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Area (sq km): 1,972,690
Population: 106,202,903
Nationality: Mexican
Local Name: Mexico
Language: Spanish
Time Zone: -6 to -8 GMT
Currency: 1 peso =
100 centavos
Capital: Mexico City
Dialling Code: +52
Electricity: 110V/50Hz
Internet Code: .mx
Religion: Roman Catholic
Climate: Tropical,
Government: Federal Republic
Inoculations: None
Driving: Right
Int'l License: Required
Banking: M-F 9.00-16.00
Major Airports: Acapulco(ACA),
Los Cabos(SJD),
Mexico City(MEX),

Ecotourism and Mexico vacation rentals

Ecotourism has an important role to play in our evolving Earth. Discover Mexico's ecotourism from Mexico vacation rentals. Mexico sets an outstanding example for the world and encapsulates whale watching and diverse national parks in Mexico.

Whale watching in Mexico
Whale watching in Mexico

Whale watching

Seeing a whale breech the water is an unforgettable experience. The coast of Baja in Mexico is a fabulous place to see these magnificent creatures and is packed with an excellent variety of Mexico vacation rentals and ecotourism opportunities. The Gray Whale National Park is an ideal location for whale watching as they breed off the shoreline from November to March.

The San Ignacio Lagoon is well known for its 'friendly' whales. Maybe it's curiosity, but the whales that make the lagoon their home seem unafraid of people. Some get so close you can actually touch them. Many newborn whales can be seen at Magdalena Bay from January to March, a sight that is sure to warm your heart. For this and many other unique wildlife opportunities, book Mexico vacation rentals online today.

Go green with Mexico vacation rentals

For those interested in responsible green travel, enjoying the wildlife and flora from Mexico vacation rentals is unparalleled. Some 93 protected areas cover 11.7 million hectares. Not only are there many national parks in Mexico, but there are biospheres, conservation zones and fine marine parks. Mexico’s landscape is vast and diverse supporting volcanoes, rainforests, mountains, deserts and marshes.

Mexico is especially well known for its abundance of orchids, one of the world’s most delicate flowers that grows in abundance in many parks. Not only can you sit back and enjoy the beauty, but you can explore a wide range of active pursuits within the parks. Some popular activities are mountain climbing, canoeing, trekking, cycling and horseback riding, and all from the comfort of Mexico vacation rentals with

Chiapas trips and Mayan ruins

Chiapas Palenque National Park protects some of Mexico’s most important Mayan ruins and artefacts. The Canon del Sumidero has a canyon with walls reaching up to 1,000 metres, a truly spectacular sight. There is amazing wildlife in the park including spider monkeys and anteaters! Climb Sacromonte Hill in the park of the same name for awesome views of the nearby volcanoes.

Constitucion de 1857 National Park is reputed for having some of the cleanest air on Earth. Camping is popular here, or you can search for Mexico vacation rentals. Isla del Golfo is an incredible biosphere reserve made up of 53 different islands. Not only is it a major player in ecotourism in Mexico, it is a haven for reptiles and birds, many of which are endangered.

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