Mexico is the ideal destination for a family vacation. Warm and sunny weather, a host of amazing activities, mouth-watering food and drink, a favorable exchange rate, and a unique culture make Mexico a good choice for travelers looking for a family-friendly getaway. Here are three of the most perfect destinations to consider for your family adventure in Mexico:
Although most people think of wild spring break crowds when they think of Cancun, this Mexican gem is actually extremely family-friendly. Obviously, the biggest draw of Cancun is its miles of sandy beaches. A variety of shallow and low-wave beaches are ideal for young children. Cancun is also centrally located to the country’s most interesting archaeological sites. Parents will appreciate the educational opportunities afforded by sites such as Chichen Itza and Tulum. A variety of ecological parks will impress children who want to get up close and personal with Mexico’s wildlife. Adventure-seekers will find plenty of exciting activities such as zip lining, snorkeling, and hiking.
Cabo San Lucas
Located on the western coast of Mexico where the Sea of Cortez meets the Pacific Ocean, Cabo San Lucas is exploding in popularity for good reason. There are many water adventures in Cabo San Lucas for those who are more adventurous and enjoy getting close to nature. Those land-loving families will also find plenty of activities to keep them busy, from hiking in the hillside, shopping in town, or indulging in delicious local foods. A myriad of family-friendly resorts boasts kid clubs that are specifically designed to keep children entertained and happy while parents relax.
Situated on Mexico’s Pacific coast, this idyllic paradise is an ideal destination for families looking to reconnect as they escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life. With the towering Sierra Madres in the distance, this town boasts incredible views of both the ocean and the mountains. Families will delight in the diverse range of activities offered to visitors. Once you have had enough of the surf and the sand, head back on land for horseback riding, an ATV tour, or a zip line adventure. The Las Animas Adventure Park is especially fun for the adrenaline-seekers in your family with its rock climbing and rope cobweb activities.
Mexico is so much more than just stunning coastline, and it’s not just for adults, either. Families of all ages and interests will find something to fall in love with while visiting this tropical paradise.