May 23, 2020

The main resorts are located in the north of the state, but also in the south there are places which have great tourism potential due to their natural resources. The main resorts are:
 

Cancún: is the main beach destination of the country and is recognized worldwide as a first class resort. Its main attractions are the beaches and sea which are of exceptional beauty, archaeological surrounding areas, entertainment centers, and commercial and tourist services.

Cozumel: is one of the major beach destinations in the country. It is recognized worldwide for its beautif...

May 23, 2020

The Climate

99% of the state's area has a warm, humid climate and 1% hot and humid, located on the island of Cozumel.

The average annual temperature in the state is 26 ° C, the average maximum temperature is 33 ° C and occurs in the months of April to August, the average minimum temperature is 17 ° C during the month of January.

State average rainfall is about 1300 mm per year; the rainfall occurs throughout the year, being more abundant in the months of June to October.

The warm humid climate favors the cultivation of sugarcane, jalapeño pepper, corn, rice, vegetab...

May 23, 2020

Quintana Roo is one of the 31 states which together with the City of Mexico form the 32 federal areas of Mexico.

It is situated on the east of the Yucatan peninsula, on the border with Central America. Quintana Roo borders the states of Yucatán to the northwest and Campeche to the west; to the north by the Gulf of Mexico; to the south the Hondo River delimits its border with Belize and stone markers placed on its mountain range (Las Mojoneras) delimit its border with Guatemala. The beaches on the east of its territory are bathed by the waters of the Caribbean Sea...

May 23, 2020

The most widespread celebrations in the state are the carnivals held before Lent in February or March in all the municipalities. The Festival of La Santa Cruz, (The Holy Cross), is held in May in several municipalities, especially those of the Maya and Cozumel areas. Religious holidays, such as the Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead), in November, the Tres Reyes (The Three Kings) in January and those corresponding to the patron saint of the various localities, are also celebrated.

In the municipalities of the Maya area, traditional Mayan religious festivals such as...

May 23, 2020

The Chetumaleña Costume

The representative costume of the State of Quintana Roo was designed by Gov. Rafael E. Melgar in 1936, inspired by the outfit worn by the Mayan princess in the most significant ceremonies, a fact that highlights it as is a genuine reflection of their ancestors and culture. It consists of two parts; the dress in its lower part is decorated with pink symbolizing the heart of the south and the interior of the earth. The cape is open to the side to the height of the bust. On the lower part we can see a mask, copies of which are located in the...

May 23, 2020

Let us remember that Quintana Roo belonged to Yucatan until the early nineteenth century and it was not until 1935 that it could keep its independence. Thus, this attractive tourist state shares its history and traditions with the renowned Yucatecan culture.

One clear example of this is the cuisine, which is dominated by Yucatecan dishes such as papadzules, cochinita pibil, panuchos and salbutes; and exquisite salsas, pipián and chirmole. In addition, on the coasts there are the succulent dishes that can be prepared based on the fruits of the Caribbean Sea. And l...

May 23, 2020

Place names: The state's name comes from Andrés Quintana Roo (1787-1851), politician, writer, poet and journalist. He was a senator and one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence of Mexico. He was the husband of Leona Vicario. He died in Mexico City.

The history of Quintana Roo, as a state, begins in 1902 when the Federal Territory of Quintana Roo was created; however, for a greater understanding of the historical processes that led to the creation of Quintana Roo as an independent territory, it is necessary to reference some of the main chapters of it...

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