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Book a trip to Mexico and experience one of Central America's most popular destinations. Enjoy beautiful beaches in the Mayan Riviera and crumbling Aztec and Mayan ruins in Tulum, Teotihuacan and the Yucatán.
Renowned for its sunny climate, the Baja Peninsula often experiences no rainfall at all in a year. The stretch of coast between San José del Cabo and Cabo San Lucas is lined with one beautiful beach after another.
Once a small fishing village Cancun is now a sprawling city full of all-inclusive chain hotels and shopping malls.
Economically, Chiapas may be Mexico’s poorest state but it boasts long sandy Pacific beaches, steamy tropical jungle, rugged mountains and wonderful Mayan ruins, as well as a rich indigenous culture that is still very much alive.
The city of Chihuahua is the state capital of the Mexican state of Chihuahua with a population of around 825,327.
Copper Canyon Area
In the north of Mexico lies the beautiful, remote, rugged canyon system, generically-known as the Copper Canyon. The best way to see the Copper Canyon is by the famous Chihuahua al Pacifico train.
Huatulco consists of nine bays and is located on Oaxaca's Coast, at the end of the Southern Sierra Madre.
The tiny relatively undeveloped island of Holbox (pronounced Hol-Bosh) is just 25kms long and 3kms wide, located 2 hours north of Cancun.
The name Isla Mujeres comes from the large number of clay female idols found on the island by the Spaniards in the 16th Century and today it boasts the only known Maya shrine to a female deity, the goddess of the moon and fertility.
Merida was built more than 450 years ago on the site of T'ho, an ancient Mayan city.
Mexico City & Around
The buzzing metropolis that is Mexico City is a fascinating contrast of old and new, grey and green, rich and poor; a place to love or loathe. Founded by the Aztecs in the 14th century on the site of a great lake, the city now stretches right across a vast valley.
One of Mexico’s most delightful and popular cities, easily reached by plane from Mexico City, Oaxaca lies in a high valley in the south of the country and is surrounded by fascinating Zapotec ruins and traditional villages.
Mexico’s Pacific coast winds down from the borders of the USA all the way to Guatemala. It’s a perfect place to relax but the more active can also explore forest canopy walkways, spot dolphins, walk or mountain bike.
Playa del Carmen
Once a delightful little fishing village, Playa del Carmen has over the years been extensively developed and is now the second largest town along the Mayan Riviera after Cancun. Despite its size and popularity, it still preserves a certain bohemian charm that makes it a pleasure to visit.
Tapachula & Around
The Tapachula region, a fabulous untouched corner of Mexico, lies in the Sierra Madre, in the southern part of the country.
Located in the hills between Acapulco and about 100 miles southwest of Mexico City, Taxco in the state of Guerrero is one of the oldest mining sites located in the Americas.
Teotihuacan is a magnificent ancient Toltec city best known for its 2 main towering pyramids.
The Colonial Cities
During Mexico’s colonial era the mines of its central heartland produced much of the world’s silver, gold and precious stones. As a result, the colonial cities were born. Many are now important industrial centres, but have generally retained their charming historic hearts.
The Mayan Riviera
The stretch of Caribbean coast known as the Mayan Riviera is a delightful area of beautiful white sandy beaches and warm turquoise seas.
The archaeological site of Tulum is spectacularly situated on a cliff top, majestically overlooking a palm-fringed beach and the turquoise Caribbean sea.
Slightly off the beaten track on the Gulf of Mexico, the state of Veracruz is known for its deep caves, high mountains, fast rapids, fertile lush plantations and a diverse bird population.
The Yucatán is rich in culture, history and natural scenery. From the well known archaeological sites of Chichén Itzá and Uxmal to the lesser-visited ruins, such as Kabáh and Cobá along the Puuc route, you can take a step back in time and discover the ancient Mayan culture and traditions that were once such an integral part of this fascinating land.