If you ask those that have visited parts of Mexico to tell you the best Mexican vacation destination, it is likely that you will get a variety of answers. That is because everyone of the vacation destinations in this country are top-class and offer a myriad of attractions and activities geared to suit the interests of a wide variety of visitors.
Cabo San Lucas was once a tranquil fishing village and a haven for pirates. Today it is a popular resort and sees many tourists each year. It is not a heavily populated area with a total population of about 40,000. It is located on the southernmost tip of the Baja California peninsula and enjoys a great climate with temperatures that remain stable all year long at about 78? There are many beaches, such as the main beach of Playa Medano if you love people watching or a quiet beach such as that of Playa del Amor, which means Lover’s beach. There are also many little coves where you can be completely alone. The sportfishing experience is one of the best in the world and there is a wealth of water sports available. Enjoy golfing, horseback riding and dine at some of the best restaurants with world-renowned chefs.
Mexico City will provide you with the ultimate in numerous pre-Columbia historic sites. This is one of the largest and most densely populated cities in the world where it is a thrill to simply watch the traffic. Take a walking tour of the city starting at the Chapultepec Woods and visit the many museums along the route, such as the Anthropological National Museum and the Museum of Modern Art. La Feria is the oldest amusement park in the city and Los Pinos is the official residence of the president of the country. Shop in the affluent Polanco district where the malls are truly exquisite. Visit Templo Mayor to see the origins of Mexican culture and spend a day meandering the cobblestone streets of the Coyoacan District where there are gardens, quaint stores and many restaurants.
The resort town of Acapulco has been featured in many films and is famed for its beauty along the Pacific Coast. It is the ideal vacation destination if you want to stroll around the town. Cliff diving at night is one of the most popular attractions as is a visit to the Fuerte de San Diego that once provide protection against the pirates that roamed the coast. The Zona Dorada area has been compared to Sunset Boulevard and contains a large number of exclusive shops, if shopping is on your list of things to do. The sandy beaches have cabanas you can rent if you want to spend the day swimming in the ocean or engaging in the many watersports along the beach. The resort hotels offer all kinds of amenities, from multiple pools to exotic gardens and opportunities to play golf and tennis.
Puerta Vallarta is another popular destination as are the many resort towns along the Yucatan Peninsula. Wherever you do decide to spend your vacation in Mexico, it will be one that you will remember for the rest of your life.