Riviera Maya Vacations
The first thing that pops up in mind when you think of the Riviera Maya is the famous historic archaeological sites. There, one can find the old cities of the ancient Mayans. Its capital is Chichen Itza, a great intellectual discovery since this is where Mayan astronomers plotted most of their calendars in their observatory and its also where the grand pyramid and Castillo are found. Tulum is another great destination, the only walled city of the Mayans which conveniently overlooks the waters and the beachfront. But this is not all there is to this region which boasts of many other interesting attractions and activities. Xel-Ha is a good place to conquer when youre a nature lover as it has many coves, lagoons and caves in its premises while Xcaret is a Mayan themed ecological park with lots of fun activities prepared for its visitors. Or otherwise, go on a day tour of Isla Mujeres that has a Mayan temple and several watersports or Isla Contoy with its sandy white beaches and lush palm trees. The Riviera Maya should definitely be included in your Mexico vacations as its not only relaxing but mentally enriching experience as well.
The Sights and Sounds of Cozumel
Cozumel, located south of Cancun and across Riviera Maya provides one of the most unforgettable diving and snorkeling experience in Mexico. Cozumel has clear turquoise waters and hosts the Palancar which is the worlds second largest barrier reef. The Chichen Itza was the capital of ancient Maya and is considered as one of the Seven Wonders of the World which can be included in your Mexico vacation tour when you visit Cozumel. You can find other rich archaeological sites like Coba that is hidden in the lush jungle forest and has an authentic Mayan community, Tulum which is a beautiful walled fortress believed to be a main port of the Mayans, the Mayan astronomical observatory Castillo Real and the well-preserved San Gervasio which is a site dedicated to Ixchel deity of midwifery, fertility, medicine and weaving. Other places that should be in your list are water theme park Xel Ha, Xcaret that is known as Natures Sacred Paradise, the Chankanaab National Park, Playa Mia Grand Beach Park and the Punta Sur Ecological Park. Some other attractions for visitors are the water theme park Xel Ha, Xcaret which is called Natures Sacred Paradise, Chankanaab National Park, Playa Mia Grand Beach and the Punta Sur Ecological Park.
Things to do in Mexico City
It would take several Mexico vacations to fully explore Mexico City and enjoy the many activities and attractions in the worlds biggest city. More than a hundred museums await the museum enthusiasts such as the Archaeological Zone and Templo Mayor Museum. The heart of the city, the Zocalo, attracts you with its walking tour that will take you to interesting historical and modern attractions. There is the Chapultepec Park which attracts families with modern entertainment activities in this worlds largest park within the city. There are more than a dozen archaeological sites right within the city such as the splendid seven centuries old Aztec floating gardens of Xochimilco. There are so many adventure activities that you can indulge in Mexico such as a visit to the zoo, watching a thrilling bullfight, taking a chance on your favorite horse at the Hipodromo delas Americas Horse Track or just simply go mountain biking, trekking or white water rafting. All these and so much more are things you should include in your Mexico vacation to get the most fun.
The Wonders of Mazatlan
Long stretches of beautiful palm-lined beaches are guaranteed to lure visitors to the Gold Coast of Mexico and the city of Mazatlan. Just like many places in Mexico, Mazatlan is an interesting combination of history, culture and adventure. In old Mazatlan, you can take a stroll in the citys second oldest plaza, Plazuela Machado and light a candle at the citys famed cathedral with its twin towers. A refreshing start or end of your day is a stroll along the malecon or promenade which is Mexicos most scenic walkway along the oceanfront lined with palm trees that connects the old part of Mazatlan with the vibrant zona dorada or resort area. The villages of Concordia, Copala and Cosala with its beautiful handcrafted furniture and ceramic and clay handicrafts is located on the Sierra Madre Mountains and forms part of the countryside tours. Isla de Chivos or Goat Island, Isla de Pajaros or Bird Island and Isla de Venados or Deer Island are the trademark islands of Mazatlan with fine sand beaches. The passionate side of Mexico of Mexico is very much evident in Mazatlan.
Find the best sites and attractions when you go on your Mexico Vacations. Plan early and make your very cheap flights one that is worth remembering.