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1. Posted by makka (Respected Member, 248 posts) 20 Jun '12 06:07

Seeking advice from people who have experienced Xmas & NYE in Mexico.

Where is a good place for a solo traveller to spend Xmas in Mexico?

Ideally I'd like there to be some surf as well as a vibrant party scene!

Was thinking Puerto Escondido as I know the waves won't be lacking but not sure on the nightlife scene?

Another option was Tijuana.

Any advice on good Hostels to be also much appreciated!

Thanks!

2. Posted by Calcruzer (Moderator, 1863 posts) 21 Jun '12 10:19

I have spent Christmas previously in Acapulco and that was fabulous. This is actually the "high season" for Acapulco as well as for Puerto Vallarta and Puerto Escondido and Ixtapa/Mazanillo. This is not the high season for Cancun--which tends to get tropical storms in the November/December timeframe.

When you get to the late spring early summer months, the situations reverse. Then you are better off in Cancun as Acapulco and Puerto Vallarta get a bit muggy and get some tropical storms themselves (In fact they had a major one just a week ago).