7 Dreamiest Destinations in Mexico Most Americans Don t Know About

Puerta Cortés

Puerta Cortés, a hidden treasure in Mexico, situated north of La Paz on the Baja California peninsula. Here, untamed desert vistas meet the sea. IHG Hotels & Resorts' 115-room Hotel Indigo La Paz Puerta Cortés opened here recently.

Todos Santos

Located just over an hour north of Los Cabos, the historic magical town of Todos Santos entices visitors with its lively arts scene, quaint streets lined with galleries, and stretches of beach.

Isla Holbox

Isla Holbox is just a short drive and ferry ride from Cancun, but it feels like a world away from the busy stretch of resorts on the beaches of the Riviera Maya.

Isla Mujeres

Isla Mujeres, like adjacent Isla Holbox, is famous for whale shark swimming. Despite its amazing underwater life, magnificent beaches, and contagious beach town ambiance


Bacalar is just a short drive from the busy, built-up Riviera Maya on Mexico s Caribbean coast, but few travelers have heard of the unique features of this inland gem of a destination.

Costa Palmas

Costa Palmas, an upscale neighbourhood an hour north of Los Cabos, with kilometres of beaches, hiking paths, and natural reserves with varied flora and wildlife.


Guadalajara is one of Mexico s largest and most important cities, though it s more charm than hustle and bustle. Stroll along the historic streets of downtown to admire colorful buildings