The sun is finally here and so is the heat ! If in front of your computer, you’ve been dreaming of a fresh cocktail, under the shade of a palm tree, by a white-sand beach, it means it is time for you to plan your vacation and choose your itinerary. So, what do you thin about Mexico ? Discover our selection of the 5 best beaches to swim at in Mexico.
Mexico has three seafronts. The first one, on the Gulf of Mexico with the beautiful and colorful city of Campeche. The second one, on the Pacific Ocean, is a surfer’s paradise, with the seaside resort of Acapulco. And lastly, the third one, on the Carribean sea, with Cancun, its coconut trees and piña colada during spring break. So you get it, there are many types of beaches for you to enjoy in Mexico. Whether you want to surf on the Mexican waves, party on white-sand beaches by the Caribbean sea or simply relax under the sun, you will find the perfect beach for you in Mexico !
1/ Tulum, Mexico
Tulum, located on the Yucatan Peninsula, is a white-sand beach where you can relax and learn about history. Get your beach towel out and go for a swim in the translucent water. Behind you, admire the ruins of a Mayan city. From which you can enjoy a beautiful panoramic view of the Caribbean coast ! If you want to explore the ruins, we recommended getting there early in the morning before the tourists arrive. The best way to enjoy your visit is going to the archaeological site when it opens, at 8 am and the head to the beach. And as a matter of fact, Tulum happens to be listed as one of the most beautiful beaches to swim at in Mexico ! Always sunny, you will never be cold. So ? I bet you want to go swim in Tulum now ? Don’t wait any longer and discover our itinerary : N’attendez plus et découvrez notre itinéraire : 1 week in Yucatan in Mexico.
2/ Akumal, Mexico
Akumal Beach is, without a doubt, a dream place to swim at in Mexico and most importable with sea turtles ! Indeed, this beach is also know as the “La Playa Tortuga” which means turtle beach. You will get the chance to live an unforgettable snorkelling experience, swimming with wild turtles … for free ! But you need to know that you have to pay to get on the beach. It will be 100 pesos gong through the main entrance. If you want to save money, it is said that the guardian of a shabby hotel nearby lets tourists in for 50 pesos … but shhh it’s a secret ! After swimming with turtles, head to Aktun Chen, a 10 min drive away from Akumal Beach, where you will discover an underground river. In this cave filled with rain water, go for a magical speleological experience, swimming between stalactites and stalagmites. Want to discover Akumal Beach ? Go for this perfect itinerary :3 weeks through the states of Puebla, Oaxaca, Chiapas and Yucatán in Mexico.
3/ Playa Norte, Isla Mujeres, Mexico
Playa Norte is THE dream beach : palm trees, white-sand and vibrant blue water will leave you speechless. An to top it off, it has the best welcoming and festive atmosphere. To make your day even more perfect, head to the many “gargotes” nearby the beach. Lay on your lounge chair and taste the famous Raspado de Pitahaya, a dragon fruit slushy with a little tequila for those who like to party ! Speaking of lounge chaire, it won’t be hard finding one ! Playa Norte spreads over miles and l-miles, so there will be a chair for everyone. Expect about 5$ to rent a lounge chair and sunbathe facing the vibrartblue water of the Caribbeans. Get ready for our itinerary : 3 weeks through the states of Puebla, Oaxaca, Chiapas and Yucatán in Mexico.
4/ Playa Del Amor, the hidden beach of the Marieta Islands, Mexico
Also know as Hidden Beach, this secret beach was created due to military bombing. In Playa Del Amor, you will experience a truly relaxing moment. Get lost in your thoughts, looking at the beautiful water and sky. To get to Playa Del Amor, you will need to get on a boat on the coast of Puerto Vallarta. But this small heaven on earth is only accessible during low tide. After a 1 hour boat ride, you will have to get to the creek swimming. Don’t forget your snorkelling attire to enjoy your swim ! After that you will get to relax on this unique beach. Make incredible memories exploring Playa Del Amor’s surroundings.
5/ Xpu-Ha, Mexico
Between Playa Del Carmen and Tulum, Xpu-Ha is still a well kept secret, which is why it is never crowded. A beach, miles and miles of sand and vibrant blue water : heaven on earth. This perfect setting will make you friands jealous ! A little too hot ? Go cool down with an agua fresca at the Beach Club. This drink is a fruit infused water, no alcohol ! The ideal drink to sip on while enjoying the feel of water on your feet. You can enjoy Xpu-Ha on our 3 weeks through the states of Puebla, Oaxaca, Chiapas and Yucatán in Mexico.
Now that you can’t wait to go on vacation, it is time to book your trip to Mexico. We recommended gong between March and May. You will get to enjoy long days and mild temperatures. So, check out our itineraries in Mexico, discover beautiful Mexican beaches and find the perfect itinerary.