Whilst Mexico is famous for its cuisine, weather and culture, there are a wide range of activities you can undertake to get the most out of your trip. Here are just five of the most extravagant things you can do when in Mexico.
Located in the city of Teotihuacan (commonly known as the City of the Gods) and just 30 miles out of Mexico City, you will find the Teotihuacan Pyramids. Enriched with over 2000 years’ worth of history, the area is full of impressive landmarks and well-preserved murals. Teotihuacan was also designated a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1987 making it one of the most sought-after places to visit in the world.
Playa del Amor (Hidden Beach) is located west of Puerto Vallarta and is a main feature of one of the Marieta Islands. The beach cannot be seen from the sea or even reached by land, meaning you must swim through an underwater tunnel from the Pacific Ocean to reach it. If you enjoy a bit of privacy and want to check out what is regarded a natural wonder, this hidden beach is right for you. Also located in Puerto Vallarta are the Agave Villas Mexico, providing luxurious accommodation for all your needs.
The Riviera Maya is a popular destination full of all inclusive resorts on Mexico’s north-eastern Yucatán Peninsula. Whether you want to swim in an underground pool known as Yax-Muul, walk down the colourful beaches or even try out a variety of adventure sports such as scuba diving, zip-lining and deep-sea fishing, the amount of activities is endless. The Riviera Maya also enjoys a warm tropical climate throughout the year, providing tourists with guaranteed sunshine (essential for enjoying what the area has to offer).
If you want to try out the best cuisine Mexico can offer, there are plenty of options available no matter where you are in the country. If you find yourself in Mexico City, there are high end restaurants such as Pujol which has been credited as one of the best restaurants in the world by several magazines. There are also plenty of fine dining options in tourist spots such as Cancún and Playa del Carmen, offering a wide range of foods to suit your culinary needs.
Located in the north of Mexico (sharing its border with New Mexico in the US), the copper canyon is described as one of most visited natural attractions in the country. The area consists of a breath-taking group of deep canyons with copper canyon being deeper and larger than its better-known cousin (the Grand Canyon). There is also the option of taking a train journey to the site, enabling you to take in all the stunning scenery.
No matter what you decide to do whilst in Mexico, the country boasts a wide range of breath-taking landmarks and world class cuisine, making it one of the top rated countries to visit in the world.