Mexico is one of the best destinations in the world with more than 20 million visitors per year. With its amazing Mayan and Aztec ruins like Chichen-Itza, Tulum and Teotihuacan. And its Delicious Tequila and Corona beer, Mexico is unique. And do not forget the beautiful actresses like Salma Hayek and Kate del Castillo, and also one of the funniest actors of all times: Eugenio Derbez. So many beautiful sites to visit in Mexico.
Mexico City is the Capital and one of the most spectacular cities in the world. Starting with the National Museum of Anthropology located in Chapultepec Park, it is the largest in the county with different áreas showing an impressive collection of artifacts from pre-Columbian heritage And talking about Aztec culture, you will be delighted with its main attraction: The famed “Stone of the Sun” which is the original Aztec Calendar.
Chichen Itza is 1.5 hrs driving far from Merida, the “White City” and is the largest of the Mayan cities in Yucatán península. It if world-wide known for the temple-pyramid of “El Castillo” which has astronomical significance. It has 365 steps in total, counting the 91 steps of each face of the pyramid and the shared top. Chichen-Itza has many interesting sites but another must-see is “El Caracol” which is the Great Ballcourt, a circular temple used as an astronomical observatory.
Tulum is 2 hrs far from Cancun and once upon a time, it was the major port of the Mayan City of Coba. It was one of the last cities built around 1200 AD, reason why is small but very impressive. Tulum has become one of the most famous attractions all over the world, with its stunning top, white sand beach and turquoise waters.
Cozumel Island is 1 hour away from Playa del Carmen, which is close to Cancun. It is a “ferry excursion” and is a very popular destination for snorkelers and scuba divers. Its underwater world was discovered by Jacques Cousteau in 1959. And since then, Cozumel has become a National Marine Park for the protection of its amazing coral reefs and exquisite variety of tropical fish.
Isla Mujeres Island (Island of Women)
Isla Mujeres Island is located 30 mins. away from Cancun and it is also a ferry excursion. This hotspot was sacred to the Mayan Goddess of Childbirth, Moon, and Water: Ix Chel. In ancient times, women visited the island to ask the Goddess to grant a child. So you can do this, or visit the turtle farm, snorkel or scuba dive in the clear turquoise waters and relax in the sunny beach.
Your medical journey can combine a few days of vacation before your surgical procedure. Mexico City and Cancun have some of the best triple or double board-certified Cosmetic and Bariatric Surgeons. If you need more information on these sites to visit in Mexico, please leave me a note or contact me directly at [email protected]