Destination guide

Head to the lively city of Veracruz

Come and experience Veracruz and its museums, live music and culture. Travelers to this relaxing city praise the cafés, aquarium and local tours. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Veracruz

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Veracruz is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Chachalacas Beach (20.3 mi / 32.7 km)
  • Parque Recreativo Cri-Cri (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Mocambo Beach (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)

Transportation to and around Veracruz

Fly into Veracruz, Veracruz (VER-General Heriberto Jara Intl.), the closest airport, located 4.7 mi (7.6 km) from the city center.

If you're traveling by train, you can make your way to Veracruz Central Station.

Where to stay around Veracruz?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 74 holiday lettings near Veracruz. From 20 Houses to 6 Villas, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Veracruz for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Veracruz?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Veracruz. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Old Town: 30 holiday homes
  • Carranza Lighthouse: 73 holiday homes
  • Veracruz Central Station: 73 holiday homes
  • UNIMEX Mexican University Veracruz: 73 holiday homes
  • City Museum: 73 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Veracruz! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Veracruz?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Veracruz. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Carranza Lighthouse: 73 holiday rentals
  • Veracruz Central Station: 73 holiday rentals
  • UNIMEX Mexican University Veracruz: 73 holiday rentals
  • City Museum: 73 holiday rentals
  • Naval Historical Museum: 73 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Veracruz listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.