Flying south of the border is as easy as knocking back a couple of margaritas. And with the rise of luxury resorts, boutique hotels, and all-inclusive deals, Mexico has become the destination for yogis and young things captivated by a certain om-biance and cooler-than-Miami cachet.
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While Americans have made Mexico their No. 1 favorite place to visit—with 20.3 million trips a year, according to the National Travel and Tourism Office—there are ways of finding uncrowded beaches, quiet palapas, and Mayan ruins that are selfie stick–free, if you know where to look.