Places to Visit in Mexico
Spending some time in Quintana Roo, Mexico before or after your visit to Belize? Here are a few hotspots close to the Belize border that we recommend visiting.
Recommended Itinerary: Cancún to Belize
- Start in Cancún and bus to Playa del Carmen (1 hour, 68.2 km)
- Playa del Carmen to Tulum (52 min, 64.8 km)
- Tulum to Bacalar (2 hours and 18 min, 215 km)
- Bacalar to Chetumal (37 min, 39.4 km)
From Chetumal, you can take the water taxi to San Pedro (Ambergris Caye) or directly to Belize City.
A hidden gem in Mexico's Yucatan peninsula is the lovely town of Bacalar, located around the Bacalar Lagoon that consists of uniquely pale azure blue water. The main attraction in Bacalar is the lagoon. However,
The vacation resort roots of Tulum date back to the days of the Mayan kings and elite who used to relax here in the early times. Given the tranquil, tropical paradise backdrop this picturesque town
Playa del Carmen, or "Playa," is a coastal resort town in Mexico that is a popular destination for visitors in the Caribbean, often in combination with a trip to Belize. Located about 70 kilometers south