Travel-and-Leisure The Sights and Sounds of Cozumel Right across Riviera Maya and just south of Cancun is the city of Cozumel which is world famous for diving and snorkeling. Cozumel has clear turquoise waters and hosts the Palancar which is the worlds second largest barrier reef. The Chichen Itza was the capital of ancient Maya and is considered as one of the Seven Wonders of the World which can be included in your Mexico vacation tour when you visit Cozumel. Visit other interesting archaeological sites of the Mayan empire like the Mayan port and walled fortress of Tulum, the jungle forest where Coba and an authentic Mayan community is located, the Mayan astronomical observatory Castillo Real and the Ixchel-dedicated site of San Gervasio. You will definitely need a lot of time at Cozumel with all these and more at Cozumel. Some other attractions for visitors are the water theme park Xel Ha, Xcaret which is called Natures Sacred Paradise, Chankanaab National Park, Playa Mia Grand Beach and the Punta Sur Ecological Park. Surfing at Puerto Escondido Worth including in your Mexico vacation itinerary is Puerto Escondido which is called as the Mexican Pipeline and is known as one of the top ten surfing destinations 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. Another surfing location is The Point where you can also get a fast and challenging 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 truly a surfers paradise and is best recommended for surfing lovers coming on their Mexico vacations. The Beauty of Cancun What makes Cancun the most popular vacation destination for Mexico vacations?This tropical paradise packages some of the most beautiful beaches of Mexico like the Playa Tortugas, Playa Chac-Mool, Playa Langosta, Playa Delfines, Playa Marlin and the well known Playa Caracol with its flat seabed with no strong currents like in other beaches which makes it ideal for families with children in tow. There are several archaeological sites that you can take a look at like Tulum Ruins, Coba Ruins and one of the worlds seven wonders, the Chichen Itza or otherwise go to Ruinas del Rey which is located right in the middle of the Cancun hotel zone. The jungles of Cancun beckons to you and you can reach it by horseback riding tour that will come from the Rancho Loma Bonita or using a Hummer. Take a day tour and indulge in the water sports available there at the Isla Mujeres off the coast of Cancun. Explore Rio Secreto, a maze of mystical caves that has a lot of stalactites and stalagmites inside. Make sure to make Cancun a part of your vacation and take home a cache of memories. The Wonders of Mazatlan Long stretches of beautiful palm-lined beaches are guaranteed to lure visitors to the Gold Coast of Mexico and the city of Mazatlan. Just like many places in Mexico, Mazatlan is an interesting combination of history, culture and adventure. The citys second oldest plaza, Plazuela Machado is in Old Mazatlan where the famed twin-towered cathedral is also located. The malecon (promenade) gives you a refreshing palm-lined oceanfront walkway that connects Old Mazatlan with the resort area known as zona dorada. Those who want to see or buy handcrafted furniture, ceramic and clay handicrafts are better off going on a countryside tour to the villages of Concordia, Copala and Cosala on the Sierra Madre Mountains. Include a tour of Mazatlans trademark islands, Isla de Chivos (Goat Island), Isla de Pajaros (Bird Island) and Isla de Venados (Deer Island) with fine sand beaches. Mazatlan should be an important part of your Mexico vacation for that glimpse of Mexicos passion. About the Author: 相关的主题文章: