. Guadalajara Vacations
Guadalajara pulsates with the colorful and vibrant culture of Mexico and is a wonderful addition to your Mexico itinerary. The picturesque views and the exhilarating festivals of Mexico with its mariachi bands is more of an attraction in Guadalajara than its beaches. The Independence Day on September 16 is the date of the Encuentro International del Mariachi which is the biggest international mariachi band shows but the celebration lasts the whole month where there are shows and parties almost every day. A trip to this city is focused more on sightseeing, dining and shopping. You can go on a tour of the city and see the rich 17th century and Victorian buildings and cathedrals. You are in for an exciting dining experience with several local restaurants to choose from featuring the unique flavors of Mexico. For those who crave the beach, though, the beaches of Guadalajara offer endless sun and white sand. This city has a lot to add to your list of Mexico vacation memories.
Luring in the Catch in Mexico
One of the worlds most popular fishing spot for sports and deep sea fishing is Mexico which offers hundreds of fishing spots. Whatever type of fisher you are, Mexico has a fishing spot where you can enjoy and be challenged. Guaranteed to give you the best fishing the whole year through is Cabo San Lucas with its deep-sea fishing. It has more than 800 different varieties of fish in its warm tropical waters with black, blue and striped marlins being the most popular while swordfish are plentiful during January to June. Famous not only for its beaches but also for its fishing is Cancun. The different types of fishing such as deep-sea, flats, fly and spin tackle fishing can be enjoyed all throughout the year but the summers months are always the best. Those who want to have more challenge can go deep-sea fishing at night or families can go shallow water bottom fishing and have their catch for lunch or dinner at a nearby restaurant. When you plan your Mexico vacation, it would be most preferable to include fishing in your itinerary.
Golfing in 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 stunning oceanfront courses with desert terrain were designed by some of the best golf course designers resulting in these championship greens. Starting from the US border is the Tijuana Country Club established in 1948, and just 20 minutes away from the border is Real del Mar which is considered as the gem of Baja golf. 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. Jack Nicklaus designed three golf courses in Los Cabos called the one and only Palmilla, the Puerto los Cabos and Club Campestre. The Cabo San Lucas Country Club and Cabo Real Country Club are other popular golf courses in Los Cabos. There are more to come with new golf course constructions along the way.
Riding the Waves at Puerto Escondido
Worth including in your Mexico vacation itinerary is Puerto Escondido which is called as the Mexican Pipeline and is known as one of the top ten surfing destinations in the world. November is the month when an international surf contest is held while February is for the Mexpipe Challenge. All types of surfers will get the best wave choices. Beach lovers can also take a pick from many beaches in Puerto Escondido excluding the Playa Zicatel which has strong rip tides and the worlds most powerful waves that are even stronger than the famous Hawaii Banzai Pipeline. This place is recommended for very experienced surfers only to avoid the risks of accidents which even the most professional surfers have met here. The Point is another popular surfing area with a rapid and tough 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. Puerto Escondido is a must in the Mexico vacation itinerary of avid surfers.