Mexico is a popular option for anyone who wants to enjoy a HOT Holiday in the sun, with top class beaches and the opportunity to embrace ancient history and cultures helping to provide a top class experience for overseas visitors.

Located on the fringes of the Caribbean, Mexico benefits from fantastic weather for much of the year, which is part of the reason why a holiday to Mexican soil holds such appeal.

Okay so there is a wet season – that runs from May through to September – where there is a chance of encountering heavy showers but the temperatures will still be pushing into the high 20s during the middle of summer.

Things will cool off slightly in the winter (if mid-20s can be classed as cool) but with plenty of sun in the sky, it remains a fantastic time to visit Mexico if you want to avoid the showers.

The beaches are a major draw when it comes to a holiday in Mexico, particularly in the area around Cancun which is where you’ll find plenty of top quality resorts that sit alongside mile-upon-mile of golden sand.

If you are looking to simply relax, the there is plenty of opportunities to do that just alongside the inviting waters of the Caribbean, which are also suitable for a range of watersports for those who have a desire to stay active.

But it’s not just the Caribbean Coast that will attract the beach lovers, with the Pacific Coast being just as rewarding but perhaps slightly quieter.

You don’t just have to think about the beaches when you consider a holiday in Mexico however, with the country being home to a myriad of impressive historical sites that go back thousands of years.

Head deep into the jungle and you can spend time exploring sites that have an important part to play in the history of the Mayan, Inca and Aztec people – with Mexico being something of a melting pot when it comes to embracing ancient civilizations.

When you add into the mix fantastic Mexican cuisine, the opportunity to swing your hips to salsa music until the early hours and to sample tequila with the locals, it isn’t hard to see why you’d do well to consider Mexico for a holiday in the sun.

  • Destination Info
  • Currency: Mexican Peso
  • Language: Mexican

Hit the beach in Cancun

Cancun is a fantastic option if you want to embrace the beach lifestyle during a trip to Mexico, with more than 20km of golden sand that runs alongside the Caribbean Sea. Lie back and enjoy the sun or take part in a range of different water-based activities before hitting the bars for an evening packed with entertainment.

Mayan Culture

You can’t pay a visit to Mexico and not spend some time exploring the culture of the Maya people. Arguably the main attraction is the archaeological site of Chichén Itzá, which is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is one of the most visited attractions anywhere in Mexico.

Los Arcos National Marine Park

Anyone who loves taking to the water will enjoy the chance to spend some time in the Los Arcos National Marine Park just to the south of Puerto Vallarta on the Pacific Coast. The small islands that sit off the coast can be explored on a boat trip, whilst there are various reefs where divers can spent time checkout the marinelife.

Cozumel

Cozumel is an island that is located off the coast of Mexico near to Playa del Carmen. Popular with tourists, Cozumel is something of a haven for diving and snorkeling around the reefs that lie off the coast, whilst there are also ruins that date back to Maya times that are worth exploring.

Explore underground

The area around the Caribbean coast of Mexico is home to various different cave networks for those who want to enjoy a mystical trip underground. Rio Secreto and Cenote Chaak Tun are just two places where you can swim in underground caverns and explore impressive geological features deep below the surface.

Jungle Canopy Tour

If you are looking for a unique experience to enjoy in Puerto Vallarta then why not head into the jungle to visit some of the top zip lines in Mexico? Take a ride on a special buggy before heading into the canopy of the forest for a high-speed trip through the trees. You can also tackle natural waterslides and even have a ride in a skydiving simulator.