Golfing in Baja is one of the main attractions of this place with some of the worlds best golf courses located in this peninsula. The championship golf courses in Baja, designed by some of the worlds best golf designers, have expansive landscapes that are a combination of a beautiful oceanfront and a desert terrain. Right into the Mexican border is the 62-year old Tijuana Country Club and a few minutes drive away is the gem of golf courses called Real del Mar. There are newly built golf courses like the Baja Country Club that has a challenging 12 acre lake to conquer and the Paraiso del Mar located in Magote that is amazingly built on a sandbar and currently has 12 holes. Three golf courses located on the Los Cabos area was designed by Jack Nicklaus, namely the one and only premier Palmilla , the newer Puerto los Cabos and Club Campestre. Other famous golf courses in Los Cabos are the Cabo San Lucas Country Club and Cabo Real Country Club. With several ongoing golf course constructions under way, Mexico vacations will surely be on the top list of golfers.
Visiting the Best of Veracruz
Though historically and culturally rich, Veracruz is not comparably as popular Mexico vacation choice as other more popular resort areas but it has slowly reinvented itself to becoming one. The center of the city is a good place to while the day and night away in the main plaza called Plaza de las Armas. Historical buildings worth seeingThere are several old but well-preserved buildings that you should visit such as the Municipal Palace with its baroque style of architecture and the neo-classic Virgin de la Asuncion cathedral that were all built in the 17th century. In the port area is the Pemex Tower which is an old lighthouse, the Crafts Market, the Old Customs Building, the Postal and Telegraph Building, the Civil Registry Building and the Juarez Hemicycle Monument. The Fort San Juan de Ulua is now an island that is now connected to the land. The malecon or the boardwalk has pathways and trails for daytime or nighttime strolling and exercise. The Veracruz Aquarium is one of the latest additions and is considered as the biggest aquarium in Latin America. Not too far away is the day when Veracruz will be a primary destination in your Mexico vacation itinerary.
Top Beaches in Mexico
The beaches of Mexico always lures in visitors going on their Mexico vacation especially during the months of November to May. About five hours away from the city are the remote beaches of Costa Esmeralda on the Gulf Coast of Mexico. The Maya Riviera on the Caribbean Coast has the beautiful beaches of Cancun as well as the fishing village and beach resort in one Puerto Morelos with fine sand, warm water and the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef. Here in the Maya Riviera is the chic Playa del Carmen and Tulum, which is one of the most beautiful beaches that have the historical Mayan ruins in an area that overlooks the beachside. On the Pacific coast is the Baja Beninsula where the beaches of Playa Cemeterio, Playa Santa Maria, Playa Costa Azul, Playa Canta Mar and Playa Solmar can be found. Popular white sand beaches with several beach resorts are in the area between Huatulco, Puerto Vallarta and Acapulco. You will never run out of beach choices in Mexico.
The Attractions of La Playa del Carmen
One of the recently popular travel destinations for those who embark on Mexico vacations is La Playa del Carmen. With its close proximity to Cozumel which is just right across the channel, La Playa del Carmen shares many of the attractions in this area. You can go shopping, eat and be entertained at choice places including bars and nightclubs at the city center 5th Avenue. Shopping is included in most itineraries with shops from 5th Avenue to 30th Avenue selling a wide range of items from the latest designer fashion to quaint Mexican handicrafts. La Playa also boasts of beaches with crystal clear waters and fine white sand. When visiting La Playa, include a tour of the Chichen Itza, capital of ancient Mayan, Coba that lets you see an authentic Mayan village, Nohuch Muul that is Yutucans tallest pyramid, beautiful Tulum and ecopark Xcaret which is natures sacred paradise. La Playa truly has a lot to offer to its visitors.