Mexico Holidays

Soft sand and history hunting under the Mexican sun

Mexico Holidays
Expect to find
Natural Beauties

White sand beaches and clear turquoise waters

Ancient Wonders

Go history hunting among Mayan ruins

Exciting watersport adventures

From snorkelling to kite surfing, there’s something for everyone.

Fun and Sun in Mexico

Mexico holidays are all about fun in the sun, history hunting, creative cuisine, and crafty cocktails while watching the sun go down. Whether you’re looking for a romantic break or a family holiday, Mexico holidays truly offer something for everyone. From soft sand beaches and clear turquoise waters to Mayan ruins and lively hotspots, there are so many things to do in Mexico, whatever the holiday type.

Tailor Make your Mexico Holidays

A magical adventure awaits you on your perfect Mexico holiday. Find all-inclusive hotels, white sandy beaches, incredible food and history in our holiday packages. Call our personal travel planners to tailor make your dream holiday.

Things to do in Mexico

Mexico Beaches

Mexico offers the ultimate beach holiday. The soft sand between your toes and balmy turquoise waters invite you to relax on the beach in tranquillity. For little ones, the waters are perfect for first timers getting used to the ocean, while the sands make for hours of sandcastle building fun. For a romantic holiday in Mexico, many of the beaches are secluded, offering tranquillity and privacy. For the adventurous explorer, Mexico’s beautiful beaches offer some of the best conditions for watersports, diving, and snorkelling. Some top beach destinations in Mexico include Cancun, Los Cabos, Riviera Maya, Tulum, and Puerto Vallarta.

History Hunting

To truly experience Mexico’s rich history, visit iconic Mayan archaeological sites like Tulum, Uxmal, and the famous Chichen Itza while on holiday in Mexico. Chichen Itza, a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the Seven Wonders of the World, was the capital of the Mayan Empire. It features the Pyramid of Kukulcan and the Temple of Warriors, dedicated to the Mayan serpent god. Other notable sites include the pyramids of Uxmal and the city of Izamal, which boasts over a million cubic metres of ancient ruins. Guided tours are a great way to fully appreciate these historical wonders and learn about the mysteries that surround them.

Relax in Riviera Maya

Riviera Maya is the place to be for romantic holidays in Mexico. The clear waters and palm tree dotted beaches will have you feeling you’re in a tropical paradise. Popular activities in Riviera Maya include snorkelling and reef diving, with many stunning underground caves and Cenotes waiting to be explored. Alternatively, simply kick back with a cocktail in hand while taking in the glorious natural surroundings.

Cruise the Mexican Riviera

The Mexican Riviera offers some of the best cruise holidays, inviting you to savour the very best of what Mexico has to offer while travelling in style. The Mexican Riviera is home to turquoise waters, golden sands, and stunning sunsets. Explore the ancient ruins and colonial architecture, offering a glimpse into Mexico’s past. The creative Mexican cuisine is another highlight, with specialities like seafood ceviche and birria on the menu. Whether exploring art and history or indulging in culinary delights, cruising the Mexican Riviera promises a truly immersive travel experience.

Mexico FAQs

  • When is the best time to visit Mexico?

    The weather in Mexico is the driest between December and April, offering the best time for visiting if you want a beach holiday. May to October is the rainy season – it’s humid and hot, with a lot of rain.

  • How many days should I spend in Mexico?

    It depends on the type of holiday you’re looking for. If you simply want to laze on the beautiful beaches, 5 days is enough. But if you want to explore the sights, relax at the beach, and explore two or three of the top Mexico destinations, you’ll need at least 10 days. 

  • What is the best way to travel around Mexico?

    Mexico offers a range of public transport, making getting around easy. There are also tours to help you get to the bigger sights with ease. Hiring a car is better if you want to travel longer distances comfortably, while a cruise offers the ultimate luxury Mexico holiday, stopping at the major hubs.

Staff Tips

  • Sarah McCormick

    Cancun - Make sure your snorkel or dive tour includes a visit to The Silent Evolution near Isla Mujeres. Mine only included a stop at The Gardener of Hope near Punta Nizuc, and while as nifty and as uplifting an experience that may sound, it's not quite as impressive as the 400+ statues you'll see near Isla Mujeres.

    Sarah McCormickPersonal Travel Planner
  • Denise Walsh

    Cancun - Tequila is to Mexico vacations as deep-dish pizza is to Chicago - it's just one of those things you have to experience on its native soil. If you want to find out more, head over to the Tequila Herradura Sensory Museum.

    Denise WalshPersonal Travel Planner
  • Kristin Skinner

    Cancun - The Chac Mool Beach is a secret beach, it is almost in front of Señor Frogs there is a secret hallway where at the end you will find the beach!

    Kristin SkinnerPersonal Travel Planner
  • Sarah McCormick

    When travelling to Mexico or the Caribbean, remember to only use the tap water for brushing your teeth and showering – don’t drink it!

    Sarah McCormickPersonal Travel Planner

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