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Mexico Holidays 2016

Mexico Holidays 2016

Magical Mexico

Vibrant cities, tropical jungles, jaw-dropping coastlines and a passion for fiestas.

Mexico holidays explode with all the infectious rhythms of its Caribbean coast, and soothe with the allure of its breath-taking beaches. To know Mexico is to love it – and we can bet you’ll never want to leave.

Mexico offers a truly magical holiday destination. From its Mayan mysticism and colourful culture, to its panoramic natural landscapes – this southern neighbour of the United States is sure to over-awe all who visit. With a trip to Mexico, you get what you give. Take the time to get under the skin of this incredible country, and you can be sure it’ll get under yours.


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Reasons to visit


Not sure whether to visit Mexico on your next holiday? Here are 11 weird and wonderful reasons why you need to travel to this beautiful country.

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  • Sights / Culture
  • Nature / Landscapes
  • Food & drink
  • Relaxation
  • Romance
  • Weddings / Honeymoons
  • Sights / Culture
  • Relaxation
  • Nature / Landscapes
  • Romance
  • Food & drink
  • Weddings / Honeymoons

Things to do

Top Attractions

You’ll never run out of things to do in Mexico, a country boasting extensive coastlines, unique cuisine, artistic and archaeological lures, amazing history, beautiful scenery and sunshine. As one of the most popular tourist destinations on the planet, it is important that Mexico has many strings to its bow.

Fantastic historic cities like Mexico CityGuadalajara and Monterrey will give you a great flavour of Mexican culture and food, archaeological sites like Chichen Itza, one of the New Seven Wonders of the World, and Teotihuacan display examples of Mexico’s previous occupants, while wonderful resorts like Acapulco and Cancun will allow you to enjoy all the delights of a coastal retreat.

Mexico’s attractions are vast and you’ll discover a variety of unique and exciting adventures to tailor to your every need.

Location Information


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Good to know

Language: Spanish

Currency: Mexican Peso

English speaking: English spoken

Local Time: GMT -6

Airports Information

Airport name: Cancún International Airport

Flight time: Approx 10hr

Distance to city centre: 12km

Transfer options: There are buses from the airport, with local stations in downtown Cancun and Playa del Carmen. Alternatively, book your transfers with us in advance.


(15th-17th Aug) Assumption of the Virgin Mary
Independence Day
(1st-31st Oct) Fiestas de Octubre (October Festivals)
Day of the Dead
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Sun, Sea and Sand

Mexico holidays offer endless opportunities for exploration and picking just one area to base yourself in will leave you spoilt for choice.

Renowned for its sun-kissed shoreline and unstoppable energy, Cancun is a perennial favourite for those looking for fun in the sun. Throw in a generous handful of contemporary hotels and luxurious complexes and you’ve got a beachside heaven that really knows how to have fun. Keen water-sports and scuba diving fans should head straight for Cozumel, with a colourful array of marine life just waiting to be discovered.

If you’d rather your holidays in Mexico had a touch of class, head straight to Playa del Carmen, the Yucatan Peninsula’s most glamourous city. Bustling with travellers looking for a dose of Mexican culture, it boasts a myriad of chic hotels and coastal resorts with spectacular views of the Caribbean.

Los Mexicanos

Despite being famed for its sun-soaked beaches, Mexico’s natural vistas and stunning landscapes extend far inland, culminating in the dense, verdant jungles of the south, expansive deserts of the north and scattered lagoons, replete with the wildest of wildlife.

To really get to grips with the local culture on your holidays to Mexico, delving into its historical legacy is vital. Luckily, the country is crammed with monuments and landmarks, most prominently the elaborate ancient Maya temples and imposing Teotihuacan pyramids. The dusty colonial towns previously ruled by Spain offer beautiful plazas and shady pueblos, while the array of galleries and museums from the Federal District to Campeche marry all the innovation of the country’s contemporary muses with the colourful influences of its former character.

Of course, Mexico holidays are incomplete without sampling the delicious cuisine of this vibrant region. Diverse as it is tasty, you’ll find a delicious combination of flavours at every corner – from traditional Mexican restaurants to mouth-watering street food. Help yourself to delicious Pozole, a delicious national dish made from succulent chicken and pork or experience tacos al pastor in Mexico City.

For a unique experience, take a tequila tasting tour in Jalisco, partake in the vivacious Day of the Dead festival in Mexico City, or just sit back and relax on the beaches of Acapulco with a Margarita. If you take time to explore the true nature of this beautiful country on your holidays in Mexico, it will willingly yield its secrets, one by one.