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Hola Mexico

13 days from £2,199

The one with the perfect mix of beach time, history, and culture

We’re totally loco for Mexico and you will be too, after exploring its dazzling beaches, fiery eats, and perfectly preserved historic sites. This 13-day tour takes you from the buzzing streets of Mexico City to the snow-white sands of Playa Del Carmen, with stays in a selection of boutique accommodation from traditional hacienda-style buildings to eco-bungalows right by the ocean. Walk in the footsteps of the Mayans at Chichen Itza, sip smoky mezcal at an Oaxacan distillery, swim in the jewel-like Chukum Cenote, breakfast with the locals in an indigenous village, and turn the heat up on the palm-fringed beaches of Tulum. 

Highlights include

Chichen Itza
Mezcal distillery
Zincantan community
Palenque ruins
Agua Azul waterfalls
Chicanná ruins
Bacalar Lake
Canyon of Sumidero cruise
Party in Playa Del Carmen


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Accommodation & Meals


We’ve chosen some really special stays for your Mexican adventure, from traditional hacienda-style buildings and tropical oases to eco-bungalows built in harmony with nature on the sands of Mexico’s finest beaches. All rooms are on a twin or double basis, with ensuite facilities.

Lots of our travellers are solo travellers, so when you book with us, we’ll pair you up with a like-minded roommate of the same sex. Our trips are great for couples or friends as well - just let us know you’re together, so we can be sure to put you in the same room.

  • Mexico City (2 nights): Characterful hotel in the historic district, with Mexican style bedrooms, restaurant, and bar.
  • Oaxaca (1 night): Small, leafy, hotel with a central patio garden, restaurant, and a great location in the city centre.
  • Tehuantepec (1 night): Simple hotel with outdoor pool set in lush, tropical gardens, indoor pool, and restaurant.
  • San Cristobal De Las Casas (2 nights): Colourful, 18th Century hotel in the centre of town, with refurbished rooms inspired by the trades and crafts of the area and an outdoor terrace.
  • Palenque (1 night): Amazing hotel close to the action, with tropical gardens, feature swimming pool and restaurant.
  • Bacalar (2 nights): Beautiful eco hotel on the shores of the pristine Laguna Baclar, with private beach, extensive gardens, outdoor pool, hammocks, restaurant, and bar.
  • Tulum (2 nights): Boutique hotel with rustic bungalows, on the sands of one of Mexico’s most beautiful beaches and next door to Tulum’s famous Mayan ruins. Facilities include an outdoor pool, spa, restaurant, bar, and beach club.
  • Playa Del Carmen (1 night): Small hotel just two blocks from the beach, with lagoon pool, simple wooden furniture, and restaurant.

The above information is only intended to be used as a guide, giving you a flavour of some of our accommodation providers, and the style of accommodation you may be staying in. Please note that all nights are subject to change.


12 breakfasts, 2 lunch and 2 dinners are included on this trip. You’ll have the freedom to eat wherever and whenever you like the rest of the time. Let us know in advance if you’ve got any dietary requirements. 

Dates & Prices


To get a flight quote use the buttons below or call our fantastic flights team on 01892 277037.

Cheapest flights between London and Mexico City for the next 6 months.

Cheapest: £594 February, 2024
Most expensive: £1,054 December, 2023

Extra information

Fly into Mexico City International Airport / Benito Juárez International Airport (MEX) on day 1 of your trip, where a member of the local team will be waiting to transfer you to our starting hotel. There are no activities planned for day 1, until a welcome meeting in the evening, so arrive at a time that suits you.

The tour ends on day 13 in Playa Del Carmen. Return airport transfers are not included but your tour guide can help you book these. Cancun International Airport (CUN) is the nearest, based around 45 minutes to an hour’s taxi ride from the city centre, depending on traffic. 

This trip is designed for travellers aged 18-39.

The maximum group size is 16 people. 

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