Despegar reports the domestic destinations preferred by Mexicans
In the new normal, emerging destinations are starting to figure in winter travel preferences
The cold season is approaching and Despegar has released a report on the preferred destinations of Mexicans in winter.
In the new normal, emerging or unusual destinations are beginning to figure in the preferences of Mexicans to travel in winter. The places that stand out are those with natural attributes and outdoor activities, such as archaeological and colonial sites, such as Chetumal, Palenque, San Cristóbal de las Casas and Barrancas del Cobre.
Additionally, Mexicans have a clear tendency to visit national beaches. According to Despegar, 80% of Mexicans who will travel in winter choose to visit a destination with a beach.
The most popular national beaches in the Atlantic are Cancun, Tulum, Bacalar, Isla Mujeres and Playa del Carmen; and in the Pacific they are Acapulco, Puerto Vallarta, Mazatlán and San José del Cabo.
During this season, the activities that Mexicans prefer to do are visits to theme parks such as Xcaret in the Riviera Maya, water and sports activities in Acapulco and Cozumel; and the visit to sites related to history and culture, such as Teotihuacán and the Basilica of Guadalupe in Mexico City.
The preferred types of lodgings for winter trips are hotels and beach resorts, with an average stay time of 5 days. Approximately 40% of Mexican users use financing options for their trips this season.