. Riding the Waves at Puerto Escondido
Puerto Escondido or the Mexican Pipeline is popularly considered as one of the top ten surfing areas in the world. It hosts the Mexpipe Challenge in February and an international surf contest in November. Small and big waves alike are available for both professional and amateur surfers. Puerto Escondido has several beaches where you can go swimming but it is not advisable in Playa Zicatela, the main surfing beach because of strong rip tides and some of the most powerful waves in the world which even bests the famous Hawaii Banzai Pipeline. This surfing spot is limited to very experienced surfers only as even the most professional surfers have met accidents that have placed them in wheelchairs for life. Another surfing location is The Point where you can also get a fast and challenging surf ride. At the other end of the beach break is the Far Bar that has the most surfers since the water is deeper here compared to the other surfing spots and the break is quite far from the shore. Those who love surfing would surely welcome a trip to Puerto Escondido.
Fun and Excitement in Mexico City
It would take several Mexico vacations to fully explore Mexico City and enjoy the many activities and attractions in the worlds biggest city. Museum lovers have more than a hundred museums to visit such as the Archaeological Zone and Templo Mayor Museum. Zocalo is the center of Mexico City and is an interesting display of the old and new side of Mexico. There is the Chapultepec Park which attracts families with modern entertainment activities in this worlds largest park within the city. Mexico being famous for archaeological sites has more than a dozen within the city like the floating gardens of Xochimilco of the Aztecs. There are so many adventure activities that you can indulge in Mexico such as a visit to the zoo, watching a thrilling bullfight, taking a chance on your favorite horse at the Hipodromo delas Americas Horse Track or just simply go mountain biking, trekking or white water rafting. There are a hundred and one things to see and do in Mexico City and you will never run out of choices.
The Greens of Baja
Besides the tempting tropical waters and fine sand beaches of the Baja Peninsula, golfers of all levels will really be excited to play golf at some of the worlds best golf courses located in the area. 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. From the US Border going into Mexico is the 50 plus year old Tijuana Golf Club and 20 minutes further away is Real del Mar which is known as a gem. Some of the newer courses are the Baja Country Club with a 12 acre lake and the unique Paraiso del Mar in Magote with 12 holes completely built on the sandbar. The Palmilla, Puerto los Cabos and Club Campestre are three of the golf courses in Los Cabos that was designed by the renowned Jack Nicklaus. Cabo San Lucas Country Club and Cabo Real Country Club are some of the well known golf courses in this area. There are other golf courses currently under construction which will definitely make Mexico vacations a must for golf lovers.
Swimming with the Dolphins in Mexico
One of the most amazing experiences you can ever have during your Mexico vacations is swimming with the dolphins. Get up close and personal with these sea mammals in a protected environment and discover how intelligent and friendly they can really be. All throughout Mexico are dolphin centers or dolphinariums where these dolphins are well taken care of and are open for the public to interact with. The vacation destinations such as Cancun, Isla Mujeres, Cabo San Lucas and the Riviera Maya are popular for both their beautiful beaches and for the dolphinariums that allow you to swim with the dolphins. There is the Cabo Dolphin Center located in the Cabo San Lucas Marina, which is one of the worlds most exclusive dolphin centers. The Wet n Wild Aquatic Park has Altantida where the dolphins stay in an enclosed beach. Xcaret, Xel-Ha and the Riviera Maya near Playa del Carmen are the locations of the Delphinus which is the biggest dolphinarium chain in the Mexican Caribbean and Riviera Maya region. You can play, swim and interact with the dolphins right In the waters at these dolphinarums. For dolphin lovers, this activity is really a once in a lifetime experience.