. Sports Fishing in Mexico
One of the worlds most popular fishing spot for sports and deep sea fishing is Mexico which offers hundreds of fishing spots. Enjoy the challenge of this activity from several choice locations whether you are there for the fun or for the competition. You can go deep sea fishing the whole year round in Cabo San Lucas. Its tropical waters has an abundance of 800 different kinds of fishes like the most popular black, blue and striped marlins and swordfish that are abundant in the months of January to June. Cancun, more popularly known for beautiful beaches and exciting nightlife is also one popular fishing location. Several types of fishing such as deep-sea, flats, fly and spin tackle fishing are available all year round although summer is most preferred. Families can go shallow water bottom fishing for their lunch or dinner meal treat while adventurers can go deep-sea fishing at night. Include this activity in your Mexico vacation and add a notch up your list of unforgettable memories.
The Popular Cabo San Lucas
One of the most popular vacation destinations in Mexico is Cabo San Lucas. They are well known for sandy white beaches and local restaurants featuring delectable cuisine. Cabo San Lucas is one of the best places in Mexico for tuna and marlin fishing and holds the biggest international marlin fishing competition with a jackpot prize of $ 1,000,000. Whale watching is one of the favorite activities in this city where you can spot groups of gray whales migrating from the colder climates into the warm waters of Cabo to give birth or to wait out the winter. It is just so heartwarming to see these gigantic marine mothers swimming with their calves in the waters of this city. October 12 marks the feast of the Todos Santos patron saint which is a sight to behold with the festival sports music, fair, dancing and a dazzling array of Mexican cuisine. Whatever your chosen activity maybe, from swimming, whale watching, fishing, shopping or just soaking up the sun, a trip to Cabo San Lucas is definitely worthwhile.
Across the Border to Tijuana
The border city of Tijuana is easily reachable via the San Diego trolley that goes right up to the Mexican border. Despite its close proximity to the US, Mexico vacations in sunny Tijuana allows you to shop at the legendary Avenida Revolucion where you will find the amazing bargains of beautiful Mexican handicrafts, leather goods, cigars, silver, beadwork, jewelry together with imported goods at bargain prices. You can soak in some cultural experience at the Tijuana Cultural Center or at the Municipal Institute of Arts and Culture. Inject some excitement to your day and watch a Greyhound race at the Hipodromo Caliente, go to a Jai Alai Game at the Jai Alai Fronton Palace or see a bullfight at the El Toreo de Tijuana or the Plaza Munumental Playas de Tijuana. Tijuana showcases vibrant Mexican culture and is a place that is truly worth visiting.
Dazzling Underwater World of Mexico
The vibrant colored marine world of Mexico is a must-see for both experienced and beginner divers. Diving in the Pacific Ocean on the west coast is a totally different experience than the Caribbean Sea plus there is the option of Cenote or sinkhole cave diving or diving at the worlds second largest reef, the Great Maya Barrier Reef. Some of the more popular places to dive in Mexico are Cozumel, Cancun and Puerto Vallarta. Cozumel has coastline reefs and intricate underwater landscape with dramatic cliffs, canyons and colorful plants that makes it so popular among divers. Cancun on the other hand gives a choice of either the shallow and colorful reefs of Playa del Carmen or Chinchorro Banks which gives access to the Great Maya Barrier Reef. The nearby islands and bays and sea creatures like whale sharks, dolphins, sea turtles and tropical fishes make Puerto Vallarta a very interesting and famous dive spot. Other diving spots in Cabo San Lucas and La Paz is a visual display of the colorful marine world.