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Discover Mexico on this first-timers' trip, exploring cultural Mexico City, the vibrant colonial city of Merida, the iconic site of Chichen Itza and ending with a well-deserved break on the white sand beaches of Tulum. Perfect for a winter getaway.
An incredible holiday exploring and discovering the best of Mexico – from the world heritage site, Chichén Itzá, and quaint streets of San Cristobal de las Casas and Campeche, to the pure white Caribbean sands of the Mayan Riviera.
Mexico’s rich history is etched into its archaeological offering. The country’s ancient temple complexes, lost kingdoms and forgotten cities are all a fitting testament to the sophisticated civilisations of its past. We’ve handpicked the best of Mexico’s archaeological sites; marked by great empires, pioneering discovery and extraordinary architectural merit.
Mexico has long been hailed a haven for foodies. From the beating heartland of Mexico’s culinary scene, Oaxaca, to the birthplace of Tequila and the rolling vineyards of Baja California, this Central American gem has it all when it comes to a tour for the taste buds.
This adventurous Mexico itinerary will take you from Mexico City to the indigenous heartland of Oaxaca and over to Baja California, where you can enjoy hiking, biking, kayaking, snorkelling, diving and even whale watching.
Explore some of Mexico's cultural delights on this two week itinerary, staying in stylish boutique properties throughout. A perfect trip for couples or honeymooners, this offers a great introduction to Mexico's delicious cuisine and fascinating history.
The Cape, A Thompson Hotel
Cabo San Lucas, Baja California
Best for: Family, Luxury, Watersports
The Cape, is a luxurious boutique hotel perched on the rocks of Baja’s southern tip. Modern elegance meets seaside chic at this beautiful Mexican retreat, with a spectacular rooftop lounge bar and sparkling infinity pools overlooking the ocean.
To start planning your tailor-made holiday, call us on (646) 934-8942
The beauty of Los Cabos is unquestionable, with crashing blue waves, an abundance of exotic wildlife and white sand beaches, most come here to bask under the sun’s rays and snorkel in turquoise waters. Surrounding Monuments Beach, The Cape boasts an exceptional location right on the beachfront and invites guests to explore Baja’s glorious coastline whilst revelling in pure luxury. The Cape, A Thompson Hotel, is of exceptional architecture, with floor-to-ceiling windows and contemporary décor that compliments the rocky landscape.
When you’re not relaxing by the pool or feeling the sand between your toes, venture off the beaten path and explore the UNESCO protected biosphere of Sierra de la Laguna Mountain Range where you can spot white-tail deer, leopard chipmunks and grey foxes. Alternatively, head to the old town of Todos Santos for a spot of lunch at a quirky cafe, go kayaking or bird-watching. Back at the hotel, The Spa is nestled into one of the rock formations on the Cliffside at the resort and is situated overlooking the ocean for the calming sounds of the waves. Guests will delight in hot and cold plunge pools, steam pools and ocean-view cabanas for al fresco treatments making for a truly wonderful spa experience. With an infinity pool and a salt water pool, there is plenty of space to relax.
In the evenings, head upstairs to ‘The Rooftop’ for incredible sweeping views of Cabo San Lucas and award-winning handcrafted cocktails as well as artisanal beers; a truly magnificent space where guests can soak up the romantic atmosphere and laidback vibes. The beach house restaurant ‘Ledge’ has a casual dining ambience, perfect for balmy evenings feasting on fresh ceviche and tacos.
When the day draws to a close, escape to your room, which boasts exceptional ocean views, plush linens and stylish décor. Opt for Deluxe King Rooms and you’ll find bespoke mid-century Latin American furnishings, a private balcony and state of the art rain shower with a freestanding bath tub. All this and more can be found in the more expensive suites, but with an added extended living area and a standing telescope for whale-watching.
When to go
Without a doubt the best season to visit Baja is during the whale migration between December and March. The weather in Baja is at its warmest between these months too, but also bring high hotel prices.
To start planning your tailor-made holiday, call us on (646) 934-8942
Things to do
Los Cabos Whale Watching and City Tour
Discover the highlights of Cabo San Lucas and San Jose del Cabo on this introduction to the Los Cabos area before heading out in search of humpback whales which migrate through the waters.
Fossils Expedition and Cabo Pulmo Snorkelling
Join us on a fascinating day trip that brings you face to face with Baja’s past and present. Get off the beaten track by jeep first and visit a ranch that’s home to one of the most fantastic fossil collections before heading to the wonderful Cabo Pulmo.
Cabo San Lucas Sunset Cruise
Sail into the spectacular sunset as you sip margaritas and admire the rugged beauty of the Los Cabos coast on this 2-hour sunset cruise.
Bird Watching at the San Jose Estuary
Along with over 100 migrants and residents, Los Cabos is home to 3 endemic bird species: the striking Belding’s Yellowthroat, the speckled Grey Thrasher and the beautiful Xantus’ Hummingbird. Experience them all in this 3-hour tour.
Mountain Villages Jeep Tour
Your adventures today take you out of town up into the beautiful Baja mountains. Off-road along dusty desert tracks to local villages, where you’ll visit a school and learn about life in the community.
A Day in the Sierra La Laguna - Waterfalls & Ranch Experience
Escape the city and head off-the-beaten-track to the Sierra de la Laguna mountain range. Hike through and learn about the stunning landscape and meet local ranchers on their working organic farm.
The Todos Santos Experience
Today you’ll head to the magical town of Todos Santos. Learn about its captivating history, wander the quaint and colourful streets of the bohemian arts district and sample its delicious cuisine.
Swimming with Whale Sharks & Beach Picnic
Jump into the Sea of Cortez and swim alongside some of nature's most magnificent creatures. The whale sharks are timid, allowing travellers to get up close and personal with them - it's truly an experience to remember.
Visit Todos Santos & Surf Playa Cerritos
Catch some waves at Baja’s best surf spot, the brilliant Playa Cerritos and explore the magical town of Todos Santos, where you’ll learn about its captivating history and the stories that pervade its quaint and colourful streets.
Blue Whale Watching in Loreto Marine Park
Spend the day spotting blue whales off the glorious coast of Baja California. Board your boat and listen to your guide who will share their knowledge of these creatures before stopping at a secluded beach on Del Carmen Island for a picnic.
History & Art Walk Around San Jose del Cabo
Discover the streets of San Jose, exploring its colonial courtyards and grand facades of a by-gone-era, before heading to the ‘Art District’ where local artists display their colourful works.
Kayak and Snorkel at Cabo Pulmo
This lively and fun excursion takes to one of the most important marine parks in the Sea of Cortez, the beautiful Cabo Pulmo! Snorkel along the coral reef and kayak on the crystal-clear waters of the bay.
Espiritu Santo Island Exploration
Spend the day at the amazing Espiritu Santo Island, a UNESCO biosphere reserve, where you can swim with frolicking sea lions, hike to breath-taking lookout points and kayak amongst hidden sea caves.
Baby Sea Turtle Release
This turtle release experience is part of an important conservation programme that gives participants the chance to adopt a baby turtle and release it into the ocean. A simply unforgettable experience and fun for all the family.