Holiday Activities in Mexico

Whether you fancy jungle trekking in and around Mayan ruins, surfing the Mexican coastline, diving along the stunning stretches of barrier reef or paddling your way through the vivid waters of the Baja Peninsula, you won't be short of things to do.

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Teotihuacan Pyramids

Central America & Cuba > Mexico > Mexico City

Near to Mexico City lies the unmissable - and enormous - pre-Aztec site of San Juan Teotihuacán. Read more

Gastronomy in Mexico City

Central America & Cuba > Mexico > Mexico City

Mexican cuisine was added to the intangible UNESCO World Heritage list back in 2010, therefore it seems only right that whilst exploring the capital city, one should indulge in all manner of Mexican gastronomic delights. Read more

Art Tours in Mexico City

Central America & Cuba > Mexico > Mexico City

As the birthplace of the legendary feminist artist Frida Kahlo, there is understandably a vibrant and creative artistic presence within Mexico City. The city is peppered with galleries and workshops, and new examples of street art appear almost daily. Read more

Historical Mexico City

Central America & Cuba > Mexico > Mexico City

Mexico has a history almost as colourful as its fabrics, art and cuisine, and the capital city has played a vital role over the years, through rapid growth and Aztec-Spaniard rebellions. Read more

San Juan de Chamula

Central America & Cuba > Mexico > Oaxaca & Chiapas

The fairly banal (in comparison) exterior does not prepare you for the surreal goings-on inside, and to see it really is to believe it. Read more

Yaxchilan & Bonampak

Central America & Cuba > Mexico > Oaxaca & Chiapas

Gaining access to the Yaxchilan site is notoriously difficult, meaning very few visitors make the trip. However we have had a word with our Mexican friends, and have managed to pull a few strings… Read more

Gastronomy in Oaxaca

Central America & Cuba > Mexico > Oaxaca & Chiapas

Mexican cuisine was recently granted UNESCO World Heritage status, making this the first national cuisine to merit such exalted eminence. We’re yet to hear how the French have reacted to this slight, but while we wait, head to Mexico’s epicurean epicentre, Oaxaca. Read more

Arts & Crafts in Oaxaca

Central America & Cuba > Mexico > Oaxaca & Chiapas

Forget the food (OK, ignore that) - Oaxaca is also Mexico’s craft capital. We can arrange visits to artisanal villages such as Teotitlan del Valle where you will see local craftsmen in action and learn how they weave carpets using natural plant and animal dyes to create the unmistakably colourful... Read more

Day of the Dead Celebrations

Central America & Cuba > Mexico > Oaxaca & Chiapas

The Day of the Dead festival takes place from Halloween until the night of the 2nd November, and this most Mexican of events is best experienced in Oaxaca. Read more

Mayan Ruins of Monte Alban

Central America & Cuba > Mexico > Oaxaca & Chiapas

Dating back to 500BC, the impressive Mayan ruins of Monte Albán lie just 6 miles from the city of Oaxaca, and so are a must-visit in our humble opinion. Read more

Palenque

Central America & Cuba > Mexico > Oaxaca & Chiapas

Located on the western edge of the Mayan empire within the state of Chiapas, the ancient and UNESCO protected site of Palenque is one of the most outstanding, and well preserved archaeological sites in the region. Read more

Tulum

Central America & Cuba > Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula

Tulum was a site of huge importance between 1000 and 1600 AD, and something of a haven for the elite of the Mayan world. Read more

Chichén Itzá

Central America & Cuba > Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula

The ruins of Chichén Itzá are on the UNESCO World Heritage list and the site was crowned one of the New Seven Wonders of the World in 2007. Read more

Mayan Ruins in Yucatan

Central America & Cuba > Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula

The Yucatan area has numerous sites with Mayan ruins. While some sites cover vast areas and have been well preserved or restored others are much smaller and have suffered over the years. Many of the sites still have vast areas that are yet to be excavated and explored. Read more

Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve

Central America & Cuba > Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula

Covering around 1.3million acres the Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve is the largest protected area in the Mexican Caribbean. Read more

Swimming with Whale Sharks

Central America & Cuba > Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula

Ever swum with Whale Sharks? No? Well now is your chance... Read more

Day at a Cenote

Central America & Cuba > Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula

Cenotes (natural limestone sinkholes) come in different forms from the ‘open’ cenotes that can be found at ground level to the ‘semi-abierto’ cenotes that are half open and half in caves, accessible through small openings leading to chambers filled with stalactites and stalagmites. Read more

Sea Kayaking & Whale Watching at La Paz

Central America & Cuba > Mexico > Baja California

Paddle your way around the vivid waters of the Baja Peninsula, camping on pristine beaches by night and spotting wildlife by day. Read more

Surfing lessons at Los Cerritos Beach

Central America & Cuba > Mexico > Baja California

Surfing lessons at Los Cerritos Beach is a great place for both surf aficionados and those who want to try their hand at it. Read more

Camping on Espiritu Santo Island

Central America & Cuba > Mexico > Baja California

This is a great place for those looking for an outdoor adventure, as it is likely to remain undeveloped having been sold to the Mexican government in 2003. Read more

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