Mexico Holidays

Mexico Holidays

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A popular long haul destination with plenty to offer, Mexico welcomes beach lovers, revellers, history buffs, families and couples alike. From mysterious, ancient ruins, to world class beaches such as Playa del Carmen, you are sure to be won over by the sights and delicious smells of this vital, dazzling country.

Beaches
Mexico’s sandy beaches are the picture of paradise, whether you want to dip your toes in the South Pacific or relax on the shores of the Gulf of Mexico. Consider Playa del Carmen for a beach that has it all: stunning views, plenty to do and a tropical, laidback atmosphere.

Food & Drink
Spice up your life at Mexico’s street stalls and restaurants with tortas, tacos, tostadas and more filled with beans, colourful veg and flavourful meat. Fresh seafood, including shrimp and octopus cocktails, is abundant in coastal regions, and for a health kick be sure to visit jugerías stands for fruit juices and salads. To sample the country’s alcohol try a cerveza (Mexican beer), cerveza clara for a lighter option, or the celebrated spirit, tequila.

Culture
With a rich culture to match its rich history, Mexico offers enough vibrant and diverse Latin American music, salsa dancing, festivals and sport to keep every holidaymaker happy. For a true slice of local culture why not head to a Lucha Libre wrestling match or try your hand at a game of pelota vasca.

Nightlife
From larger than life nightclub venues such as Coco Bongo in Cancun, to intimate salsa dancing clubs, Mexico after dark will ensure that the night of your life carries on until the sun comes up.

Important Information
Flight Time: 10.5 hours
Time Difference: +6hr
Currency: Mexican peso
Official Language: Spanish

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Top Mexico Hotels

The Pyramid Luxury at Grand Oasis

Cancun Hotel Zone, Riviera Maya, Mexico

Oasis Palm

Cancun Hotel Zone, Riviera Maya, Mexico

Grand Oasis Palm

Cancun Hotel Zone, Riviera Maya, Mexico

Grand Riviera Princess

Playa Del Carmen, Riviera Maya, Mexico

Grand Oasis Cancun

Cancun Hotel Zone, Riviera Maya, Mexico

Sandos Cancun Lifestyle Resort - Adults Recommended

Cancun Hotel Zone, Riviera Maya, Mexico

Iberostar Cancun

Cancun Hotel Zone, Riviera Maya, Mexico

Cancun Bay Resort

Cancun Hotel Zone, Riviera Maya, Mexico

Royalton Riviera Cancun Resort and Spa

Puerto Morelos, Riviera Maya, Mexico

Royalton Suites Cancun

Cancun Hotel Zone, Riviera Maya, Mexico

Oh! The Urban Oasis - Adults Only

Cancun Downtown, Riviera Maya, Mexico

The Fives Azul Beach Resort Playa del Carmen

Playa Del Carmen, Riviera Maya, Mexico

Solymar Cancun Beach Resort

Cancun Hotel Zone, Riviera Maya, Mexico

Marriott Cancun Resort

Cancun Hotel Zone, Riviera Maya, Mexico

Temptation Resort & Spa - Adults Only

Cancun Hotel Zone, Riviera Maya, Mexico

Allegro Playacar

Playa Del Carmen, Riviera Maya, Mexico

Secrets Silversands - Adults Only

Puerto Morelos, Riviera Maya, Mexico

Live Aqua Cancun - Adults Only

Cancun Hotel Zone, Riviera Maya, Mexico

Golden Crown Paradise - Adults Only

Puerto Vallarta, Western Mexico, Mexico

Friendly Puerto Vallarta Beach Resort & Spa

Puerto Vallarta South, Western Mexico, Mexico

Villa del Palmar Flamingos Beach Resort & Spa

Puerto Vallarta, Western Mexico, Mexico

Villa Premiere Hotel & Spa

Puerto Vallarta, Western Mexico, Mexico

Riu Lupita

Playa Del Carmen, Riviera Maya, Mexico

Fairmont Mayakoba

Playa Del Carmen, Riviera Maya, Mexico

Ocean Maya by H10 - Adults Only

Playa Del Carmen, Riviera Maya, Mexico

Garza Blanca Preserve

Puerto Vallarta, Western Mexico, Mexico

Villa Del Palmar Cancun

Playa Mujeres, Riviera Maya, Mexico

Ocean Riviera Paradise Privilege

Playa Del Carmen, Riviera Maya, Mexico

Ocean Riviera Paradise Daisy Family Club

Playa Del Carmen, Riviera Maya, Mexico

Hotel Xcaret Mexico

Xcaret, Riviera Maya, Mexico

Mexico Weather

Mexico has a varied climate, with an average temperature of 22C in winter and 28C in summer. Its rainy season lasts from June to September, so this tropical destination is a great option for some winter sunshine.
Jan 22ºC
Feb 22ºC
Mar 22ºC
Apr 23ºC
May 25ºC
Jun 28ºC
Jul 28ºC
Aug 28ºC
Sep 28ºC
Oct 28ºC
Nov 25ºC
Dec 23ºC

Things To Do on Mexico Holidays

Día de Muertos
The Day of the Dead is an iconic festival that celebrates and honours the return of the dead, and Mexico’s streets become a colourful mass of sugar skulls and papier-mâché skeletons between 31st October and 2nd November. Head to downtown Cancun in particular to discover traditional performances, decorated altars and themed food.

Cozumel
Visit the island of Cozumel by boat, and experience white sandy beaches alongside an underwater kingdom of shallow reefs and marine life. It’s perfect for scuba diving and snorkelling, though the stunning seascapes can also be enjoyed from the comfort of a boat.

Cobá
Venture deep into the heart of the jungle and explore the Cobá Mayan ruins. Guided tours are offered on foot or by bicycle, and the tropical setting and atmosphere of adventure make this an experience not to be missed.

Museo Subacuático de Arte
An underwater world of artistic wonder, this museum consists of submerged sculptures and monuments that are just waiting to be explored by snorkelling, scuba diving or glass bottom boat. Each piece on display merges art with environmental aims, and is made from materials that encourage coral and other important sea life to flourish.

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Mexico Resorts

Playa del Carmen

Playa del Carmen

Playa del Carmen is located along the Caribbean Sea in the state of Quintana Roo in Mexico, which is home to palm-lined beaches, coral reefs and scuba…

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Puerto Vallarta

Puerto Vallarta

Often known as the San Francisco of Mexico, Puerto Vallarta is a colourful town on the country’s western Pacific coast. It attracts holidaymakers from…

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Riviera Maya

Riviera Maya

Riviera Maya is located on the northeast coast of the Yucatan Peninsula, in Mexico. Originally a small fishing village, the Riviera Maya has since bee…

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Cancun

Cancun

Famed for its white-sand beaches, hot weather and even hotter nightlife, Cancun is a Caribbean paradise bursting with Mexican charm. Whatever your hol…

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