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SIMPLY MEXICO

An incredible journey combining Mexico’s ancient archaeological treasures with the spotless beaches and balmy sea of the Riviera Maya.
MEXICO, CENTRAL AMERICA

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You begin in Mexico City, the energetic capital where you’ll find tree-lined avenues, beautiful Baroque palaces and a myriad of historical attractions. After a short stay you’ll set off for the ancient city of Mérida where you’ll be able to unravel the fascinating legacy of the Mayan empire from the exquisitely preserved ruins of Uxmal and Kabah.

Your journey then ends with an idyllic five-night stay at a stylish resort just north of Playa del Carmen. With a fabulous beachfront location, you can simply unwind or enjoy the array of exciting activities on offer.

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DESIGNED BY SPECIALISTS

Bear in mind, these are just a starting point as all holidays are customised to the specific requirements of our guests. Whether you prefer a different style of accommodation, a greater focus on a particular interest or to go to a different destination all together, every itinerary is created individually around your preferences.

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DAY 1-2

MEXICO CITY

You’ll be met at the airport and transferred to your polished hotel in an artsy neighbourhood close to the historic Zócalo square. During your stay, you’ll have the opportunity to fully explore this bustling city and its beautiful baroque architecture, historic monuments, renowned museums and archaeological treasures. From the National Palace to the Museum of Anthropology, pyramids of Teotihuacan and canals of Xochimilco, Mexico City and its surrounds are rich in must-see attractions.

Stay: Two nights in a standard suite at Stara Hamburgo – bed & breakfast

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DAY 3-5

MÉRIDA

Next on the agenda is Mérida, capital of the Yucatán state and a vision of fine colonial-era buildings, quaint streets and pretty plazas. Your tranquil hotel sits conveniently at the city’s heart, providing you with the perfect base for excursions.

Built on the foundations of the ancient Mayan city of T’ho, Mérida opens the door to a plethora of ancient and cultural treasures. You’ll take a guided city tour south to discover the magnificent ruins of Uxmal, dominated by the Pyramid of the Magician with its huge rounded walls, elaborate stucco work and detailed carvings. Later you’ll venture into the jungle to visit the archaeological site of Kabah, best known for its ‘Palace of Chaac Masks’.

The following day will take you on a full day excursion to the Celestún Biosphere Reserve where you’ll find alligators, pelicans, herons and huge colonies of pink flamingo. You’ll also have the chance to enjoy boat rides across the saltwater lagoon.

Stay: Three nights in a patio room at Casa Lecanda – bed & breakfast

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DAY 6-9

RIVIERA MAYA

Now it’s time for some well-earned relaxation, and where better than at a sumptuous beachfront resort on the Riviera Maya. Situated just north of Playa del Carmen, you’ll find yourself enjoying wonderful seclusion whilst still being close enough to all the bars, shops and restaurants. You will have four nights at your leisure, which you can spend alternating between relaxing on the spotless beach and swimming in the glistening turquoise waters. You can also enjoy scuba diving, fishing and sailing, play a game of tennis or practise your swing at the distinguished El Camaleón golf course.

Stay: Four nights in an Andaz king room at Andaz Mayakoba – bed & breakfast

DAY 10

FLY HOME

From Cancun, you will catch a flight back home.

THE PRICE BREAKDOWN
10 days from £4,207 per person

PRICE INCLUDES

  • Private transfers
  • Bed and breakfast at Stara Hamburgo, Casa Lecanda and Andaz Mayakoba
  • Based on two people travelling

PRICE EXCLUDES

  • International flights
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