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Unforgettable Sites in the Riviera Maya
For those still looking for the charm of a bygone century, one of the most beautiful destinations to go to is the Riviera Maya. Going on a trip to the old cities of the Mayans will give you a glimpse of these ancient civilizations. Visit one of the most majestic cities is Chichen Itza which was the former capital of the Mayan empire and climb up to the top of the Castillo, the grand pyramid or most importantly, visit the observatory where astronomers formulated one of the most accurate calendars. Tulum which is the only walled city of the Mayan empire as well as the only Mayan city built near the ocean is worth visiting too. For more adventures, there are still so many interesting sighs in Riviera Maya. Xel-Ha is a good place to conquer when youre a nature lover as it has many coves, lagoons and caves in its premises while Xcaret is a Mayan themed ecological park with lots of fun activities prepared for its visitors. If youre looking to delve more into Mayan culture, then dont forget to include the Mayan Temple in Isla Mujeres in the itinerary, as well as Isla Contoy which has beautiful beaches and water activities for the tourist. When planning your Mexico vacation, always include this region for unforgettable unique experiences.
The Beauty of Cancun
What makes Cancun the most popular vacation destination for Mexico vacations?Mexico vacations that include a trip to Cancun will give you a glimpse of this tropical paradise that has a lot of beautiful beaches like the Playa Tortugas, Playa Chac-Mool, Playa Langosta, Playa Delfines, Playa Marlin and the well known Playa Caracol that is famous among families with kids as it has a flat seabed minus the strong currents in other beaches. In the middle of the Cancun hotel zone is a surprise archaeological site of Ruinas del Rey and further south are the more known and popular Tulum Ruins, Coba Ruins and the Chichen Itza which is listed as one of the worlds new seven wonders. There are horseback riding tours originating from the Rancho Loma Bonita or a Hummer jungle tour that lets you explore the untouched jungles of Cancun. Otherwise, spend a day at the breathtaking Isla Mujeres which is located just off the coast of Cancun where you can select from a variety of water sports. There are also mystical and mysterious caves with a breathtaking exhibit of stalactites and stalagmites at the Rio Secreto. These are just but a few of the things you will see in Cancun with a whole lot more in line for you to enjoy.
Riding the Waves at Puerto Escondido
Puerto Escondido or the Mexican Pipeline is popularly considered as one of the top ten surfing areas in the world. November is the month when an international surf contest is held while February is for the Mexpipe Challenge. All types of surfers will get the best wave choices. Beach lovers can also take a pick from many beaches in Puerto Escondido excluding the Playa Zicatel which has strong rip tides and the worlds most powerful waves that are even stronger than the famous Hawaii Banzai Pipeline. This surfing spot is limited to very experienced surfers only as even the most professional surfers have met accidents that have placed them in wheelchairs for life. The Point is another popular surfing area with a rapid and tough surf ride. The Far Bar at the end of the beach break is another surfing area with the most surfers since the waters there is deeper than other areas and the waves break further from the shore. Puerto Escondido is a must in the Mexico vacation itinerary of avid surfers.
Have Fun in the Waters with the Dolphins of Mexico
You get the chance to swim with the amazing dolphins of Mexico when you include a visit to these amazing centers. Have a close encounter with these fascinating marine mammals and discover their intelligence and friendly demeanor in a safe and entertaining environment. There are several dolphin centers or dolphinariums throughout Mexico. Cancun, Isla Mujeres, Cabo San Lucas and the Riviera Maya region are popular tourist destinations not only for their incredible waters but also for the swimming with the dolphins facilities. One of the most special dolphin centers in the world is the Cabo Dolphin Center that is housed in the Cabo San Lucas Marina. In the Wet n Wild aquatic park of Cancun is Atlantida which has the dolphin center in the open waters. The biggest dolphinarium chain in the Mexican Caribbean is the Delphinus with centers at Xcaret, Xel-Ha and the Riviera Maya near Playa del Carmen. You can have games, embrace and ride the dolphins or otherwise watch the dolphins perform for you. For dolphin lovers, this activity is really a once in a lifetime experience.
Find the best sites and attractions when you go on your Mexico Vacations. Plan early and make your very cheap flights one that is worth remembering.