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, visitors
will surely find something to learn and revel in.
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. Discover the rest of the list
72-HOUR VACATION Mexico City 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.
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
Avant-garde and sophisticated Mexico
City is facing huge changes: Trendy restaurants, hot hotels and off-the-clock diversions
draw in a smart set of money-minded travelers.
A LANDMARK HOTEL The St. Regis Mexico City Located at the Paseo de la Reforma, this Cesar Pelli-designed building is the second tallest in Mexico City. The elegant property has 189 gues trooms and suites and a 15th-floor spa, boasting 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.
TOP 10 HOTEL CULINARY SCHOOLS Belmond 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 the place. Swim and snorkel in the cenotes of the Yucatan or visit the ancient Mayan ruins
TOP 10 MUST-SEE DESTINATIONS Chichen Itza
These 1,500-year-old pyramids may be less popular than their counterparts in Egypt, but they're just as striking.
PRESERVED ENCLAVE Huatulco Located
where the Sierra Madre meets the Pacific Ocean, Huatulco
is a bastion of preserved
maritime and jungle nature.
TOP HEALTH RETREATS Maya Tulum Wellness
& Spa Experience Ayurvedic treatments to find perfect balance, then mix healing with play. Go snorkeling in the area's barrier reef, visit Coba or explore the 5-million-year-old Aktun Chen Caverns.
GOOD-FOR-YOU VALUE Rancho La Puerta This all-inclusive hideaway in Tecate is awe-inspiring. Manicured grounds, succulent food, gorgeous surroundings and spa treatments are yours for a price that won't stress you out.