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Mexico Travel Guide

  • Vacations to Mexico, from coast to coast

    A vacation to Mexico means discovering a diverse country full of bustling cities, endless beaches, majestic mountains like the Sierra Madre Occidental, and sweeping desert landscapes. Home to over 95 million people, this stunning country covers nearly 2 million suqare kilometers.

    Whether along the Pacific, the Caribbean coast or in it's capital city, travellers take pleasure in long, lazy days on the beach with a cold cerveza, spectacular ocean views, deliciously fresh products, and many activities, including deep-sea diving and visiting Mexico’s archaeological and historical sites.

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  • The Pacific

    Many travellers opt for the Pacific coast— Puerto Vallarta , Acapulco , Huatulco , Los Cabos or Manzanillo—for almost guaranteed sunshine, long beach vistas and dark blue waves. For water sports lovers, especially surfers, the impressive waves off the Pacific beaches are a little piece of paradise.
  • The Caribbean

    Others choose vacations on Mexico’s Caribbean coast to enjoy the white-sand beaches and turquoise waters of Cancún and Riviera Maya . Cozumel is particularly popular with divers looking to explore beautiful coral reefs. Those who are archaeologically inclined tour Maya and Toltec ruins, such as Chichén Itzá in Tulum.
  • Mexican cuisine and falvours

    Mexican cuisine is a reason in and of itself to travel to Mexico. Fajitas, tacos and guacamole made from freshly picked avocados, sweet salsa that tastes like pure sunshine, black beans and grilled fish abound. Typical Mexican cuisine is renowned for its tasty sauces and spices that make every dish a sensation.
  • Mexico City, the capital

    Located in a valley at an altitude of 2,240 m, Mexico City is home to almost 20 million souls. This charming capital city is full of historical and cultural attractions. Its busy nightlife, spicy cuisine, vivid neighbourhoods and friendly locals seduce many travellers.

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Important travel information

 
  • Airports in South serviced by Air Transat

    Currency

    The Mexican peso (MNX) is this country’s official currency. However, it is recommended to carry American dollars while in Mexico as it is more easily exchanged than Canadian dollars.

    Official Language

    The official language of Mexico is Spanish and is spoken by nearly all Mexicans. Nonetheless, there are also more than 60 native languages, including Nahuatl and Mayan.

  • Entry/exit requirements

    For more information about passport and visa requirements, visit the Government of Canada travel website.

    Vaccination

    Visit the Government of Canada travel website or ask your health professional for more information about vaccinations.

    Presence of Sargassum in Mexico and the Caribbean

    Depending on the weather conditions, winds and tides may bring large quantities of Sargassum to shore. Since seaweed moves with the ocean currents, quantities may vary by place and day. Transat would like to inform its clients that this natural phenomenon beyond its control affects several parts of Mexico and the Caribbean. Although the presence of this brown seaweed is greater than usual, our hotel partners are making every effort to clean the beaches when necessary.

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  • The Best Beaches in Mexico

    Enjoy sun, surf and relaxation when you visit one of Mexico’s top beaches. From snorkelling to shopping, these beaches will make you feel like you’re in paradise.
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  • Travel Guide to Ixtapa, Mexico

    Once a coconut plantation, this seaside resort of Ixtapa in the Guerrero state is now home to quality resorts overlooking the scenic Mexico Pacific coast.
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  • An Unforgettable Itinerary of Mayan Riviera Excursions

    Get the most out of your holiday with these seven adventurous Riviera Maya excursions.
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