The Magical Town of Coatepec is pure nature, with its beautiful flowers and majestic waterfalls which will leave you feeling close to Earth’s bounty.
To top it off, as you walk around this town, you will be accompanied by the aroma of coffee.
Coatepec is located in the central region of the state of Veracruz and is known across the globe for its high-quality coffee production, where even a museum has been dedicated to it.
Its soil is rich, offering a wide variety of flora and fauna, among which its stunning orchids stand out.
Its architecture boasts many old mansions, adding to the town’s charm and beauty.
The town is only 10 km.
2 mi) from the state’s capital, Xalapa, and it enjoys easy access thanks to its highways.
Its gastronomy is rich, from all of its natural resources.
It has great fish and seafood, like langoustines and river trout.
You cannot miss it.
Admiring its colonial churches, its waterfalls and rich nature, its hills and haciendas, all loaded with the scent of roasted coffee make Coatepec a destination you cannot miss.
A coffee tasting, accompanied by a tour of the Museum of Coffee or the Casa de los Azulejos.
You can also visit the Museum-Garden of orchids, with more than four-thousand species.
Some are so tiny, you might need a magnifying glass to see them! We also recommends planning a route to visit the haciendas of the area, and also paying a visit to the surrounding nature, especially the waterfalls of la Granada or the waterfall of Bola de Oro.
For food we recommend trying the acamayas (crayfish), the bread soup, the hen mole, and toritos, flavored drinks of the region.
If you like to wake up early, we recommend the El Resobado bakery, with more than one-hundred years of operations, and open 24/7.
You can’t miss it.
And for regional arts and crafts we recommend visiting the regional market on a Saturday.
Coatepec, with its simplicity, color, and magic, will enchant you.
Things to see and do
forest trails, hiking, temples, culture, museums, swimming, ecotourism, markets, historic sites, coffee, gastronomy, arts and crafts.