Mexico is a Central American luxury holiday hotspot with a
little something for everyone; it is cloaked in jungle, ancient
Mayan ruins, temples, tropical beaches, bustling cities, volcanic
mountains, deserts and crystal clear waters.
Aside from the popularity of Cancun and Playa del Carmen as
Mexico's party destinations of choice, the Yucatan
Peninsula is perfect for those looking for a luxury holiday
combining beach and culture, with swathes of white sand, turquoise
Caribbean waters and ancient Mayan ruins peppered along the Riviera
Maya coastline. Diving is also fantastic in this part of
As well as picturesque colonial towns and the vast and vibrant
metropolis of Mexico City, the states of Oaxaca and
Chiapas offer one of the most culturally diverse experiences a
luxury holiday in Mexico can produce. Located between the Caribbean
and Pacific coasts and to the south of Mexico City, Oaxaca is
undoubtedly Mexico's creative hub and Chiapas is brimming with
archaeological and natural wonders.
Baja California is high on Mexico's north-western tip
and just south of San Diego and Los Angeles and is home to
luxurious hotels, dramatic coastline and adventurous watersports.
The Baja peninsula particularly draws travellers in with its
stunning landscapes where the desert meets the sea, oh and its
glorious sunshine. The West also boasts the Pacific
Coast which has world class hotels and is great for diving,
whale watching and more importantly superb surfing. True tan
afficionados won't shy away from the glowing beaches here
The inner cowboy/girl in you may enjoy venturing to the plunging
canyons of Northern Mexico to explore Copper
Canyon, which is four times the size of the Grand Canyon and no
less stunning. This is a real adventure playground for hiking, zip
lining and biking. A Copper Canyon tour would also combine
perfectly with a jaunt to the Baja peninsula.
Mexico is a truly diverse country, with landscapes ranging from
the deserts and rugged mountain ranges of the north, to the
tropical jungles and white-sand beaches of the Caribbean coast, as
well as a vast array of attractions for travellers of all
There's a lot to choose from, and the Original Travel Latin
America team have been to Mexico several times on research trips,
so they can discuss what might work best for your particular
requirements on your luxury holiday to Mexico.