Mexico is a land that will delight those who love the sun and sea as much as those who have a penchant for culture. You’ll be impressed by the sheer diversity of the landscape, the mystery of its pyramids, palaces and temples, all of which stand as testimony to a rich, ancient culture. Mexico has it all: culture combined with glorious beaches and turquoise oceans.
General Information | Mexico
Complete with snow-capped volcanoes and white sand beaches; industrialized cities, colonial towns and ancient ruins, Mexico really does have something for everyone. Great for beach lovers, golf enthusiasts, eco-adventurers, bargain hunters and aspiring archeologists alike, each part of Mexico offers something a little different from the next.
Mexico is a traveler's paradise. It is a mix of the modern and traditional, with a landscape that is just as varied - from the lush vegetation of the Mayan Riviera to the cool, arid, desert-like appearance of Los Cabos, rimmed by the Sierra Madre Mountains. The ten (10) main resorts areas in Mexico are Acapulco, Cancun, Cozumel, Huatulco, Ixtapa, Los Cabos, Manzanillo, Mayan Riviera, Mazatlan & Puerto Vallarta.
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Acapulco | Mexico
Acapulco is the largest and most spectacular tourist resort in the Mexican Pacific. As a result of its stunning beaches, exuberant natural surroundings and wonderful climate, this port has been dubbed the Pearl of the Pacific. It is the most popular holiday resort in Mexico and Latin America, since its functional, modern infrastructure has had very little impact on its original beauty or attractions.
Acapulco offers an enormous range of attractions and activities and has something to suit every taste and budget. The main attraction is its more than twenty beaches, each with a distinct atmosphere, where you can choose your favourite water sport. Enthusiasts will find ample opportunities for sports fishing, diving, water skiing and snorkelling. There are also several ecological areas that are ideal for picnics and horse riding, as well as golf courses and tennis courts.
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Cancun | Mexico
Cancun is located at the north-eastern tip of the Yucatan peninsula. Cancun is divided into two very distinct areas: the hotel area, an island separated from the mainland, communicated by two bridges in the North & the South. The second area is the centre of the modern city of Cancun, full of shops, restaurants and shows. ancun's Hotel Zone is really just one long beach separated from the mainland by a system of lagoons. The hotel zone is shaped like the number seven, (Click for map) Downtown Cancun is at the top/left of the map and the airport is at the bottom/left of the map.
Cancun’s beaches are the most popular among tourists of Quintana Roo. Their beauty is an irresistible invitation to a totally unique holiday. One of the best ways to enjoy the beaches and the Cancun surroundings is on horseback. The Rancho Loma Bonita is one of the most popular places for renting horses; the place itself also has a great riding area.
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Cozumel | Mexico
Cozumel is an ideal Caribbean destination for all types of travelers. It is the largest inhabited island in Mexico, known as the plunging paradise for divers from all over the world. The island is located east of the Yucatan Peninsula on top of the age-old structures of the Mayan coral reef – the second largest in the world. The island’s lagoon is connected to the sea by narrow canals with underwater caves, bursting with multicolored tropical fish and unique inland reefs. The beaches in Cozumel are surrounded by dense tropical vegetation and unusual endemic species, and while these are also characteristic of the island, its greatest wealth is undoubtedly underwater.
San Miguel de Cozumel, the capital of the island, is a peaceful old village, with all the charm of the Mexican Caribbean. The quality of its gastronomy, based on its excellent seafood, is legendary throughout the region. Its provincial air does not make it any less comfortable or modern. Its days are sunny and full of unforgettable experiences.
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Huatulco | Mexico
Huatulco was the center of an ambitious tourism development strategy in the late 1960s. Earlier considered quite remote, from where the old nickname "frontier" region originated, this area counts close to 2,500 lodging units. A large range of water sports are available such as boating, sailing, kayaking and water skiing. Sailboat tours are available to the rocky island of Montosa, which is inhabited by hundreds of birds. Or you can rent boats in neighbouring Santa Cruz and take a sea trip to Tangolunda. The beautiful Santa Cruz & Tangolunda bays are perfect for surfing.
Now with several world-class resorts, it offers activities for every taste and age, from family packages to renowned golf clubs and discotheques in Tangolunda Bay. The region provides several land tours so you can take a trip to the nearby coffee plantations in the sierra or sample the delicious local lobster. A large range of water sports are available such as boating, sailing, kayaking & water skiing.
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Ixtapa | Mexico
Ixtapa, in the heart of the Mexican Pacific, surrounded by mountains covered with tropical forest that come down to the coast, lies the peaceful, picturesque fishing village of Zihuatanejo with its wonderful combination of tranquility, exuberant surroundings and affordable tourist facilities. Only 7 km away you will find the more modern city of Ixtapa where the Playa Palmar awaits, you with its 3 km of soft golden sand.
Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo has managed to preserve all the attractions that have made it so highly sought after. Although it has been modernized, Zihuatanejo still retains the village atmosphere that has made it famous throughout the world.
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Los Cabos | Mexico
Los Cabos is located on the southernmost tip of the Baja California Peninsula, Los Cabos is one of Mexico's most breathtaking beach destinations. Stretching nearly 33 km, Los Cabos, which means the Capes, includes the picturesque 18th-century mission town of San Jose del Cabo to the northeast, Cabo San Lucas at the southernmost tip of the peninsula where the Sea of Cortez and the Pacific Ocean meet.
Los Cabos offers first-rate tourist service, including top quality hotels and condominiums, marinas and restaurants. Wonderful facilities are available for, swimming and sailing. Playa Chileno is ideal for diving, while the area between Cabo San Lucas and Cabo Pulmo is perfect for surfing.
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Manzanillo | Mexico
Manzanillo is a charming city full of festive streets, friendly people, beautiful landscapes and outstanding tourist facilities. The city’s unique history combined with its modern-day side makes Manzanillo a one-of-a-kind destination.
All water sports are practised along Manzanillo’s 20 km coast line. Snorkeling is best at the Santiago Peninsula by the rock outcroppings. Diving is more limited but you can explore a sunken cargo ship sprouting coral and marine life.
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Mayan Riviera & Playa del Carmen | Mexico
The capital of the Riviera Maya, Playa del Carmen, evolved from a small village of Mayan pilgrims to a lively, cosmopolitan city with the highest urban growth in the country. Its natural features, beauty and long beaches, its enviable geographical location and its blend of sea and jungle make this destination a magnet for visitors from all over the the world.
In this region activities and imagination go hand in hand: the coast lends itself to all kinds of water sports. There are diving facilities, sport fishing and jungle treks to nearby archaeological sites. Xel Há is another popular eco-attraction with lakes connected to each other by underground tunnels that are fun to explore. The tropical jungle is great for hiking, and climbing down the walls of the cenotes and swimming in the reservoirs.
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Mazatlan | Mexico
Just south of the Tropic of Cancer, Mazatlán is the most important port on Mexico’s Pacific Coast. Full of contrasts, this city is one of the country’s oldest tourist resorts and the site of one of the world’s three major carnivals, comparable only to those in New Orleans and Rio de Janeiro.
Wandering through the city of Mazatlan and its historic center, sunbathing on its magnificent beaches, traveling to its islands. Mazatlán is ideal for all kinds of water sports. The unusual breadth of its beaches makes it a wonderful place for playing volleyball. Facilities are also available for jet skiing, windsurfing, parachuting and almost any other kind of beach activity.
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Puerto Vallarta | Mexico
Puerto Vallarta is nestled on the Bahia de Banderas (Bay of Flags), the second largest bay on the American continent, and surrounded by the majestic Sierra Madre Mountains. The city of Puerto Vallarta offers 40 km of golden beaches on the Mexican Pacific and is characterized by its impressive colonial and modern buildings, deluxe hotels, luxurious yachts and sailboats, shopping malls and golf courses.
This Pacific coast destination, surrounded by beautiful natural scenery, tropical jungle areas and the Sierra Madre mountains, has developed into an important tourist resort over a relatively short period of time. The beaches, small islands and coral formations in this state make it an unbeatable place to spend your vacation.
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