Time for a Vacation in a Holiday Home in Mexico
Mexico | Between the United States and South America, Mexico perennially welcomes tourists from across the world. Holiday houses, holiday apartments, and holiday rentals are booked to capacity in December and during spring break, when American students flock to the country's beach towns. A warm climate, architectural splendors, and a fusion of European and Meso-American elements make Mexico a can't-miss destination.
A Wealth of Architectural and Cultural Legacies in Mexico
The capital Mexico City is a city of superlatives. It is home to the world's largest bullring, Plaza de Toros México, and the largest cathedral in the Western Hemisphere, Metropolitan Cathedral. Meso-American ruins are the last relics of ancient Mayan civilization. After settling down into a cozy holiday house or holiday apartment, explore the heartland of Mexico at your leisure. The Pyramids of the Sun and Moon in the ancient city of Teotihuacan are a must visit. Astronomers will love Chichen Itza's temple-pyramid of El Castillo. Set on the western edge of the former Mayan empire, the town of Palenque is best known for its Temple of Inscriptions. The Chihuahua al Pacifico Railway, 7900 feet above sea level, offers heart-stopping views of the canyons below. Last, do not miss the ultimate Latin American festival, Dia de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead), in the region of Oaxaca, where cemeteries come to life with celebrations.
For the Love of Nature
The 1000 kilometer-long coastline includes the Gulf of Mexico, the Mexican Caribbean Coast to the east and the Pacific Ocean to the west. Watch divers plunge into the ocean from the cliffs of Acapulco, a favorite 50's Hollywood haunt. Scuba diving and snorkeling enthusiasts shouldn't miss Cozumel's delicate coral reefs or Los Cabos, a great spot for whale-watching.
Mexico's incredibly varied natural landscapes include towering mountains, low coastal plains, plateaus, grasslands, deserts, tropical rainforests, and even snowy areas. Numerous, charming haciendas have been converted into holiday homes, holiday rentals, and holiday houses; be sure to rent one of these for a bona fide Mexican experience.