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Sand sculpture, Puerto Vallarta. Overview Mexico is exotic, fascinating and beautiful and yet a relatively safe — and affordable — option for family holidays, having hosted hordes of American visitors over the years. With older children, venture into the wonderful mountains and deserts of the north-west. When to go to Mexico Mexico has two high seasons, the first between December and April, then a second peak during the school holidays in July and August, though you may wish to avoid coastal resorts during the hot, humid months from May to September, particularly with very young kids.
Cost The currency in Mexico is pesos ; many tourist shops and suchlike take US dollars but this will increase your chances of being ripped off. By Zannah Ingraham. Explore Mexico family adventure holidays.