Bigger rigs should avoid the city, but are totally fine if you take the route posted in the photos. There is also a review posted with specifics of the route as of 15 Sept 2023.
About 12 sites (6 pull-through, 6 a little smallish back-in) separated by slim hedges, with (chlorinated) running water, sewage and electricity. I wouldn't drink the water though, San Cris has a bad reputation ("the San Cris belly"..). A few more improvised sites available. WiFi reception all over, pretty fast outside peak hours but not too reliable for working as it cuts out sometimes. Shade by tall trees. Walled with locked gate: safe.
Kitchen with dining area, pool table, fireplace (wood provided), cabana with just a fireplace for general use and yoga classes (70p), daily cleaned bathrooms and showers with generous hot water flow 24/7.
Friendly staff. Quite a few overlanders stay long(er), some months for maintenance and overhaul. Short walk to old centre (15 minutes), no noise at night.
150p per night per pers., 75p for children, teenagers are charged as adults. very expensive. especially for families.
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Now that I've stayed three nights:
Still beautiful, mostly quiet, easy walk into town, and very convenient to the best food in San Cristóbal (a restaurant called Comal).
The staff was friendly and chill. The showers had hot water, and two of them even had a tray for your shampoo/soap. The place was overall very clean and seemed well maintained.
I do agree that, for the price, it's kind of insulting that you have to bring your own toilet paper. They also lock the gates somewhat early, and lacked sufficient keys to provide all of the guests, which means that I essentially had roughly the same curfew I did when I was 13, at 7-8 pm.
Would've probably stayed longer if it wasn't as expensive as it was.Report Check-In
Beautiful place. Other than that, I have no real review because I just got here. Only checking in so I can add a screen shot of the big rig friendly, super easy way to drive here.
Take 190 to Periférico. It is a large, triangular intersection with an Oxxo/Repsol gas station at one corner. Periférico is a truck route. From Periférico, there is a somewhat rough, dirt road for less than a km. Lowest hanging cables are probably around 12'. There is one tightish turn that presents minor challenges if there is oncoming traffic. Good ground clearance is helpful but not required if you are an OK driver. I shared the road with an old VW Beetle and some kind of new, small SUV crossover thing.
FWIW, I'm 25' long, somewhere north of 10' tall, and however wide a Sprinter van is. Had zero issues on this route, and scraped no cables or branches.
A low class C or similar may have issues with dragging something. Maybe. I cannot attest to that, but the only potentially troublesome part (the dirt road) is easily gotten to, and easily walkable from top to bottom, if you want to pre-scout it.Report Check-In
Great spot! We camped here 4 nights. 200 for the driver, 150 for each additional person, and 25 for a dog. We got there kind of late but there is staff till 10 pm that can let you in. It’s the perfect little walk every morning to Centro Histórico to start your day, about 20 minutes. SC is such a cute little city. Great people, great vibes. I’ll miss the place.Report Check-In
Spent almost 2 weeks here and really enjoyed it. 2 adults and 2 cats (free) = $350MX/night. They have garafons of water for sale in the office for 25MX. 2 commons areas with fireplaces and a kitchen. Hot water showers and clean bathrooms. The staff were friendly and allowed us to have some Amazon packages shipped to the campground while we were there. There’s a lavandaria down the street (5ish minute walk). 25ish minute walk to the zocalo. Rainy season was in full swing while we were there. Heavy rain 10 out of 12 days, often in the afternoon and often with strong lightening. It hailed 5 times while we were there. Lost power once. Too many trees for starlink but there’s great wifi at the campground. Be sure to check for the Chiapas Bloqueos FB group before traveling to San Cris. Our expected 1 hr drive from Tuxtla turned into a 5 hour disaster on tiny mountain roads. DO YOURSELF A FAVOR and don’t enter through the city unless you have a small vehicle. We were forced to this because of the blockades and barely made it without hitting anything/anyone driving a GMC Sierra 2500 with truckcamper.
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Still very friendly and a nice camping. Clean toilets and hot showers. As we understood a car with driver is 200P each additional adult is 150P. Dog 25P cats free... But contact them on what's app +529761146330Report Check-In
$375 for two people and a dog in a van. Most we’ve ever paid for camping and a definite rip-off for how much it costs. There’s a reason most people don’t feel satisfied with what they got in return for the price.
They can charge whatever they want and don’t seem to care about the experience because they’re the only camping for overlanders in town.
Here’s why we weren’t stoked:
-showers never got hot and pressure was bad all three nights
-no toilet paper
-hounded to pay immediately upon arriving (told them to let me park and pee, then i’d settle the bill!), and it’s the first question each morning, if you want to pay for another night
-bathrooms were never cleaned (just trash taken each day)
Okay for a night. Great for dogs. Not super quiet with the fireworks all day into the night, but not too loud once it gets late. Location is ok, but I highly recommend El Arcotete for $35/pp and just park in the city for free during the day. It’s beautiful there, cheap, and you can stay 5 nights for less than 1 here to explore San Cristobal.
I hope they get better here! Has a lot of potential…Report Check-In
We came here with 3 kids and our 2 cats in a sprinter van. we knew it was gonna be expensive because others talked about being charged 75 a kid and 25 per pet. we eventually decided that we would be fine for a couple nights paying 625 a night after everything adds up (350+75+75+75+25+25). after we were there for a couple hours and had everything setup, someone else came by and told us that 2 of our 3 kids were gonna be charged as adults at 150 pesos each. Some check-ins below have mentioned that 350 seemed expensive. Imagine being asked to pay nearly 800 pesos a night. We have never paid that much to camp anywhere across 41 countries. That was enough for us to leave. You can find lots of Airbnb in the area for that price for 5 people. It felt like they just didn't want families like us here. We don't take up any more space than a couple in a van. in fact we are in a smaller camper than many people who were there. Yet we were asked to pay more than double. It would be cheaper for 4 adults in 2 big RVs to stay here than what we were asked to pay. I don't think they will care that I'm writing this because it seems that they would probably rather not have people with kids there anyways. be aware if you plan to go with children. especially if there are a bit older. they will charge you as if they are adults.Report Check-In
Great spot! Nice toilets, showers, chill out area with a fantastic fireplace. elec, sewage and water. we got a last place there but arrived late. sound travelers, friendly staff and rhey sell wine 250 a bottle which I thought was great value. they also have a place to wash and dry your clothes. we paid 350 for a van and 2 people.Report Check-In
NOT for bigs rigs!!!
the streets are verry tiny. somes friends was blocked on the street. after they try the other side and is not better...
for us, smaller, we can manage it.
pais 425 pesos (350 for 2 adultes, 75 for 1 kids >9, free <9)
we walked to the city.
we took à taxi for came back, 50 pesos.
Nice camping. Very tranquil. Good facilities. Hot showers. Very good wifi. Nice common area with fire place. Kitchen. There's yoga on certain mornings of the week. 350 pesos per night for 2 people in a van. Do agree with the comments bellow, that it could include toilet paper for that price. Very happy to not have been boondocking when we were in San Cristobal as my partner and I got food poisoning. Apparently you have to be extremely careful with the water in San Cristobal(no we didnt drink the tap water) as it's very very contaminated. Even the purified 20 gallon water gaffrons can be contaminated by not properly washing them. Best to go straight to a purificada shop.Report Check-In
Very good place, very quiet and peaceful. Bathrooms very clean, hottest showers in Chiapas. Big kitchen and living room for all, you can meet the others in the evening beside the fireplace. Friendly and helpful staff. Good wifi. All in all it’s worth the price of 350 for 2 in a Van.Report Check-In
Excellent campground. A peaceful forest setting a short walk to beautiful San Cristobal.Hot showers, good wifi and a big communal building with a kitchen.
Francisco, the caretaker, is fabulous. Every night he makes a big fire in the communal building and in general is very helpful and accommodating.
Buen lugar, los propietarios y personal brindan muy buena atención.Report Check-In
Really expensive, 200 pesos for one person, 350 for two people per night. Only one shower with warm water (not hot, not cold, low pressure when warm), no toilet paper, cleanliness ok (we’ve seen better and worse). All in all not worth the money.Report Check-In
Still very nice and friendly place. Unfortunately they raised the price to 175 pesos per person for a night.Report Check-In
The resort is very nice, friendly staff and dog friendly. Even if you don't use electricity, you pay full price here. The showers and toilets are not cleaned regularly. The site is too expensive for that.Report Check-In
Very nice campground in the pine.
150 pesos per person
Hot shower (only one has hot water), electricity, water, dump, good wifi, shared kitchen, dog friendly.
There are some nice little cabanas to rent with a chimney !
Be aware the road in the city is very narrow, it was difficult with our truck camper.
2 bars of 3G telcel but wifi is working fine !
We agree with the previous review on some points. Lots of travel families with young kids here. Playtime gets crazy sometimes... That said, showers are actually fine and warm now and one of the men's toilets has a seat! 🎉 Very friendly staff and really dog friendly too. Also, the access to town from this campsite is pretty good (15 minutes walking). If you prefer a more basic, nature campsite without the kids, we recommend Arcotete. But you'll have to drive up and down to town from there and there's no cell reception or wifi.Report Check-In
Had some pros and cons. Pros are the kitchen and the pool table. Some space if you need to work on your rig. Cons are it’s expensive, construction happening starting at 7am, only 1 of the women’s showers work, no toilet paper, no toilet seats for men, there were at least 15 children under 8 staying when we were there, it was like lord of the flies with them screaming and running around all day, 30 minute walk to the centre, 11pm “curfew” when they lock the doors (if I understood correctly).
Overall, probably a good spot if you have kids or pets or need to work on your car. For 100 pesos more, we were able to get a nice hotel in Centro with secure parking.Report Check-In
I don' t understand why people recommand this campground 🤔
It is really To expansive for what you get. The locations are narrow. The sanitary facilities are old and ugly. Only one shower is working. For the price, they are not able to offer toilet paper.
But, for me there is another big big problem. The running water in all San Cristobal is very contaminated and give salmonella.
Even if I never drink tap water, nor use it To wash my teeth, in this campgroung I got a salmonella !!! And I was not the only one !!!
It would be okay for the owner of the campsite to inform people of this problem!!
But he never adviced me. So stupid !
Link about the water in San Cristobal : https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.cuartopoder.mx/amp/chiapas/agua-de-san-cristobal-esta-totalmente-contaminada/297767/Report Check-In
An update on the Phone Number
the Site managers phone number and WhatsApp number is . +529611110915
he speaks very little English so please use translate
Tres agreable camping clos au milieu d une petite goret donnant un cote suisse. Accueil au top sanitaires bien et a seulement 29 mn a pied du centre de la vieille ville. A retenir 150 pesos par personneReport Check-In
This is our second time at this campground. We stayed for one week both times. At 300 pesos, it’s very reasonably priced for what you get. A nice green campsite with warm showers and FULL HOOKUPS! Also, the wifi is really fast. There is a great feeling of community every time we stay here. It’s also walking distance to all the action. We loved it here and will be back again someday.Report Check-In
As described friendly staff 300 pesos per night. 15 amp, water faucet and sewer drain at each site. Privacy hedges are a nice addition. Communal rooms fireplaces, yoga classes and all. March 2022Report Check-In
Der Campingplatz ist sehr nah an der Stadt (20 Minuten zu Fuß). Warme Duschen. Alles ok. The campsite is very close to the town (20 minutes on foot). Warm showers. Everything OK.Report Check-In
$300/night for two. Used the periferico entry by going past and turning around up the road at the Parque Natural entrance. We are 8 meters + pickup. This was a difficult entry all the way through the entry gate.Report Check-In
Enjoyed our stay at Rancho San Nicolas! Easy walk/bike to center of San Cris. Clean. Relaxed staff. WiFi and yoga make it even better. Stayed almost two weeks.Report Check-In
to enter this place is quite a thing. Our truckcamper got stuck in the small streets nearly hit some picqturesque balconies and electricity wires! got there via periferico bumpy rd. stay 4 nights 300 p.p.night full hookup. great vibe and very useful tips from experienced overlanders.
no problem with dogs, our labrador Luna had a great time. ofcourse you clean droppings. whole place is very clean. saw more human trash than dogtrash along the way....
150 par nuit par pers. 75 pour les enfants. unnpeu chers. wifi ok ...quand il fonctionne, quelquefois il crash. air commune et sdb/toilettes ok. manque un frigo. le seul truc qui me dérange est le comportement de ces soi disant campeurs respectueux de la vie, de gaia et tout ca mais quand vient le temps de ramasser les crottes de leurs chiens ya plus personnes. ils considerenrvela sûrement ckmme du bon compost.
ville a 15 min, tres jolis a visiter. tres gros marché aux fruits, legumes et viandes mais aussi artisanat.
Very little to add to previous comments. Paid 150 per person per night, stayed 5 nights.Report Check-In
Mega fast Wifi and centrally located and with good security this is the place to stay in SC. Be warned though, the streets around this town are mega tight.
Francisco is a friendly host too. 300Ps/n for us in a car camper, no hookup.Report Check-In
Very nice camping. We managed to arrive with our 29ft trough periferico road (don’t follow GPS). The last part is not easy but doable.Report Check-In
Very nice and clean campground. Every site has water and electricity. That was the place where we saw the most overlanders since we startet in Panama.
We payed 150MXN per person and per night.
Clean bathrooms with hot showers (you have to bring your own toilet paper 😅)
We asked for the water and they said it’s drinking water. I believe them 🤷🏼♂️Report Check-In
Nice place to camp. We spent 5 nights and paid 300p for 2 people per night.Report Check-In
Beautiful RV park with nice amenities! Clean bathrooms with hot showers, Two communal areas with fire place and very kind and helpful staff. electric, water and sewer at each site. beautiful green grounds and shaded with a lot of trees. found the fastest wifi here in all over Mexico, by a long stretch! quick 15min walk to downtown and walkable to nearby parque natural. I'd recommend to approach via Prol. San Nicolas from the west, the last bit from the Periférico is pretty rough... 150pesos per person and night.Report Check-In
Beautiful RV park with nice amenities! Clean bathrooms, hot showers, 2 communal areas with fireplace and a kitchen. very kind and helpful staff, would visit again!!Report Check-In
We stayed here 2 nights. It is an easy walk to the Centre 150 per person per night. WiFi was great for us, showers were hot with good pressure and bathrooms were clean.Report Check-In
Best place to visit San Cristobal. Very clean, nice fire at the evening and friendly staff. Payed 150pppn. We would come here again!Report Check-In
Far too expensive for the service provided. I moved to " private land" in the same street. The guy charge 40 pesos the vehicle per day and it s closer to city center. The Rancho San Cristóbal charged 3500 pesos in 2020 for a month. And now it s the same price for 15 days in 2021.Report Check-In
Very nice campground. Everything walking distance! 150 PpP weekly rate 10% off. Friendly staff and dogs. Internet sometimes on and off...Report Check-In
Well maintained and 15 minute walk from downtown. 150p/night +20 for my dog. They gave me the weekly rate without a dog (1050p) but there’s also only one other rig here. WiFi is slow and doesn’t reach half the property. Much cheaper camping 15 minutes east of town, but you don’t really get any facilities. Only other option for in town is to boondock on the streets, take your pick. Perfect temps this time of year, especially after cooking on the coast.Report Check-In
very nice campsite. great facilities. after negotiation, we paid 2000 peso per week for a camper with 3 kids.Report Check-In
The place is really nice and the people in charge as well. Good showers, really nice spot. You can walk to the center and to parque el encuentro from here. We spend a week parked here with our puppy who had the best time playing with the other dogs. Fully recomended.Report Check-In
This is a surf camp very close to the beach. They have tent camping, cabanas, and room for a few full size vans.
There is a toilet and shower. I didn't use either so I can't comment on them. I got there just before dark and parked my van on the lawn.
The owners are very friendly and there is a great restaurant (Nomada) right behind them. There is a nice walk way to the restaurant. The outdoor restaurant is very beautiful with well manicured grounds and wifi. The owners are very nice and has really good food. I had beef tacos (4) and 2 beers for 160 pesos.
I would call this luxury camping
easy access to town
clean hot showers and everything that goes with it... plus a fire place in a fancy wooden chalet!
but it's a reall business thing, so it's expensive and crazily hard to bargain. arriving in the evening we payed for 2 nights, then 2 days later, kicked out at 12h00 ! (hotel spirit)
so I'd say, if you're looking for overlanding mentality (from the owner and employees) and cheap place don't go there
if you want a fancy camping close from town center then go for it.
access to this place :
- big rig can have issues in narrow city roads. they can access there by the periferico road, but be aware that it's quite bumpy in 2 places. we did it with a European camper, but you have to be a tough driver.
- smaller rigs like long sprinters can access by the city roads
Pending on how your GPS will take you the route could be very difficult. The GPS sent me down this trail right off the main road that was extremely tough. I would have given this place for stars but the road was very problematic for me. Paid 150 pesos, electric and water hook ups. Nice place clean showers friendly peopleReport Check-In
Beautiful place. Hot water, electricity, good wifi. The common area is confortable and big with tables, a little kitchen and some couches. It is not in downtown but close to Guadalupe, you can walk 15min o go by bike easily.Report Check-In
As of this post, this is the only campground in this area although we have heard someone is making an RV park close to Encuentro Park soon, but as for now, there isn't a lot of choice if you want to be far from the streets and be comfortable living long term in a camper. We have been living in and around San Nicolás for a year and have lived in these campgrounds both as tenants to the apartments they have here and in our camper full time for a total of about 4 months.
Pros: Best showers I've had in Mexico. The workers keep the place clean and are attentive. The place is lovely however, I do not like manicured lawns so much, but what can you do?
Cons: Expensive. We are paying per month so that knocks the price down from $300 per night to $116 for a couple. They actually have rental units for as low as $4500 and the Airstream unit can be rented for $1800 a month so I don't know why the camping spots are priced the way it is. In San Cristóbal, you can rent a small house for $3500 easily. So it's obvious they target the gringos because most of the locals can't afford that. And the internet is not good. I wish they would just get a dedicated Megacable account and not use an extender from the owners internet across the street.
While we were here, there was an incident that happened surrounding covid. I personally don't care about the virus in Chiapas, the numbers are super low... 0.01% death rate. Dengue is much more dangerous and contagious that we got from Puerto Escondido. Long story short, there were people kicked out from the campgrounds who were living in the apartments for gossiping about the owner having covid as well as the family who fought with the owners who also threw a cement brick through the office window. It was such a telenovela and the police got involved. Luckily no one got hurt.
CORONAVIRUS AT CAMPSITE (July 16, 2020)
We have been at this place almost 4 months in self-isolation. It is a good place, but news just came today that the owner has had serious Coronavirus issues for 3 weeks already (using an oxygen tank to breathe) and never told anyone (probably for business reasons). And because of the family and employees coming and going into and out of this campsite and using the bathroom and common room facilities, we are sure there is Coronavirus here now too. And we may all be infected here. Please believe us when we say, we are not over exaggerating.
The owner knowingly let their small child play with an overlander’s child in this campground for multiple days. Campsite employees were told not to mention the owner’s Coronavirus or risk losing their jobs.
So we have to say the ownership here is very unethical. They also refused to pay the money back to one of the couples who wanted to leave early and told the overlanding couple to “f*** off.”
This is not the kind of establishment overlanders should support.
We will leave soon because of this, too.Report Check-In
we had to ran away from this place, the owner was positive on coronavirus and he hide it from all the guests. He was not protecting his family and workers and he was threatening the workers if they wanted to inform the guests. they did not have us the money back (as we had to pay in advance) and they fight my husband. they call the police and threaten with being arrested. worst experience ever in Mexico. DON'T STAY HERE!Report Check-In
I have a bad experience, one friend told me they have space today I arrive and they told me they won’t have space. I don’t know why they choose overlanders we all are good people I d recommendReport Check-In
came in through the rough road, passable. expensive for what it is: good location once you reach it (35 pesos taxi to center) but dog droppings everywhere, slow wifi (too many users sharing probably), showers hot but impractical (no place put your clothes), and our site was with bad rocks protruding (other sites available but they insisted we take that one). they ask you to pay in advance, write down plate number and passport, and sign on the regulation form and check-out time reminder, bad vibes. adult 150mxp, children above 5 years old 75mxp.Report Check-In
very nice camping for small rigs.
hot showers. a space to eat.
300pesos. friendly, no English.
close enough to the zocalo although a good walk.
I have mixed feelings about this place. Pros: Excellent location for exploring the town. You can walk the few kilometers to the center or take the colectivo from the corner less than one km away. The caretakers, Gaby and Francisco are very nice and doing a great job keeping the place clean and making improvements. Cons: Biggest issue is price. $150 person per night. I’m one person so that wasn’t bad, however they also charge a $25 peso per dog fee which for me was an additional $100 pesos per night. There are no services provided for dogs and they had to stay inside my van pretty much the whole time due to resident dogs roaming the property unsupervised. The bathrooms were clean, but the shower barely warm so it was cold taking a shower. Overall it’s a safe and decent place, but at $250 a night just because I have dogs traveling with me I probably would not stay again.Report Check-In
Some of the streets are pretty tight, even in our Mini RV... The camping area is very clean - maybe a bit pricey at 300 pesos per night for 2 people, but all the sites have water, sewer and electric. The wifi is very strong (I measured 24mb down, 12 up).Report Check-In
Conveniently located close to downtown! Very nice showers (hot) and toilets. Lots of shade. Quiet at night. $300 per night for 2 people. When coming from the Periférico from the southeast you have to make a sharp left turn (a short distance before crossing the bridge) on a dirt road that is steep and with potholes but ok for our 23ft truck with camper. We didn’t try the route through downtown.. we actually went too far across the bridge, but it turned out ok because then you don’t have to make the sharp left turn on the dirt road.Report Check-In
Careful about the entrance for this RV park: from the periferico, there is a very steep dirt road not very recommendable with big rigs...the otger way to get in is through town with very narrow streets...be prepared!
The place is good but a bit expensive.
Lots of grass for kids to play around, even drainage for grey and black water...pretty rare in mexico!
Nice laid back atmosphere with other overlanders
We spend 8 nights there. We paid 7nights and got one for free= 2100Pesos. i would say pretty pricy (one month costs you 3500Pesos) - but still the best option in town. Make sure you negotiate BEFORE you pay. Once they have the money they wont give you any discount or money back. the pavilion with the fireplace is nice to have a calm sit in especially at this time of the year; the 5 sites near the grassy area get some sunshine but the other 5 sites are fully covered with trees. It was pretty dark during wintertime. A benefit is the short walking distance to town center and there are also little tiendas close by to buy fruit,vegetables and drinks; the nearby Lavandaria doing a great job- 3,5kg for 30Pesos;Report Check-In
We stayed two nights. Nice & green & full of shade camp ground. Really hot showers, huge area, nice fire places in the pavillion ... we loved it.
150 $ p.p. & 20 $ dog
20 minutey walking distance to the zocalo ...
300 pesos for 2 people. Nice, safe and gated. Really close to the center. Good wifi, hot shower and clean bathrooms (no toilet paper). A bit pricey but worth it.Report Check-In
Place is ok. Nice, clean bathrooms, hot showers, but for 150 per person per night pretty expensive. As it was close to town, we stayed there for the night as our camper van was safe.Report Check-In
Love this place! Would definitely recommend it. Wifi works pretty good. The bathrooms and showers are cleaned every day. Nice people.Report Check-In
Loved this place! San Cristobal itself is magical and this place feels like an oasis. Good WiFi, nice community kitchen, hot showers and lots of other interesting overlanders, plus perfect walking distance to town! Highly recommend. Also, lots of campers had dogs when we were there.Report Check-In
All Fine, Wifi works very well.
Entrance: No problem for big rigs ( ours is 9,3 mtrs long and 3,70mtrs high ) enter from the Periferico. Does not shown in the OSM Maps. A bit rough but possible. Our dog also like this place...
Super disappointed we were just here a month ago with our two incredibly well behaved dogs and it was no problem. They even got along well with the dog that lives on the property. Just came back on our way north and apparently either they’ll only allow one dog or no dogs? Says nothing about it on their website or over Lander.Report Check-In
We had a bad experience here.
Our dog was attacked by a dog who was a permanent resident and is neglectful of their dog. The dog was with us all day until the owner came by to bring it in for the night. When the owner came by his dog went into kill mode and attacked our dog. It took the other dog about 20 mins to settle (we could hear it yelping at the door). Ours required stitches.
Upon arrival (8 hour before the attack) we paid for 5 nights. Due to the attack, stitches and obvious concern we couldn’t stay there any longer. They offered us some money back but not everything.
I advise you pay daily rather than in advance like they request.
Also, if you have a dog and it’s in your budget there is an amazing dog friendly hotel in town. I have also put it in ioverlander.
If you do stay there it seems reasonable. Just be careful if you have a dog.Report Check-In
We stayed 3 nights.
Nice bathrooms. HOT showers
300 pesos /night with water and electricity
Can buy 20L bottle on the site (20pesos each)
Lovely oasis just a short walk to the fun in town. Very dog friendly, hot showers, hand wash laundry area, decent WiFi though not the best it was fine for us, yoga classes, and super friendly staff- they even got water jugs for us! NOTE they do prefer that you pay on arrival so be sure to have enough cash 340p a night for 2 people and 2 dogs. Expensive but worth it.Report Check-In
Excellent campground, but Wi-Fi is slowly and we had only H/H+ with telcel. 4G in town.Report Check-In
Fantastic showers. Walking distance to town. Beautiful site. WiFi was useless. Dogs in the compound barked under our rooftop tent every night. 150 pp.Report Check-In
This campsite manages to keep its high standard. Excellent place in all respects.Report Check-In
Great spot, excellent showers! Wifi on and off. Last couple of streets to get here are small, but were doable with our 21ft motorhome. Big grassy area, different communal areas. Perfect for our dog. 150 pp + 20 per night for the dog. Visited town with our bicycles.Report Check-In
Perfect base for small rigs. Walking distance to the town or a 40 pesos taxi ride. Peaceful and friendly. 150 pesos per person includes electricity and hot showers.Report Check-In
Nice little park in a quiet upscale neighborhood. 2 dozen spots, over half with full hookups. Not sure why it was suggested to take Periférico, come in from Francisco Leon and it's a straight shot. When you get to the gated communities, it's on the right.Report Check-In
Great rv site in that it’s not too far to walk from town
Pretty wooded location
The staff here are friendly and helpful
Access for our 40ft long rv is difficult through town - best to taxi the route first
Having said that once you get to the entrance then again it’s a challenge - take care negotiating the corner in (having just caught the side of the rv! )
Showers and toilets are kept clean - wi fi works better than it did two years ago
Cost wise it’s cheaper for long term around 4500 peso a monthReport Check-In
best shower in mexico
when we arrived, the gate was closed and nobody opened. ask at the door just on the other side of the road.
Close to the city. Very quiet, grass, shadow. Slightly overpriced (150p per adult, 50 per kid) but hot water for shower. WiFi has been fixed and worked very well for us. A good way to reload batteries.Report Check-In
Nothing news here. Internet is still a problem. Two devices had good connection and a third one no connection at all. Reentering mac-address didn’t work.Report Check-In
This place has everything you need. Stayed for 10 days and really enjoyed this spot. The Wi-Fi stooped working a few days in and apparently was back up and running although I couldn't connect... wasn't there for the Wi-Fi so it was fine. Comfortable, quiet and safe place perfect for exploring San Cristobal or just relaxing at camp... about a mile walk into town. Also had an indoor shared kitchen with fire place and a gazebo with a fireplace also. Bathrooms were clean with hot showers.Report Check-In
Nice place with open, grassy sites. Cabanas also available for 320-500+ MXN. A bit tricky getting through San Cristobal's tight streets: best to avoid heavy traffic periods getting there. Clean bathrooms with hot water, good showers. Need your own TP! Wifi connectivity remains unreliable and often unattainable. Weekly rates are cheaper, but seem to vary by customer! Otherwise 300
pesos per night (2 people in truck camper). Dog friendly.
Wonderful and friendly spot with lots of Overlanders here now. Just as described, perfect for staying in San Cristobal.Report Check-In
We tried to go there today. Since we drive a big rig (Unimog), we ignored our Garmin and took the periferico. However, the road leading down to the site had multiple tough passages due to construction and road work. We nearly made it but then couldn't take the last turn (due to road work). So after 1.5 hrs we were back at Sam's Club parking lot.Report Check-In
320 pesos la nuit pour deux personnes et un chien en Van. Première fois qu’on nous fait payer le chien quelque part...
Tous les services sont là si vous choisissez la bonne place (électricité, eau, vidange eaux usées), toilettes, douche très chaude et forte pression, wifi puissant (vous devez d’abord donner l’adresse mac de votre matériel pour pouvoir ensuite vous connecter au wifi avec le mot de passe, pas plus de 2 appareils par véhicule). L’endroit est bien placé, à 10 minutes à pied du centre historique, calme, arboré, de l’ombre pour tout le monde, petit salon intérieur et extérieur avec cheminée. Cours de yoga le matin pour ceux qui veulent. Vous pouvez faire laver votre linge à moins de 5 minutes à pied en sortant du camping. Par contre, le côté business prend le pas sur le côté humain que nous avions l’habitude de ressentir dans tous les spots que nous faisons. Impossible de négocier le prix de nos 3 nuits. Dommage !
Nice campground walking distance from Centro. We paid 320p. Pricy, but the grounds are well maintained, the showers are hot and have pressure, and there is an indoor communal room with a nice fireplace that’s open for use. WiFi worked but we had to give MAC address and it took about 24 hours to allow access.Report Check-In
Nice and quiet campground. Very clean bathrooms. Full hook-up. Short walk to town. 400 pesos per night for a family of 4 (300 pesos for 2 adults + 50 pesos per kid).
Came through town which was not easy with narrow streets. Easier to go out because one way roads were larger. Easier to drive early in the morning, less people and cars parked in the streets.
Peaceful oasis minutes away from the heart of SC. Worth the money for the hot shower and tranquility. Bring TP.Report Check-In
Yes it is a bit expensive at 300 pesos for two people but worth it in our opinion. Quiet, safe, hot showers, nice outside and inside fireplace, pool table, sitting in my hammock I strung up while I write this. Very nice people and lots of other travelers. Short walk to town. Laundry close by.Report Check-In
Yes it is a bit expensive at 300 pesos for two people but worth it in our opinion. Quiet, safe, hot showers, nice outside and inside fireplace, pool table, sitting in my hammock I strung up while I write this. Very nice people and lots of other travelers. Short walk to town. Laundry close by.Report Check-In
Bring your internet with you. Yes, they have good WI-FI but most of the time no internet.You need complicated MAC number permits to connect to nothing. The rest is good as described in previous comments.Report Check-In
150 pesos pppn, a little expensive, but definitely worth it. each site has sewer, water and electricity (15amp). the internet took a while to get set up, with this whole MAC address thing, but then it was super fast (one of the fastest we've used in Mexico) and great signal (they've just installed a massive WiFi antenna in the middle of the camping area. showers are really hot and good pressure. there's a nice common room with a shared kitchen, a pool table and a fire place. nice area and easy to walk to town. we drive down from the peliferico, which we wouldn't do again, we're gonna leave through town instead.Report Check-In
Maybee the price 300 pesos is to high but the place is realy nice, quiet at night one if the best Hot showers we experienced in Mexico so far. the Wi-Fi worked pretty well after telling 2 times that it didn't. 15 minutes walk to the centre, we stayed 2 nights.Report Check-In
we arrived from periferique with our truckcamper. narrow streets and low cables but it was Ok.
nice campground, 150p/p night with fulk hook up.
Really nice and clean bathrooms, Hot water.
Wifi works well, one device per person.
Good campground. Hot showers!
Took the pheripherique to get there. Hard to find. It starts behind a Pemex station. Be prepared for some 400 meters of steep, rocky dirt road!
Silly things going on for the wifi. They asked for the wifiadress of our device to make a connection.....and it still didn't work....
On our way out we drove through town. Easy for a 21 ft camper.
Stayed for 2 days. We arrived through the city, but the last bit of the road was blocked. We had to go via the periferique. It is a little hard to find from the periferique.
It is a really nice place, but it should be to the price. Everything as expected unless the wifi which only was for one device and poor capacity.
There is a good and cheap laundryservice 300 m outside the gate on the way to the city.
Looked nice enough, as described, however no internet anymore. Bathrooms were pretty dirty and at $150pp per night, it wasn't worth it.Report Check-In
We spent two nights there.
Really convenient location (15 min walking to the city center). The shared infrastructures (kitchen, living room, bathroom) are really nice.
The wifi never worked during our stay.
We were charged 150 pesos per night per person (for 2 people in a campervan and one in a tent).
We have stayed here more than 1 month. It's a nice place to stay a few days. The city is great! The camping it's 15/20 min walking to town.
It's expensive for 1 or 2 days, but if you stay longer it's cheaper.
1.440 pesos per week - 7 nights.
3.000 pesos per month.
Full hookups. Internet is not good. Good hot showers.
Stayed for one night, 150 p/p/n really nice campground.. make sure you do not drive through town, streets are extremely tide! If you do choose to take the road through town, be aware that the last bid of road leading to the campground is under construction, I'm not too sure what size vehicle will be able to drive it, if they let you use it at all. We took the MX 190 till it meets the Periferico, we drove it up till the forest road, the forest road is a short bumpy dirty road. We had no problems with our truckcamper and F350 truck to reach the campground!
From the camp it's a short walk to town.. wifi worked very poorly!
The local road closures made it very tough to get in to this place, but once arrived the staff are friendly, shaded area, hot showers. The cell reception is poor, there is Wi-Fi but we can't get a signal from our spot.Report Check-In
Nice spot. Not that cheap - think we paid $500 a night but certainly the best in SCDLC. Lots of campers and rigs around so good to share stories and meet other overlanders! Good facilities also and great to have a hot shower!Report Check-In
Nice big shaded forest camping. Ping pong, communal dish washing station, pool table (couldn't find the balls), big washrooms. Quiet at night.Report Check-In
no water, no shower, no water for the toilet on Sunday morning. There was no staff around to solve the problem. So we left at 9am.Report Check-In
Very nice place, quiet and with lot of grass for kids to play. They charged 400$ for two adults and 3 young kids. Yes, it is expensive but there is a dump, electricity and water at each site... and hot water showers.
Finally, they offered 20% off if you pay for a week (seems to be 6 nights) and then they didn't charge for the kids (total: 1440$ for 6 nights).
It's a good opportunity to visit San Cristóbal and the region. Downtown is in walking distance (15-20 minutes). You will meet lot of Overlanders there. Restrooms and showers are in good condition and clean. They have WIFI but sometimes it looses connection. We payed 150 pesos/people/night.Report Check-In
Nice looking place, but $150 pesos per person per night is not reasonable. Same price for everyone. Even if you don't hook up to electric or water. A nice en-suite room can be had for the same money.Report Check-In
Ok campground 15 min walking distance from SAn Cristobal. On the expensive side - 500 for 2 adults and 2 kids.Report Check-In
Take a really close look at streets shown as the way into the Park.Very narrow streets to navigate to this park. More than one of us had accidents trying to navigate through City. No WiFi. Electricity fluctuates. Low water pressure at our site. New phone no. 01.967.674.5887.
large area. washrooms etc as described in other posts.
Laundry service 1/2 block away from gate. Hand wash scrubbers on site.
once here, a good base to explore from. There is another way in & out of the park but GPS does not show it. When leaving, turn right & follow rough dirt road up hill to Highway. Make a trial run firstly by car or other means before taking bigger rigs. Hint - when you come to white gate, turn left & keep going. Many think the gate is the end of the road. It is not!
We stayed a week at Rancho San Nicolas. Yes, they don't have wifi anymore which turns most people crazy after a while. We have a telcel card and due to a strong antena got a decent signal so we didn't care about the wifi issue.
Overall we really liked the place. They have clean bathrooms, hot showers and a the camping area is very nice. You can make bonfires. Walking distance to town (around 10 minutes). Or take a taxi, it's cheap. A lot of fellow overlanders at this place.Report Check-In
We stayed 4 nights at this location to get some work done on the truck. No wifi, Electric kicked off a few times, but water is hot in the showers. The middle sites offer a little more sun. At this altitude, it gets cold at night. We were charged $100 pesos per night/per person. After 2. ights there, we were told the price went up to $150 pesos per person. We were not happy about the increase without notice. It's expensive for what you get, but it's the best in the area. Friendly staff, gated and secure. Don't follow the GPS through the city. It is brutal. 2 different people hit cars on there way to the campground on the same day. Very tight streets. Use the outer route or look at the perifericoReport Check-In
Campground about 1.5km from city centre. Level, shady, very little sun (cold). Great hot showers, hookups without extra cost.
As of December 27th, I was told due to change in management there's no more wifi (might change in the future, but even before it was never working). Quiet, nice location. Paid 100MXP (one van, one guy).
Back again. Continuing improvements on property but internet still lousy. 200mx/night. They didn't charge us for Aspen this timeReport Check-In
Still one of our favourite places to camp. Quiet, clean and grassy:) Showers work fine, wifi is good enough and often you find fellow overlanders here. The kitchen is small but works and in winter time bonfires are allowed:)Report Check-In
Paid 100pesos per person. hot showers. really nice camp area, grassy, trees, free firewood, cooking/kitchen area. clean bathrooms. wifi is fine. about 20-25 min walk into the centre of town.Report Check-In
very nice and quiet campground, 15 minuts walking from the town. paid 200p for two with all included. there is a lot of grass and trees, few small houses around and also they have wood to make a good fire. toilets are clean and wifi is a bit slowReport Check-In
Wonderful place to camp as we prepared to cross the border to Guatemala. Bathrooms were fine. People were helpful. The nightlife in the city was fabulous!Report Check-In
Great spot- friendly staff, nice grass and shade, new bathrooms with hot water, and neat covered area with fireplace. About a 20 minute walk to main square, etc extra charge of 20mx for Aspen. 100pp me for usReport Check-In
Great place to be, hot showers, nice common area and neighbors. Local people working there where very nice.Report Check-In
100pP. We were a bit disapointed (no Wifi, no Toiletpaper, out of town) and moved after one night to a hotel in the center. You easy find hotel with parking for the same price or a bit more.Report Check-In
great place with easy access to town, no working WiFi when we stayed here. nice hot showers, and friendly staffReport Check-In
Great campground near San Cristobal. Great bathrooms with hot showers. Community kitchen, dishwashing area and pavilions available. Lavanderia up the street $8per kilo. (Watch out for biting poodle!). Full hookups $200/nt The owner/manager gives everyone a key to come and go through the gates as you please. Nice place!Report Check-In
As per the above, I``ve been here 3 days and the neighbors for a previous 4 and no snakes, so I give it a snake free thumbs up.Report Check-In
Stayed for 2 nights. Campground and facilities good. Nice hot shower. WiFi not so much = mas o menos. Friendly owner.Report Check-In
Spent 3 nights here, as described. Nice staff. Room for about 10 RVs smaller rigs only. Took in 20 ft travel trailer. Held up traffic in town where street narrowed and a telephone pole is placed in the street. Lovely walled garden setting.Report Check-In
we are only ones here! Wi-Fi NOT working, no TP in bathrooms. Paid 200p for hookups. telcel is 3g here. secure and quiet. did not use showers. we are 26' and although streets narrow, was all good. cheap laundry down the street; 8p a kilo.Report Check-In
nice camping with hot showers, electricity. they are pet friendly, but they charge 20pesos for a dog. 100pesos per person. the Wi-Fi sometimes works, sometimes not. we enjoyed our stay.Report Check-In
Friendly, helpful staff. Comfortable and secure. Nice hang out areas with fireplaces available. 100 per person. Kitchen area nice clean restrooms. 10-15 min walk to town. Met lots of overlanders here.Report Check-In
$100 per person, wifi was on and off, within walking distance to el centro, nice and quiet campground!Report Check-In
Good base while in San Cris. Price has gone up to 150 per person. Wifi exists but not great. Telcel works. Great outdoor fireplace.Report Check-In
happy to report that the wifi is working (and fast!), things are clean and friendly staff. It's tight getting through town, but there are a few routes to make it easier. right now there's a 30' next to us. We're 20' with a motorcycle on the back and didn't have any issues. If you're wide, check it out first.Report Check-In
Would have liked this place better if things had been working. Water to our site didn't work, electricity sketchy and had to use plug at neighbour's site, Internet completely non-functioning. They kept promising that things would be fixed, but they weren't. Hot water mostly ok in showers. Water shut off in bathroom at one point so couldn't flush toilets. Bathrooms not cleaned in 4 days we were here. Lots of potential but we cut our visit short. They are the only game in town, but other campers who checked in also left early.Report Check-In
We really enjoyed our time here .. Awesome camping .. 100 pesos per person 50p for the kids ... Internet was on & off .. Great showers .. Chillin vibeReport Check-In
Contrary to rumors, this place is open. Lots of grassy spaces available, common kitchen and nice hot showers. 100 pesos/person.Report Check-In
Nice Campground, clean Restrooms and Showers, 90 Pesos per Person and night. Wifi is not working.Report Check-In
clean and green, a lot of space and nice new bathrooms. It's open, just make shure you ring the bell at the door.Report Check-In
we parked in town and took a taxi to here to see if we could get in with our 33' motor home. there was absolutely no chance that we could have driven to here. also, I am pretty sure that they are closed.Report Check-In
Nice Place, green and shaded Areas. Clean bathroom, hot showers. Unfortunately no wifi available. 190/Night. Laundry Service down the road (200m). Kitchen area and sinks to wash dishes.Report Check-In
Very Comfortable and secure. The wifi never worked, and the power was out for one night. There is a laundry on the same road, just a bit west of the camp ground, and nearly every bar, cafe, and restaurant in town has wifi (even if they aren't advertising it). We took cabs back at night since the road was empty (P30), but employees said it was safe to walk. Bathrooms are great, but water was very chilly when we were there during the power outage.Report Check-In
We stayed 2 nights. MX$90/person/night MX$20/dog/night. I agree with all the previous posts except that there were no cats on the premise and we never saw or heard of a laundry lady. Also, as partially stated some of the dogs that live here bark periodically through the night however what sounds like hordes of stray dogs in the area bark all night. Other loud noises included fireworks (or canons?) going off before sunrise and after sunset accompanied by chanting...not sure what is going on. Wifi sometimes works well for the first minute or two after you connect then appears to be connected but does not function, other times it just visibly kicks you off within a minute. Overall good stay!Report Check-In
Joli camping proche du centre historique 90$mex par personneReport Check-In
Lovely campground 15-20 walking minutes away from the center. Very clean sanitaries, hot showers, friendly staff. Perfect place to relax on cool and comfortable 2000 m high. Only point is the internet doesn't work. We liked the city very much, one of our most favorite campgrounds. 90 MXN/person.Report Check-In
Friendly, clean, and easy. We stayed 8 days. If you pay for a week, the 8th day is free,so why not! We understand there are monthly rates as well. Easy walk to Centro as stated before. A great spot to hang with old friends and make some new ones too! ONLY gripe..,they should just cancel wifi, it's bad. Do yourself a favor and have a cup of coffee or glass of wine at one of the many cafés in town with good wifi service if you must connect.Report Check-In
$90 MXN per person. Yoga classes and hot showers! Short walk to the central.Report Check-In
Nice campground, complete with toilet seats! Decent wifi, and only about a 15 minute walk to the Centro. Full hookups at sites. There is a cat on the premises that may bother you, constantly getting into your vehicle every time you open your doors. We paid 90p per person.Report Check-In
Lovely place, only 2000 Pesos for one month, near the city Centre, Full huckup, new bathroom, for larger rigs: take the way over the Periferico, the streets through the city are very narrowReport Check-In
90 pesos per person per night. Very nice campground close to town. Electricity and water at camp sites. Good showers and bathroom facility although the hot water is very limited. Wifi is not reliable. There is a laundry lady who will come by and pick up your laundry and return it either same day or next day - nice service.Report Check-In
Cost: 80 pesos per person and 20 pesos per dog per night. They also have rooms with no bathrooms for rent (90 pesos/night/person) as well as cabanas at various rates.
Dates stayed: 13-15 December 2014
The bathrooms are really large and clean. Very secure for vehicles. There is both an outside and an inside common areas for use that include fireplaces and there is available wood. It is an easy 15-minute walk into the center of town but feels as if you are in the woods.
Lots of room always for any size of camper. Charging per person and for the dog. Internet is very moody.Report Check-In
M$90/person Although there are hot showers there is a very limited supply if hot water. We managed only 2 slightly warm showers over our 6 nights here. The internet is spotty. Staff is friendly and bathrooms are clean. The grounds are nice. There are lots of dogs on the property and they bark late into the night and early mornings.Report Check-In
Large grassy field for camping with all amenities (electric, water, hot showers, kitchen, fireplace, TV, pool table). Wifi is slooooooooow. 90 MXN/person/night PLUS 20 MXN/night/dog. Stay 5 nights, get one free but you still need to pay for the dogs every night, no free nights for dogs?!Report Check-In
A nice campsite, although we found it expensive at 70 pesos per person per night. Wi-Fi was all-right.Report Check-In
Lovely campsite in with shady pine trees. Cozy communal space with pool table and open fireplace. Big rigs like ours will find it easiest to use the dirt road heading east from the campsite up to the new periferico. In April 2014 the road was dirt and in poor shape, but usable by any size vehicle provided they have good ground clearance.Report Check-In
A comfortable camping site with full hookups and amazing hot showers about 1 mile outside San Cristobal. 180 pesos per nightReport Check-In
Secure, walled, grassy campground/hostel 15-20 minute walk to San Cristobal zocolo. Electricity, supposedly hot showers (mine only lasted 5 minutes, but everyone else had plenty), free wifi that worked half the time.
Price: $5.68/personReport Check-In
Shaded, dark place, electricity and water dumping. Quiet. WiFi bad. 20 minute walk to the Centro. Peso night 160 -
The only sure way to stay overnight. 190 Pan on towards San Cristobal. Outside the city, in 0348 Pemex turn, then about 1.5 km, the Collina go up and turn into gravel road on the left. 800 meters to the campground.Report Check-In
Nice new bathrooms and a big common area with a pool table and kitchen. Space for big rigs and fluffy grass for campers, just watch out for snakes! Internet was temperamental, we ended up using the wifi in town for most things. You have to drive through San Cristobal to get here, which has very narrow streets and can be very difficult for larger vehicles. Wifi was sketchy.Report Check-In
The campground is located 20 minutes from the pedestrian zone of San Cristóbal. Electricity / water / waste water at site. A little run down. The bathrooms have been cleaned only once during the month we spent here. Because of the tall trees very dark and quite muddy in the rainy season. The campground is managed by three teenagers who seemed to be completely overwhelmed by this task.
(Usually 150 pesos / day, discount for one week: pay 6, 1 day for free)Report Check-In