Playa Miramar is the tourist destination of Tamaulipas more visited during vacation periods and days off, both by the local population and by tourists who come from other cities in the Tamaulipas territory or from other states of the Mexican Republic.
But if you are one of those looking for other options to get to know more tourist places and leave Miramar to visitors, here we present you five beaches that are located near the southern zone of Tamaulipas.
A few minutes from Tampico, Tesoro beach is located in Altamira. It is semi-virgin, it is ideal for camping and sport fishing. It does not have tourist infrastructure, so it is recommended to bring the essentials, such as food, drinks, an umbrella, awning or a tent.
Starting from the downtown area of Tampico, the travel time is close to one hour and 20 minutes.
Barra del Tordo Beach
In Aldama, Tamaulipas, the Barra del Tordo beach is located, it has calm waves and the depth is suitable for everyone; It is the natural sanctuary for the reproduction of the Lora turtle.
Leaving from the downtown area of Tampico, the travel time by private car is around two hours.
It is located in the municipality of Soto la Marina, visitors can enjoy swimming, fishing, boating, enjoying the sea breeze under the shade of one of the palapas that are offered.
By private car, the trip is between three and a half and four hours; Although it is longer, in Soto la Marina you can also find other attractions such as the archaeological zone of El Sabinito.
But there are not only nearby beaches in the Tamaulipas territory, there are also others in the northern Veracruzwhich can be visited
About 30-40 minutes from the downtown area of Tampico, Playa Hermosa is located, in the municipality of Pueblo Viejo, Veracruz. It is a beach that has basic services for visitors and is under development.
It is a strip of virgin beach 40 kilometers long, located 270 kilometers from Tampico, Tamaulipas, its name comes from the green and blue color of its crystal clear water, it is located between the municipalities of Tecolutla and Nautla in the state of Veracruz.
Costa Esmeralda has cabin-type hotels ranging from 400 to two thousand pesos, you can also find campsites, rental houses and bungalows.
But in addition to this beautiful beach, there is also the Naval Historical Museum, you can do water activities such as fishing, boat rides, eco tours through the mangroves, extreme rides by the sea, banana rides, as well as enjoy the various restaurants at the edge of the beach.
And as an extra fact, there is a beach closer to the southern zone of Tamaulipas, which is compared to Cancun, it is called Lobos Islandhere we leave you the details so that you know it.