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Mexique Archives - Air Canada Vacations

28 Mar

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Magnificent Mexico

March 28, 2018 | By |

Discover Mexico’s gems. Ixtapa, a jewel along the Pacific coast, blends timeless charm with natural beauty, while Puerto Vallarta beckons with breathtaking views of the mountains and beaches around Banderas Bay. The inviting island of Cozumel boasts calm beaches, clear waters, natural beauty and historic sites. Or explore Cancun, the gateway to Mayan ruins and picturesque beaches, as well as an enticing and vibrant nightlife!

Resorts

Our pick

Sunscape Star Cancun
The newest addition to the Sunscape collection, this resort opens on December 1, 2018, with double the live entertainment, free WiFi, a surf pool and rooms and suites that all have an ocean view! With a Sun Club upgrade, guests 18 and over can enjoy the adults-only rooftop pool, while children spend their days at the Kids Explorer’s Club, and teens hang out at the Core Zone Teens Club.

27 May

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Brighter Mexico

May 27, 2014 | By |

A vacation in Mexico is all about beautiful beaches, fascinating culture and amazing traditional cuisine, like mole sauce, lime soup and, of course, tacos.

On the east coast, upbeat Cancun, laid back Playa del Carmen and the fascinating heritage of the Mayan Riviera. On the west side, Puerto Vallarta is all about beautiful sunsets, great food and fun on Banderas Bay. Los Cabos has a unique beauty ideal for snorkelling the amazing Sea of Cortes, the site Jacques Cousteau called “the aquarium of the world.”

Air Canada Vacations flies to all these great places in just a few hours and with your choice of fantastic all-inclusive resorts from Hyatt, Royal and Real resorts, we know you'll love Mexico as much as we do.

27 May

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What to do in Mexico

May 27, 2014 | By |

Mexico is a huge country with many vacation destinations, and lots of things to do and see whether you're in Cancun, Riviera Maya, Los Cabos or Puerto Vallarta.

While in Cancun visit Chichen Itza

Voted one of the New 7 Wonders of the World, Chichen Itza is one of the most studied and visited ruins of the Mayan world.

A must while in Riviera Maya

An eco-archeological park, Xcaret is a full day of underground rivers, butterflies, snorkelling, and the unique “Xcaret Mexico Espectacular.”

Want to get a view of Los Cabos

Sail to the area's most famous landmarks, El Arco, Lover's Beach, the sea lion colony and the magnificent National Marine Cabo Bay Park on a private sailing tour.

Sun, sea and sail in Puerto Vallarta

Sail onboard our authentic pirate ship to a beautiful beach on the south side of the bay. Enjoy a thrilling pirate show en route.

27 May

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Mejia’s table

May 27, 2014 | By |

Executive Chef, José Maria Mejia explains how he's bringing a new farm-to-table philosophy to the fine dining experience at Hyatt Zilara Cancun.

Farm-to-table sounds great, but how does it actually work?

We work with local farmers to provide our guests with menus featuring the freshest, seasonal ingredients from the surrounding area.

How will guests know they are eating fresh, local products?

Our chefs and service staff visit the local fishermen, farms and providers regularly and return to the resort to share their experiences with our guests. You'll also enjoy improved texture and flavour since everything is so fresh.

What's the most important lesson you've learned setting up this program?

By focusing on the simple kitchen basics, we can use natural products to restore and fuel the body.

What's the greatest advantage to the guests of sourcing locally?

Guests say they travel to explore and experience things they cannot do at home. By emphasizing the sounds, smells and tastes from the region, you can discover the local culture inside the resort.

Of all the restaurants you oversee, do you have a favourite?

Maria Marie, a Mexican fusion experience at Hyatt Zilara Cancun.

What about a favourite dish?

Cochinita pibil. It's a prehispanic Mayan dish of marinated pork in sour orange, annatto seeds and cooked in an underground charcoal pit.

You've been cooking since you were 16, what's the one thing you're most proud of?

The greatest pride that I have is that I make my living cooking and feeding people – it's not my job, but more a passion.

12 May

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Where to stay in Mexico

May 12, 2014 | By |

Caribbean or Pacific, find your perfect vacation in Mexico with these all-inclusive resorts

Hyatt Ziva Los Cabos

On one of the most majestic peninsulas in the world, this resort is a luxurious all-inclusive oasis of sophistication and comfort, overlooking the Sea of Cortes. Indulge in swim up suites, top shelf drinks, and whale watching from your ocean view terrace.

Hyatt Ziva Puerto Vallarta

In this secluded all-inclusive paradise, enjoy the beauty of local culture and authentic culinary delights as well as perfect venues for weddings and celebrations.

Opening in Nov. 2014

Gran Porto Real Resort & Spa, Playa del Carmen

This picturesque resort is on a beautiful, protected stretch of beach right in the heart of Playa del Carmen, steps from 5th Avenue's shops, clubs and restaurants. Perfect for families and adults alike, this resort features a teens club and kids club for your littlest vacationers.

The Royal Playa del Carmen

Discover luxury around every corner, in an atmosphere of casual elegance on a perfect beach, close to Playa del Carmen's famed 5th Avenue. This all-suite, adults-only resort boasts gourmet à la carte dinning, and royal services sure to impress.

Hyatt Zilara Cancun

Hyatt Zilara Cancun is an adults-only, all-suite, all-inclusive resort where you can experience traditional Mexican warmth in an intimate yet casual setting.

Gran Caribe Real Resort & Spa, Cancun

Better than ever and stretching along a quarter mile of white sandy beach, this is an awe-inspiring family-friendly resort, where style and service come together in grand fashion.