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MEXICO TRAVEL GUIDE

The Guadalajara Cathedral, or Cathedral of the Assumption of Our Lady, in Guadalajara, Jalisco

Mexico Hotels, Restaurants, Spas and More

Mexico's beauty is not just found on the breathtaking beaches or in the lush, tropical forests. It is all around, in the welcoming warmth of the people, so eager to share their culture. From Mexico's rich gastronomy to ancient historical sites to the arts, crafts and music particular to each region, any visitor will find something to learn and revel in.

FEATURED STATES

Colima
Federal District (Mexico City)
Guerrero
Jalisco
Nayarit
Oaxaca
Sinaloa

Sea turtles are a common sight at Akumal

YUCATAN TREASURE
Top 7 Things to Do on Mexico's Riviera Maya
Take a look at GAYOT.com's guide to the Riviera Maya to discover must-see historic sites and natural landmarks, including awe-inspiring pyramids and the world's second biggest barrier reef.
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Pitahayas at the Sheraton Hacienda del Mar Resort & Spa in Cabo San Lucas
RESTAURANTS
Dining in Los Cabos
An al fresco meal under the enormous palapa at Pitahayas at the Sheraton Hacienda del Mar Resort & Spa is just one of the many memorable dining experiences Los Cabos has to offer.
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BUSINESS TRAVEL GUIDE
Guadalajara

Known as Mexico's Silicon Valley and a place where multinational corporations have set up shop, Guadalajara is charming and well-prepared for the business traveler. As a sprawling urban center of more than five million people, the city boasts vibrant cultural and international scenes.
Palacio de Gobierno in Guadalajara, Mexico

Top 10 Hotels in Mexico
TOP 10 HOTELS IN MEXICO
Where to Stay South of the Border
Explore ruins, hike through a rainforest or just soak up the sun and some margaritas when you find yourself down Mexico Way. All of these hotels offer luxury accommodations, exemplary service and fine dining.
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72-HOUR VACATION
Mexico City

Although overlooked by tourists and expats who tend to favor the country's coastal resort areas, Mexico City is an exciting destination that offers something of interest for every traveler and every taste, with its arts and culture, historical sites, nightlife, recreation and culinary excellences.
Palacio de Bellas Artes in Mexico City

The exterior of Soumaya Museum in Mexico City’s swanky Polanco District

TRAVEL NEWS
World's Richest Man Opens Museum in Mexico City

Billionaire Carlos Slim brings art to the masses with the opening of the admission-free Soumaya Museum in Mexico City's swanky Polanco District, featuring works from his 66,000-piece collection.

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THE CAPITAL
Mexico City

Avant-garde and sophisticated Mexico City is facing huge changes: its ever-closer ties to the United States bring in a lot of money, a lot of people and a lot of new businesses and services. Trendy restaurants, hot hotels and off-the-clock diversions draw in a smart set of money-minded travelers.

Restaurant Bar Alfonso in Mexico City


FEATURED HOTELS

The St. Regis Mexico City, designed by renowned architect Cesar Pelli, and the Diana fountain

A LANDMARK HOTEL
The St. Regis Mexico City
Located at the Paseo de la Reforma, this Cesar Pelli-designed building stands as the second tallest in Mexico City. The elegant property has 189 guestrooms and suites and a fifteenth-floor spa, pool and fitness center, all boasting unobstructed views of the city.

EAT, DRINK AND FIESTA
Barcelo La Jolla de Mismaloya
This recently renovated all-suite beachfront hotel is set up as an all-inclusive resort and offers a secure, clean, fun atmosphere and plenty of good food and drink.

Barcelo La Jolla de Mismaloya

Casa de Sierra Nevada
TOP 10 HOTEL CULINARY SCHOOLS
Casa de Sierra Nevada
Situated in the Bajio area, this luxury boutique hotel and cooking school is located in the heart of historic San Miguel de Allende, and is renowned for the finest fruits, vegetables, poultry and meats.


TOP ROMANTIC HOTELS
Rosewood Mayakoba
What could be more romantic than boating through your resort on lush waterways? Built on a network of lagoons and the Caribbean Sea, the Rosewood Mayakoba is just such a place. Swim and snorkel in the Cenotes of the Yucatan, visit the ancient Mayan ruins or luxuriate in the private-island spa.
Rosewood Mayakoba

Hilton Guadalajara in Mexico

FEATURED DESTINATIONS

TOP 10 MUST-SEE DESTINATIONS
Chichen Itza

The 1,500-year-old pyramids, located just 75 miles from the town of Merida, may be less popular than their counterparts in Egypt, but they're just as striking. Whether you're a travel enthusiast or history buff, this is one site you should add to your bucket list.
Chichen Itza, one of GAYOT's Top 10 Must-See Travel Destinations

Huatulco
A PRESERVED ENCLAVE
Huatulco
Located where the Sierra Madre meets the Pacific Ocean, Huatulco could very well be one of the last bastions of preserved maritime and jungle nature in this part of the world. If you want relaxation, tranquility and serenity, a stay in Huatulco is just the thing you're looking for!

FEATURED SPAS

TOP HEALTH RETREATS
Maya Tulum Wellness Retreat
& Spa
Experience ancient Ayurvedic "science of life" treatments with the aim of restoring your entire being to perfect balance, then balance more serious healing with play. Go snorkeling in the area’s barrier reef, see the Coba ruins or explore the five-million-year-old Aktun Chen Caverns.
Maya Tulum Wellness Retreat & Spa

Rancho La Puerta Spa  
GOOD-FOR-YOU VALUE
Rancho La Puerta
This all-inclusive hideaway in Tecate, Mexico, is completely awe-inspiring. Manicured grounds, fitness classes, succulent food, gorgeous surroundings and spa treatments are yours for a price that won't stress you out. Rancho La Puerta is also one of our Top Health Retreats Worldwide.


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Whether looking to travel across the Australian Outback, the Canadian Rockies or historic Europe, these opulent trains will let travelers see the countryside in comfort.
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