Top 10 beaches in Mexico

Boasting nearly 7,000 miles of coastline, it’s no wonder that Mexico offers an abundance of stunning beaches , attracting sun-seekers and watersport enthusiasts alike. There are more than 450 beaches around the Mexican coastline where they meet with one of four waters - the Pacific Ocean, the Gulf of Mexico, the Gulf of California and Caribbean Sea.

There are white powdery sands lapped by the turquoise waters of the Caribbean whilst dramatic and powerful swells roll in from the Pacific Ocean.Whilst some beaches are home to an impressive array of sealife the golden sands of many transform into hot party spots when the sun goes down

The beaches of Mexico are so diverse that whatever you're in search of your certain to find it here.

  • El Castillo // Quintana Roo

    El Castillo Beach, Tulum, Mexico

    The beach at Tulum is pretty much your standard Caribbean coast beach; crystal clear turquoise waters, soft white sand and low limestone cliffs draped in tropical vegetation. However, the beach at El Castillo can do even better than this.

    Located on what has been dubbed the Riviera Maya, the beach here is backed by the ruins of an ancient Mayan... read more »

  • Akumal Beach // Quintana Roo

    Akumal beach, Mexico Alexander Shalamov

    Akumal Beach is located between Playa del Carmen and Tulum in the heart of the Riviera Maya on Mexico's Yucatán Peninsula. It is a long white sand beach that is lapped by the warm turquoise seas of the Caribbean. Behind the palm trees lies a charming little town that is well equipped to meet the needs of visitors.
    Often seen as one of Mexico's... read more »

  • Playa Norte // Yucatan

    Playa Norte, Isla Mujeres, Mexico Eddy Galeotti

    Located on Isla Mujeres is the beach of Playa Norte, a tropical island getaway that seems worlds apart from the resort town of Cancun just 20 minute boat ride away. Here the crystal clear aquamarine waters meet the soft white sands and lush palm trees sway gently in the breeze. Playa Norte really does offer its tranquil, relaxing atmosphere that... read more »

  • Playa del Amor // Baja

    Playa del Amor, Lover's Beach, Mexico Gabriela Lupu

    Near the popular tourist town of Cabo San Lucas is Playa del Amor, also known as Lover’s Beach, one of the the most striking beach in Mexico thanks to its natural geology. The golden sands here are surrounded by two imposing rocks that rise out of the sea, but it is just around the corner that you'll find the main feature; a huge natural rock arch... read more »