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Best Mexico Travel Tips For the Vacation of a Lifetime

Whether you're a seasoned traveler or are visiting Mexico for the first time, Velas Resorts promises to make your experience unforgettable. Let us guide you with travel tips, advice for getting around, recommendations on the best things to do, and answers to common questions about Mexico and our resorts. Browse our frequently asked questions for insights on easily traveling to and exploring Mexico. 
Best Mexico Travel Tips For The Vacation Of A Lifetime
  • When is the best time to visit Mexico?

    The best time to visit Mexico is during the dry season between December and April when there is little or no rain. The coolest months are December through February, although temperatures can reach averages of 82.4 °F. The wet season is between May and October with showers and increased humidity.
    According to Velas Resorts, January is one of the best months to visit Mexico when its dry, beautiful and less crowded than in December and February when people are on break from school. The Caribbean Coast and Riviera Maya have a hurricane season from June to November and our resorts offer great deals during this time of year.
  • How old do you have to be to drink in Mexico?

    The minimum legal drinking age in Mexico is 18 years old. Mexico requires that young adults show photo identification, either a passport or driver’s license, as proof of age when buying alcohol. Be prepared to have your ID at most resorts, bars, restaurants, and nightclubs, even though most are not strict in their practice of checking.
  • What are the best beaches in Mexico?

    Mexico is blessed with some of the best beaches in the world, edging the Caribbean coast, Pacific Ocean and Sea of Cortez. The top beaches in Mexico include Puerto Vallarta’s Playa Los Muerto, Punta Mita just north of PV, Mismolaya to the south, and Playa del Carmen and Tulum on the Riviera Maya, Chileno Beach and Playa Médano in Cabo San Lucas. 
  • Is it dangerous to travel to Mexico?

    One of the most popular vacation destinations on the planet, Mexico is safe for US and international travelers according to the Mexico Travel Advisory. Mexico’s beautiful coastlines, beaches and resorts – including Puerto Vallarta, Los Cabos and Riviera Maya - are not dangerous for vacationers, families and solo travelers, and most resorts are safe with security protected grounds. When visiting any foreign country, travelers should be cautious, aware of their surroundings, explore with a friend, and have an itinerary with directions. The concierge team at Velas Resorts can assist with local tours, sightseeing recommendations, and safety tips.
  • Is the water safe to drink in Mexico?

    As a precaution you should not drink tap water in Mexico even if it’s purified at the source. Most resorts and hotels provide bottled water or large jugs of purified water for you to refill your bottle. Velas Resorts stocks its suites with bottled water daily as included in it’s all inclusive plan. As a rule, stick to bottled water when traveling in Mexico.
  • What can Velas Resorts do for groups?

    Velas Resorts caters to groups and event planners with luxury suites, indoor and outdoor venues, and activities for business meetings, conferences, events, weddings, reunions, parties, and retreats. Contact our event planners to create a memorable group event in breathtaking oceanfront destinations including Puerto Vallarta, Playa del Carmen and Los Cabos, Mexico.
  • What should I take to Mexico?

    When traveling to Mexico, you must take your passport and ID or driver’s license to enter the country. Since the weather is warm year-round, even in the dry and wet seasons, you should always take light casual clothing, beach wear, swimsuits, sunglasses, hats, and sunblock. If you plan on exploring the mountains or desert areas, pack comfortable shoes or sneakers and a jacket for the chilly evenings. Many luxury resorts, restaurants and nightclubs also require dress clothes and evening apparel.
  • Which hotel has won the Tripadvisor Travelers' Choice Best of the Best 2023?

    The Tripadvisor Best of the Best 2023 Travelers' Choice Awards includes a wide range of categories that celebrate the finest hotels and resorts worldwide. These prestigious awards recognize establishments that provide unforgettable experiences for travelers.

    This year, Grand Velas Los Cabos has been awarded first place in the category of Luxury Hotels in Mexico. This accolade showcases the resort's dedication to delivering unmatched luxury and exceptional service to its guests.

    The Tripadvisor Best of the Best Awards are highly regarded within the hospitality industry, as they are based on reviews and opinions shared by millions of travelers worldwide.

  • How did the Grand Velas Los Cabos stand out among other hotels in the TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards 2023?

    Grand Velas Los Cabos stood out among other hotels in the TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards 2023 for several reasons. First and foremost, the resort received exceptional reviews and feedback from travelers who had stayed there. The awards are based on the opinions and reviews shared by millions of travelers worldwide, making them a true reflection of customer satisfaction.

    Grand Velas Los Cabos impressed guests with its unparalleled luxury and attention to detail. The resort offers top-notch amenities, elegant accommodations, and a wide range of high-quality services, all contributing to a remarkable guest experience. The staff at Grand Velas Los Cabos is known for their warm hospitality, professionalism, and commitment to going above and beyond to ensure guests have a memorable stay.

    Additionally, the resort's stunning location in Los Cabos, Mexico, adds to its appeal. With breathtaking views of the ocean and access to pristine beaches, Grand Velas Los Cabos offers a truly idyllic setting for a luxurious vacation.

    Furthermore, Grand Velas Los Cabos showcases a strong commitment to culinary excellence. The resort boasts a variety of world-class restaurants, each offering unique and exquisite dining experiences, from gourmet international cuisine to traditional Mexican flavors, the resort's culinary offerings are highly praised by guests.

    Overall, the resort's ability to consistently deliver exceptional service, luxurious accommodations, breathtaking location, and outstanding dining experiences sets it apart from other hotels and made it a standout choice among travelers in the TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards Best of the Best 2023.

  • Did the Grand Velas Los Cabos receive any previous awards or recognition from TripAdvisor?

    Grand Velas Los Cabos has consistently been recognized for its excellence in the TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards, winning several prestigious accolades in previous years. The resort has been named the #1 All-Inclusive Resort in Mexico, the #1 Luxury Resort in Mexico, and has even achieved the impressive ranking of #8 among the Top All-Inclusive Resorts in the world. These repeated victories highlight Grand Velas Los Cabos' unwavering commitment to providing exceptional service, luxurious accommodations, and unforgettable experiences for its guests.