Ciudad Del Carmen
Surrounded by the waters of the Gulf of Mexico and the Terminos Lagoon, Ciudad del Carmen, Mexico, offers an enchanting mix of pirate history and beautiful colonial buildings. Explore the maze-like historical downtown and the colonial architecture of the El Guanal and Jesus neighborhoods, including the beautiful Carmen Virgin Parish church. The Terminos Lagoon is a protected natural reserve rich in mangrove swamps and jungles bursting with wildlife. Here visitors can glimpse everything from birds and crocodiles, to dolphins, sea turtles and manatees.