The rich land… The dreamy landscape… The warmth of its people… The past and the present in perfect harmony… This is Mexico. Mexico offers vacationers the tranquility and beauty of its lovely beaches, known and admired all over the world for their eternal sun and warm ambiance.
It is one of the only places where you can find spectacular archaeological sites and colonial cities that tell stories of glory and tradition. Unmatched landscapes, varied and exotic dishes, and the genius of Mexican craftsmanship all contribute to the wonder of this beautiful country. Mexico is a land of contrast, tradition, culture and fun, all at an excellent price and first class comfort.
Mexico City – The Capital
Mexico City, one of the largest and most modern cities in the world, is also one of the most fascinating and is filled with cultural delights. From museums to the Ballet Folklorico, there are so many attractions to see in Mexico City that the more you get to know about the city you will never want to leave.
An excursion to the floating gardens, Xochimilco, is a side trip not to be missed. Enjoy this mecca’s sidewalk cafes, cosmopolitan restaurants and nightlife, as well as some of the finest shops in the Zona Rosa (the famous Pink Zone).
Experience Acapulco, Mexico
Acapulco is the most famous Destination of Mexico with International level, thanks to the natural beauty environment, golden sand, tropical weather, warm sea water and its people. Sea lovers find this destination so attractive obviously, but it is more than that, it has more attractions to satisfy all preferences for all ages, however. In the Quebrada, which is a rock formation of 35 meters height over the seashore, you can see the cliff divers’ performance, at night lighted with torches. La Serpiente emplumada, Diego Rivera´s mural painting, is exhibited in La Casa de los Vientos. You will remember the majestic sea in Barra Vieja.
In Coyuca Lagoon, observe the different orange and red tones colors at sunset. In Pie de La Cuesta, the continuous rhythm of the sea will accompany you while walking. In Acapulco, you find the night cultural life with contrasting beaches, together, where you can swing, take a walk or enjoy the sunset.
Experience Cancun, Mexico
Cancún boasts a superb location, a year-round mild climate and gorgeous, warm, sandy white beaches washed by the Caribbean Sea. Its waters, sheltered by Isla Mujeres, are calm and perfect for surfing, sailing, diving and boat trips; those facing the open surf have stronger currents but are also suitable for fishing and snorkeling. Cancún’s famous hotels combine luxury and comfort with hospitality and offer access to tennis, golf and spas. Nightlife in Cancún’s hotel zone is extremely varied. You will find some of the largest discos in the world, restaurants with some of the world’s most famous chefs, as well as fast-food outlets. If you are looking for a calmer atmosphere, there are jazz and piano bars, and those offering traditional mariachi music as well. Cancún is home to fascinating Mayan Ruins, and a museum displaying pieces from this ancient culture. Tours can be arranged beforehand to Quintana Roo and the neighboring Yucatan, two of the most impressive places in the Mayan world.
Come to Cozumel, where the past meets the future and where the beauty of the beaches meets the mystery of the Mayan Culture. Rich in history and in natural wonders, tourists are invited to explore ancient Mayan ruins on the north side of the island and to visit the sanctuary of the fertility goddess Ixchel at San Gervasio.
Known as “the Land of the Swallows”, Cozumel is the largest island in Mexico with one existing town called San Miguel. It is also renowned for having the second largest reef in the world and offers some of the most spectacular diving and snorkeling in Mexico. Whether you’re a diver or non-diver, Cozumel is a great place for those looking for fun, sun and relaxation. Families avid for exciting adventures will find numerous tours, trips and activities: snorkeling tours, fishing, swimming with dolphins, catamaran tours, just to name a few. Cozumel is a relatively small island just 29 miles long and 12 miles wide located just off the coast of Mexico, south east of Cancun and due east of Playa Del Carmen.
It is the place in Mexico to receive the first sun rays. This system of Meso-american reefs spans over twenty-two kilometers, extended in white beaches that frame it. but they are not the only thing that will make you love the island. Thanks to its great marine biodiversity, it is considered an ideal place to practice diving. The great reef banks that form live underwater gardens are home to a rich and varied marine fauna. Apart from offering spectacular, dreamy landscapes, it has a wide variety of ecotourism activities such as zip wires, rappelling, kite surfing, windsurfing, surfing, swimming with dolphins, snorkeling, fishing, golf, motorcycle rides, bicycles, canoes and kayaks. Places like Chankanaab National Park, San Gervasio Archaeological Zone or Atlantis Submarine, which will take you through the depths of the sea, are some of the things that will make you return to Cozumel.
Best Time to Visit:
Cozumel is typically a year-round destination. However, the best time to visit Cozumel is from March to June, when the island enjoys daytime highs around 90 degrees Fahrenheit and nighttime temperatures in the mid-70s. Winters are slightly cooler, with temperatures ranging between the upper 60s and the lower 80s, so it is best to pack layers.
Experience Huatulco, Mexico
Its sea breeze will fill you as the last sun rays leave their essence on your skin; that is how you will feel in any of Huatulco’s nine bays. They are altogether called Bays National Park and they were declared a protected reserve. Each one displays natural beauty in its own way. Huatulco is an earthly paradise. It has diverse activities like diving by its beautiful reefs, kayaking in its rapids and sport fishing. If you want something quieter, you can also take a horse ride while unset.
On the Pacific Coast of Mexico, southeast of Acapulco, Huatulco is a 22-mile stretch of coastline with nine magnificent bays and 36 beaches. Great for fishing, Huatulco also offers true peace and tranquility on its miles of secluded beaches, tucked away and waiting to be discovered. Many of the bays are only accessible by sea, and a perfect day excursion on the tranquil waters is awaiting.
For water sports fans, Huatulco offers deep-sea fishing and snorkeling. Land lovers can take in the environment by bike or on horseback. There’s plenty of tennis, an 18-hole golf course and two shopping areas on Tangolunda Bay. Take a day trip and visit La Entrega, a protected marine park with a long coral reef and natural aquarium with more than 700 species of colorful marine life. Diving enthusiasts can enjoy the reefs off Chacahua Bay and La Montosa Islands.
Experience Isla Mujeres
Isla Mujeres is one of the best kept secrets of Quintana Roo. It’s a wonderful island located in the Caribbean Sea that is considered as one of the destinations that any person should have on their bucket list. If you are looking to relax you will find panoramic pools, hammocks and lounge chairs. And if you are looking for adventure and entertainment opportunities, this is the best place. The calm waters and the beautiful coral reefs of the western area of Isla Mujeres are the perfect alternative for snorkeling or diving even if you’re a beginner. Be sure to visit El Farito reef, Isla Contoy National Park, or see the underwater sculptures near the Manchones reef. You can also enjoy swimming with whale sharks, go to the cliffs, swim with dolphins, go zip lining or biking.
Experience Ixtapa & Zihuatanejo
Just minutes away from the quaint old fishing village of Zihuatanejo are the golden beaches of Ixtapa, with modern and luxurious resorts. The best of both worlds exists in the two sister towns. Zihuatanejo with its colorful shops and quaint cobblestone streets, is just four miles away from Ixtapa where the fisherman is in paradise and the sun worshiper idly passes the day away. Play golf on the 18-hole course, horseback to your heart’s content, or play tennis at your hotel. Ixtapa and Zihuatanejo offer an abundance of restaurants to choose from. All the major hotels offer fine dining and nightlife, or venture into the towns to discover new delights.
Ixtapa is characterized by the viceregal and contemporary buildings that line the wide avenues dotted with gardens, hotels, shops, high-end residences and world-class restaurants. Most hotels are located steps from the beach, meaning you can go from the pool to the beach in a matter of minutes. If you’re stopping by for the day, some hotels offer day passes that allow you to enjoy their facilities with all services and meals included. If you like to play golf, you can book a tee time at one of Ixtapa’s two courses. Visit one of the local restaurants at night and enjoy the ambiance. You can set sail and watch the sunset from the open seas or dance the night away in one of the many high-end nightclubs.
Experience Los Cabos, Mexico
The majestic sight of mountain desert tumbling into the cobalt blue Pacific Ocean and Sea of Cortez will mesmerize you. With a Los Cabos vacation package you will find a wide variety of vacation options and hotel choices. Three distinctive hotel zones feature world-class beachfront resorts…lively Cabo San Lucas, laid-back San Jose del Cabo and in between the two, Cabo’s twenty-mile “resort corridor”.
Scattered through high hills and private coves, Cabo San Lucas and San Jose del Cabo hotels offer a romantic getaway for couples. There are several world-class golf courses including Cabo del Sol and Palmilla. Los Cabos has over fifty miles of oceanfront and almost every resort is located on a stunning stretch of picturesque beachfront, but not all are swimmable due to extremely swift currents and powerful waves. However, you’ll find beaches nearby offering all manner of water sports including jet skiing, scuba diving, parasailing and surfing.
If you feel up for a challenge, try reeling in a giant blue marlin on a chartered fishing boat in the marlin capital of the world! You will want to conserve your energy though – Cabo San Lucas really heats up when the sun goes down. Dine out at a fabulous restaurant then hit any of the numerous clubs in Cabo San Lucas, and you’ll see why Cabo is famous for its nightlife as well as its incredibly picturesque beaches.
The destination known as “Los Cabos” is actually two destinations in one. There are two “Cabo” towns: San Jose del Cabo and Cabo San Lucas. These sister towns, while near one another, could not be more different. Cabo San Lucas is a much livelier and upbeat town, attracting travelers who like to explore all day and party into the night. San Jose del Cabo is more laid-back, inviting you to relax, recharge and reconnect. In both towns, you can expect mountainous views, delicious food, Mexico’s best golf courses and plenty of sunshine.
Experience Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
If you’re considering a vacation to the Vallarta-Nayarit region, then chances are you’re looking for something a little bit out of the ordinary but with a welcoming, easy-to-explore vibe. And you’ll certainly find all that and more in this long stretch of Mexico’s Pacific Coast. Encompassing long beaches, mountainous jungles, and cultural towns, Vallarta-Nayarit is like a well-stocked spice cabinet: full of different flavors for different types of vacationers. From the iconic boardwalk in downtown Puerto Vallarta to whale-watching in Banderas Bay to the secluded, dramatic landscapes of Punta Mita, Vallarta-Nayarit has a plethora of choices that can be tailored to you.
Downtown Puerto Vallarta
The region’s most iconic area is certainly Puerto Vallarta itself. The Malecón boardwalk along Banderas Bay is closed to motorized traffic, so you’ll only find pedestrians perusing the shops, art galleries and dining. If you have the kiddos in tow, make sure to stop by the small amphitheater near the main square to see the working artists, clowns and other entertainers. Then, just two blocks off of the boardwalk, step inside the beautiful Cathedral for a quieter moment of reflection.
The name of the game in Riviera Nayarit is golf. Take on El Tigre Golf & Country Club if you’re up for a challenge. If you’re looking for great views and a big-name designer, then Jack Nicklaus’ renovation of El Nayar Vidanta is the place for you. When you’re done on the links, check out the small fishing town of Bucerias for fish tacos and a cold beer.
Honeymooners and couples, take note: Punta Mita is perhaps one of the most romantic destinations you can dream up. The sunsets here are dreamy, to say the least. Put yourself on vacation time and explore Sayulita, a colorful surfing town that’s known for its seafood tacos, art scene and expats. Celebrities have been spotted in Punta Mita and resorts have expanded in this area in recent years, so you can be sure that this hideaway won’t stay hidden for long.
The area just south of Puerto Vallarta was originally made famous by the 1964 film The Night of the Iguana. These days, it’s known for its lovely beaches and authentic Mexican vibe. Families will appreciate the laid-back atmosphere and all-ages resorts. With a mix of adventure, culture and relaxation, Mismaloya is suited for travelers who want to balance their days hanging on the beach and exploring the nearby downtown area of Puerto Vallarta.
Experience Riviera Maya, Mexico
Pristine beaches, caressed by calm, turquoise waters and bathed by gentle breezes, Riviera Maya offers stretches of white sand fringed with palm trees and protected by a chain of coral reefs. Miles of untouched powder white sand as far as the eye can see beckon vacationers in search of quiet and relaxation. Known and treasured by locals, but still virtually undiscovered, these unspoiled serene strands of beach, as plentiful as the region’s sunny days, make even the most seasoned traveler feel as if they are on their own deserted island.
Just a few miles from Playa del Carmen, the Riviera Maya’s shopping and dining center, and home to the most popular beach, are Playa del Secreto, Playa Paraiso and Punta Maroma. Long stretches of white sand, popular with sea turtles and crabs, visitors a wealth of peace and tranquility.