Where to go in Mexico from the capital, Mexico City, to the dream-like shores of the Riviera Maya

It’s likely you planning  a week or two of relaxation on the shores of Cancun, one of the world’s most famous beach resorts, or at an all-inclusive hotel on the Riviera Maya. Slightly further south, the region of Tulum is best known for its picture-postcard Mayan ruins that have an unbeatable backdrop of the turquoise Caribbean Sea.

The Americas’ second-largest metropolis is rich in both pre-Hispanic and colonial history, with layers of architecture from the Aztec times to the 21st Century.


Our recommendations for places to visit in Mexico

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Mayan Riviera & Playa Del Carmen

A lone fishing boat anchors on sugar-white sands, a swim into azure waters is so crystal clear you can spot the markings on tropical fish, and back on...

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Expect endless shots of vitamin D from the moment your plane lands in Mexico, the taste of raspberry margaritas over crushed ice following a path to o...

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Tulum is a kaleidoscope of colour – rainbow feathered birds, powder white sands, violet pink sunsets and turquoise seas. Take breakfast under coconut ...

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Mexico City

Whether due to its buzzing, historic heart or the relics of ancient civilisations found on its outskirts, Mexico City is fast becoming Central America...

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