There are many beautiful places to travel in Mexico from stunning beaches to beautiful old colonial towns with a mix of Mesoamerican and Spanish influences. Check out the list below for the best travel destinations in Mexico for 2015.
Consider the possibility of staying in a rental to make the experience even more comfortable and enjoyable. From houses to condos, maybe find a destination or two.
Playa del Carmen
Possibly one of the most well-known destinations for tourists, both local and international, Playa del Carmen is a great mix of nature, modern resorts and city life.
Known as one of the greatest diving destinations in the world, Playa del Carmen was once a small fishing village and is now a modern wonder. With Mayan ruins sporadically located through this area, Playa has a rich history to be explored as well as many activities to do to keep you and your loved ones amazed and having fun.
Of course Cancun has to be on this list! Now one of the most known places for holiday breaks, Cancun in the Mexican state of Quintana Roo is a wonderful destination for couples and families. With activities such as snorkeling, diving, sightseeing and more, fun is around every corner.
One of the last cities to be built by the Mayans, Tulum’s towering ruins overlook the sea in an impressive reminder of Mexico’s history. This Maya Riviera city has a number of attractions perfect for exploration including the underwater caves in tropical national parks.
If looking forward to a scenic and relaxed retreat and exploration of ruins, Tulum is a perfect stay. From small eco-friendly rustic huts such as Zazilkin to rustic style homes such as Casa Guanbana, the city has kept up with its traditional and laid back appearance, all the more unique for those looking to avoid resorts.
Cozumel, meaning Island of the swallows is absolute perfection. Sitting in the Caribbean Sea, the warm climate and “beachy” nature complete with palm trees and beach clubs make Cozumel a top place to visit.
With attractions such as cruise ships and beautiful diving and snorkeling destinations, Cozumel is perfect for those who enjoy the water.
Cabo san Lucas
Beautiful Cabo san Lucas may be an international destination for Spring-breakers and partiers throughout the world, but is it also a perfect place to enjoy some of the many activities available such as scuba diving and sight sighting.
With everything from riding camels in the national desert reserve, visiting caves and rock formations, surfing and so much more, Cabo san Lucas is also a great get away for families.
Situated on the Bahia de Banderas, Puerto Vallarta is a beach resort in the Mexican state of Jalisco. Founded in 1851, the city has a vibrant history and became a tourist destination after it was noted how beautiful the tropical beaches and spectacular scenery actually is.
With signs as you enter boasting of Puerto Vallarta as being “the friendliest city in the world” it has become a popular destination for weekend local vacations, international spring breaks and now even as a retirement.
A number of condominiums have sprung up in the area making it the perfect place for retreat and to find a vacation rental that suits your needs.
Located in the seaport state of Guerrero, Acapulco is a name that is well known just about anywhere. Known for being one of Mexico’s oldest beach resorts, the city is also famous for its nightlife and vivid history being a vacation hotspot for movie stars and millionaires from the far corners of the globe.
Formerly the Aztec Capital Tenochtitlan, Mexico City is a striking combination of historically preserved architecture and modern city dynamics. A number of world class museums, restaurants and amazing nightlife as well as great shopping, historical monuments and more, the capital of Mexico also known as D.F. is a great place to explore other aspects of the beautiful nation besides the beaches.
San Miguel de Allende
This central Mexican city is colorful and well preserved. With historic gothic-style churches, museums and other sites de Allende is a great place to explore a side of colonial Mexican history.
A number of art and cultural festivals also take place throughout the year as the city has a history of being a hub for visual artists such as Frida Kahlo’s also famous husband Diego Rivera.
A city in the Mexican state of Sinaloa, Mazatlán founded in 1531, has a number of historical attractions, tasty and delicious seafood and striking beaches. The historic city center hosts a number of artistic and cultural events.
Or take a stroll down the boardwalk to the Olas Atlas beach where numerous monuments are located. In 2007, Mazatlán became one of the 13 wonders of Mexico making it all the more interesting for a perfect stay.
Browse this list of the best travel destinations in Mexico for 2015 and complete your stay by checking out various holiday rental properties for a memorable experience to have you feeling absolutely complete.