Boca del Rio, Veracruz

The town council of Boca del Rio within the region named Sotavento, in the east of the country, is located in the central part of the state of Veracruz. It covers a surface of 42 square kilometers. At North of is the town council of Veracruz, the Gul

Boca del Rio obtained its name in the XVII century, as it is next to the Jamapa River. However, it became a City in 1988 and now it is a town council next to Veracruz city.

It is located about 9 miles from the Port of Veracruz through Highway 150.

Boca del Rio features beautiful beaches where visitors love to relax or to practice different water sports and activities. This destination is well known for its delicious cuisine, especially sea food.

Boca del Rio is a modern growing City with world-class hotels, nightclubs, exclusive shopping centers, specialized restaurants, and first class services to satisfy tourist demands including a World Trade Center.

The interesting archaeological zone Zempoala is located 25 miles north of Boca del Rio. It covers a three square mile surface. Zempoala is considered one of the most important centers for the Totonaca Culture.

Boca del Rio offers camping facilities for travelers seeking this choices. Camping "El Rey" has in addition multiple activities such as boat trips to the islands, scuba diving, sailing, horseback riding, and jet-ski and trailer park. "La Fiesta" is a good option for this type of vacations.