31 days in Mexico Itinerary

31 days in Mexico Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Cozumel
— 5 nights
2
Playa del Carmen
— 7 nights
3
Bacalar
— 4 nights
4
Holbox Island
— 1 day
5
Isla Mujeres
— 4 nights
6
Cancun
— 7 nights

5
nights
Cozumel

Thanks to the island's outstanding scuba diving and snorkeling options, Cozumel tourism sector remains a major employer and the main source of income for this Caribbean getaway.
Get outdoors at Scuba & Snorkeling and Cozumel Pearl Farm. Do some cultural sightseeing at Museo de la Isla de Cozumel and The Mayan Cacao Company. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Playa Palancar, play a few rounds at Cozumel Country Club, see the vivid underwater world at Chankanaab Reef, and get your game on at Clear Lounge Cozumel.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Cozumel trip itinerary planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Cozumel is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Tel Aviv to Cozumel due to the time zone difference. In September in Cozumel, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Playa del Carmen.

Things to do in Cozumel

Wildlife Parks Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Palancar Reef ©
Palancar Reef
Chankanaab Reef ©
Chankanaab Reef

7
nights
Playa del Carmen

Playa del Carmen ©
The tourist hub of the popular Mayan Riviera, upscale Playa del Carmen remains the jewel of Mexico's Caribbean coastline.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Tulum Archaeological Site and Balam Art On Feathers. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Paradise Beach and Mayan Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Tulum (Spas & Wellness, Art Gallery Miniature, &more), Akumal Beach (in Akumal) and Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá (in Coba). Next up on the itinerary: kick your exploration up a notch at Xel-Ha Park by Xcaret, take in the exciting artwork at Art Gallery Casa Tzutuhil, look for gifts at Ambarte, and admire the masterpieces at Gaston Charo Art Gallery Playa del Carmen.

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You can drive from Cozumel to Playa del Carmen in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to take a shuttle to Bacalar.

Things to do in Playa del Carmen

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Tulum, Xel-Ha Park by Xcaret, Akumal Beach, Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá
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Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
Xel-Ha Park by Xcaret ©
Xel-Ha Park by Xcaret
Tulum Archaeological Site ©
Tulum Archaeological Site

4
nights
Bacalar

Bacalar ©
Bacalar is the municipal seat and largest city in Bacalar Municipality (until 2011 a part of Othón P. Take a break from the city and head to Maya Chan Beach and Mayan World Adventures. You'll explore and learn at Museo de la Ciudad and Fuerte de San Felipe. Change things up with these side-trips from Bacalar: Museum de la cultura maya (in Chetumal) and Mahahual (Colleen's Magnetic Jewelry & Scuba & Snorkeling). There's more to do: explore the activities along Lake Bacalar.

To see where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Bacalar visit planning site.

Getting from Playa del Carmen to Bacalar by shuttle takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Playa del Carmen, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Bacalar, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Holbox Island.

Things to do in Bacalar

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trips

Chetumal, Mahahual
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Maya Chan Beach ©
Maya Chan Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Lake Bacalar ©
Lake Bacalar

1
day
Holbox Island

Holbox Island ©
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): stroll through Refugio Holbox, enjoy the sand and surf at Punta Coco Beach, thenview the masterpieces at La Choza de Fito, and finally look for gifts at Lolita Boutique Holbox.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Holbox Island online journey planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Bacalar to Holbox Island. Traveling from Bacalar in October, you will find days in Holbox Island are a bit cooler (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Isla Mujeres.

Things to do in Holbox Island

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Lolita Boutique Holbox ©
Lolita Boutique Holbox

4
nights
Isla Mujeres

Isla Mujeres ©
Tiny municipal seat of an eponymous island, each season Isla Mujeres swells to bursting with international tourists coming here to swim, snorkel, dive, fish, and sail.
Visit Playa Norte and Playa Lancheros for some beach relaxation. Take a break from the city and head to Garrafon Natural Reef Park and Fishing Charters & Tours. There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Punta Sur, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, race across the water with a speed boat tour, and raise your glass at Isla Brewing Company.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Isla Mujeres attractions planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Holbox Island to Isla Mujeres. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Cancun.

Things to do in Isla Mujeres

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Playa Norte ©
Playa Norte
Punta Sur ©
Punta Sur
Dolphin & Whale Watching

7
nights
Cancun

Few destinations in Mexico dazzle visitors quite like Cancun, a modern resort town filled with glitzy hotels sitting on picturesque and well-developed Caribbean beaches.
Get some historical perspective at Zona Arqueologica El Rey and Catedral de la Santisima Trinidad. Head to La Isla Shopping Village and Antaras Onixfor some retail therapy. Spend the 14th (Mon) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Delfines, play a few rounds at Cancun Golf Club at Pok-Ta-Pok, look for gifts at Plaza Las Americas, and see the interesting displays at Museo del Automovil Antiguo del Sureste.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Cancun trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by ferry from Isla Mujeres to Cancun takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Cancun can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cancun

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Kukulcan Plaza
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Swim with Dolphins
La Isla Shopping Village ©
La Isla Shopping Village
Selvatica ©
Selvatica

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