Mexico has retained its position as a top Spring Break location  for American students, as well as students from around the world. This year alone, 600,000 tourists visited Mexico, according to Mexico’s Ministry of Tourism. 382,376 Americans traveled to Mexico during the recent Spring Break period of 2012. The most popular Mexican destinations for Spring Break travel this year were Cancun and Riviera Maya. These resort and beach locations alone accounted for 50,000 individuals traveling on Spring Break. Other popular Spring Break destinations included Puerto Vallarta, Cabo San Lucas, Rosarito Beach, and Playa del Carmen.
Mexican beach destinations are most popular with individuals between the ages of 16 and 25 years old. These sweeping statistics are principally explained by Mexico’s brilliantly pristine waters, spotless sand Mexican beaches, delicious food, and culturally diverse history. It’s estimated that Spring Break visitors will continue flocking to Mexico in vast numbers for years to come to experience its renowned beauty and diversity.