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Mexico travel guides

Mexico is a versatile and rewarding country, attracting families and honeymooning couples alike. First time visitors, as well as those returning to explore some of Mexico’s lesser-visited regions, can use our travel guides to ensure that they make the most of their time in this diverse country.

Explore ancient ruins left over from the Aztecs, Maya and Toltecs, immerse yourself in the multitude of cultures which flourish in the colourful cities and highland villages, and unwind on the idyllic beaches that stretch along the coastline, lapped by turquoise waters.

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Ideas for how to explore Mexico

Our travel guides share our specialists’ passion and knowledge for Mexico. We travel here regularly to discover new experiences, explore untried areas and dig deeper into the better-known places and attractions. At the same time, we gather advice and up-to-date information on the best-quality guides, new hotels and restaurants, and the most memorable forms of transportation.

  • Day of the Dead parade in Mexico City

    Mexico’s Day of the Dead, demystified: a brief guide

    An overview of Mexico’s Day of the Dead, by one of our Mexico specialists. Jeff outlines where to go in Mexico for the most vivid celebrations, ways you can get involved in the festivities and — crucially — what you might eat.

  • Teotihuacan, Mexico

    What to do in Mexico: our highlights guide

    Mexico’s character is many-sided. From cosmopolitan colonial cities and vibrant markets to mountain wilderness, sleepy Caribbean islands, vast cacti-covered deserts and a wealth of intriguing ancient ruins, specialist Carolyn shares her highlights.

  • Chichen Itza

    A first-timer's guide to Chichén Itzá

    An ancient Mayan capital and the most famous of all the archaeological sites on the Yucatan Peninsula, Chichén Itzá is not to be missed on a trip to Mexico.

  • Temple of the Warriors, Chichen Itza

    Family holidays in Mexico

    Audley travel specialist Anna shares her tips for where to go and what to do on a Mexico family holiday. Focusing on the Yucatán Peninsula, she explains how you can combine beach time with wildlife watching and visiting ancient ruins.

  • Ik-Kil

    Honeymoons in Mexico

    Famous for its white sand beaches, turquoise sea and Mayan ruins, Mexico makes an ideal destination for your honeymoon. Plan your trip with Audley and we'll recommend the most suitable accommodation to make your stay a memorable one.

  • Palacio de Bellas Artes, Mexico City

    Luxury holidays in Mexico

    Read our specialist's guide on Mexico luxury holidays, including the best ways to see its Maya ruins, towns and cities.

  • Tulum, Mexico

    Beach holidays in Mexico & Central America

    Thinking of including some beach time in your Central America trip? We outline the best beaches in each country and why we’re especially drawn to them — whether it’s for their sand, their snorkeling, or their ambiance.

  • Tikal, Guatemala

    The Maya civilisation

    Discover the culture and history of a country on a tailor-made trip, with visits to explore famous sites and others not quite so well known but equally impressive.