Altamira, Tamaulipas

Located in the south part of the state of Tamaulipas and as a part of the conurbation with the cites of Madero and Tampico, Altamira offers excellent facilities for business travelers and tourism.

Altamira features heavy petrochemical activities and, at the same time, some of the best lagoons and beaches of the state.

The sunny climate most part of the year ensures great vacations enjoying these beaches.

Altamira is the industrial and port center of this region of the state and it is backed up by the docks of Tampico in the Panuco River where loose cargo is handled.

Altamiras┬┤s importance is mainly related to tax revenue and employment creation.

A very promising tourist project is being prepared in the state of Tamaulipas. It is called La Pesca and Altamira will be part of this development effort. It is a all new tourist destination project that is thought to be the largest in the Gulf of Mexico.

In addition, different activities can be carried out in the state of Tamaulipas. There are more than 369 cynegetic ranches allowing the hunt of species such as duck, goose, dove, deer, and rabbit, among others. This poses Tamaulipas as the national leader regarding hunting possibilities.

Sport fishing is also very extensive and varied. One of the largest lagoon in the state, the Mother Lagoon, contains more than 100 different species to practice this activity.

The Port of Altamira is considered the most competitive industrial development complex in the Gulf of Mexico.