. The Greens of Baja
Along with the lure of warm clear waters and sandy beaches, golfing enthusiasts and amateurs will fall in love with the golf courses of Mexicos Baja Peninsula which has some of the worlds best golf courses. The best golf course designers in the world have designed championship golf courses of a desert terrain but with a picturesque view of the ocean. 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. There are newly built golf courses like the Baja Country Club that has a challenging 12 acre lake to conquer and the Paraiso del Mar located in Magote that is amazingly built on a sandbar and currently has 12 holes. Three golf courses located on the Los Cabos area was designed by Jack Nicklaus, namely the one and only premier Palmilla , the newer 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.
Acapulco Vacation Attractions
Sunny Acapulco lures in vacationers with a long stretch of white sand beaches and its popular exciting nightlife. The La Quebrada Cliff Divers, their most famous attraction since 1934, are for thrill seekers who wait for a wave and dive 130 feet off steep cliffs into the surf. The Magico Mundo Marino is a fun family water park with stunning outdoor and indoor marine life aquarium exhibits, swimming pools and slides and a glass bottom boat to take you to Isla La Roqueta for snorkeling. The 52-acre city park Parque Papagayo named after a luxury hotel has been packed with various attractions and activities for all ages such as a roller skating rink, go carts, bumper boats, a space shuttle Columbia replica and the famous life-sized Spanish galleon model. The town center of Acapulco that is popularly called the Zocalo is just right across the fishing harbor and has a lot of giant rubber and mango trees that you can laze under. You will never run out of a hundred and one things to do in Acapulco.
Visiting the Best of Veracruz
Though historically and culturally rich, Veracruz is not comparably as popular Mexico vacation choice as other more popular resort areas but it has slowly reinvented itself to becoming one. Ideal for day or night strolling is the main plaza called the Plaza de las Armas. Historical buildings worth seeing are the Municipal Palace built in 1608 with its baroque architecture and the Virgen de la Asuncion, the citys neo-classic cathedral that was built in the 17th century. Very close to the port area is the former lighthouse Pemex Tower, the Crafts Market, the Old Customs Building, the Postal and Telegraph Building, the Civil Registry Building and the Juarez Hemicycle Monument. The Fort San Juan de Ulua is now an island that is now connected to the land. The boardwalk, known as the malecon provides kilometers of strolling and exercises especially at night. The Veracruz Aquarium is the largest aquarium in Latin America and is one of the latest developments of Veracruz. Include Veracruz in your vacation and find something exciting and new.
The Surfing Waves of Escondido
Puerto Escondido or the Mexican Pipeline is popularly considered as one of the top ten surfing areas in the world. November is the month when an international surf contest is held while February is for the Mexpipe Challenge. Professional and amateur surfers will get a pick of the best waves they have. There are several beaches in Puerto Escondido but the Playa Zicatela is not ideal for swimming as it is the main surfing beach with strong rip tides that will pull you in as well as some of the best and strongest waves in the world which topples even the popular Hawaii Banzai Pipeline. Even the most professional surfers have suffered accidents here so extreme caution is required for even the very experienced surfers. One area that has fast and challenging waves is the Point. The Far Bar at the end of the beach break is another surfing area with the most surfers since the waters there is deeper than other areas and the waves break further from the shore. Puerto Escondido is a must in the Mexico vacation itinerary of avid surfers.