Published on May 18th, 2013 | by Paz1
Vacation to Mexico
Vacationing to Mexico is a great way to get away and not break the bank. There are tons of different excursions you can go on in Mexico, the old colonial cities, dessert towns, mountains, rivers, and of course the amazing beaches.
If you missed my last post, then you haven’t heard the latest news. We are moving to Mexico, but not without a vacation there first. Huh? Even though we are moving to Mexico that doesn’t mean that we are 100% of the time drinking and lounging around, as much as we would like to imagine. We actually just live….take kids to school, grocery shop, you get it. The advantage of living there is that we get to do these activities in new areas and are closer to excursions. So if we want to swim in the Caribbean it is a 3 hour drive and we get to rent a car at $10/a day.
However we need a vacation first! We need a couple weeks or a month to just unwind, swim, drink, eat, and be merry before we settle into our new life. The advantage of moving to Mexico is that our learning curve is much smaller than was needed for our move to China and we can relax a bit more and spend more time on our vacation.
Joining our traveling caravan for a couple weeks is my nephew!! Yes we are all so super excited to have him join our craziness before he embarks on his own college experience. We hope he has as much fun with us as we know we will with him.
Since I am the only one who has swam the beautiful beaches of Cancun we are going to hotel it up for a couple nights. We wouldn’t normally hit the hotel zone, but for two days it will be a great way to see and experience those beautiful beaches while enjoying all the food and drink our little bellies can take. So I have started looking for some kind of vacation package for our time in Cancun.
After basking in the sun, fun, and drinks of Cancun we are going to make our way down to Akumal. We have decided to stay the rest of our time near this area for a couple of reasons.
1. It is close to a lot of different tourist attractions as well as being near the jungle and nature!
2. It is also close to the towns of Tulum and of course Akumal!
3. Has some of the best beaches and hospitality in Mexico!
4. We can have our nephew experience real Mexico!
We want to show our nephew some Mexican culture while exploring the world’s best beaches and food. So after much research Akumal seems to be it.
Zeek and I will still have to work while on our vacation, but we are hoping to be able to take at least one whole week unplugged. No internet, nothing that will take away from our swimming, fishing, and eating. We will see how that goes.
The only activity that I am NOT looking forward to is swimming in Cenotes. What are Cenotes….well a friend Alisa does a good job explaining them. Cenote Swimming in Ik Kil Yes big black bottomless holes of water…..Yikes!!
I know I swam in them as a child. Oh what a silly fearless little girl I was, but really bottomless???
I am looking forward to going to the Tulum Pyramids. The pyramids themselves aren’t as impressive as others in Mexico but look at the beach at the pyramids.
Seriously….I can’t wait to go there and swim! There are suppose to be some great seafood in this area too!!! Yum!
Even us travelers need vacations or days out and we are excited for our Vacation to Mexico and the time we will get to spend with our nephew before he embarks on his new journey.
Where are you taking your vacation this year?
picture from Living Outside The Box , and Serge Malki