La Trinitaria, a Place of Unparalleled Beauty

June 10, 2016
Its name in colonial times, was Zapaluta, a village of Coxoh (native indians) that depended directly of the Santo Domingo convent. It was in the twentieth century when the name change from Zapaluta (Nahuatl - Road of Dwarfs) to the Trinitaria. One of the most important places you can’t miss is the temple of the Holy Trinity, which was constructed in the Seventeenth century. This church and the church of Santo Domingo Comitan, are the only ones that still open to the public from the colonial parish of Los Llanos. Marvel at the colorful beauty of the Lagos de Montebello in the cold area of the Trinitaria, enjoy the beautiful colors ranging from turquoise to black, and all the splendid vegetation of the Lagunas de Colon. Here, the diversity of climate, flora and fauna are combined to offer a beautiful ecological experience. Lagunas de Montebello, was named a national park in 1959 due to the large number of herbal and vertebrates that live in this unique region of Chiapas and Peten. Here you can also visit the caves of Puente de Dios and is located near the archaeological site of Chinkulti. Visit each corner of this state, and stay in one of the best hotels of the region Best Western La Noria in San Cristobal de las Casas, just 2 hours from the municipality of La Trinitaria. For more information, go to our website or call 01 800 904 75 00. Photo credit: