El Corchito goes through a comprehensive modernization process


Progreso, Yucatan.- In order to offer better infrastructure and quality service to visitors, El Corchito joined the plan carried out by the Cultural and Tourist Services Units (Cultur) under the command of the General Director of this governmental agency Dafne López Martínez.

López Martínez said that the reserve will rehabilitate the palapas, tables, benches, bridges and ecological sanitary modules in this recreational center, in order to preserve the ecosystem in optimum conditions. She added that these actions in El Corchito are integrated into the modernization of the 11 service units, in which the State Government, through the Board, allocated 42 million pesos.

Thanks to these modernization works, this important tourist attraction now opens from Monday to Sunday, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and it features:

  • A lobby
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Natural viewpoint tower
  • Fast food area
  • Art & crafts vending area
  • Paramedics
  • Parking lot
  • Bathrooms
  • Resting areas

Lopez pointed out that the site is one of the most visited tourist destinations in the municipality of Progreso and the state of Yucatan.

A total of 121,701 visitors went to El Corchito during the year 2016, with July and August being the months with the highest influx.

With these actions it is sought that the tourists who visit this recreational center managed by Cultur, can be able to enjoy a unique experience, that will marvel them, and convence them of the high quality service and warmth characteristic of the Yucatan, and most important, that they wish to return in the near future.