Mexico is a destination that has it all: amazing cuisine, beautiful forests, pristine beaches, exciting nightlife, and lots to do! It’s perfect for anything from a family vacation to a destination wedding or honeymoon.
Mexican Beaches and Destinations
There are about 450 beaches in Mexico where you can enjoy surfing, snorkeling, swimming, sailing, or just relaxing! The climate and scenery vary widely in each region, providing many distinct opportunities for travelers. The four destinations that stand out the most are Los Cabos (a modern resort that preserves traditional Mexico, with plenty of excitement!), Acapulco (known for the beautiful bays), Cancun (charming beaches, some of the finest hotels, and non-stop nightlife), and the Mayan Riviera (sinkholes, lagoons, historical landmarks, and resorts)
Outdoor activities in Mexico
- Scuba diving
Mexican Arts & Culture
Mexico has a diverse history of pre-Hispanic cultures, some of which are over 3,000 years old:
- Mexican Plateau: Cuicuilco, Teotihuacan, Tula, Templo Mayor
- Oaxaca: Monte Alban, Mitla, Lambityeco
- Yucatan: Chichen Itza and Uxmal
- Chiapas: Palenque and Bonampak
- Gulf of Mexico: Tajin and La Venta
- Western Mexico: Yachts Purepechas
- Chihuahua: Paquime
Handicrafts are popular in Mexico and are created from local raw materials including clay, iron, metal, wood, ceramics, talavera pottery, glass, woven palm, wax, and leather. Several popular styles are Huichol (animal forms covered with “chaquiras,” or small colorful beads), Chiapas (a region known for colorful textiles, jewelry, and figurines), and Oaxacan (black clay pottery and alebrije figures).