On the surface, Mexico is a great alternative to a holiday on a Caribbean island with some of the region’s best beaches, excellent food and good quality hotel options. However, there is so much more to the country than just nice hotels and beaches, it has one of the oldest and most fascinating histories in the world.
It’s pre-Hispanic civilizations created some of the world’s most treasured monuments including the Mayan temples of Palenque, and the heavily visited Chichen Itza. Instead of just staying in the beach resorts on the Riviera Maya, there many wonderful towns and cities to explore, each vibrant and unique.
BEST TIME TO VISIT
A great destination to visit all year round – although cyclones from the Pacific and hurricanes from the Caribbean in Summer can sometimes cause disruption.
Around 10 hours to either Mexico City or Cancun
GMT/BST -5 to -7
Mexico’s Mayan and Aztec past is a mecca for history lovers, as well as those who are looking for some of the best beach holidays in the area.
HOW TO GET THERE
There are daily flights to Mexico City, and flights most days to Cancun from London. Occasionally there are charter services to both Puerto Vallarta and Los Cabos on the west coast.
Spanish, although there are a number of dialects.
IDEAL TO COMBINE WITH
The landscape of Mexico is extremely varied, but you’re never too far away from a beach!
OUR FAVOURITE MEXICAN DESTINATIONS
PLAYA DEL CARMEN
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