Best Places to visit in Mexico | Top Destinations in Mexico.

Posted on November 12, 2022 by

Playa del Carmen


It’s one of the up and coming places— you will find the hippest scene here at Playa del Carmen, or just Playa, it is one of the charms of the entire Yucatán Peninsula. If you are looking for lively bars, or just to have a sip of a cuppa at a chic cafés, it is here at Playa. You get timeshares, as well as all inclusive resorts that are open all across the city. Another interesting factor is the large expat community of Playa that has been growing ever since 1900s, they sure do have their influences on local Playa culture and flavor.

Things To Do:

  • Just relax, under the sun in absolute leisure of swimming in the crystal clear waters of the ocean.
  • Your nights will be spent on drinks and dance in the nightclubs until the sun decides to come up. If you like party, Playa is the place to be.

2. Tulum

view of beachside

If you are a beach person and looking for the perfect choice for a sand and sea holiday and finally land in Mexico, where to go? Go for Tulum, here you get to have the choices of some of the best beaches in this geography, Mexico’s best beach holiday destinations! Explore the sugar sand beaches and the mystical turquoise water. But that’s not all, there’s much more. Do add this on your Mexico beach destinations list.

Things To Do:

  • Visit those numerous breathtaking cenotes that you can find around Tulum
  • If you are into diving and snorkeling, there are ample sites and opportunities, dive in.
  • You can check out the beautiful nature reserves and there are fun water parks too.
  • There are street art shows and so much more.

3. Isla Cozumel


If you are in Playa and want to escape the crowded bit, come to the island Cozumel, it is just off Playa del Carmen. The island has an international fame, it also happens to be one of the best scuba diving spots in the entire western hemisphere. The island oozes of its rare and natural charm, the crystal clear waters and the varied and vast marine life.

Things To Do:

  • Diving and snorkeling.
  • Swim in the crystal clear waters
  • Explore the variety of its marine life.
  • There are deserted beaches outside tourist zones and wild natural parks with stunning scenery.

4. Izamal


The unique city of Izamal and one of the best places to visit in Southern Mexico has its own charm, it looks back at you and it will keep on resonating in your memory. There is a nick name for the town, it’s called “Ciudad Amarilla” (Yellow City), and it truly is. Literally, every single building in this town has painted itself yellow. It’s a truly yellow city.

Things To Do:

  • The colonial charm of the city is enough to turn your frown upside down.
  • But if not, then we have for you ancient Mayan ruins and that’s in the middle of the city will. If you at least have a day in Merida, visit this colonial city.

5. Mazatlán

Mazatlán in Mexico

The next in your itinerary is Mazatlán. The town was once famous during the mid-20th century. Its 20 km stretching sandy beaches are something that has always attracted tourists. And it is now once again raised to its lost glory owing to its historical site.

Things To Do:

  • Visit the historic sites
  • Checkout the educational museums
  • Relax in the golden beaches.
  • But avoid staying too long at Zona Dorada (Golden Zone) which is the hotel strip in Mazatlán. The prices are exorbitantly high for no reason.
  • You can visit Viejo Mazatlán (Old Mazatlán), things are reasonable here and the pace of life is slower and her you can find the true essence of the Mexican culture more vividly.

6. Acapulco


It was once the most famous so-to destination of Mexico. The spot rose to its height of glory before the 1950s, before the popularity of the two cities, Cancún and Ixtapa. It was then all about Acapulco. This was the playground of Fran Sinatra John F. Kennedy and Elizabeth Taylor, even Elvis Presley. Then the spree of violence tarnished the reputation of the city.

Things To Do:

  • The beautiful beaches of Acapulco are now absolutely safe to visit. The violence is subsided entirely and Acapulco is evolving again as a popular destination.
  • Enjoy the nightlife here, plan a spring break here.
  • Check out the bustling waterfront walkway and the exquisite international cuisine that you get to taste here.

7. Guadalajara

Guadalajara in Mexico

It is considered to be the second largest city of Mexico with an abundance of museums and cultural spots that aims at preserving the Mexican cultural history. So, if you’re a history buff, you must add this place to your itinerary.

Things To Do:

  • It is the land of both mariachi and tequila, try it.
  • It’s of no surprise that Guadalajara has some of the best nightlife in Mexico, explore it.

8. Los Cabos

mountain rocks and sea

In Los Cabos, the desert joins hands with the sea and the sun here shines 350 days a year! The municipal authority is build out of two of the towns—Cabo San Lucas and San José del Cabo and the conjoining Resort Corridor lies between the two.

Things To Do:

  • It’s the ultimate destination for a seaside escape.
  • It’s perfect for surfers and divers
  • The town is also famous for it’s the golf and sport fishing practices.

9. Mexico City

Mexico City

Finally it’s time for the royal Mexico city. The city is now in its big transformation period and we can see huge international brands lining up the streets of Mexico city. The urban landscape is finally coming back to life with restaurants and rapidly emerging cultural scene. It’s the heaven for foodies and hipsters. If you are a history lover visit the numerous museums that offers glimpses through the history of this city.

If you find yourself in Mexico now, you know your way around. So, make a plan and explore the Mexican culture after you go for a bottoms up with that tequila on your international trip with TravelTriangle!

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