Iglesia de San Juan Chamula
This is much different from any of the other churches you will ever be in. It is something you have to see for your own eyes. Once you are inside, you are not allowed to take pictures or have your phone. You will see thousands of candles, pine needles on the ground to sit on, a lot of chanting and sacrifices happening. It is a must on the list of to-dos.
Best Time To Visit There is no good time to visit, as you want to go whenever you can. You can go during the warmer months, or cooler ones. Since it is inside, you can even go and enjoy your time when it is raining.
You Should Know This is not an attraction, it is real life and it is how people believe and pray, so be respectful, even if it is different. It is highly recommended that you go with a guide, so they can explain everything to you.
Hierve el Agua
This is a petrified waterfall, and it is one of two in all of the world. This means it is a site you want to stop when you are in the area. Created by a mineral-rich spring, they are cool to the touch and provide swimming holes for those who want to cool down when it is too hot outside.
Best Time To Visit Many say that the best time to take a dip is during the hotter months because of the ability to swim in the falls and man-made swimming holes. However, it is busier during this season.
You Should Know You can go on a tour that brings you to some other ideal places such as Mezcal Farm and the ruins of Mitla.
This is a castle that provides a view of the entire Mexico City. You will feel like you are a part of France and transported out of Mexico entirely because of the beauty of this castle and the architecture it boasts. Beautiful murals and lavish rooms welcome you inside.
Best Time To Visit Those who wish to see this castle are welcome to visit whenever they have time. Visiting in any weather and any part of the month is good.
You Should Know Walking through the park next door is one of the best ways to get to the castle, plus it's like an extra excursion along the way.
Touch on the spiritual aspects of being in Mexico when you take part in an ancient Mayan ritual. The dome is heated, and you would go in and get ‘whipped' with a special massage technique and herbs. It is interesting and while it might not be for everyone, it is a piece of the area.
Best Time To Visit The best time to participate in a Temazcal Ceremony is any time in the fall or spring months, as the summer might be unbearably hot inside the dome for some.
You Should Know You can read up on this type of ceremony and ritual ahead of time to see if it is right for you.
This boardwalk allows you to walk down, see everything, purchase items in shops, and even try some delicious Mexican food. This is right by the water, so you can go down and touch the shore with bare feet or stay up on the boardwalk and watch the people walk by.
Best Time To Visit The best time to go to the Malecon is when the weather is warmer, it is sunny out and you want to be walking in the sunshine. Of course, some of the months are too hot for some so planning accordingly is ideal.
You Should Know Some of the shops are high-class and costly. Along the street, there are cheap alcohol drinks along the way. Avoid street vendors because they may try to push their items on you.
Watching Safari animals is always a good thing to do and exciting for many. With large animals you can see up close, this is a great spot for families, singles, and children. Many of the animals can be fed through their enclosures since this is an open-air Safari.
Best Time To Visit The best time to take a Safari is when the weather is sunny, it is not raining, and it is a warm or comfortable temperature to walk down the paths in.
You Should Know You can book shows throughout the safari to see the animals up close and personal or watch them do specific things. They are open every day of the year and appreciate donations to help care for the animals. There is a small entry fee for those who are visiting.
The waters are crystal clear and not that deep. During high tide times, the water goes up to the waist, while low tide brings the water to knee level. The sandy beaches are white, comfortable, and warm. This is a must-see and must-loved beach to visit. It is one of the top ten beaches worth visiting.
Best Time To Visit The best time to go to the beach is in the late spring, early summer months, or even later on in summer if you want to be there during the very hot times of the year.
You Should Know It is generally not super busy or crowded, so you will see what it is like to have your own private beach. There are a number of other attractions and restaurants right around the area.
These are ancient ruins that are a big historic part of the area. There are a number of complexes, but the three most known as the Great North Platform, El Castillo, and the Temple of Warriors. Take your time looking through this area, there is plenty to see, learn, and take in while you walk through.
Best Time To Visit The best time to tour Chichen Itza is when it is not raining and when the temperatures are comfortable, even a bit cool or hot.
You Should Know This can take hours, or up to a whole day to go through all of the temples and complexes in the area. They do charge admission to go and see the ruins, up to $50 per person.