Despite small areas of Mexico experiencing unrest, Mexico still offers some great vacation deals in areas that are still very safe.
From fine beaches to colonial cities and ancient pyramids, Mexico has something to offer everyone. With a little searching, you’re bound to find a great deal on airfare and hotel stays. Bring the family and enjoy the mariachis, tacos and sun.
Some of the Finest Mexican Vacation Destinations
Cancun is one of the most popular tourist destination in Mexico and the world. Its superb location, shaped like an island, its year-round mild climate, and its gorgeous, warm, sandy white beaches washed by the Caribbean sea are ideal for water sports.
Mexico City surrounds visitors with reminders of the city’s larger-than-life past. A strong air of Europe drapes the capital, sometimes in sharp contrast to the city’s ancient Indian past. Few cities on earth can match Mexico City for historic grandeur. Its tumultuous past encompasses every phase of Mexican history. It is unique in the Western Hemisphere as a colorful and compelling mosaic of Pre-Columbian, European colonial, and modern eras.
Acapulco, the Queen of Mexican beach resorts offers over 300 hotels and boasts some of the world’s swankiest resorts. Thanks to its dazzling discos, bars, clubs and “Las Vegas, Mexican-style” atmosphere, party-lovers and honeymooners fall in love its tropical beauty and festive Mexican atmosphere. The area also offers parks, calm beaches, a new aquarium, and the world’s only island zoo.
Cabo San Lucas lies at the southernmost tip of the Baja peninsula and about 20 miles west of San Jose Del Cabo. Cabo offers some fine restaurants, sophisticated shopping, a slick 300-slip marina, an active nightlife and is tops with fisherman, and divers. Though prices are higher than in neighboring San Jose, there’s more of a party atmosphere, with a younger crowd and is one of the most popular spots in Baja.
Puerto Vallarta comes closest to being all things to all visitors. It is considered the ideal vacation spot for the first-time Mexico visitor. Nestled on the shores of Bahia de Banderas (Mexico’s largest natural bay), Vallarta is a bustling town that attracts nearly 2 million annual visitors. The city is graced with lovely architecture, cobblestone streets, and white stucco buildings, crowned by flower-covered balconies and red tile roofs.