La Ribera de Chapala, a must-see in Jalisco

Chapala lake

 

It is true that when we take one of the flights to Guadalajara the options to spend our days are enough, because this beautiful capital of Jalisco gives us a perfect point to come and go between its diverse populations that are ideal to get out of the routine or simply to rest. And less than an hour from Guadalajara, is the majestic Lake of Chapala, which is one of the largest in Mexico, in front of it we can travel the Ribera of Chapala, which is formed by a set of villages full of magic, so then we show you some of the things you can do in this paradise of the state of Jalisco.

The climate is ideal with medium and high temperatures most of the year, the vegetation is abundant and the kindness of the people is incomparable, in this way it is very common to find cars with license plates from Arizona, Mexico City, California or from Jalisco. Real estate companies that sell properties to foreigners abound in the streets and bilingual services are the order of the day.

Life in the streets is still a traditional Jalisco town, however, there are details that make it different from all the others, such as in shops and galleries, where it is common to find handmade crafts by locals, but also paintings and sculptures by some European artist.

 

Many things to do in the Ribera

One of the most important attractions of the Ribera de Chapala is the great variety of water sports and extreme that can be done there, so you shouldn´t miss the opportunity to practice water skiing. It has options for both beginners and professionals, including international tournaments in this category, in addition to instructors and specialized tracks for it.

Being in the Ribera of Chapala, don´t forget to visit the most important wixárica ceremonial center in Mexico, it is the Isla de los Alacranes, where according to Huichol beliefs, the origin of life was given. You can also visit the Presidio Island, known as Isla de Mezcala, and recognized by its Church of the Assumption.

Mezcala Island

 

The towns that you can´t miss

Ajilic

Don´t hesitate to visit the town of Ajilic, which is a place with a lot of color, its thatched roofs and walls with so many nuances house bars, restaurants and galleries with crafts of its people. You can also take a dip in the thermal waters of San Juan Cósala, achieving absolute relaxation in its spas.

Jocotepec

Finally, if there is something you definitely shouldn´t miss from the Ribera of Chapala, it is from its very varied and delicious cuisine, you can taste a juicy birria in Jocotepec where they also sell delicious carafe ice creams, with unique flavors. On the other hand, if you want to buy wooden furniture of excellent quality, then don´t hesitate to visit Ocotlán where you will find truly artistic pieces of furniture.

Tequila Agave

 

Take advantage of the flights to Guadalajara and give yourself the pleasure of knowing these places, which together form one of the must-see places in Jalisco that must be visited with great care, since you could decide to stay to live there.

Mazatlan a sports ground

Beach Melfork
Mazatlan

 

Renowned for its 20 kilometers of warm beaches, exquisite cuisine, 7 kilometers of spectacular Malecón, the tallest natural lighthouse in the world, the Carnival with the greatest tradition in Mexico, cradle of traditional band music and the most important Historic Center of the northwest, Mazatlan is considered a beach destination par excellence. Thanks to its extraordinary location, in the Pearl of the Pacific you can perform many sports, among which are fishing, golf and surfing as the main ones, some of these sports are even the biggest reason why people take one of the many flights to Mazatlan, as well as being a perfect city to rest, it is also to spend exciting moments in each of them.

 

Sport Fishing is unique in its kind

Mazatlan is recognized in the sport fishing environment as the largest fish trap in the world, since the Pacific Ocean and the Sea of Cortez join there, leading to the formation of the largest fish bank in the country. It has a large number of species such as pelagic, marlin and tuna, even coastal species. The ideal places to do freshwater fishing in Mazatlan are the Picachos Dam and the El Salto Dam.

 

The best golf courses in Mexico

It is the sport in Mazatlan with great followers for having the golf courses that are among the best in the country for the artisanal care of the grass and a beautiful view of the sea, that make the experience of playing golf in the destination unique. Some golf courses where experts can play or practice this fascinating sport in Mazatlan are El Cid Resorts, Estrella del Mar, Club Campestre, Marina Mazatlan and Pacific Golf Center. Among those that are considered first class are El Cid Resorts, designed by Lee Treviño, Estrella del Mar, a project by Robert Tren Jones Jr. and Marina Mazatlan, designed by the famous architect David Flemming, they have made several tournaments national and international as their extensions make them very challenging.

 

Golf at beach

Here you can ride perfect waves

Mazatlan is one of the tourist places of Mexico, ideal for surfing because of its extraordinary waves and its warm sea. Professionals of water sports, both national and foreign, live a great experience on their beaches so that on several occasions has been carried out “The National Surfing Games”, for having the air and land connectivity to the main cities of the country , in addition to meeting the demands for such an important event. Likewise, the place allows surfers to practice some kite surfing, and the destination has wonderful beaches where waves can break to the right, to the left or to both sides.

The Pearl of the Pacific has developed various land and water sports for the enjoyment of its visitors, in addition to offering first class hotels, restaurants with excellent cuisine, the warmth of the inhabitants and excellent terrestrial, air and sea connectivity, so there is no pretext not to search between the many flights to Mazatlan and enjoy the best experience.

Cancun, a perfect destination for the little ones

City of cancun Quintana Roo
Cancun beach

 

Many are the tourists who take one of the many flights to Cancun Mexico looking to spend days of true adventure, party and rest. However others, just looking to spend a few days in family where the most important thing is comfort, security and entertainment, features that some of the hotels in this city can perfectly satisfy, that’s why these are the best hotels for all family in Cancun, where each member will pass it perfectly.

 

Crown Paradise Club for adventurers

This hotel has an aquatic park so great that it attracts attention from the moment you arrive at the hotel, the aquatic fun dresses as a pirate and invites all the crew to get on the big boat that is inside the pool. It has nine perfect slides for children under 12 to spend hours and hours of fun, while for the largest there are two long and fast slides, plus a sand court to play volleyball, a wall to climb and two zip lines. Although if you need a little more adventure, the hotel will surprise you with boats, sailboats and kayaks.

 

Royal Solaris, one of the best hotels for children in Cancun

Royal Solaris is totally a paradise for children, since they have a wide range of activities, from making a piñata, taking a drawing class, participating in games in the pool and even live shows. At the Mini Club, there is everything to keep them smiling all day and also adults; there are always supervisors near the slides that will be taking care of younger guests.

 

Acuatic park cancun
Playing ground

Panama Jack Resorts, the hotel to keep children happy

Panama Jack Resorts is the all-inclusive for a fun-filled getaway right in the center of Cancun’s hotel zone. Camp Jack is the place where the protagonists are children with countless cool activities and adventures such as water sports, beach games, crafts and magic night shows, also has a water park with a medieval castle and even a pirate ship. The place also has 7 slides, 2 splash zones and a family pool.

 

Cancun kids
Children playing at beach

Paradisus Cancun, a colorful paradise for children

This is a luxury hotel for adults and a fun paradise for the little ones, since they have many games to spend the day entertained, their slides, trampolines, their kids club and such large and colorful facilities, make it one of the best hotels for children in Cancun. The club is available every day with activities for children from 4 to 12 years, the activities of the club for children don´t have an extra cost as they are part of the all-inclusive of this place.

As you can see, there are several options so that the flights to Cancun Mexico as a family are a success and everyone will enjoy days of pure fun, from the smallest to the adults, enjoy this beautiful place completely. These are just some of the many good options in which you should only worry about relaxing, since fun is guaranteed.

Let the adrenaline flow in Monterrey

City of Monterrey at nightA view of Cerro de la silla in Monterrey

If you like nature and ecotourism, here is the list of the main things to do in Monterrey and its surroundings, perfect for a weekend getaway or to make the most of it when you take one of the flights to Monterrey. If you are visiting the city for business, you should know that the Regia capital is not just a destination for work, and will surprise you with the number of sites to discover, perfect for an adventure with the practice of canyoning, rappel, kayak, flight in zip line, paragliding and even hot air balloon in the surroundings of this city.

 

Challenge the mountains of Santiago by bicycle

Dare to live an adventure on mountain biking through paths that reach the monumental Cola de Caballo waterfall, travel the mountain roads of Nuevo León discovering the abundant nature found in these. You should know that there are two routes, the first also knowing the waterfall of the Miraculous Virgin and the second visiting El Socavón, the cave of the Indian and the eye of water of the Leona.

 

The highest bungee jump in Mexico

With a height of 70 meters, the Cola de Caballo bungee is the highest in Mexico and has become one of the things to do in Monterrey to release adrenaline to the fullest. It is located in the Sierra de Santiago, in Nuevo Leon, just half an hour from the capital, sheltered inside the Hotel Hacienda Cola de Caballo.

Bungee in Monterrey
Jumping man at Bungee in Cola de caballo Hotel

 

Fly in a balloon over the northern skies

Fly over the surroundings of Monterrey in a hot air balloon and see that nothing matches the intense color of the northern skies. Witness the wonderful sunrise in Montemorelos, just 45 minutes from the Regia capital and fly with whomever you want, either as a group or with your mate. All flights include a bottle of sparkling wine per balloon and medical insurance.

 

Explore the caves, a unique activity of its kind

In the surroundings of Monterrey there are, at least, a couple of good options where to put into practice our explorer gifts, first there is the most famous, Grottos de Garcia, with its 16 rock formation rooms with more than 60 million years. Later, we found the El Palmito Grottos in Bustamante, renowned for their endless wells and caverns, these places have been adapted with tourist walkways that allow you to explore its interior in complete safety.

Grottos in Bustamante Monterrey
Rock formation in bustamante monterrey

 

Realizes canyoning in Matacanes

In the Matacanes Canyon, it is one of the most visited natural refuges by regios and foreigners, with multiple challenges for canyon lovers, such as challenging waterfalls of between 1 and 12 meters. In addition, there are descents to rappel next to exciting waterfalls of 27 and 18 meters. The second descent leads to an underground river, where the current connects with a natural slide hidden in the dark, a bit of climbing and of course, hiking. They are also activities that are part of this journey.

If you have time to give a sword to any of these places, take the opportunity to meet these challenging sites that will give all flights to Monterrey a touch of adrenaline unique in its kind, it’s time to live the adventure to the fullest.

Beaches for everyone in Cancun

If you consider yourself a great admirer of sunrises and sunsets on the beach, you can´t miss the opportunity that flights to Cancun Mexico offer you to live these experiences in the beautiful Caribbean Sea, because turquoise blue and emerald green that characterize it are confused with the color of the sky on the horizon. Here we present the best beaches from where, in addition to seeing these natural spectacles, you can also spend a day playing in its fine sand, enjoy a refreshing drink or taste the dishes offered by the wide variety of bars and restaurants.

Delfines Beach or “El Mirador”

This beach is the most visited by tourists and its inhabitants, it is ideal to take a bit of sun and admire the sea from its rock banks. Due to its strong waves, it is not recommended for swimming, although if you manage your swimming skills well you will be able to enjoy its waves without any problem. The place has a large population of iguanas and lots of vegetation.

Nizuc Beach

This is the only beach in Cancun that has a schedule to go with pets, from 6 to 11 in the morning and although it is 32 kilometers from the hotel zone, it is worth visiting to enjoy a jog or a walk with your pet. Obviously if you plan to take your dog, it is necessary that he go with his collar, leash and you must carry enough bags to collect his stool and not ruin the cleanliness of the place. The access is very easy because of its proximity to the park “Wet & Wild”, so you take the road that takes you to this and just in front, you will see the access.

Ballenas Beach

It is located between Punta Cancun and Punta Nizuc, at kilometer 14 of the hotel zone and has an excellent view and a pleasant swell that represents a good alternative to enjoy the sea. The facilities are ideal to relax, and although it is a quiet beach, you must be careful when entering the sea because the currents can be dangerous.

Chac Mol Beach

It is a calm and pleasant beach as long as there is no red flag, since it is tempting to get away due to the shallow depth of its waters and the currents can be dangerous. It is located at kilometer 10 of the hotel zone; the access is on the side of the restaurant Mr. Frogs and has parking, bathrooms, showers and some palapas for sunbathing. The waves can be moderate to intense and ideal for sports such as parasailing, boarding sailing and water skiing.

Langosta Beach

This is another of the most famous beaches of Cancun, has a pier where the services of transfer to Isla Mujeres depart. It is a very beautiful beach with a gentle swell that will allow you to swim or enjoy the wonderful views that this magical corner of the Mexican Caribbean offers you to spend perfect days. Therefore, if your intention is to enjoy the sea, the sun and the white sand, you must prepare everything to choose between flights to Cancun Mexico and just worry about marking the route to know the different beaches of the place.

Guadalajara, a city with the best tourist atmosphere

Cathedral of Guadalajara air view

Some would think that the flights to Guadalajara are limited only to know its historical center and walk through its streets, which are a small trip to the past of a classic city, to reach its squares and continue admiring each of the most representative buildings of the city. However, when we arrive in this city we also get close to many other places where time can fly by.

Lady with artesanians in Mexico Tlaquepaque

Tequila Route

Experience the sensation of losing yourself among the blue agave fields, discover the origin of tequila, explore its factories, admire its agave landscape declared a natural heritage by UNESCO, in a tour of the typical villages of Tequila, Amatitan, Arenal Jalisco, where you will visit the agave fields and places that have become famous all over the world for their peculiarity. In this place, you will put into practice your skills as a tequila farmer.

Chapala Lake Ajijic

This is the largest natural lake in Mexico; enjoy the nature of the lagoon during a trip along the riverside route of Chapala, excellent weather and the typical village of Ajijic with its community of artists. In addition, you can get to know the gastronomy of Chapala in its typical rivereño restaurants and enjoy the typical ice creams with unique flavors while you contemplate the most extraordinary views of the lake that is surrounded by the Sierra del Tigre mountain range with its green mountains, valleys, and natural reserves.

Tonala and Tlaquepaque

Nothing like taking a walk through Tonala and ending up in Tlaquepaque, a place of wonderful Mexican handicrafts that adorn the Vatican squares, made with the sweat of artisans from this magical town, Mexico’s cultural heritage. Enjoy the tradition of this place, its art and folklore where you can see its wonderful artisans working to show the best of their art in their handicrafts tianguis, here you will find from ceramics, blown glass, furniture and exclusive decoration.

Artesanians on the town of Tlaquepaque and Tonalá

Explore the Volcano of Fire

If you want to explore the corners of this active volcano, you must first know Comala, Guadalajara a magical town of the most beautiful in the region for its white houses and red tile roofs. It is a beautiful, harmonious, feminine place, with a unique energy and with colors, smells and flavors that will make you put to work all the senses. Getting to this place is quite simple and here you will find the perfect guide for your journey.

Gastronomic tour

Something that is unmissable when visiting this city is to take a gastronomic tour, to taste the rich regional food and know the typical neighborhoods where you can eat the perfect Torta Ahogada, taste the delicious meat in its juice and of course, try the best Tequila in the best mariachi house. This tour is not just about eating, as you will also know more about the history of the city, its culture, architecture and entertainment of the sites you visit.

Therefore, you know, flights to Guadalajara go beyond historic buildings and old streets, the city has everything to spend a few pleasant days and its surroundings also offer unique experiences of its kind.

Natural secrets of Chihuahua

Peguis Canyon is 25 miles south of the Texas, in Mexico

The state of Chihuahua, among its diverse places to know, protects certain natural points that are unique in their kind and that are few frequented by tourists. Because of that, today we will talk about 2 places that you should know the next time you are about to board one of the flights to Chihuahua and want to discover something new, since beyond offering a tourist place, they will show you a place to remember.

The Pegüis canyon, a beautiful abyss

This place is one of the most emblematic natural works of the desert area of the state of Chihuahua, unknown by many but visited by adventurers in search of new emotions. It is located near Ojinaga Chihuahua and takes its name from the bird of the same name that lives in this place and this work of nature has limestone walls up to 200 meters high. Here you can see various cave paintings, which indicates the human presence thousands of years ago, in addition the canyon has a large area known as El Salto, this large area is perfect for a tour of about 50 minutes to finish giving you a dip in some of its nearby graves. We recommend you avoid visiting this place during the hot season due to extreme temperatures, it is best to know it between the months of April to October.

Peguis Canyon at summer, Chihuahua

Lake Arareco, a mirror of water from a dream.

The Arareco Lake is located within the Sierra Tarahumara and not far from the Magical Town of Creel, belongs to the Bocoyna municipality, being actually a U-shaped dam that protects the waters of two rivers, this refers to its name In Rarámuri or Tarahumara, Arareco is translated into Spanish as the word “horseshoe”. One of the many reasons why Arareco Lake is beautiful, is that it is surrounded by trees, specifically of different species of pine trees, which makes the environment in this place has a pleasant aroma, also its blue waters take a color even more intense when they reflect the sky during a clear day. If you plan to camp at the Arareco Lake, we recommend you to stay warm, because at night and in the mornings it is covered in fog completely.

The Arareco lake, a beautiful landscape

It is the ideal place for this activity to be a place away from everything, but if you want something a little more comfortable you can also rent cabins to spend the night in an indoor place surrounded by tranquility. Keep in mind that, during the winter, the temperatures in the Arareco Lake can go down to -20 degrees and although it can be quite an impressive sight to see these forests and waters full of white snow, it is preferable and for safety, to visit it in summer.

Don´t wait any longer to know these corners of the state that guard an huge beauty, plan ahead and check the flights to Chihuahua, give yourself the opportunity to spend some unique moments surrounded by nature. Challenge yourself a bit with the challenges that these places offer you with their sports and take home the best memories of these special places.