Chetumal, Quintana Roo

Chetumal Map 1Chetumal, Quintana Roo

”Feels like the Caribbean as soon as you arrive.

Chetumal is the modern capital city of Quintana Roo and is the southern gateway to Mexico.

Visit the Maya Museum and enjoy the open markets and then the shopping malls. ”

Name: Chactemal or “Chetumal” “Place of the Red Wood”

Location: Located on the Caribean on the Yucatan Peninsula sharing the border with Belize.

Weather: Hot in the summer. Hot winters.

January Average Highs 28.5C (83.3F) Lows 18.3C (64.9F)

July Average Highs 32.4C (90.3F) Lows 24.3C (75.7F)

Population: 152,000

Elevation:  10 m (30 ft)

Founded: May 5, 1898

Medical: Hospitals, clinics, doctors, dentists

Money: Banks, ATMs

History:

Today:

chetumal 2Getting there:

Drive south from Cancun on Highway 307 for 382 kilometers – just over 3.5 hours

Accommodation

HOTELS

Chetumal Hotels

RV PARKS

Laguna Azul

Fredrico’s Laguna Azul

Chetumal/Calderitas

Yax Ha Resort

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