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Top 5 Vacation Hot-Spots in Mexico: Arriba!

Posted by NJ on 14 November 2011

Looking to book a vacation to Mexico this year but don't know where to go? While all of Mexico is a vacation playground for most avid travelers, there are some top places that are among the most popular and chosen annually as a destination getaway. Mexico will always attract travelers from all over the world and we have narrowed down the best places in Mexico to visit. Here are the top 5 places to visit in Mexico. Arriba!

#1: Cancun

This hot-spot attracts over 4 million tourists every year and will always be one of the top visited places in Mexico. Famous for its vibrant nightlife, glorious silky white beaches, busy hotel zone, lush theme parks and phenomenal shopping opportunities, Cancun is much-adored. Visitors to the area can enjoy tours and excursions to Mayan ruins such as Chichen Itza, cultural festivities and jungle trips. If you like the hustle and bustle of commercial tourist areas, this is the place to be. A word to the wise though. If you want to avoid Spring Break madness and partying teenagers, avoid booking your Cancun vacation in March.

#2: Cozumel

The beautiful island paradise of Cozumel is world-famous for its reef excursions, deep sea fishing, top dive spots and white sandy beaches. It is extremely popular with avid scuba divers and snorkelers and the island has numerous opportunities for various other water sport activities.  It is the perfect escape to avoid the crowds of Cancun, but still a place where there are great shopping markets, nightly entertainment fun and natural park excursion opportunities. It may be a smaller island, but it is still extremely popular for its busy marina and port.

#3: Puerto Vallarta

This area is still one of the most popular vacation destinations in Mexico and attracts an abundance of excited tourists every year. With its luxury 5-star resorts, sport fishing, lush jungle, canopy tours, dolphin swims, zip lines, rock climbing excursions, scuba diving opportunities and beautiful sun-kissed beaches, Puerto Vallarta remains famous with travelers across the globe.

#4: Manzanillo

This Mexico hot-spot remains famous with travelers and is always the perfect getaway to enjoy authentic Mexican cultural experiences, sandy smooth world-famous golden beaches, volcano tours, scuba diving fun and surfing. Situated in the Colima state, Manzanillo provides tourists with numerous luxury resorts and spas, vacation villas, sport fishing festivities and marine life viewing opportunities.

#5: Playa Del Carmen

This beautiful coastal town is at the heart of the Riviera Maya and is extremely famous for its stunning white sandy beaches and picturesque turquoise-blue ocean views. This is an area to escape the hustle and bustle of busy Cancun and where visitors can enjoy some rest and rejuvenation. Referred to as ‘Playa’ by many of the locals, this area is inviting and offers a warm Mexican welcome. Visitors will discover a slew of top-notch hotels, sporting activities, Mayan ruin excursions and authentic Mexican restaurants to satisfy any taste bud.

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