Although there are countless destinations to choose from for your next vacation, Mexico should be a top contender considering its vast diversity of natural beauty, climates, activities, food and drinks, flora and fauna, not to mention the tremendous value you will find traveling there. With some research, you are sure to experience a fantastic vacation that will delight your senses, no matter what your interests may be.
Here are some great reasons why you should visit Mexico on Vacation:
From snow-capped mountains to lush jungles, Mexico offers an incredibly diverse landscape to explore. Whether you want to lounge in the sun on a beach along the pristine coastline, rappel down a waterfall, tour underground caves or kayak down a river, your journey of relaxation or adventure will be set amidst some of the most stunning natural landscapes in the world.
Boasting more than 1,000 bird species, 1,500 mammal, amphibian and reptile species and over 30,000 plant species, Mexico is one of the World’s Top 5 most bio-diverse countries on the planet. Mexico is the destination for many animal migrations including awe-inspiring whale sharks, gorgeous Monarch butterflies and magnificent gray whales.
The Mexican people are known to be extremely friendly, making a point to ensure visitors feel welcome. The country has a rich cultural history and its people are still proud to maintain the customs and traditions of their ancestors which include the ancient civilizations of the Aztecs, Maya and Olmecs with over 60 surviving indigenous languages still spoken. Plus, the breathtaking architecture and bustling performance art scenes found within many major cities will have you looking at Mexico in a whole new light.
UNESCO World Heritage Sites
Impressively, Mexico contains more UNESCO World Heritage Sites than any other country in the Americas. Some of the world’s richest archaeological sites are found here as well, including thousands of ruins and pyramids, most notably located near Mexico City and Tulum. Visiting one of these awe-inspiring sites will allow you to truly grasp the artistry, vision and engineering that went into designing and building them.
Value & Convenience
Visiting Mexico offers great value for your money. In addition to options which range from very affordable to opulent luxury for everything from food to lodging, the current exchange to pesos will allow you to enjoy even more bang for your buck. With over 50 international airports located throughout the country, flying to Mexico has never been more convenient, especially now with the availability of so many direct flights, which equals less travel hassle and more time to enjoy at your destination.
An Explosion of Flavor
From taco vendors on the street to Michelin-starred restaurants, Mexico is home to truly incredible cuisine. Highlighting the rich diversity found throughout the country, each region has its own distinct flavors and techniques, yet the food is consistently focused on quality and freshness no matter where you are. Mexico’s cuisine is so impressive, in fact, that it was recently awarded World Heritage Status by UNESCO, the first recipient of its kind. Tequila and mezcal, the perfect spirits to accompany the spectacular local flavors, are Mexico’s pride and joy and deserve your attention as well.