CANCUN

 

Cancun is a planned paradise, and this is evident when travelling along its enormous costera (coastal road), where some of the largest hotels in the country are found. What was once a fishing town is today a city full of life and opportunities. The entertainment options here are designed to satisfy all interests, and that’s why you have a choice between spending the afternoon shopping around or practicing extreme sports in a thematic park in the area..

Activities

Cuisine

     
       

Cancun is probably the most vibrant and cosmopolitan city in the Caribbean and its culinary offer reflects it. In this city, you can find anything you want, in any form and for all preferences. There will be Yucatec food, naturally, as in the whole peninsula, but you will also find – among many other – excellent Thai, Italian or Argentine options. From a sushi bar to a world-class restaurant, in any one of the most exclusive hotels, in Cancun the right question to ask when one is hungry is simply: what do you want to eat today?

 

 
       

Nature (natural sites and natural reserve)

     

North of Cancun, towards the spectacular island of Holbox, the Yum Balam Flora and Fauna Protection Area is located; it is a reserve of 150 thousand hectares that extends over the island, the lagoon and the surrounding mangroves, which, in its jungle area protects five threatened feline species, including the puma and the jaguar. Given the astonishing diversity in the area’s marine life, during the summer it is also possible to see the largest guest: the whale shark. Currently, transportation to the watching area also departs from Cancun, from Punta Sam.

 

 

Sun and Beach

     

In the minds of a good many people all over the world, Cancun is, almost by definition, what it means to be a “great beach destination”. This fame is well deserved, since it is big in size and offer; it is an international destination and it is a beach in every sense of the word. Besides the kilometers of white beach that surround Nichupte lagoon, the city also offers the paradises in the islands. In Holbox: fishing vibe and virgin sands; in Isla Pajaros, immediate nature; and in Isla Mujeres, all the romance of the Caribbean.

 

 
   
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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States that make up

Hidalgo

Birthplace of the Toltec culture and soccer – the national sport –, Hidalgo still conserves Pre-Hispanic vestiges like the Atlantes de Tula. Pastes, which we owe to an English colony that settled here, are famous: a variation of British pastry, adapted to the local gastronomy. The capital, Pachuca, is a colorful city that you can walk, from whose streets you can contemplate a hint of what the Hidalgo Huasteca can offer. From extreme sports to a historical visit, this is a state you cannot skip.

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Veracruz

Veracruz displays a long line of tourist offers in its territory: from the capital, one of the most important commercial ports in the country, to Catemaco, in the north, Pueblo Mágico whose visitors seek spiritual cleanses. In between, there is the radiant Costa Esmeralda (Emerald Coast), the charming and colorful town of Tlacotalpan, and the fortunate city of Poza Rica, in addition to hidden spots that the visitor could to discover.

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Tamaulipas

The extensions of open skies and desert landscapes clash against marine scenes and border lands. This state has energetic cities that benefit from manufacturing or petroleum, but they are also interesting cultural centers and effervescent commercial axes. The natural attractions – like the biosphere El Cielo –, its reserves destined to hunting tourism, and the charming beaches that crown the coast, are of great value to the country.

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San Luis Potosí

The capital city of this state is one of the most important in the country, where the Colonial constructions will overwhelm you with their beauty. But the plurality of the state is what is truly amazing: from the greenery in Huasteca – where you can find indescribable constructions by the surrealist Sir Edward James –, to the silence of its desert – famous because of Real de Catorce, a destination which was once a mining town and is now a tourist attraction that has been visited by personalities like Jim Morrison or Enrique Bunbury.

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