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Active vacation in Mexico - things to do, entertainment and nightlife

Mexican cities never sleep. The night here has its own special colors and shades, and nightlife is energetic and incendiary. One of the most popular clubs, Coco Bongo, is located in Cancun. There are enchanting light music and dance shows where half-dressed people dance all night long, washing fun down with tequila. "Grand Mambo Cafe" in Cancun is known for its live music. Locals come here to dance to the rhythms of salsa and meringue, as well as take part in dance competitions.
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“Uno Mas?” Nightclub ("One More Time?") in Cabo San Lucas is a place with the best fresh margaritas and very friendly staff. A huge selection of drinks won't leave indifferent those who like trying everything new. “Zinco” is a basement jazz club, a suitable option for those who do not like club music. However, usually, there are no jazz bands playing here but performances by groups playing the music of various genres. Jules Basement is a great night bar in Mexico City also housed in a basement. It's an atmospheric and cozy place with skull-shaped tables and a vast selection of drinks from around the world.
Those thirsty for discoveries and new experiences will not get bored in Mexico. Fans of unusual things are advised to visit the creepy but amazing Island of the Dolls in Xochimilco. Eccentric Don Julian Santana who believed that a child had drowned in Teshuilo Lake lived here About half a century ago. He started to collect discarded dolls and hang them on trees in memory of the lost soul. And in 2001, the collector himself drowned in that lake. The island can make a bad impression on some people — hanging dolls are everywhere, many of them are dirty, without eyes, limbs, or even heads. However, for those who have strong nerves, a walk around the island brings the real thrill. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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In Playa del Carmen, one can book Living Dreams Mexico Tour - this is a great trip for those who like to spend time outdoors. Participants of the tour ride boats, go snorkeling, enjoy nature and dine at a beach restaurant along with a professional guide. Progreso City offers “Yucatan Cenote Eco-Aventuras” - a tour for active and fearless: after a walk to a Mayan pyramid, tourists get into a cave where there is a cenote with crystal-clear water and 6-7 meter diving boards.
Museo Subacuático de Arte in Cancún is a unique project for scuba diving enthusiasts. There are hundreds of underwater sculptures - mostly life-size people - serving to restore the ecosystem in areas affected by hurricanes. This is a hybrid of art, scientific experiment, and a tourist attraction. Who wouldn't enjoy swimming among beautiful realistic statues and amazing exotic fish? This makes you feel like an explorer of the remnants of a sunken civilization, which leaves only positive emotions and pleasant memories.
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Fans of caves will surely appreciate Crater Rincon de Parangueo. A five hundred meter, dark and narrow tunnel leads to a crater with incredibly white sand and a lake with blood-red water. That's where UFOs were seen and ancient stones covered with patterns were found. In the Cave of the Hanging Snakes in Yucatan, yellow snakes really hang from the ceiling and walls. They feed on countless bats living here, that's why locals call this place "The Bat Cave". The flooded part of the cave is inhabited by albino lobsters.
Los Veranos Canopy Tour in Puerto Vallarta is perfect for thrill-seekers. Zipline, or flying over the jungle on a steel rope, will give a surge of adrenaline and an irresistible desire to try one more time. The tour includes a guided boat trip and communication with monkeys, toucans, parrots, and other animals. Aventuras Denali in Queretaro is for those who are not afraid to get dirty. Thanks to professional and attentive instructors, even those who have never been involved in mountaineering or something like that can experience abseiling and canyoning. This is an exciting adventure with beautiful views from the mountaintop.
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♥   Water park 'Parque Acuático Cici Acapulco Mágico' Acapulco. On the map   Photos
♥   Water park 'Parque Acuático Corral Grande' Guadalajara. On the map   Photos
♥   Water park 'Parque Acuático Ixtapan' State of Mexico. On the map   Photos
♥   Water park 'Parque Acuático Mundo A' Aguascalientes. On the map   Photos
♥   Water park 'Parque Acuático Tepetongo' Michoacán. On the map   Photos
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National and city parks of Mexico
♥   City Park 'Angel Albino Corzo' . On the map   Photos
♥   National Park 'Arrecife Alacranes' . On the map   Photos
♥   National Park 'Arrecife de Puerto Morelos' . On the map   Photos
♥   National Park 'Arrecifes de Cozumel' . On the map   Photos
♥   National Park 'Arrecifes de Xcalak' . On the map   Photos

Unique attractions in Mexico

Alux Restaurant-Bar

From the series “The Most Extraordinary Bars and Café on the Planet”
One more unusual bar you can find in Playa del Carmen, Mexica. It was made in the underground cavern. The name of it is "Alux Restaurant-Bar". Nowadays it is decorated with marvellous art illumination and looks like a fairy underground world. The cave astonishes by a great number of stalactites and stalagmites. Together with the thoroughly made illumination, they look fantastic. The cave is quite large for placing the restaurant and bar here.

A lot of people come here to try the original cocktail Aluxinant. It consists of mezcal, orange and cucumber juice. Moreover, the visitors can order outstanding dishes of Mexican cuisine in the restaurant. One more peculiarity of the restaurant-bar is an equipped stage for musicians. The cave has a special acoustic, that's why life concerts are … Read all

San Juan Parangaricutiro Church

From the series “Deserted Places Causing the Feeling of Chill”
Towns and villages affected by the destructive elements are always a depressing spectacle. The church of San Juan Parangaricutiro is a witness of a devastating natural disaster. The sight is located in the former settlement of the same name in Mexico. In 1944, during an eruption of the Paricutin volcano the town was completely destroyed. The church building is one of the few that managed to survive.

Today, the church is almost completely buried under a layer of lava. Since the disaster, it is abandoned. Surrounded by solidified volcanic cones, the dilapidated building looks very grim. Some travelers say that the church resembles to an ancient building that was restored from ruins. During the disaster mighty lava flows were covering the place; they were several meters thick. Given this, … Read all
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Entertainment, recreation and attractions in cities of Mexico

Playa del Carmen
Water attraction fans can not leave out of sight the Dive Mike center organizing for its clients exciting diving tours to the most beautiful destinations. The center features an excellent diving school and a perfect rental center for diving equipment and gears as well. The guests of the center give notice of high qualification of the staff of the center. The Dive Mike center is a perfect choice as for diving experts so for amateurs. Traveler practicing yoga will find a perfect place to rest and … Read more
Mexico City
Mexico City will be surely liked by fans of nightlife. The choice of colorful discos and clubs is more than good here. The most prestigious nightlife facilities are located in such districts as San Angel, Polanco, Coyoacan, La Zona Roza and Condesa. The majority of popular nightclubs are located near large hotels. Here you will find cozy bars and various restaurants. Club Zinco is located in the historic district of the city. This place is the best choice for fans of jazz. Various performances … Read more
Cancun
The local aquarium also offers visitors to participate in interesting entertainment. Guests will hear a lot of interesting facts about inhabitants of deep seas, see spectacular shows, and even will be photographed with friendly pets. There is also a large swimming pool in the aquarium, where visitors can swim with dolphins. In addition to beach activities, Cancun offers its guests to attend numerous sports clubs and golf centers. In this city visitors will find playgrounds for children, … Read more
Puerto Vallarta
Las Caletas is a splendid beach areas of the resort offering calm and tranquil atmosphere to rest. The beach is deprived of buzzing restaurants and other entertaining spots so one will have a chance to totally embrace nature serenity. Puerto Vallarta is a place of attraction for many surfers from all over the world. The Vallarta Surf Guide offers all the necessary gears and equipment for on water sports and entertainment. Another popular entertainment on the resort is horse riding at local … Read more
Guadalajara
One of the best ways to get acquainted with the natural attractions of the region is to make a ride on Tequila Express train. The route of the train passes through the most picturesque places. During several hours vacationers will be able to enjoy the incredible beauty of the landscape. Fans of walking will definitely enjoy an excursion to the canyon of Barranca de Oblatos. The route passes through the beautiful forest. During the excursion visitors will be able to enjoy the richness of the … Read more
Acapulco
Mandara club often hosts amazing laser shows and fireworks. You can hear the music of different directions there. In the club are often held performances by famous DJs. Disco Beach is considered the most popular disco. It is located just a few steps from the city's main beach. The music doesn’t stop there until early in the morning, and Fridays are the time for energetic theme parties. The most popular city beaches are Caleta and Icacos. They are perfectly suited for family rest. Fans of … Read more
Monterrey
Within the city itself, you can find the unique park complex El Parque Fundidora (a.k.a. Fundidora Park), considered one of Mexico's most beautiful parks. It was opened in 1988 and currently covers an area of about 120 hectares. Once, a large metallurgical plant was located here, which lost its relevance over the years and was eventually closed. Some of the industrial constructions were preserved during the formation of the park, now rendering its appearance truly unique. Dozens of … Read more
Merida
Although Parque Animaya Zoo is not as big as the main competitor, it still attracts hundreds of tourists every day. The main feature of the zoo is artificial ponds that were formed here for rare waterfowl. In the zoo, you can admire pink flamingos and see rare birds of prey, as well as stroll along beautiful reservoirs. Parque Animaya was formed in a natural environment, rare plant species are found on its territory. A wide choice of facilities is offered to fans of water entertainment - … Read more

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