Mexico covers a surface of 761 thousand square miles and is divided into 31 states and the federal district. The country is bordered in the south by Guatemala and Belize and in the north by the United States of America. Whether you are looking for exciting Mexico vacations or one of the many relaxed Mexico vacation spots you can get an insight into each area from a vacation point of view.
The most visited areas in Mexico are Cancun and the Riviera Maya located along the Caribbean coast of the Yucatan peninsula. The Riviera Maya is one of the most fascinating destinations for Mexico vacations. Tropical beaches, ancient ruins, abundant marine and wildlife abound. The Great Mayan Reef is the largest coral reef in the Western Hemisphere. The Riviera Maya offers an unrivaled combination of high quality accommodations, beautiful beaches, and a wide diversity of shopping, dining, and nightlife.
The most popular travel destination in the Mayan Riviera is Playa del Carmen which is located in about 45 minutes south of Cancun's airport with beautiful white powder beaches protected by coral reefs and Cozumel Island. From here you can get the ferry to go to Cozumel. After Playa del Carmen the next town of any great size is Tulum.
Mexico vacations to this area offer everything from protected natural areas to first-class resorts and lively nightlife in Playa del Carmen.
In Mexico's Pacific coast, the most frequented Mexico vacation package destinations are Puerto Vallarta, Los Cabos, Ixtapa and Acapulco. Long before Acapulco became most popular destination for Mexico vacations, Acapulco was already the most important port along Mexico's Pacific Coast. Today the city is geared to families and individuals looking for value vacations in Mexico. Acapulco is an amazing destination that draws travelers from all walks of life. Acapulco offers high quality accommodations, relaxing beaches, and a wide variety of shopping, dining, and nightlife. The travelers can also visit nearby attractions such as Taxco, one of the most important silver mining towns during the colonial period in Mexico.
Mexico City is another very popular vacation destination in Mexico. The City of Palaces, the ancient capital of the Mexican empire and the jewel in the New Spanish Viceroys' crown, is today one of the biggest, most complex and most beautiful cities in the world. Mexico City is a modern, cosmopolitan city situated in an old lake basin that is surrounded by volcanic mountains. It offers the visitor all sorts of entertainment possibilities during the day and at night. From architectural point of view the city is unrivaled. Architectural works in varying styles were built in the city during the pre Hispanic, colonial and modern eras.
The period of the Spanish colony was when baroque style mansions, palaces and churches were built. Great palaces, such as the National Palace, were built as offices for the Vice Regal government. Mexico City is a great place to visit.
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Mexico beach vacations are affordable, as well as vacation package prices to beaches, archaeological sites, shopping and historical colonial towns.