According to your likes and preferences you may choose to travel during one season or another, but there is indeed no ‘best time’ to visit Mexico as the tropical climate makes it a perfect getaway for any time of the year.
Mexico is such a vibrant country which offers a little bit of everything and no matter which time of the year you choose to visit this country, a surprise will be waiting for you.
Spring: March, April, May
Climate: You can expect the weather to be warm or hot and if you are traveling by almost the end of the season, then rainy in some places.
In Mexico the spring time brings about the best time to be at the beach or to dance and take part in the local festivals and celebrations. Though overly crowded in some places, spring is a great time to be in Mexico to get some stress free time. Tons of exciting festivals are celebrated during the spring time and some of these are:
Guadalajara International Film Festival – The oldest film festival of Mexico.
Cancun-Riviera Maya Food and Wine Festival – March 12 to 15
Riviera Maya Film Festival – April 23 to 29, 2015
Summer: June, July, August
Climate: From warm, to very hot and followed by humid climate.
The hottest time of the year in Mexico also brings with it the time to witness “sea turtles season”. It is also another great time to enjoy water sports in Cancun or the Riviera Maya like waverunners, skyrider parasailing and many more!
Swim with the whale sharks or release baby turtles into the ocean as part of a rescue mission, it is your call. Besides, you can opt for scuba diving, snorkeling in MUSA and many other exciting activities. Summer is indeed a wonderful time to spend with your family, specially if you have kids.
Whale Shark Festival – Isla Mujeres, July 18 to 24, 2015
Fall: September, October, November
Climate: Marking the end of rainy season and the beginning of winter, it is a mildly cold climate during fall.
Even though winter is the most popular time for travelers to visit Mexico, fall is actually quite a comfortable time to visit the greeneries and beauty of this country. Less crowded spots welcome you with a variety of options to explore the country like these events:
Independence Day –Celebrated throughout Mexico on September 15th and 16th
Tulum Sea Turtle Festival – October 16 to 18
Day of the Dead (Día de los Muertos) – October 31st, November 1st and 2nd
Mayakoba Golf Classic -November 10 to 16
Riviera Maya Jazz Festival -November 27 to 29
Winter: December, January, February
Climate: Occasionally cold, but otherwise moderately warm.
Winter is the most popular time of the year and hence, Mexico is filled with tourists. Tourists who seek moderately warm weather come to Mexico during these three months. Not only does Mexico offer a great climate but is a great place to be with your family as December marks the coming of long holidays, joyous time with friends and family.
Winter is also a great time to come a little closer to the wildlife in Mexico. You can watch the Monarch butterflies or witness some of the unique migratory birds coming in to Mexico.
With all the different seasons, Mexico brings out different aspects of its culture and festivities along with ways of enjoyment. Whether you like warm climate, the rainy season or the winter Mexico will definitely keep you entertained. Just be sure to plan your journey well before you arrive to the destination.
Christmas – December 25
Año Nuevo -December 31
New Year’s Day -January 1st