catherineinlove Check-Ins

Date Place Comment
March 24th, 2019 Yado storage rv & boats

Super friendly, helpful and trustworthy family. Covered and on concrete. Electricity and water and toilet. Price to negotiate but real reasonable. 0052 9831580802, Miguel

March 23rd, 2019 Yax Ha Resort

Best camping so far. Hot showers and clean bathrooms (2 for men and 2 for women). Very friendly people. 3 restaurants close by. Laundry service (50 pesos per load delivered). Dumping, electric at most sites. No water hookup at sites but there ya water. Right by ocean with good access to swim. Swimming pool super, palm trees. A 10 for us

March 18th, 2019 Garra de Jaguar

Very nice family. Free camping if you eat at their restaurant. Shower for 25 pesos in one of the cabins. Toilets. Go see the bats coming out of the cenote at 10km (free). Very quiet at night

March 17th, 2019 Recreativo El Gordo y San Pancha & trailer park

All super quiet. Very friendly people! Wc, shower cold and safe!!

March 17th, 2019 La jarochita

Very tasty food! We had smoked pork chop with salad, pasta, beans and Mexican fries! All very tasty. She also had soup, chicken milanesa, empanadas with cheese or chicken..
Good for a rest and for the hungry 😁

March 17th, 2019 Federal Checkpoint

Waved us through.. no issues .. good.. that’s how we like it

March 16th, 2019 La Jungla, Catemaco

Very nice and friendly family that has this jungle campground. Small, lots of trees. From the main road it’s 1km through the jungle (bit scary if you arrive later because it’s so dark and many splits in the road but they all lead to the campground !).
Hot showers, cool animal noises and respective animals such as birds and monkeys. 80pp a night. No dump. Very very quiet and nice!!! Go take a look!!

March 14th, 2019 Trailer Park Las Americas

Spacious parking. Pretty quiet for downtown parking. Modern Showers and toilets, but ask the guard to turn the hot water heater up.. they have 3 dogs but they are well behaved. Swimming pool with beds. Shade or sunshine. 2km to downtown..

March 7th, 2019 Plaza Revolucion

Very clean, spacious rooms. Very well situated in good neighborhood. Paid $970 for a king ($51). Modern, friendly staff. Breakfast not included but you can pay extra. Many restaurants nearby. Hop-on/hop-off bus stop very near (the pink one). It’s $160 pp for 24h. Walking to alameda, zocalo, museums, revolution monument etc. Very recommended! WiFi and tv in room.

March 1st, 2019 Embarcadero Laumase

Very nice place! Very warm, nice and helpful people!! Family run. Boat and rv storage. On the lake. Grassy spots. Dump, water and electric available. Cold showers (hot if you ask and pay for it!).
Turn left right after hotel/restaurant El Encanto del Lago in a big brown iron gate. Lots of room.. WiFi.. sitting area.. enjoyed. Stayed longer than planned!

February 25th, 2019 Mi Gas

On the right side of the road going south. Friendly people. 10.29 pesos per unit

February 19th, 2019 San Miguel RV Park

Great camping in this tennis court/rv park. Perfect for visiting town, but only for up to 25feet due to small streets. One gate is for lower vehicles and one for taller vehicles. We are 3m20 high and fit through both gates. Very friendly owner and the best facilities so far.. pick-up and drop-off laundry service if you want Friday’s and Monday’s!! Perfect location!!

February 10th, 2019 Minas de Santa Brigida

Magisch place!😁 ruins of old fort in conquistadores times and then mines.. very historical place to visit! We spend a very quiet night by the ruins. We negotiated $300 pesos a night with a visit to the ruins included (normally 60 pesos pp). No amenities but friendly owner. Dirty dusty road from Mineral de Pozos.. safe and quiet!! They have food (gorditas) and you can try their mezcal..

February 9th, 2019 Bugamville RV Park

Big rv park. Bathrooms with hot water for showers and toilet; electricity and water and sewer by rv spots.quiet at night! WiFi available.
You can take the local bus into town for 9 pesos pp and it takes about 30 minutes. Take to the last stop and you are in downtown Guanajuato.. beautiful city!! The owner speaks English and is very helpful. 380 pesos a night. Big rig friendly. We liked not having to drive in the city (to other parking options and the bus is all part of experiencing Mexico! Would stay again!

February 6th, 2019 Parque Acuático Kikapu

Friendly and helpful staff. 350 pesos for 2 people a night (to us that’s 100 pesos overpriced). Big gravel rv parking lot with electric, water and sewer. There is a game room with ping pong and football table and tables and chairs for the RV ers. There is a toilet in there. Than there is a small pool with warm water to swim. Next to the pool is a bathhouse with toilets and showers. The showers had barely any pressure and the water was warm enough but not hot. Quiet for sleeping. Some smell of cow lot next door. Faint noise of the train. Not a destination but surely a safe place to park. We were here in low season..

February 3rd, 2019 Presa by Quemada ruins

About 1km past the ruins entrance going west, there is a dirt road. It takes you to the reservoir south of the ruins. It’s a bumpy dirt road between the fields; you’ll see cows and the occasional roadrunner. Cows make cow pies, so some of that around. Very safe and peaceful!! Dark and stars!! No services. The guards at the ruins gave us this alternative; beautiful views..oh and there are fire pits!

February 1st, 2019 Pemex/oxxo/

Hot showers in a small building in parking lot of gas station.. free

February 1st, 2019 Pemex

Cold showers but clean gas station. On main road.

February 1st, 2019 Italia’s pizza

Great pizza and burgers. They also have burritos and tacos. Friendly people!!

January 31st, 2019 Parque Nacional Sierra De Órganos

40 pesos a person to camp overnight. No fires and they give you garbage bag to keep clean the park. Very nice!

January 31st, 2019 Balneario San Juan

This is perfect for visiting Durango! They have a transport service to take you to downtown Durango for 250 pesos return.
Hot pools at your disposal 24hrs.. electricity and great WiFi for 350 pesos first night and 200 pesos every night after. Super friendly people and family owned! Super safe.. small store with beer, water milk. They don’t have sewer but they have 50l containers available for dumping?!

January 29th, 2019 Gas Imperial

On mex40 libre just outside of town on the right going direction Durango. About 20 pesos per kilo for filling bottles. About 10 pesos per liter for filling fixed tank.

January 28th, 2019 Militar check point

No problems. Just wanted to look inside the camper part..

January 28th, 2019 Parque Natural Mexiquillo

70pesos pp to stay overnight; 20 pesos pp to just see waterfalls. Great place to camp. No services. Had campfire. Cold at night. Lots of stars. Safe and quiet.

January 28th, 2019 In El Palmito

Arrived here wanting to stay in hotel that’s on iOverlander, but it was closed and it has a gate that is too low for high vehicles. As I speak Spanish I was able to ask around as it was already 6pm and they let us stay at the Internado of the school (Bunch of red roofed buildings at the beginning of town coming from the west). It’s the local boarding school. It was Sunday so he the guard let us park behind the fence. Kids had just left for the weekend but if school is on I don’t think you can park here. Right next door is a group of armed men that ‘guard’?! We didn’t feel all that comfortable about it but had a quiet night. Music in town in the evening and lots of people about. Cold at night!

January 27th, 2019 Dump Big Bend

This place is in wrong location - it is located at 24.05457, -104.54559

January 27th, 2019 Alejandro's restaurant

Great little town!!! Beautiful old baroque style church and nice people.. very worth the detour!!!

January 26th, 2019 Tres Amigos RV Park

Expensive but only choice on this side of Mazatlan.. fun town to visit! Take a boat taxi to the other side and visit Mazatlan!! Quiet at night. Dusty during the day.. very friendly snowbirds!!!

January 25th, 2019 Villa Celeste Resort

Also they have laundry and purified water.. beautiful quiet spot .. super friendly owner.. a few seasonal campers and some overlanders.. wall through the gate onto the beach.. just perfect!!

January 23rd, 2019 Hotel los Tres Rios (camping in dirt lot)

Overpriced camping but only option in town. 450 pesos a night for a Sandy parking lot behind hotel. You can use the pool and bathrooms till 9pm (when they clean pool and close bathrooms). No showers!! Fairly quiet at night but still in city.. friendly staff.. some cats around. Dogs allowed..


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