10 best destinations of Mexico

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Waterfalls in Chiapas

Mexico has an immense variety of interesting destinations and fascinating attractions, such as the capital Mexico City, the northern cacti, the Caribbean coast and the Yucatán peninsula.

Caribbean Riviera Maya
Caribbean Riviera Maya

Caribbean Riviera Maya

Riviera Maya, the beautiful coastline along the Caribbean Sea on the Yucatán Peninsula, with its palm-lined sandy beaches, lovely natural parks, mysterious Mayan temples and unusual underground waterways for bathing and snorkeling. Cancun and the Riviera Maya is a very popular destination, especially for beach holidays.

Mayan city of Chechen Itza
Mayan city of Chechen Itza

Mayan city of Chichen Itza

The Kukulkan pyramid is the symbol of the Mayan city of Chichén Itzá. The ruins are one of the major attractions on a tour of southern Mexico on the Yucatan Peninsula. In 2007, Chichén Itzá was elected one of the new 7 wonders of the world. Especially impressive is the visit during the day and night matches on March 21st and September 21st.

Mayan site Tulum on the Caribbean
Mayan site Tulum on the Caribbean

Mayan site Tulum on the Caribbean

The unique location on the Riviera Maya with the turquoise sea in the background, combined with the architectural abilities of the aborigines, make the Mayan site of Tulum one of the most visited attractions in Yucatán and throughout Mexico.

Beach vacation in Cancun
Beach vacation in Cancun

Beach vacation in Cancun

Cancun is one of the most popular travel destinations in Mexico and a sought-after holiday destination. The Caribbean feeling with crystal clear waters and fine sandy beaches is irresistible. In front of Cancun’s Caribbean coast, the huge coral reef invites you to dive and snorkel, award-winning restaurants and lively nightlife with trendy clubs and bars provide the best in entertainment, while the luxurious beach hotels enchant with their comfort.

San Cristobal de las Casas in Chiapas
San Cristobal de las Casas in Chiapas

San Cristobal de las Casas in Chiapas

Whitewashed houses with red roofs from the historic center of San Cristobel de las Casas, high in the cloud forest of Chiapas. The bustling town is also a kind of capital and important trading center of the indigenous Mayan people living in the surrounding mountains.

Lagoons and waterfalls in Chiapas
Lagoons and waterfalls in Chiapas

Lagoons and waterfalls in Chiapas

The waterfalls of Agua Azul, appropriately named for the clear blue waters, are among the top tourist attractions in the state of Chiapas. The river forms many natural pools, which invite you to swim and swim. Not far from Agua Azul are an idyllic spot in the jungle of Chiapas with the waterfall Misol-Ha.

Sumidero Canyon in Chiapas
Sumidero Canyon in Chiapas

Sumidero Canyon in Chiapas

One of the natural attractions in Chiapas is the National Park Cañón del Sumidero, which can be explored by boat. The over 1000 m deep gorge was once in the selection of the new 7 wonders of nature.

State of Oaxaca
State of Oaxaca

State of Oaxaca

Oaxaca is one of the most pristine regions in Mexico. The indigenous people live their traditions and take pride in the heritage of their ancestors, the culture of the Mixtecs and Zapotecs with the archaeological sites of Monte Albán, Mitla, and Yagul.