Enjoying the Sites of Cancun
Think of Cancun and what comes to mind is the fun and enjoyment that a vacation to this place will bring. Mexico vacations that include a trip to Cancun will give you a glimpse of this tropical paradise that has a lot of beautiful beaches like the Playa Tortugas, Playa Chac-Mool, Playa Langosta, Playa Delfines, Playa Marlin and the well known Playa Caracol that is famous among families with kids as it has a flat seabed minus the strong currents in other beaches. Search out the Mayan archaeological sites of Ruinas del Rey right in the middle of Cancun hotel zone or go south to the larger sites of Tulum Ruins, the mysterious Coba Ruins and one of the worlds seven wonders, the Chichen Itza. There are horseback riding tours originating from the Rancho Loma Bonita or a Hummer jungle tour that lets you explore the untouched jungles of Cancun. Take a day tour and indulge in the water sports available there at the Isla Mujeres off the coast of Cancun. The Rio Secretos mystical caves hide vast wondrous sites inside them. There are more to this so plan a visit to Cancun and see all these for yourself.
Things to do in Mexico City
It would take several Mexico vacations to fully explore Mexico City and enjoy the many activities and attractions in the worlds biggest city. There are more than a hundred museums such as the Archaeological Zone and Templo Mayor Museum that you should see. The Zocalo, the heart of Mexico City provides an interesting walking tour with its blend of history and the contemporary. There is the Chapultepec Park which attracts families with modern entertainment activities in this worlds largest park within the city. There are more than a dozen archaeological sites right within the city such as the splendid seven centuries old Aztec floating gardens of Xochimilco. There are so many adventure activities that you can indulge in Mexico such as a visit to the zoo, watching a thrilling bullfight, taking a chance on your favorite horse at the Hipodromo delas Americas Horse Track or just simply go mountain biking, trekking or white water rafting. This is just a few items on the list and a Mexico vacation that includes a tour of Mexico City will surely let you discover more.
Swimming with the Dolphins in Mexico
Dolphins abound in the warm waters of Mexico and you get the chance to swim with them if you include this activity in your Mexico vacation. Have a close encounter with these fascinating marine mammals and discover their intelligence and friendly demeanor in a safe and entertaining environment. Several dolphin centers or dolphinariums are open in Mexico for visitors to get this chance. Cancun, Isla Mujeres, Cabo San Lucas and the Riviera Maya region are popular tourist destinations not only for their incredible waters but also for the swimming with the dolphins facilities. One of the most special dolphin centers in the world is the Cabo Dolphin Center that is housed in the Cabo San Lucas Marina. The Wet n Wild Aquatic Park has Altantida where the dolphins stay in an enclosed beach. The Delphinus is the biggest dolphinarium chain in the Mexican Caribbean and the Riviera Maya region with facilities at Xcaret, Xel-Ha and at the Riviera Maya near Playa del Carmen. You can have games, embrace and ride the dolphins or otherwise watch the dolphins perform for you. For dolphin lovers, this activity is really a once in a lifetime experience.
Riviera Maya Vacations
The first thing that pops up in mind when you think of the Riviera Maya is the famous historic archaeological sites. Learn more about ancient civilizations of Mexico by visiting the thousand year old cities of the Mayans. Visit one of the most majestic cities is Chichen Itza which was the former capital of the Mayan empire and climb up to the top of the Castillo, the grand pyramid or most importantly, visit the observatory where astronomers formulated one of the most accurate calendars. The only walled city of the Mayan is Tulum which is interestingly overlooking the beach. Other than this, though there are tourist sites and adventure activities that will interest visitors. Xcaret is an ecological park that has a Mayan theme while Xel-Ha has many caves, coves and lagoons that you can explore and swim in. Or otherwise, go on a day tour of Isla Mujeres that has a Mayan temple and several watersports or Isla Contoy with its sandy white beaches and lush palm trees. The Riviera Maya should definitely be included in your Mexico vacations as its not only relaxing but mentally enriching experience as well.