|Photo from Cozumel Convention & Visitors Bureau
|Mexico's Caribbean |
|Mexico is located between the Gulf of Mexico on the cast and the Pacific Ocean on the west, and is bordered by the United States on the north and by Guatemala and Belize on the south. |
Mexico is divided into six tourist regions:
- Northern Mexico is known for its extreme weather conditions and characterized by its deserts, nature reserves and rugged mountain ranges.
- Central Mexico is the Mexican heartland where you will find plenty of natural surroundings, picturesque towns full of life and color, and beautiful colonial cities, some of which have been declared World Heritage sites.
- Southern Mexico is lined with the shores of the Gulf of Mexico and the Pacific Ocean where your experience an abundance of marshes, mangrove swamps and forests, all of which are ideal for ecotourism outings and exciting outdoor adventures.
- The Yucatan Peninsula is the gateway to the Mayan world. You can enjoy the white-sand beach resorts and the blue waters of the Caribbean Sea, where you can scuba dive along the world’s second largest coral reef. You can also swim in fresh water pools in submerged caverns, known as cenotes.
- The Pacific Coast features cities and towns with rich cultural and culinary traditions, as well as some of the best beaches for water sports like surfing and fishing.
- The Baja California Peninsula is a territory that has been inhabited from time immemorial. You can play golf of world-class courses, discover the underwater treasures of the Sea of Cortez, and witness the amazing migration of the Gray Whale.
Mexico's thirty-two states are truly diverse, as each one has countless tourist destinations offering a wide array of activities, including the following among others:
- Scuba diving
- Whitewater rafting
- Mountain climbing
- Historical architecture
- Festivals and traditions
- Religion and mysticism