Mexico is a place where the pyramids and ruins of ancient civilizations, delicious tacos and tequila, mariachi ballads and palm-fringed paradise beaches are the lead characters. The relaxing atmosphere of the Caribbean Sea excites every traveller once he gets here.
Mexico has an ideal coastline: the Pacific Ocean on one side and the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico on the other. It is worth to come here, if nothing else, for enjoying the heavenly beaches with soft sand and turquoise water in which one can swim all year round. Our favorite destinations in Mexico are Cancun and Riviera Maya, though every corner of this country has something to surprise its visitor.
Spending holidays in Mexico will give you a cocktail of unforgettable impressions of vibrant culture, history, truly delicious cuisine, beaches, rustic lifestyle and beauty of local nature. Mexico is a never-ending adventure for every visitor.
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What to do
Explore the pyramids of Chichen Itza, visit the sea turtle reserve in Cancun, spend your nights dancing in nightclubs, try cocktails made with agave-based liqueurs, or just relax by the sea with a glass of margarita in hand. Beach parties, yoga in the shade of palm trees, swimming in the cenotes – Mexico is the perfect place for a dream vacation.
Day of the Dead - Día de los Muertos · October, 31st - November 2nd
Designated as an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO since 2003, this Mexican holiday dates back to pre-Columbian times and coincides with the Catholic holiday of All Souls’ Day. Mass cultural programs and parades are organized on the streets of the main Mexican cities, people dress up in colorful outfits, wear bright makeup and listen to music typical of this holiday.
Day of the Virgin of Guadalupe · December
December, 12th is the day Mexicans pay homage to their patron saint, the Virgin Mary of Guadalupe. The main festive event is held in the Basilica of the Holy Virgin Mary of Guadalupe in Mexico City, which is the second most visited Christian church in the world. There are many songs and dances dedicated to the Mother of God in national Mexican tradition.
Carnival · February
Mostly in all regions of Mexico the Carnival is a very spectacular sight. Several Carnivals are held in different parts of the country. There are dances, music, parades in the Carnival program which create an exciting atmosphere. The most famous and colorful Carnival after the Carnival in Rio de Janeiro in South America is the Carnival, which takes place in Veracruz.
Benito Juarez's birthday · March, 21st
Another important event in Mexico is the birthday of Benito Juarez, which is celebrated on March, 21st in honor of Benemerito de las Americas, President of Mexico, recognized as a national hero. This day is one of the most important national holidays for Mexicans. Celebrations and parades are held throughout the whole country this day.
Saint Mark's Festival - Feria Nacional de San Marcos · March - April
The Festival of Saint Mark (San Marcos) is held in Aguascalientes city. It is one of the most popular holidays in Mexico. It features cultural events, exhibitions, bullfights (corridas), plays and concerts. It is celebrated in the second half of March and throughout April. The most important day is April, 25th, St. Mark’s Day.
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