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Mind and Body in Harmony at The Resort at Pedregal Spa

"Your bliss begins here: seaside and cliff side, outside and in" - The Resort at Pedregal The Resort at Pedregal, carved into the mountainside of the exclusive Los Cabo's Pedregal Community is a true haven for your being. The Resort mesmerizes guests with their 5* services and lavish accommodatio... Read more »

Posted In: Destinations

What’s New in Nayarit?

With Journey Mexico's main office and a majority of our staff living near Nayarit, we may be a bit biased about how much we love the Vallarta-Nayarit coast! In 2015, we reported a profusion of growth with new hotels, attractions, and flights and we're happy to report that the momentum continues. Be... Read more »

Looking for a Unique Vacation? Los Cabos, Mexico is a Great Destination

It’s time to mix up your travel plans with a unique vacation to Los Cabos, Mexico, one of the fastest growing tourist destinations in the country. Los Cabos is a beautiful, thriving municipality located at the tip of the Baja Peninsula and divided into the areas of Cabo San Lucas and San Jose d... Read more »

WTTC Welcomes Zachary Rabinor as a Regional Council Member

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has welcomed Journey Mexico CEO, Zachary Rabinor, as a regional member of their council.  An invitation-only membership, Zach is honored to have been chosen among the some one hundred world's foremost Travel & Tourism companies  to participate... Read more »

Hacienda Puerta Campeche New Chef and Ceviche Cooking Class

Hacienda Puerta Campeche, a boutique hotel part of the five Luxury Collection hotels operated by Starwood Hotels & Resorts in Mexico, is a true architectural relic that dates back to the 17th century. It sits right in the heart of Campeche City's colorful Historic Center, declared of great imp... Read more »

Posted In: News

Beyond the Beaches: Get Up Close and Personal with Mexico’s Wildlife

Both on land and by sea, Mexico has a rich ecosystem home to a diverse array of flora and fauna. BY SEA With an impressive reef system on the east, and what Jacques Cousteau calls the "Aquarium of the World" on the west, the natural wonders that exist beneath the seas surrounding Mexico are eas... Read more »

Oaxaca & The Rise of Mezcal

Our friends at AFAR recently published a fascinating feature, The Rise of Mezcal: Great for Cocktails, Better for Oaxaca by Chris Colin, in their magazine. Below are some excepts from the article on how mezcal is changing Oaxaca's landscape: That fancy new mezcal in your favorite bar is changin... Read more »

Posted In: Oaxaca

Tips for Family Travel in Mexico

Family travel is a special time for bonding and learning about one another. We understand that a trip has to suit all ages and what your 6 year old finds cool and fascinating might not be the same case for your teenage. Luckily, Mexico is the perfect destination for any type of family vacation wheth... Read more »

#MexicoJourney Through Colonial Mexico and Baja California Sur

This month, Journey Mexico will welcome 12 of the most seasoned tour operators and travel agents from the UK, Germany, Russia, USA, China, and Netherlands on an exclusive visit to Mexico City, Colonial Mexico, and the Baja California Sur Peninsula.   Accompanied by our General Manager, Matteo Lu... Read more »

Posted In: On the Road

Wellness and Spa in San Miguel de Allende

Winning numerous "best" and "must-visit" awards in the past couple years --including the 2013 Condé Nast Traveler Top City in the World award-- San Miguel Allende is a beloved tourist destination sitting in the middle of Colonial Mexico. It blends the most attractive aspects of small-town rural l... Read more »

The Zika Virus in Mexico: What You Need to Know

General ZIka (ZIKV) Information The Zika Virus is a mosquito-borne viral infection which is transmitted by the same type of mosquito linked to dengue and chikungunya. There have been identified cases now across four continents. It has been detected in more than 20 countries in the Americas, incl... Read more »

Posted In: News

Los Cabos Continues to Grow

A little over a year ago, Cabo San Lucas and San Jose del Cabo faced incredible devastation due to Hurricane Odile but resiliently bounced back and quickly restored damages, further inspiring them to continue the makeover and push for more. By the end of 2015, Los Cabos not only recovered what was ... Read more »

The Sophistication of Mexico’s Best Tequila

Tequila is one of world's most complex and significant spirits. Starting as a small hijuelo agave shoot, the process of tequila can take anywhere from minimum 6 years and up to 20 years! Here are some interesting facts about tequila and what to look for when choosing the best tequila 100% Agave ... Read more »

Posted In: Culture, Luxury, News

Stay A Little Longer: Free Nights at Riviera Maya Hotels

Headed on vacation to Mexico this year? Let us help you spend a little more time in paradise with these extended free night offers from some of our favorite hotels! Private Villas, Bel Ha or Yuum Ha by Esencia and Hotel Esencia- Riviera Maya Esencia is a 50-acre private estate in the Riviera Maya... Read more »

New Four Seasons to Open in Los Cabos

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts recently announced plans for a luxury resort and private residences on the pristine beaches of Baja’s eastern shore.  With planning in place for a 2018 opening, Four Seasons Resort Los Cabos at Costa Palmas will be part of the exclusive Costa Palmas resort commun... Read more »

A Unique Encounter With Mexico’s Monarch Butterflies

by  Richard Scotti and Traudel Schottenloher Our vision for our recent adventure travels with Journey Mexico was to explore spectacular creatures of Mexico and the mysteries of ancient cultures, centered in and around Mexico City. Our travels during 6 days in February 2016 were more than perfect... Read more »

Vallarta-Nayarit Beaches, Isla Marietas and Sayulita, Named Among the Best in the World

Some of the world’s most beautiful beaches can be found in Mexico, where there are approximately 450 of them lining its expansive coastlines. Among them: Playa Escondida (Hidden Beach) in the Islas Marietas and the beach at Sayulita, which were recognized as tops in the country in recent popularit... Read more »

3 Must-Know Things Happening at Journey Mexico Right Now

Well, we're wrapping up the first quarter here at Journey Mexico and we have some news we'd like to share!   1) We're Hiring We're looking for some amazing, passionate, inspired travel gurus to join the Journey Mexico team! We are currently and urgently looking to fill the position of Dir... Read more »

5 Top Luxury Mexico Vacations for Spring

Spring is a great time to travel, and Mexico is closer than you think. Although temperatures are excellent throughout the year, spring is exceptional in most destinations. Here are 5 top luxury Mexico vacations for this spring: Los Cabos - San Jose del Cabo and Cabo San Lucas Located in Baja Calif... Read more »

A Journey to Mexico’s Pacific Coast in Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo

Mexico’s Pacific Coast boasts some of the country’s most luxurious resorts as well as picturesque coastal views and great watersports. In the neighboring beach towns of Ixtapa and Zihuatanejo, visitors can find two distinct vacation experiences wrapped up into one destination making it one of... Read more »