The Mexican state of Queretaro, one of the 30 that make up the Republic of the United Mexican States, is towards the north of the country in its central part. The people of Queretaro like to vacation by the sea, so they must move to the coasts that are somewhat remote. That is why in this article we will know which are the closest beaches to Queretaro.
Tamiahua Beach, Veracruz
Tamiahua is one of the closest towns to Queretaro because it is 477.5 kilometers away, a journey of just over 5 and a half hours by car.
The place is made up of estuaries, lagoons, beaches, bars and islets, which guarantee fun and rest in its beautiful waters ideal for diving and fishing. On Isla Lobos you can camp if you go between spring and summer; In Cabo Rojo you will be surprised by its reefs, a place that owes its name to the color that the sand takes when it is wet.
Chaparrales Beach, Veracruz
At least 452 kilometers and a 5-hour drive separate Queretaro from Chaparrales, one of the most beautiful beaches in the Gulf of Mexico due to its dazzling blue waters, soft sand and radiant sun. The area of this beach is part of a sea turtle sanctuary because it is in the Totonacapan Region. Kemp’s ridley, hawksbill and green turtles arrive there to lay their eggs in the sands of the seashore.
You will be able to get to know the beautiful mangroves and their fauna on a boat ride.
Emerald Coast, Veracruz
From Queretaro to Costa Esmeralda there are 488.4 kilometers. A total of 5 hours 40 minutes by car. This area of beaches is named for the beautiful green color of its waters that extend into a strip of soft sand and calm waves, a calm that invites you to explore it by boat, to practice water skiing, sport fishing and sailing. You can go to La Guadalupe, La Vigueta, Monte Gordo, Casitas, Maracaibo or Oriente beach. Any of them guarantees a perfect place to rest under the beautiful landscapes of the Gulf of Mexico.
Costa Esmeralda has a good infrastructure with comfortable facilities, restaurants with typical regional dishes, a turtle camp, marshes, and beautiful estuaries.
Condesa Beach, Acapulco
605 kilometers separate Queretaro from Condesa beach, in Acapulco. Just over 6 hours of travel by car. It is a strip of land between two hotels, the Hotel Presidente and the Hotel Emporio, within the so-called “Golden Zone of the Miguel Aleman Coast”. It is an ideal place to sunbathe on its golden sands, swim in its warm waters, and practice extreme sports such as water skiing, windsurfing, jet skiing, sailing, snorkeling, and bungee jumping. It also has restaurants and venues to enjoy the nights. Look at the Hotel Emporio in Booking
Hornos Beach, Acapulco
Great beach 6 hours 15 minutes by car from Queretaro (590 kilometers away). It is in front of Papagayo Park and next to Hornitos beach, it is a place of warm waters and soft sands. From Playa Hornos you will have unforgettable views of the port of Acapulco. It is also a fishermen’s area that also offers parachute jumps, among other entertainment.
Caleta and Caletilla Beaches, Acapulco
From Queretaro to the Caleta and Caletilla beaches there are 596 kilometers away (6 hours 30 minutes of travel). Both are in the area of “traditional Acapulco” and divided by a small islet that, together with the island of La Roqueta, protects them from the strong waves of the Pacific Ocean. They are ideal beaches to go with children or the elderly and excellent for diving. The gastronomic offer is wide with sea dishes to please all tastes.
Icacos Beach, Acapulco
Icacos is the longest beach in Acapulco to the east of the bay and 591 kilometers from Queretaro (6 hours 50 minutes by car). Its waves can be both strong and gentle due to the protection given to the beach by Cerro El Guitarrón, an arm of Acapulco Bay.
It is an ideal place for sea sports that also has a water park. Its commercial, hotel and gastronomic offer is wide.
Port of Veracruz, Veracruz
Between the beaches of the port of Veracruz and Queretaro there are 570.4 kilometers of distance, for a total of 6 hours of travel by car. Among the most important are Villa del Mar, Playón de Hornos, Costa de Oro and Mocambo, all ideal beaches for sunbathing, swimming and enjoying moments of rest and recreation. In addition, this area has one of the most remarkable reef systems in Mexico.
Dogfish Bar, Veracruz
The beaches of Barra de Cazones are 445 kilometers from Queretaro, very attractive sandbanks with perfect waters for diving, snorkeling, and sport fishing, as well as, of course, swimming and sunbathing. It is an important fishing port with a lighthouse that stands out from any point in the town. Excursions for ecotourism tours, tours to the mangroves and for bird and crocodile observation depart from there.
North Beach and Galindo, Veracruz
Playa Norte y Galindo has no waves, which makes it a highly visited beach on weekends and during the holiday season. It is about 570 kilometers from Queretaro, a 6 hour 30 minute drive. The reefs in the area attract many divers, who, together with the walks through the estuaries and sport fishing, constitute part of their entertainment. Towards the south of Tuxpan we find the beaches of San José and Villamar, destinations for sailing, diving, fishing or motor boating.
Las Higueras Beach, Veracruz
Las Higueras is one of the closest beaches to Queretaro because it is 546 kilometers away (7 hours traveling through Tuxpan). The waters of this beautiful beach are perfect for water activities. In addition, in Las Higueras there is a turtle camp. Nearby you can visit the Las Higueras archaeological zone to see the paintings in the form of murals that tell the life of the Totonacos, indigenous peoples who lived there.
Pie de la Cuesta Beach, Acapulco
Pie de la Cuesta is an extension of land of several kilometers on the coast of Acapulco, 602 kilometers from Queretaro, in a car trip of 7 hours 30 minutes.
Pie de la Cuesta has numerous attractions that invite you to visit it, such as its beautiful sunsets, typical restaurants with hammocks for tourists to rest, and horseback riding along the beach. You can explore its lagoons by boat, practice water sports or walk along its shores. These are the 12 closest beaches to Queretaro, places to swim in warm waters and sunbathe on soft, beautiful sands.