Mexico’s spectacular beaches, kid-friendly eco-parks and adventure opportunities can make for the family vacation of a lifetime. With the holidays approaching, now is the perfect time to start planning your family getaway to Mexico’s famed resort towns, which lure millions of visitors every year. From the Baja Peninsula to the golden sands of the Riviera Maya, travelers can experience unparalleled snorkeling and diving, world-class fishing, Mayan ruins, and a slew of family-friendly tours.
Leave the bone-chilling weather and snow-shoveling behind this holiday season with an unforgettable vacation in tropical warmth. While all-inclusive resorts are tempting, tourists – especially large family groups with small children – can really stretch their vacation dollar by booking a private villa or condo rental. Vacation rentals not only promise more space for your family to relax after a long day of sightseeing, they offer many perks that create a stress-free holiday for parents and children alike.
Vacation rentals offer value and convenience
Whether you’re dreaming of a luxurious condo with ocean views, or a villa within a secured residential development, rental properties are a cost-effective choice for your family vacation to Mexico. A house rental split among all the guests will invariably prove cheaper than individual hotel rooms.
Beyond great value for money, rentals offer more convenience and privacy for both parents and children. Amenities like fully-equipped kitchens are a boon for making healthy meals on the fly, or when you don’t feel like eating out. Additionally, most rental properties have on-site washers and dryers, helping you avoid the added cost of laundry service.
One of the biggest perks of staying in a vacation rental is the extra space. Generous living areas, outdoor patios and multiple bedrooms give everyone ample room to unwind, take a nap or just enjoy some peaceful “down time.”
Many believe that vacation rentals don’t have all the benefits of a hotel or resort (such as room service, pools on-site, activities nearby, etc). This is false! Many vacation rentals come with all of these amenities in addition to more, making them a practical decision if you wish to have the whole vacation experience as well as experiencing the country as the locals do. Vacation rentals are also typically located near cities and shopping areas, which minimizes your traveling distance.
Mexico has no shortage of beach vacation rentals in some of the most sought-after holiday destinations including Puerto Vallarta, Cancun, Los Cabos and Cozumel. Amenities vary from unit to unit, but many feature outdoor terraces with BBQ grills, private or community pools, on-site restaurants and kids’ clubs, 24/7 security and as previously mentioned, prime locations close to shopping, entertainment and local attractions.
Best of all, fully-furnished rental properties promise all the creature comforts of home, such as cable TV, stereo systems, DVD players and Wi Fi.
Take advantage of Mexico’s year-round temperate climate with a family vacation this winter and leave the stress behind!
Vacationing in Mexico during the holidays might mean missing out on the snow but not on the festive activities you and your family wait for all year. Starting in early December and ending after the new year, Mexico’s holiday season has a fun mix of typically American holiday decorations with a dash of cultural flavor. Christmas activities are put together, such as an ice skating rink and Christmas caroling (in Spanish). You and your kids will have a blast experiencing Christmas in a new, refreshing way, while also learning about a different culture. A holiday vacation to Mexico will be a trip like no other, and your family will never forget it.