In this collection, you will find ten of the most beautiful places worth visiting in Mexico. This country offers much more than just the luxury resorts for which it is known. Attractions range from ancient and important civilizations to peaceful national parks. Despite the fact that the choice of these places will be subjective, it is impossible to deny their greatness and beauty.
This cosmopolitan resort located on the west coast of the country is a real dream for vacationers. It’s also a great choice for those who have limited vacation time but want to get a taste of all aspects of Mexican life. The magnificent sandy beaches along Banderas Bay are among the largest in the country. Puerto Vallarta is famous for its traditional architecture, elegant restaurants and many interesting shops.
The Yucatan Peninsula is located in the southern part of Eastern Mexico. A popular area to visit, the peninsula is known for its unique geology, natural beauty, outstanding coastline and ancient Mayan ruins. The Yucatán National Parks are must-sees, and they also have incredible underground lakes known as cenotes, which we wrote about earlier.
Covering part of the southern coast of Mexico, this world heritage city offers both natural and man-made attractions. Known for its indigenous people and ancient cultures, as well as its history of arts and crafts, the city is an exceptional destination for tourists and travelers. When visiting, make sure to explore some of the colorful colonial architecture as well as the surrounding area, which is chock full of desolate coastline fragments, dense forests and photogenic waterfalls.
A subtropical paradise surrounded by rainforest jungles and ancient Mayan ruins, Chiapas is certainly one of the most beautiful attractions in Mexico. The Sumidero river canyon, the lakes at Montebello and the ancient ruins at Palenque stand out.
This area in the north of Chihuahua is a beautiful place, consisting of cliffs and caves. The cliffs sometimes even surpass the famous Grand Canyon of America. A visit guarantees stunning panoramic landscapes, and pure untouched nature really helps to forget about the city hustle and bustle.
The sea cave in Bahia California is a great place to visit among the natural attractions of Mexico. With the cave at sea level, periodic surges in the water level create a massive eruption geyser accompanied by an eerie sound unlike any other in the world. Join other people gathering around the cave, relax and enjoy the show.
A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Chichen Itza stands as a testament to the strength of the Maya civilization. Dominated by the imposing structure of El Castillo, this is one of the most stunning places in the country. Chichen Itza should definitely be on the list of places to visit in Mexico. When planning your trip, make sure you can allocate an entire day to visit — the area covers a 2.5 square mile radius.
Cola de Caballo (or horse’s tail) is a waterfall in Monterrey that attracts a huge number of visitors every year. The Cascades are a great photogenic natural attraction. The surrounding scenery also appeals to nature enthusiasts. Book a hotel at a nearby resort, go hiking, bungee jumping, canyoning, or horseback riding.
Just a short boat ride from the resort of Cancun and you are in a perfect tropical paradise that is a world away from the madness of the mainland. This is Isla Mujeres, also known as the Women’s Island. This is a small island where you can go diving, or just soak up the warm sandy beach.
Arch of Cabo San Lucas
Mexico’s attractions include many natural wonders. One of them is the arch of Cabo San Lucas in the coastal city of Cabo. It is a tourist hotspot known for its world class sandy beaches and holiday atmosphere. The arch of Cabo San Lucas is at the meeting point of two seas and has rightly earned its place in Mexican legends and folklore.