The State of Campeche is tropical, with enigmatic archaeological zones scattered in its jungles. The state capital has remains of a city wall that protected it from pirates. Campeche is the only place in Mexico where Jipi palm is worked and turned into the fine hats that are known worldwide as “Panama hats.”
Bathed by the turquoise Caribbean Sea and boasting the most beautiful beaches on the Mexican Riviera, Quintana Roo is home to one of the most important tourism destinations in the world, Cancún. Vestiges of ancient Maya cities, a huge biosphere reserve, and one of the largest natural aquariums in the world are some of its treasures.
Tabasco is a territory with abundant waterways and exuberant tropical vegetation; it is the cradle of Olmec civilization. Its natural scenery of jungles, mangroves, swamps, and coastal areas is a refuge for abundant land and sea animal life.
The legendary land of the Mayab offers impressive archaeological sites, stately colonial cities, henequen haciendas—many of which have been converted into luxury hotels—and sacred cenotes (natural sinkholes) venerated by the ancient Maya.