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Chachalacas Beach sights

Artisan Family Hotels & Resorts Collection is a place surrounded by natural beauty, full of wonders and history that can only be found in Veracruz, Mexico. Dare to explore and challenge the grandness of the famous Sanabal Dunes which extend more than 44 hectares near the sea, giving the illusion of an extensive dessert that covers a prehistoric forest trapped in time.

Additionally enjoy beaches with gentle waves in the sea of the Gulf of Mexico, where you may practice aquatic sports, fishing and other activities.

In addition to being a place rich in countrysides, Playa Chachalacas is very close to the archaeological zones of Ancient Cempoala and Quiahuiztlán.


Near sites of interest

La Antigua

This is a village historically located approximately 28 km from the city of Veracruz. It is famous because there buildings are found such as the House of Hernán Cortés and the quarters of Santa Anna.


The famous Archaeological Zone of Tajín is in the northern part of the state of Veracruz, a few kilometers from Papantla. It is recognized as the World Heritage by the UNESCO for its impressive constructions. It is the annual location for the Cumbre Tajín, the most important cultural and artistic festival of the region.

San Juan de Ulúa

A fortress built upon an islet in the middle of century XVI operates today as a museum. It is one of the most important historical monuments of Veracruz and a tour of it is practically an obligatory visit.

Sabanal Dunes

On the coasts of Veracruz, the visitor finds a different option of entertainment on the Sabanal Dunes. Located on Playa Chachalacas, some 5 km from the county of Úrsulo Galván, the dunes are favorites to lovers of adrenaline, since you can ride across them on an ATV, on a horse or even enjoy them from while paragliding.

ATV tours

Feel the adrenaline while flowing over the sand. Dare to conquer the Sabanal dunes and take an exciting tour around the beach and the most exciting natural places of Playa Esmeralda.