Top 10 Hidden Mexican Treasures

Mexico is much more than beaches and margaritas.  Here are 10 amazing Mexican experiences :

  1. Cancun Underwater Museum – This monumental installation consists life-size figurative underwater sculpture installations found in the crystal clear waters of Quintana Roo. Snorkelers and divers can admire more than 400 sculptures. The depths range from 9 to 20 feet.
  2. Caves of Yucatán – A complex system of breathtaking underwater caves found along the Yucatán Peninsula are where many ancient Mayan artifacts have been discovered. Grab your snorkel gear and explore the exotic wildlife that live in these beautiful caverns.
  3. Tortugranja of Isla Mujeres – This small island surrounded by turquoise waters houses Tortugranja, a centre dedicated to marine tortoises. Thousands of baby tortoises are hatched and raised here every year until they are strong enough to be released into the ocean.
  4. Ruins of Tulum – These special ruins, built by the Mayans, sit on the coast of the Yucatán Peninsula. This site is home to 60 ancient buildings.
  5. Cosala, Sinaloa – Take a winding dirt road through the Sinaloan mountains until you reach the arch welcoming you in to this legendary town located between Culiacan and Mazatlan. Admire the colourful colonial buildings, meet the friendly locals, and taste the native cuisine.
  6. La Quebrada – These Acapulco cliffs are known for its “plungers of death” who leap off of the 45-metre high cliff for fun. Divers must calculate the precise moment to catch an incoming wave to avoid serious injury or death.
  7. Monarch Paradise – From November to April, thousands of monarch butterflies flutter to the Michoacan State. Some come from as far as Canada! El Rosario in Ixtapa is home to the largest butterfly sanctuary.
  8. Chichen Itza – One of the best preserved pre-Columbian archaeological sites in the country is situated in the Yucatán Peninsula. The El Castillo structure once served served as a temple to the god Kukulkan, a Feathered Serpent deity of the Mayan people.
  9. The island of Cozumel – The spectacular Palancar reef is home to a myriad of sea life. Sea turtles, parrotfish and sand ocean sunfish are some of the exotic marine life found here.
  10. Copper Canyon – Seven times larger than the Grand Canyon, it makes up nearly a third of the state of Chihuahua. The train is the most popular mode of site-seeing this glorious wonder, or you can hike it, bike it or horseback ride.

From the lively city of Cabo San Lucas to the charming streets of Puerto Vallarta to the laid back vibe of Tulum, there is a special place in Mexico for everyone. Let us help you get there!

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