Memorable Places in the Riviera Maya
The Riviera Maya conjures visions of the centuries old archaeological sites that Mexico is well known for. There, one can find the old cities of the ancient Mayans. Visit one of the most majestic cities is Chichen Itza which was the former capital of the Mayan empire and climb up to the top of the Castillo, the grand pyramid or most importantly, visit the observatory where astronomers formulated one of the most accurate calendars. Tulum is another great destination, the only walled city of the Mayans which conveniently overlooks the waters and the beachfront. For more adventures, there are still so many interesting sighs in Riviera Maya. Other attractions in the Riviera Maya region are Xcaret which is a Mayan-themed ecological park and Xel-Ha with its many coves, lagoons and caves. A Mayan Temple can also be found in Isla Mujeres where you can also indulge in water adventures while Isla Contoy has fine sand beaches and rows of palm trees that you can relax under. The Riviera Maya should definitely be included in your Mexico vacations as its not only relaxing but mentally enriching experience as well.
Luring in the Catch in Mexico
Mexico is pretty well known around the world as an ideal fishing area for sports and deep sea fishing as there are hundreds of areas where you can indulge in this activity. Whether you are a professional or amateur fisher, there are several places where you can have the most fun or the most challenging fishing expedition. Guaranteed to give you the best fishing the whole year through is Cabo San Lucas with its deep-sea fishing. Its tropical waters has an abundance of 800 different kinds of fishes like the most popular black, blue and striped marlins and swordfish that are abundant in the months of January to June. Famous not only for its beaches but also for its fishing is Cancun. The different types of fishing such as deep-sea, flats, fly and spin tackle fishing can be enjoyed all throughout the year but the summers months are always the best. Other fun activities are night deep-sea fishing and shallow water bottom fishing that gives families a chance to catch a fish and have a nearby restaurant cook it for your meal. Whatever your fancy may be, your Mexico vacation would be most enjoyable with this activity.
Though historically and culturally rich, Veracruz is not comparably as popular Mexico vacation choice as other more popular resort areas but it has slowly reinvented itself to becoming one. The center of the city is a good place to while the day and night away in the main plaza called Plaza de las Armas. Historical buildings worth seeingThere is alot of old architecture in Veracruz such as the baroque architecture Municipal Palace and the neo-classic Virgin de la Asuncion cathedral that were both built in the 17th century. In the port area is the Pemex Tower which is an old lighthouse, the Crafts Market, the Old Customs Building, the Postal and Telegraph Building, the Civil Registry Building and the Juarez Hemicycle Monument. The island where the historical Fort San Juan de Ulua is located is now connected to the mainland. The boardwalk, known as the malecon provides kilometers of strolling and exercises especially at night. The Veracruz Aquarium is the largest aquarium in Latin America and is one of the latest developments of Veracruz. With all these and more, Veracruz is still a worthy vacation destination in Mexico.
Riding the Waves at Puerto Escondido
Puerto Escondido or the Mexican Pipeline is popularly considered as one of the top ten surfing areas in the world. November is the month when an international surf contest is held while February is for the Mexpipe Challenge. All types of surfers will get the best wave choices. Puerto Escondido has several beaches where you can go swimming but it is not advisable in Playa Zicatela, the main surfing beach because of strong rip tides and some of the most powerful waves in the world which even bests the famous Hawaii Banzai Pipeline. This place is recommended for very experienced surfers only to avoid the risks of accidents which even the most professional surfers have met here. One area that has fast and challenging waves is the Point. At the other end of the beach break is the Far Bar that has the most surfers since the water is deeper here compared to the other surfing spots and the break is quite far from the shore. Those who love surfing would surely welcome a trip to Puerto Escondido.
When you want to go on a Mexico Vacations, make sure to include all sites and attractions in your itinerary. A very cheap flights will be memorable if you plan early and find out the best places to go to.