Rich culture, pristine beaches, elegant landscapes and lively music best explain Mexico as a holiday destination. But if you are still wondering why you should make holiday plans, book flights and visit this beautiful country, we have got six more interesting reasons for you.
Whale Watching Paradise
Sea of Cortez, located off the coast of Baja, California is the hotspot for whale watching in Mexico. Grey whales, humpback whales, blue whales and many more types of marine mammals and fish species gather here during the mating season. Take a boat off to St. Ignacio lagoon or further down the beautiful Pacific Coast and you will see a number of different whales. Most of the Pacific Coast is host to a number of water adventure sports.
Partying in Cancun
When it comes to sun, sand and parties, Cancun becomes a tough place to beat. You can choose to party at various luxurious resorts, nightclubs or simply get high and shake a leg at Cancun’s glamorous beach parties. Night clubs are usually full of young tourists and locals grooving on the enticing tunes played by the famous DJs. This city’s partying spirit is so intense that it at times becomes tough to differentiate between its day and nightlife!
33 World Heritage Sites
7,000 years old rock paintings in Sierra de San Francisco, the historic centre of Xochimilco and Mexico City, the town of Guanajuato, Uxmal and 29 other world heritage sites await travellers looking for a peek inside Mexico’s culture and history. UNESCO stats show that Mexico has more number of world heritage sites than any other country in the continent.
The Island of Dolls
The island of dolls is an accidental yet one of the most visited tourist attractions in Mexico. Based on a haunted story told by the family that runs the island as a tourist attraction, hundreds of travellers flock here to hang dolls on the trees. The prevailing legend says that a young girls’ ghost still haunts the hanging dolls at night. Locals claim to have heard the dolls whispering in nights. Dare to go?
A Walk in the Capital City
A stroll down the Plaza Luis Cabrera, Colonia Condesa or Furu Cultural Mujam will help you explore marvels of hidden street art in Mexico’s capital, Mexico City. Avenida Francisco Sosa, Amsterdam, Calle Regina, Calle Madero and San Angel are the best streets and places to visit on foot. You can also explore historic centre and Coyoacan market for shopping. A lot of street food parlours located here serve authentic Mexican Tacos and Chiptole.
There cannot be a better place to visit the ancient Mayan structures than Mexico. Located at a 2 hour drive from the Cancun City is Chichen Itza. This ancient Mayan site consists of a multitude of architectural marvels including the brilliant El Castillo Pyramid, the magnificently built ancient observatory and the temple of the Warriors. El Ray, Ek Balam and Tulum are other famous ancient Mayan sites in Mexico.