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Reasons to Visit

From pristine Caribbean and Pacific beaches, to rugged mountains, canyon railways of the interior, dense jungle, fresh water cenotes and Mayan ruins of the Yucatan; all of these combine to create one of Latin America's most fascinating countries.

Close your eyes and think of Mexico and what comes to mind?

Pristine white sandy beaches, lapped by turquoise green waters and fringed by languid palm trees lazily swaying in the warm afternoon breeze? It's what tempts visitors from far and wide, but venture inland and experience a country with a fascinating history, with extraordinary Mayan and Aztec ruins, and where sleepy hillside colonial era towns are brought to life by bustling markets.

At the heart of the country is a buzzing capital city, rich in contemporary art and with a burgeoning street food scene. The resorts of Mexico's Yucatán Peninsula are among the best in the world, miles upon miles of unspoilt beaches; beyond the magnificent coastline, lies a remarkable country waiting to be explored.

We invite you to browse our selection of escorted Mexico holidays below. These itineraries aim to showcase the best of the country, based on our first-hand experiences and those of our travellers over time. All can be tweaked to suit your personal interests and aims - please call us to discuss your trip and ask us your questions.

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Need some help with your trip? Victoria Silva has travelled extensively across Mexico and can help with his knowledge and expertise of the attractions and services available.

Colonial Heritage

Exploring the charming hillside towns and cities of Central Mexico is the best way to get to know a very different side to the country.

Mayan Archaeology

Visiting Mexico’s collection of astonishing Mayan ruins is the best way to understand the culture and social customs of this fascinating civilisation.

Beaches

Mexico is synonymous with its Caribbean and Pacific beaches, undoubtedly some of the best in the world. Whether you prefer luxurious resorts or isolated islands, you’ll be spoilt for choice.

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Where to Visit in Mexico
Popular locations and hidden gems

Chichen Itza

Chichen Itza is a world-famous Mayan archaeological site in the Yucatan Peninsula, it is remarkably well-preserved.

Tulum

Tulum is an ancient Mayan village surrounded by a defensive wall, perched on 15m high cliffs overlooking the sea.

Playa del Carmen

With Caribbean beaches and lively night-life, Playa del Carmen is a great place to relax at the end of your trip.

Riviera Maya

Secluded beaches and crystal-clear waters define the Riviera Maya, home to some of the Yucatan's best beach resorts.

Cancún

Cancun is a popular Caribbean resort and is also the main airport for international flights into the Yucatan.

Holbox

Holbox is a quiet island off the coast of northern Yucatan, an oasis of peace with an abundance of natural attractions.

Isla Mujeres

Across the bay from Cancun, Isla Mujeres is great for strolling between quiet beaches and enjoying stunning sunsets.

Merida

Mérida is the capital of the Yucatan, a vibrant city with Mayan and colonial heritage, surrounded by sisal haciendas.

Campeche

Campeche is Mexico's only walled city, with colourful Spanish architecture, imposing forts and old cobbled streets.

Chicanná & Calakmul

These lesser visited Mayan archaeological sites are located close together in dense jungle, in the state of Campeche.

Celestún

On the coast of the Gulf of Mexico, Celestún's large nature reserve is home to thousands of pink flamingos.

Uxmal

Buried deep in tropical rainforest, Uxmal's large and impressive ruins are noted for their distinctive Puuc style.

Valladolid

Valladolid is a pleasant colonial city, a great base from which to explore the northern Yucatan away from the crowds.

Haciendas of the Yucatan

Explore the Yucatan from a traditional hacienda, steeped in colonial heritage and set within extensive gardens.

Palenque

Set amid jungle in Chiapas State, the Palenque ruins show some of the highest levels of Mayan craftmanship in Mexico.

San Cristobal & Sumidero Canyon

San Cristóbal is nestled in a fertile valley in south-east Mexico, amid pine forests, farmland and mountains.

Tehuantepec

Tehuantepec links Oaxaca with San Cristobal, via the dry isthmus and lush mountains of the Chiapas state.

Oaxaca

Oaxaca is an artistic city in south Mexico, noted for its indigenous culture, colonial heritage and Zapotec ruins.

Mexico City

Mexico's capital is dynamic and cosmopolitan, with huge Aztec pyramids and hillside colonial towns nearby.

Taxco & Cuernavaca

These nearby attractive colonial cities offer a year-round temperate climate and easy access from the capital.

Queretaro

Querataro is a popular starting or finishing point for those seeking to explore the colonial cities of central Mexico.

Puebla

Close to Mexico City, laid-back Puebla offers exquisite cuisine and an abundance of impressive colonial architecture.

San Miguel de Allende

San Miguel is a beautiful city, close to the capital, with classic colonial buildings and a towering cathedral.

Puerto Vallarta

This laid-back resort town is surrounded by lush mountains, golden beaches and the warm Pacific ocean.

Costa Careyes

Costa Careyes is an exclusive private resort, with an unspoiled eight-mile-stretch of idyllic Pacific Coast.

Manzanillo

Manzanillo's miles of peaceful pristine golden beaches are some of the most beautiful on the Pacific coast.

Zihuatanejo

Laid-back Zihuatenejo is beloved for the pristine beaches of its bay, well-protected from open ocean.

Acapulco

Acapulco is a lively and glamorous resort city on the Pacific coast, with an array of attractions and activities.

Baja California

Baja California is best known for its Grey whale-watching, as thousands migrate each January to its Pacific shores.

Copper Canyon

The Copper Canyon in north-west Mexico offers some of its most breathtaking landscapes, best explored by train.

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