fulfill missions on the high seas.

4. Chetumal landmark

     It's the tallest structure in Boulevard, and you can see the whole Chetumal city and sea view from

     a viewing platform on the top. ( Under Construction )

Chetumal life waits for you to explore !

Planetario Yook'ol Kaab

Planetarium, visit here and discover the mystery of the universe, excite your imagination and strengthening scientific education.

 

Business Hours :  9:00 - 22:00 , weekend 12:00 - 22:00

Address            : Av Insurgentes 380, Veinte de Noviembre, 77038 Chetumal, Q.R.

Phone               : 983 118 0339

Website            : https://www.facebook.com/pg/PlanetarioChetumal/about/?ref=page_internal

 

Shopping at Las Americas Mall and Liverpool

This shopping center was opened in 2004 and built on the most important road in the city; it's also the biggest shopping mall in Chetumal. Restaurants, coffee shop, movie theater, department store and more; it's the best place to spend your time, you can find everything you need when you visit Chetumal.

 

Business Hours : Liverpool : Monday to Sunday from 11:00 am to 09:00 pm   

Address            : Av Insurgentes 4, Cedros, 77024 Chetumal, Q.R.

Phone               : 01 800 713 5555

Website            : https://liverpool.occ.com.mx/Bolsa_Trabajo 

 

Where to eat?

 

Marisqueria Taco Loco - Seafood

If you want to try some delicious seafood, you can visit “La Marisqueria Taco Loco.” Special flavor and excellent service make this restaurant become one of the best places in the city.  

 

 

Business Hours : 8:00 - 18:00  

Price          : Around 300 pesos, accept credit card

Address     : Av. José María Morelos #87, entre

                      Plutarco E. Calles y Zaragoza, Col.

                      Centro, C.P. 77000, Chetumal
Phone        : +52 983 752 8267

El Señor de las Alitas - Fried Chicken

A great place to ease your hunger, from heaven to earth, a chicken with heavenly seasoning, to eat in various ways, whether roast chicken, BBQ chicken, chimichangas, marinated and more.

 

Business Hours :  8:00 - 18:00

Prices         : around 100 to 200 pesos, Cash only

Address     : Av. Independencia #230, esquina

                      Carmen Ochoa de Merino. Col.

                      Centro. Chetumal

Phone        : +52  983 139 0068

Forasteros - Mexican American food

If you are looking for a restaurant with delicious potatoes, grill meat, tacos and other delights, Forasteros Restaurant will provide you with all the excellent Mexican food. It also offers a wide selection of wines and beer, vodka, whiskey, Ron, etc., you can find everything here. Want to feel the nightlife in Chetumal? Come here with your friends and drink a few cups together!

 

business hours : 17:00 - 00:00

Prices               : Around 150 to 300 pesos

                              Accept credit card

( close on Wednesday )

Address           : Avenida Francisco I. Madero 318,

                           David G Gutiérrez Ruiz, 77013 Chetumal

Phone              : +52 55 5561 7522

Marisqueria Mi Viejo -Traditional Seafood

In the center of Chetumal city, Marisqueria Mi Viejo is a place with traditional dishes and lively atmosphere, it is one of the most traditional seafood restaurants in Chetumal. A special attraction of this restaurant is a live musical show. If you want delicious dishes accompanied by traditional local music, then you can miss Marisqueria Mi Viejo. 

 

business hours : 9:00 - 20:00

Prices: Around 150 to 300 pesos

                       Accept credit card

Address     : Belice 166, Chetumal Centro, 77000

                       Chetumal, Q.R., 

Phone        : +52  983 833 5342

 

Wings Army - American Food

Wings Army is a traditional American dishes restaurant, full of the hamburgers, fries, and beer. They have a big TV to watch all kind of sports games. The grill chicken and beer are the most suitable food when you watch the right ball game with your buddies.

 

business hours :  13:00 - 1:30

Prices: around 150 ~ 400 pesos

                    accept credit card

Address     : Erick Paolo Martinez, s/n Plaza

                      Capital Center, Zona Sin Asignación,

                      77003 Chetumal

Phone: +52 983 837 9175