Parroquia de San Migel Arcángel in San Miguel de Allende. Photo © Julie Meade.

An Expert Guide to the Top Destinations in Mexico

From beachfront yoga retreats to avant-garde photography exhibitions, international performing-arts festivals to breathtaking wilderness, Mexico is a fascinating place with a seemingly endless variety of experiences to offer. The constant is the warmth of its people and culture—and, of course, its enviable weather—near-perfect year round. If you’re considering a trip to Mexico in 2016, here’s a primer to the country’s most popular destinations right now.

A set of dia de los muertos handicrafts on display.

Shopping in San José del Cabo’s Centro Historico

From souvenirs to collectible furnishings, you can find a little of everything along the streets of San José. And unlike in Cabo San Lucas, here you can browse at a leisurely pace without worrying about aggressive shop owners encouraging you to make a purchase.

A styling restaurant with a mix of intimate tables and communal style long benches.

Restaurants in Puerto Los Cabos

This guide to restaurants in Puerto Los Cabos highlights contemporary and traditional Mexican cuisine for a range of budgets, and it also introduces visitors to the unique organic food experience found at Flora Farms.

photo of the Puerto Los Cabos Marina in Mexico.

The Best of Los Cabos in Four Days

Ready for a quick getaway? In Los Cabos, you’ll have white-sand beaches, water sports, restaurants, shops, and galleries all within easy reach of your hotel. Learn more in this four-day itinerary.

Waves roll in on a resort-lined stretch of golden beach.

The Best Day in San José del Cabo

The perfect day in San José del Cabo revolves around art and food. Baja expert Nikki Goth Itoi suggests a single-day itinerary with weekday or weekend options to help you make the most of your stay.

Large landmark rocks jut out of the deep blue waters of the pacific as a fishing boat leaves a wake.

Fishing around San José del Cabo

Whether you’re a seasoned veteran or you’ve never fished a day in your life, there are plenty of options near San José del Cabo. With information on everything from rental costs to sportfishing trips, author Nikki Goth Itoi covers the planning essentials.