10 Best Beaches in Mexico

Mexico is known for a lot of things, and one of those things are the beaches. Mexico has some of the best beaches in the world as well as natural beauty. Any of the locations below would be an excellent beach vacation whether you are a couple, a family or traveling by yourself.

1# Tulum

Tulum Beach in Mexico

Tulum beach is ranked by almost everyone as the best beach destination in Mexico. Also known as Paraiso (paradise), the beach is beautiful, clean and has crystal clear waters, and is very long… so, plenty of enough space for everyone to find some tranquility and peace. Also thanks to Tulum’s archaeological site (ruins of an ancient Mayan port city), the beach is one of the most popular in the world.

2# Cancun

The very popular Cancun.

Cancun is so popular that you would think it is the best beach in Mexico. Well, it is definitely in the top 3, but it is not the best. It is an amazingly beautiful beach though, one of the best in the world. It is a world class beach with crystal clear waters, and beautiful sand. But due to its popularity, Cancun is a very touristy beach destination and for good reason.

3# Cozumel

The beautiful Cozumel

Without question, Cozumel island is home to some of the best beaches in Mexico. Cruize ships, scuba diving, snorkeling, marine life, beautiful nature, crystal clear waters and so much more. One of mexico’s hidden jewels.

4# Playa del Carmen

Playa Del Carmen is breath taking.

It is blessed with several beaches. Some of the best in the countries. Spacious enough for sports activities such as baseball, and others. Very famous, so expect to see a lot of foreigners.

5# Isla Mujeres

Isla Mujeres

Many say Isla Mujeres is too touristy, but it is perfect for families and couples who just want to relax and have fun. Come and check it out!

6# Puerto Vallarta


Puerto Vallarta is a very busy beach, one of the busiest in the country and reminds me a lot of the Dominican Republic‘s Puerto Plata since both cities have a Malecon – a promenade for walkers along the ocean. It is also similar to Miami beach with apartments and hotels lining the beach, so you can imagine the views when you wake up in the morning!

7# Cabo San Lucas

Cabo San Lucas in Mexico

A lot famous celebrities like to sneak away to Cabo San Lucas, and has a lot of beautiful and luxurious resorts and hotels. Not just one but Cabo has several beaches you can choose from.

8# Akumal Beach

Akumal is one of the best beaches in Mexico.

It is so nice here, that sea turtles love to come here and lay their eggs. Located in the Riviera Maya, it is a beautiful beach, and has a blend of both locals and tourists. It is also one of the most underrated beaches in all of Mexico. Welcome to Akumal beach… we are confident you will have a great time here.

9# Sayulita

Sayulita Beach in Mexico

Sayulita is an excellent beach for surfing and as such, it attracts a lot of professional and amateur surfers from all over the world. It has a cool and relaxed vibe, restaurants and bars on the beach. A lot of action and activities at night.

10# Yelapa


The only way to get to Yelapa is by boat. Peaceful and quiet beach, with almost everything you need including good quality restaurant options.