Remarkably well-preserved, this fort not only has interesting architecture and a view of the lake, but a nice museum inside. You can explore on your own or take a guided tour.
The museum features historic maps, models of pirate ships, weapons, and navigational instruments. It is a great review of post-Columbian history.
Those wishing to visit Fuerte de San Felipe may choose to book their trip in Bacalar, since visitors to this part of the Yucatan Peninsula will be excited to have easy site access during their visit. Tourists will find a couple handfuls of lodgings situated in the area around Fuerte de San Felipe.
|Hotelito El Paraiso||Hotel||0.3 mi. (19.3 km)||S|
|Hotel||0.4 mi. (20.2 km)||N|
|Hotel Hacienda Bacalar||Hotel||0.5 mi. (19.6 km)||WSW|
|Cabañas Hostel & Camping||Lodge||0.6 mi. (20.4 km)||N|
|Hotel||1.7 mi. (18.7 km)||SW|
|Casa Aq'ab'al||B & B||5.1 mi. (24.7 km)||NE|
One nearby beach that does bring in some historic site guests, is Bacalar Lagoon Beach.
Location: Bacalar, Mexico
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