Marriott recommends 4 destinations in Mexico
The international hotel chain recommends options for different types of tourists who wish to spend an unforgettable vacation
Home to endless pre-Columbian sites and indigenous cultures, Mexico has long been one of the undisputed treasures of the world. Beyond its historical richness, the country boasts a unique blend of traditional gastronomy, picturesque coastlines and luxury fashion resorts that will surely inspire the passion to discover this place in a large sector of travelers. Within these jewels of the crown there are four different destinations and unique tourist complexes that encapsulate the experience of the "perfect Mexican vacation".
For the adventurous: Cancún
While many travelers go to Cancun to enjoy a weekend of relaxation on the beach, this destination also offers a wide selection of exciting activities, from exploring the Xcaret theme park to discovering an underwater museum.
Xcaret is a natural sanctuary, combining the splendor of ancient civilizations and adventure through an ecological setting. There, visitors can zip line through the treetops of the jungle, float along an underground river or snorkel in natural pools known as cenotes. Approximately one hour from Xcaret and in the depths of the hotel zone lies the Underwater Museum of Art, which as its name says is an underwater museum that presents more than 500 life-sized sculptures.
After a day of adventure, the tourist can relax in the elegant Marriott Cancun Resort where you can rest in cabins around the pool and be pampered in the spa by the sea, the resort offers continuous waves of relaxation.
For the Instagrammers: Los Cabos
Located at the tip of the Peninsula of Baja California, Mexico; Los Cabos offers a picturesque mix of luxury resorts located between the biodiversity of the Sonoran Desert, the Pacific Ocean and the Sea of Cortez.
Travelers can spend the day in one of the regions with more sites to upload images to Instagram such as: "El Arco", an irregular rock formation that separates the Pacific Ocean from the Sea of Cortez. However, many visitors do not realize that beneath them are reefs full of wildlife waiting to be explored. The waters of Los Cabos offer a unique marine environment that harbors species such as sea lions, colorful fish, reefs and humpback whales.
However, the charm of Los Cabos extends beyond its natural beauty. It is present in the fine cuisine of the region, created by award-winning chefs, and served in privileged locations facing the sea. Among the best restaurants in Los Cabos is the Café des Artistes. The chef's private table, located in the JW Marriott Los Cabos Beach Resort & Spa, offers a unique blend of contemporary Mexican flavors with French touches, ideal for that perfect photo that makes the mouths of your Instagram followers.
For LGBTQ + travelers: Puerto Vallarta
At sunset, Puerto Vallarta, a modern city dotted with the charm of ancient Mexico, becomes the center of the LGBTQ + community. Embracing its reputation as the capital of gay beaches in Mexico, the cobblestone streets come alive with the energy of more than a dozen LGBTQ + bars.
To experience the nearby nightlife, stay at the Marriott Puerto Vallarta Resort & Spa, located a short walk from El Salado beach and the Malecón, a lively promenade surrounded by bars, art galleries and cafes.
For those who prefer to spend the day on the beach, Puerto Vallarta invites travelers to immerse themselves in its shallow turquoise waters nestled next to seaside villas such as Boca de Tomatlan and Yelapa.
For the bon vivants, Punta Mita:
The wonderful destination Punta Mita, is an oasis of quiet beaches, ideal for a more isolated and intimate approach to a vacation. Surrounded by water on three sides, Punta Mita provides a sense of peace and privacy that attracts celebrities from around the world.
Indulging in the elegant lifestyle of the peninsula there is a group of luxury brands that combine the sandy beaches of the resorts and the world-class hospitality. One of the best five-star deals is The St. Regis Punta Mita Resort, which boasts its delicate décor inspired by old world elements combined with the new. Polished clay floors, natural clay ceilings supported by natural woods and walls with hand-painted watercolors combine to create a unique and luxurious look and feel.