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Tequesquitengo

The town of Tequesquitengo has become a very important tourist destination for the region since it is located on the shores of the lake that shares its name. Its climate is warm and subhumid and offers an average of 360 sunny days a year. Here you can practice sports such as parachuting, flying in an ultralight aircraft and hot air ballooning. The great conquistador of Mexico, Hernán Cortés, founded the hacienda of Vista Hermosa in 1529. King Carlos V of Spain gave Hernán Cortes 23,000 vassals, towns and an enormous amount of land as his prize for the conquest. The Hacienda de San José de Vista Hermosa was a central point in the life, culture and activities of the region. Due to the shortage of iron and wood in the region, the hacienda was built with in the style of a fortress with majestic buildings, stables and perimeter walls. The buildings of the sugar refinery were also built in stone. Its walls are 72" thick and its Viceroyal style arches give an apt example of the challenges they faced. In 1947 this majestic location opened its doors to the public and established itself as a prestigious hotel.


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Tequesquitengo

The town of Tequesquitengo has become a very important tourist destination for the region since it is located on the shores of the lake that shares its name. Its climate is warm and subhumid and offers an average of 360 sunny days a year. Here you can practice sports such as parachuting, flying in an ultralight aircraft and hot air ballooning. The great conquistador of Mexico, Hernán Cortés, founded the hacienda of Vista Hermosa in 1529. King Carlos V of Spain gave Hernán Cortes 23,000 vassals, towns and an enormous amount of land as his prize for the conquest. The Hacienda de San José de Vista Hermosa was a central point in the life, culture and activities of the region. Due to the shortage of iron and wood in the region, the hacienda was built with in the style of a fortress with majestic buildings, stables and perimeter walls. The buildings of the sugar refinery were also built in stone. Its walls are 72" thick and its Viceroyal style arches give an apt example of the challenges they faced. In 1947 this majestic location opened its doors to the public and established itself as a prestigious hotel.