Mexico is a fascinating location if you are looking for adventure and ancient history feeling. In the Bajio mountains of Central Mexico, there is a small colonial destination known as San Miguel de Allende. The city is bursting with history: It was founded by a San Franciscan Monk, played a big role in the war for Mexican independence from Spain and was a vital spot on the Mexican silver trail. Today, it is best known for its colonial architecture and enchanting cobblestone streets. Historic buildings like the pink Teatro Angela Peralta and the Santuario de Atotonilco, an enormous church complex, are among the top attractions in the city.
Famous as the only fortified Mayan settlement located on the coast, the ancient city of Tulum is one of the Yucat?n Peninsula’s most visited attractions. In the Mayan Riviera and within easy reach of the beaches of Canc?n, Playa del Carmen and Cozumel, the site’s well-preserved ruins can be seen for miles around due to their location atop 12-meter high cliffs overlooking the beautiful Caribbean Sea. Tulum is also famous for its tall walls, giving the site the feel of a fortress and suggesting a military as well as religious significance. Dating from the 13th century, the town was inhabited up until the Spanish arrived in 1544 and contains many other important archaeological finds, including the Temple of the Frescoes (Templo de los Frescos) with its sculptures and reliefs, and the Castillo, the site’s largest building, famous for its cliff side location.
A geographical hop, skip and jump from the battered tourist trail of Cancun, Isla Mujeres could not be further away in spirit and general atmosphere. The 30 minute boat ride from the hustle and bustle, over cool blue waters and under clear wispily clouded skies should be enough to bring you down to the pace of this sleepy little islandand you’ll be happy with the escape from Cancun I promise you that! With everything you need for an idealistic spell of beaches, books and cocktails, it is perfect place to take a beach breather if you’re mid backpack-tour or on a quick getaway. For those in need of a bit more activity, it is also and home to the quite remarkable Isla Mujeres turtle farm.
Playa Del Carmen, Mexico : Finding authentic local cuisine in Playa del Carmen can be a bit of a challenge, as the tourist zone is filled with imported restaurant chains started by celebrity chefs.
But nestled in the hustle and bustle of La Quinta Avenida (Playa’s main pedestrian drag) is La Perla, a gem of a restaurant that serves up traditional and utterly delicious Mayan food with nightly performances of live music.
Try the traditional tlayuda or, if you’re feeling really adventurous, any of the several dishes made with grasshoppers! Eating authentic Mexican food is one of the best things to do in Playa del Carmen, and Mexico as a whole.. More info regarding Hotel Playa del Carmen Mexico
The annual Monarch butterfly migration is one of nature’s great spectacles and a top attraction for visitors to Mexico’s central highlands. Each year, millions of Monarch Butterflies make the journey from eastern Canada to the forests of western central Mexico, a journey that spans up to 3,000 miles. The Monarch butterflies spend their winter hibernation clustered in small areas of the Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve in Michoacan, before they travel to the north again.