Here you’ll find miles and miles of off-white sand beaches that separate the Gulf of Mexico from the Caribbean Sea, hundreds of natural sinkholes known as cenotes hidden in the jungle, incredible places to swim and snorkel and a wide variety of vacation rentals, hotels and all-inclusive resorts to choose from.
Careyes, land of turtles, is a sui-generis stretch of coast overlooking the Pacific Ocean in Mexico that started off as the vision of Gian Franco Brignone, a crazy Italian financier, in 1968. Today, a few hundred palapas stand tall along the cliffs’ edge overlooking the deep, blue waters, keeping the secrets of all fascinating characters that have swum before them.
Mexico is one of the most diverse and enthralling countries on the planet, but a few destinations seem to hog all the attention for travelers there. From the nonstop praise heaped upon Mexico City to the seemingly infinite number of tourists who land in Cancún each day, Guadalajara never stood a chance.