Mexico Travel Blog: What’s Going On, Where To Go & Updates From Journey Mexico

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, Islas 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 »

Costa Careyes – The Next Big Thing? – Travel Weekly

Journey Mexico recently chatted with Travel Weekly about Mexico’s next "it" destination, following the Tulum trend. Below are excerpts from the article “The Next Tulum?” written by Meagan Drillinger and featured on Travel Weekly’s website: But like so many “off the beaten path” destinat... Read more »

Looking for a Mexico Vacation Specialist? Meet the Trusted Travel Experts List by Wendy Perrin

Wendy Perrin, an authoritative voice among travelers and travel professionals,  is bringing her expertise to her uniquely helpful website, WendyPerrin.com where she helps people have the best possible travel experiences. Recently, Wendy launched a shiny new 2016 WOW List that represents trip des... Read more »

New Hotels in Mexico – 2016 and Beyond

Lots of exciting news coming out of Mexico lately as  investments in hotels and tourism continue to pour in. 2016 is poised to be a very busy year with many new hotels entering the scene.  Here's what we've heard so far: Chablé - Yucatan Peninsula Debuting in June 2016, Chable will blend fiv... Read more »

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The Most Beautiful City in the World: Mexico City

Mexico City was named on Condé Nast Traveler’s “50 Most Beautiful Cities in the World” List! Condé Nast Traveler explains, Mexico City is, by most counts, the largest metropolitan area in the Western Hemisphere (they don’t call it El Monstruo for nothing). Yet in the morning, when s... Read more »

2016 Updated Mexico Travel Warning from U.S. Department of State

In an effort to make sure U.S. citizens are aware of any international security concerns in Mexico, the U.S. Department of State has been updating their travel warning to Mexico about every eight months or so. The most recent report was released January 19, 2016 with few changes from its prior in ... Read more »

Posted In: Health and Safety

Boutique Unique with Coqui Coqui

by  Susannah Rigg You don’t have to be a trendy New York fashionista to stay at the Coqui Coqui hotels, but it definitely helps. With four hotels in the Yucatan Peninsula (two of which have just one lavishly-extravagant room) Coqui Coqui has certainly made an international name for itself in the... Read more »

52 Places to Go in 2016 – The New York Times Names Mexico City #1

New Year, new resolutions, and new travel plans with The New York Times! The New York Times just released their list of top travel destinations in their "52 Places to Go in 2016"  feature and Mexico grabbed three of the spots! Positioning itself in the number one most recommended place to visit ... Read more »

Posted In: Mexico City, News

Best Place to Travel in 2016: Guadalajara

Guadalajara was named second on Travel + Leisure's "Best Places to Travel in 2016" List! Travel + Leisure explains, Mexico’s second city is a hotbed of creativity, thanks to an ebullient jazz scene, the popular Guadalajara International Book Fair, a prestigious film festival, and a well-suppor... Read more »

Mexico Tourism: Facts & Statistics 2015

Tourism in Mexico Facts and Statistics 2015 TO SEE THE MOST UPDATED, PLEASE GO TO: UPDATED MEXICO FACTS & STATISTICS Mexico was ranked in number 10 in international tourists arrivals in 2014. Mexico was ranked in number 9 in international tourists’ arrivals in 2015. 32.1 milli... Read more »

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Cuixmala Resort to Reopen January 15th Following Hurricane Patricia

In the aftermath of Hurricane Patricia, the strongest hurricane ever recorded and which made landfall here, the Cuixmala team expresses their heartfelt concern for local villagers whose homes were destroyed and damaged by the storm. The hurricane had a devastating impact on many small towns and vill... Read more »

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2015 Year in Review

With the incredible support of our clients, suppliers, and partners,  2015 was an exciting year of growth and innovation for Journey Mexico! Pushing ahead after a very eventful 2014, we redoubled our efforts to share the very best of Mexico's vibrant culture, diverse wildlife, jaw dropping lan... Read more »

The Ultimate Cheat Sheet On Haciendas in the Yucatan Peninsula – Merida

In addition to Mayan ruins and archaeological sites, the Yucatan Peninsula is filled with historic haciendas that date back to the 17th and 18th centuries. The haciendas, which functioned similar to plantations in the Southern US, were producers of henequen, or sisal, a strong fiber derived from t... Read more »

Update on Sargassum Seaweed Affecting Mexico’s Beaches

The continued presence of sargassum (a.k.a sargasso, sargazo) on the beaches of Mexico continues to be a concern to many travelers. For those wondering what their experience will be like on their upcoming vacation, we invite you to read more about the problem and how local authorities, hotels, and ... Read more »

Posted In: Nature, News

Three Ways to Make an Environmental Difference in Mexico

'Tis the season for giving and here at Journey Mexico we're definitely feeling the spirit! In line with our commitment to sustainable travel and environmentally responsible tourism, we bring to you three ways to support Mexico by making a positive difference in the environment and to the Earth. 1) ... Read more »