Best of the Best 2018 - 574
Clockwise from left:
Lover's Beach, Cabo San
Lucas; Chichén Itzá ruins,
Yucatán Peninsula; tamales
served with salsa.
Magic of Mexico
Climb fabled pyramids, surf Baja's beaches and discover the flavors of Guanajuato.
Tamales and Terroir
Ride the waves with confidence off Los
Cerritos beach, with a sandy bottom and
conditions perfect for beginners. Your
surfing lesson follows a scenic drive from
your resort in Los Cabos - your home
base for five days of Baja fun. Take a day
to snorkel the reef of Cabo Pulmo Marine
National Park or hop a boat to the famous
Arch of Cabo San Lucas. This perfect
Mexican adventure also includes two days
at a working hacienda in Comala.
Sample Mexico's emerging wine region
of Guanajuato on a chef-guided day
tour. Visit a local market and farm before
heading to the Cuna de Tierra vineyards
to sip with the winery's sommelier. In
the kitchen, make salsa in the molcajete
and create traditional dishes such as fish
tamales with nopal, before sitting down
to enjoy a four-course meal.
Look into hundreds of "eyes" at the Palace
of the Masks at Kabah, an imposing
archeological site of rich, decorative
facades. This tour spends six days
exploring Mayan heritage, starting at
Chichén Itzá, where you can take a Mayan
language or cooking class. In Mérida, visit
the Museum of Anthropology and History
before heading to Uxmal, where the
pyramids and palaces are aligned with
the stars and planets.
Your Virtuoso travel advisor can arrange these exceptional experiences and more.