Mexico Travel Vacation Resort Hotel Attractions
Mexico – Sandy Beaches, Sunshine, Luxury hotels
A Nation with Rich History and Unique Culture
Mexico is located in Middle America, bordering the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico, between Belize and the United States and bordering the North Pacific Ocean, between Guatemala and the U.S. With total land area about 1,943,945 square kilometers, Mexico is slightly less than three times the size of Texas.
With rich and fascinating history, beautiful nature, beaches and sunshine, historical tourist attractions, luxury hotels resorts, and friendly people, Mexico is one of the world’s favorite travel vacation destinations with famous resort cities and towns, including Acapulco, Cancun, Cozumel and Puerto Vallarta.
Mexico History, Economics and People
The site of advanced Amerindian civilizations, Mexico came under Spanish rule for three centuries before achieving independence early in the 19th century. Today, Mexico has a free market economy in the trillion dollar class. It contains a mixture of modern and outmoded industry and agriculture, increasingly dominated by the private sector. Recently Mexico’s government has expanded competition in seaports, railroads, telecommunications, electricity generation, natural gas distribution, and airports. Per capita income is roughly one-third that of the US. Mexico has a highly developed telephone system. Based on 2009 estimate, Mexico has about 31.02 million Internet users. Mexico uses Mexican peso (MXN) as its currency. Based on 2010 exchange rate, US$1 equals to about 12.687 Mexican pesos.
Based on 2010 estimate, Mexico has 112,468,855 population, including mestizo (Amerindian-Spanish) 60%, Amerindian or predominantly Amerindian 30%, white 9%, other 1%. Spanish is the official language in Mexico. But some Mexican people also speak various Mayan, Nahuatl, and other regional indigenous languages.
Acapulco is Mexico’s largest resort. With majestic mountains, beautiful beaches, world-class hotels and restaurants, outdoor activities – swimming, water-skiing, tennis, golf, and non-stop nightlife, Acapulco is one of the finest travel vacation destinations.
Acapulco hotels and resorts are close to attractions, such as Playa Revolcadero, Bahia de Puerto Marques, Capilla de la Paz, Playa Icacos and Jardin Botanico de Acapulco.
Located on the tip of the Yucatan Peninsula, Cancun is a major Mexico travel destination and mega resort with white sandy beaches, luxury hotels, restaurants, shopping malls, and evening entertainment.
Cancun resort hotels are close to attractions, including Aquaworld, Luxury Avenue, Yamil Lu’um, Acuario Interactivo, La Isla Shopping Mall, Playa Delfines, El Rey Ruins, Cancun Golf Club at Pok Ta Pok, Nautilus Diving and Training Center, Playa Tortuga, Cancun Convention Center, Plaza Caracol, Playa Langosta, Museo de Arte Popular Mexicano, and Playa Linda.
Cozumel, the largest Caribbean island in Mexico, is one of the top five dive sites in the world and one of the major Mexico travel vacation destinations.
Cozumel has many luxury resorts and hotels closed to Cozumel attractions and nearby points of interest, including Palacio Municipal, La Plaza Cozumel, Museo de la Isla de Cozumel, Chankanaab National Park, Isla de Pasion, Paradise Beach, El Cedral, San Gervasio Ruins, Cozumel Country Club, Playa San Francisco, Arrecifes de Cozumel National Park, Nachi-Cocom, Playa Palancar, Castillo Real, El Mirador, Punta Sur Ecological Park, Punta Celerain Lighthouse.
The capital Mexico City was the center of ancient Aztec civilization and is the hub of economic and culture today. The ruins of Teotihuacan, the National Museum of Anthropology, the Metropolitan Cathedral, the Templo Mayor, are some major tourist attractions around Mexico City.
Puerto Vallarta is one of the Mexico’s most popular vacation spots set between the beautiful Sierra Madre Mountains and the Pacific coast.
Puerto Vallarta luxury hotels and resorts are close to sandy beaches and attractions and points of interest, including Playa Gemelas, Los Arcos, El Eden, Playa Mismaloya, Nayar Golf Course, Playa de los Muertos, Casa Kimberley, Plaza Principal, Plaza de las Armas, La Iglesia de Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe, La Presidencia, Caballito, Malecon, Teatro Vallarta.