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 Mexico.
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 either.
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 tastes.
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.