Neighborhoods to Book a Hotel in Veracruz
Located in the heart of Veracruz, the Plaza de las Armas or the Zocalo as the locals call it is a tree-lined square that always remains abuzz with people and activities. Every night you can see the entertaining danzon dancing. The area is home to some of the city’s most famous landmarks like the Municipal Palace and the 17th century Irgen de la Asuncion, Veracruz’s cathedral.
Overlooking the waters of the Gulf of Mexico, the Malecon offers kilometers long boardwalk area. The area becomes buzzy at night when people of all ages stroll and work out while enjoying refreshing sea breeze. Near the city center you will find many merchants selling novelties, souvenirs and jewelry made with seashells.
Located between the city center and Boca del Río, the area of Playa Marti is home to various beaches where you can play soccer and volleyball. You can also rent banana boats to enjoy the beautiful waters of the Gulf of Mexico.