Beaches in the state of Tamaulipas will surprise you. Protect yourself from the sun under its rustic palapas and spend a fun weekend with your family or friends. Each of its beaches offers several options to enjoy the best dishes based on fresh seafood and fish typical of the region.
Visit Miramar beach located in the city of Madero, one of the most important tourist attractions in Tamaulipas. Enjoy the bright sunshine, calm waters and fine sand in the first certified beach on the Gulf of Mexico in regard to sustainability. Every year, between March and July, Miramar receives the Olive Ridley turtle, an endemic species which comes to the southern cost of the state to spawn. Be part of this unforgettable experience, sometimes you will be able to release the baby turtles as part of the awareness programs for children and adults are held in the region.
If you expect to continue to enjoy the beautiful weather in Tamaulipas, go to Barra del Tordo, 15 miles northeast of the municipality of Aldama. Practice sport fishing, diving, boat rides or go camping to keep in touch with nature. The beach has palapas, benches and grills, as well as restaurants.
If you are looking for adventure with a taste of the ocean, visit Carbonera beach where you will be able to enjoy a completely different vacation. This spectacularly beautiful beach belongs to the municipality of San Fernando, in northeastern Tamaulipas. Along its coastline you will see the protected area of Laguna Madre surrounded by small fishing villages.
For more adventure, visit Bagdad beach, 16 miles east of Matamoros, a beach of soft sand and calm surf, where you can practice sport fishing and water sports. Enjoy the natural spectacle of the sand dunes and venture out in a 4 x 4 vehicle to tour them. Take a boat ride or go sport fishing, one more option for enjoying yourself in this beautiful place.