If nothing can replace the noise, the smells and the agitations of a country, we try all the same to make you travel to Mexico in photos!

Summary

  • Quintana Roo, between heavenly beaches and lost paradises
  • Yucatán the unmissable Mexican
  • Detour through Mexico City and colorful Puebla
  • Mexico and its archaeological remains
  • Cenotes and waterfalls
  • Mishmash of Mexican wonders

Traveling is not only an act, nor an ambition, it is above all an art of living. And if it is difficult to cross the end of the world throughout his life, nothing prevents him from traveling his mind. It is for this reason that Generation Voyage offers you several themes, to help you escape to your favorite countries, or discover new wonders in anticipation of your future trips.

You can thus find for multiple destinations, our travel playlist , our top culinary specialties , and now our top of the most beautiful photos ! So, whether you’re in the subway, in your bed or at work, take 5 minutes to discover sublime shots!

And today, it is to America that we are transporting you, and more particularly to Mexican territory. The country mixing cenotes, heavenly beaches and Mayan temples is revealed to you through this top of our 30 most beautiful photos of Mexico.

Quintana Roo, between heavenly beaches and lost paradises

Located in the south of the country, in the far east, the state of Quintana Roo is one of the best known in Mexico. And due, it is that which shelters the most touristic paradises of Central America: Cancún and Tulum.

But if Quintana Roo has become so touristy, it is not a matter of chance. It alone brings together a multitude of heavenly beaches, and also conceals an incalculable number of hidden wonders. This is why it is part of our selection of the most beautiful photos of Mexico.

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Cancun - Mexico pictures

View of a beach in Cancun, Mexico – Photo credit: Shutterstock – gmstockstudio

Tulum

White sand beach and ruins of Tulum, Quintana Roo, Mexico – Photo credit: Shutterstock – javarman

Chimneys

Bacalar, the true paradise of Quintana Roo, Mexico – Photo credit: Shutterstock – Loes Kieboom

Quintana Roo - Mexico pictures

Bacalar and its lush nature by the water, Mexico – Photo credit: Shutterstock – Loes Kieboom

Xcaret

Xcaret Ecological Park, not far from Cancun, Mexico – Photo credit: Shutterstock – MasterPhoto

Yucatán the unmissable Mexican

When planning a trip to Mexico, it is absolutely impossible not to hear about the Yucatán Peninsula.

Mérida, Valladolid and other “colonial” cities make this region one of the most historic in the country. The wonders in the heart of Yucatán will keep you there forever, because nothing will cease to amaze you.

Merida

Mérida, bustling capital of the state of Yucatán in Mexico – Photo credit: Shutterstock – lunamarina

pink salt lake

Pink Salt Lake, Salineras Xtampu, Mexico – Photo credit: Shutterstock – phortun

Campeche

San Francisco de Campeche, a city full of colors – Campeche, Mexico – Photo credit: Shutterstock – emperorcosar

Champoton - Mexico pictures

Sunrise in Champoton – Campeche, Mexico – Photo credit: Shutterstock – Marotoson

Campeche

Colorful and empty colonial street in the historic center of Campeche, Mexico – Photo credit: Shutterstock – cge2010

Detour through Mexico City and colorful Puebla

If the Mexican coast could not be more tempting, we advise you however, during your trip, to make a passage through the capital of the country, Mexico City. You will find the heart of Mexican culture there, walking through markets, cafes, or getting lost in the colorful streets of the capital.

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Mexico City is an ode to smiles, to living together, and to happiness. But that’s no reason not to visit its surroundings, such as the municipality of Puebla, a real nugget of your future trip. We let you judge for yourself, thanks to these most beautiful photos of Mexico!

Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe

Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe. Cupolas of the old basilica and Mexico City cityscape in the background – Photo credit: Shutterstock – WitR

Mexico - Mexico pictures

The sun rises over the Metropolitan Cathedral in Mexico City, Mexico – Photo credit: Shutterstock – Joshua DavenportPuebla

A colorful street in Puebla, capital of the state of Puebla, Mexico – Photo credit: Shutterstock – Diego GrandiPuebla

Sunrise on the streets of Puebla, capital of the state of Puebla, Mexico – Photo credit: Shutterstock – Bo Arrington

Mexico and its archaeological remains

Obviously, another strong point of Mexican culture is found in its historical past. The country is full of archaeological sites, each more prestigious and impressive than the next. It is by surveying the Yucatán as well as the northwest of the country that you will have the best chance of finding them.

Chichen Itza - Mexico pictures

The archaeological site of Chichen Itza, Yucatan, Mexico – Photo credit: Shutterstock – Cesar Dussac

Teotihuacan - Mexico pictures

The archaeological site of Teotihuacan, in the Valley of Mexico, Mexico – Photo credit: Shutterstock – Rafal Kubiak

The Ixchel Temple at Isla Mujeres Beach

Temple of Ixchel at Isla Mujeres beach, Mexico – Photo credit: Shutterstock – Kiev.Victor

Mount Alban

The archaeological site of Monte Alban, Mexico – Photo credit: Shutterstock – WitR

Palenque - Mexico pictures

Temples of the Cross group at the Mayan ruins of Palenque – Chiapas, Mexico – Photo credit: Shutterstock – Diego Grandi

Cenotes and waterfalls

Here is THE favorite of the editorial staff, and of most travelers who have surveyed Mexico elsewhere: the cenotes ! Abyss filled with water, fresh or salty, allowing regular swimming in a well of light lost in the middle of nature, the cenotes represent natural escape at all costs.

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If you’re planning on touring the Mexican cenotes, we recommend planning ahead. Indeed, the Mexican territory has more than… 10,000! Here is an anthology of the most famous cenotes, which you will discover through these most beautiful photos of Mexico.

one note Ik-Kil

Cenote Ik Kil, Yucatan, Mexico – Photo credit: Shutterstock – Sergey Novikov

Cuzama cenote

Cuzama Cenote, Yucatan, Mexico – Photo credit: Shutterstock – Florian Augustin

Blue waterfall

Cascadas de Agua Azul, Chiapas, Mexico – Photo credit: Shutterstock – Rawndall

Cenote - Mexico pictures

Heart-shaped cenote, Mexico – Photo credit: Shutterstock – Sergey Novikov

Tamul Cascade

Tamul waterfall, in San Luis Potosí, Mexico – Photo credit: Shutterstock – Nailotl

Palenque waterfall - Mexico pictures

Palenque waterfall, Chiapas, Mexico – Photo credit: Shutterstock – Cyrille Fleury

Mishmash of Mexican wonders

Since it is so difficult to stop this selection according to certain criteria, we offer you to finish a hodgepodge of the most beautiful photos of Mexico, period!

San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato

San Miguel de Allende in Guanajuato, Mexico – Photo credit: Shutterstock – Rubi Rodriguez Martinez

Boil the water

Boil the Water, Oaxaca, Mexico – Photo Credit : Shutterstock – Belikova Oksana

Holbox - pictures Mexico

Holbox, Quintana Roo, Mexico – Photo credit: Shutterstock – lunamarinaBoil the water

Another view of Hierve el Agua, Oaxaca, Mexico – Photo credit: Shutterstock – javarmanChimneys

Bacalar Lagoon, Mexico – Photo credit: Shutterstock – Fabian Rudolf

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