Reasons why Mexico is the Perfect Autumn Getaway
Mexico has so many beautiful places! From Michoacan’s spectacle of Monarch butterflies to Chiapas’ impressive waterfalls, passing through the Riviera Maya’s mysterious cenotes, choosing just one place to visit is no easy task.
However, deciding when to visit is way easier! The answer is from September to November and here are 5 reasons:
Depending on which state in Mexico you want to visit, Autumn could provide absolutely amazing weather or a total nightmare of a climate. However, in most of the southern region, you’ll find the temperatures are much nicer than in the Summer because they go from an unbearable 90° F heat to a nice 80 ° F fresher feel.
If what you were looking forward to, is getting a beachin’ tanline, you’re in luck because even though there are a few rainy days, the sun always shines upon Mexico’s beaches.
Just like the leaves fall, so do the prices in hotel reservations, plane tickets and even tours! By choosing to visit Mexico in October instead of Aigust or December you could save up to 100 USD in plane tickets depending on where you’re flying from and which airline you prefer.
When it comes to hotels, rates each night could drop anywhere between 5 to 50 USD. Even when it’s only a 10 USD change, it can represent a pretty penny. Especially when you travel from Europe and you stay over 10 days in the destination.
Have you heard about the seaweed problem in the Caribbean? Well, luckily the season ended in September! So if you’re planning on staying in Cancun or the Riviera Maya this is great news.
Even when most resorts have amazing pools, the feeling of going into the Caribbean’s crystal clear water has no comparison. Also, when the water is clear and seaweed-free you get to see all kinds of fish and marine life like turtles and rays.
Mexico’s rich culture is one of the things that make it the ultimate autumn gettaway. So visiting Mayan Ruins such as Tulum is a must, and to make things even better, by going in the off season you get to avoid crowds.
For example, Coba has a pyramid one can climb so each day during the summer thousands of adventurers clib to the top. By choosing to go in October you’ll onot to mention one of the seven wonders of the modern world: Chichen Itza
A tradition full of colors Day of the Dead festivities unfold over two days in an explosion of color and life-affirming joy. Sure, the theme is death, but the point is to demonstrate love and respect for deceased family members. In towns and cities throughout Mexico, revelers don funky makeup and costumes, hold parades and parties, sing and dance, and make offerings to lost loved ones.