Mexico is a country to fall in love with. Those who have visited it can say like the song “I carry you in my heart”. It is one of the richest countries in culture, gastronomy, architecture and quality of people, but especially rich in its nature.
To go on vacation, the favorite destinations are its beaches, the beautiful and paradisiacal beaches that run through the Riviera Maya, such as Cancun, Akumal, among others. Mexico is undoubtedly a blessed country.
Mexico and its beaches
Its geographical location allows access to the most beautiful beaches in the world, since its geographical limits include the Pacific Ocean, the Gulf of Mexico, the Gulf of California and the Caribbean Sea. The traveler has almost 500 beaches to choose from.
To enjoy a delicious beach vacation, Mexico is the destination for you and your family. You can choose between family beaches with crystal clear and calm waters, to beaches for surfers with all the excitement of the waves.
1. Tulum Beach
Located at the southern end of the Riviera Maya, Tulum Beach is perfect for those who, in addition to having a beach vacation, also want to enjoy the culture of the country, since they can appreciate the Mayan ruins of the 13th century.
This beach is located two hours from Cancun, so the transfer will be very easy for you. Its soft white sands, its crystalline waters and its beautiful palm trees make it an idyllic destination.
Among its attractions, the turquoise water stands out and it has beautiful limestone pools that are ideal for swimming with children, as well as a good variety of hotels to stay.
If you want to enjoy your vacations on the beach, but without the hustle and bustle of people who usually crowd them all year round, Playa de Tulum is perfect for you.
2. Saluyita Beach
Saluyita is a multicultural town, almost cosmopolitan ; Tourists from all over the world (German, French, American, among others) come together there, attracted by a common element: the magical waves of Saluyita Beach.
At sunset, under a golden sunset, this Pacific beach offers the attraction of having ideal waves for surfing, which motivates hundreds of tourists a year to visit it.
On its beach you can see surfers sliding on their boards on the waves, you can even have private surf lessons.
Saluyita is also an ideal beach for honeymooners. The magical golden sunsets add a touch of romance that can turn a honeymoon into an unforgettable experience.
To stay, Saluyita has different lodging options, but it is noteworthy that there is a section on the beach established to install camps and be able to spend the night on the seashore.
Another attraction is that the beach also has a trailer area, ideal for families who have decided to discover the Mexican beaches aboard a motor home. For a magical vacation on the beach, Saluyita is an ideal place.
3. Cancun Beach
Even the most clueless of tourists has heard of Playa Cancun, one of the most famous beaches in Mexico.
The beauty and splendor of its crystalline waters, its white sands and its exuberance make it everyone’s favorite. It is 14 miles long, with a fairly wide coastline to enjoy the sun and the waves.
In ancient Mesoamerica, the Mayan civilization settled its settlements near the coast of Cancun, which is why many of its constructions can still be seen in the area today.
In Cancun, visitors can also be distracted with different water sports such as diving and snorkeling, as well as fishing, kayaking, among other activities that will make your vacation a unique and unforgettable experience.
For meals, all of Cancun offers a variety of restaurants that present different and delicious types of dishes, from the most exquisite seafood meals, gourmet dishes , to typical Mexican dishes.
Cancun has been compared to Las Vegas in terms of the number of attractions it offers to the visitor: beyond the beach, Cancun offers various forms of entertainment, hotels and resorts that make it a high-end tourist area.
4. Las Gatas Beach
This beach is located 3 miles south of Zihuatanejo; It owes its name to the sharks that used to cross its waters long ago.
There are two ways to get to this magical beach: one is by boat and the other is by walking up a steep path; This may make the experience difficult if you travel with children or people with disabilities, but the result will be worth the effort.
Playa las Gatas is one of the favorites for snorkelers, since there are different rocky coves.
To eat, it has a variety of restaurants that are specialists in seafood. In Otilia, for example, you can taste the best coconut shrimp.
Another attraction of this beach is that you can go to the nearby lighthouse and enjoy the beautiful views it offers.
5. Akumal Beach
It is located in Quintana Roo, near Cancun, Playa del Carmen and the second largest reef in the world, which makes it perfect for diving and practicing some water activities.
Akumal beach is one of the best known in the Riviera Maya, for being the place where sea turtles go to lay their eggs every year.
“Akumal” means “place of the turtles”, which certainly indicates that it is one of the homes of sea turtles.
Due to its tourist attraction for the nesting of turtles, as well as for being an ideal beach for diving and snorkeling, it attracts hundreds of tourists, both foreign and local, every year.
6. Puerto Vallarta Beach
Puerto Vallarta is a mix between the splendor of the city and the exoticism of its beaches. It is one of the most famous tourist areas in Mexico. Its cobblestone streets, the variety of tourist attractions and entertainment make it one of the most requested.