Mexico City

3 Day Guys Getaway to Mexico City (CDMX)

LUCHE LIBRE, PYRAMIDS & THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF ANTHROPOLOGY

Mexico City, a sprawling metropolis that effortlessly mixes the ancient with the ultramodern, is the perfect playground for an unforgettable guys getaway. Whether you’re drawn to the thrill of live sports, the allure of ancient civilizations, or the intrigue of world-renowned museums, Mexico City has you covered. Let’s map out the ultimate trip that combines the excitement of a Lucha Libre fight, the awe-inspiring pyramids, and the cultural riches of the Museum of Anthropology.

Day 1: Dive into the World of Lucha Libre

Start your adventure by diving headfirst into one of Mexico’s most vibrant and second-most popular sports: Lucha Libre. This isn’t just wrestling; it’s a high-flying, mask-wearing performance deeply ingrained in Mexican culture. Head to the Arena México, the mecca of Lucha Libre, where the atmosphere is electric, and the action is non-stop. Cheer on your favorite luchadores (wrestlers) as they perform impressive acrobatic moves, all while donning colorful masks and personas. For a truly immersive experience, pick up a replica mask of your favorite wrestler as a souvenir. Here’s our favorite Lucha Libre, tacos and mexcal tour.

Mexico City
Mexico City
Mexico City

Day 2: Step Back in Time at the Pyramids of Teotihuacán

No guys’ getaway to Mexico City would be complete without a day trip to the ancient city of Teotihuacán, located just an hour’s drive from the city center. As you approach the site, the imposing Pyramid of the Sun and the Pyramid of the Moon dominate the landscape, offering a glimpse into the grandeur of this once-thriving metropolis. Hiring a guide can provide valuable context, making the history of this mysterious civilization come alive. Here’s our favorite guided Teotihuacán tour.  After exploring, relax at a nearby restaurant to enjoy local dishes and reflect on the day’s adventures. 

Day 3: Cultural Immersion at the National Museum of Anthropology

Dedicate your last day to exploring the world-famous Museum of Anthropology, a treasure trove of artifacts from Mexico’s pre-Columbian heritage. As one of the most important museums in Latin America, it offers an in-depth look at the diverse cultures that have shaped Mexico. Highlights include the Aztec Sun Stone and the recreation of Pakal’s tomb from Palenque. The museum is not just a learning experience; it’s a chance to connect with the rich tapestry of Mexico’s past.

A guys’ getaway to Mexico City offers adrenaline-pumping action, awe-inspiring history, and cultural enlightenment. From the exhilarating spectacle of Lucha Libre to the ancient majesty of Teotihuacán’s pyramids and the deep cultural insights of the National Museum of Anthropology, Mexico City presents an adventure that’s as varied as it is unforgettable. So, gather your crew, pack your bags, and prepare to embark on a journey that will leave you with stories to tell for years.

Mexico City

Where to stay in Mexico City

Andaz Condesa Mexico City

Andaz Mexico City Condesa was formerly known as Conjunto Aristos a historical building from 1961 cataloged as part of the Historical Heritage of Mexico City. A luxury lifestyle hotel Andaz Mexico City Condesa is located in the heart of one of the most vibrant neighborhoods in Mexico City.

FORA PERKS

  • Welcome amenity provided to guests upon arrival.
  • Daily complimentary full breakfast at a hotel restaurant for up to two guests.
  • Property credit 
  • Priority for room upgrade 
  • Early check-in/late check-out/connecting rooms 

Mondrian Mexico City Condesa

Mondrian Mexico City Condesa is a new hotel located at the crossroads of two of the city’s best neighborhoods: La Roma and La Condesa. The design-forward luxury lifestyle property features four different food and beverage venues, including Skybar La Terraza Cleo and The Flower Shop.

FORA PERKS

  • Room upgrade (to the next room category, subject to availability)
  • Early check-in & late check-out (subject to availability)
  • Daily complimentary breakfast for up to 2 guests
  • Property credit to be spent during the stay 
  • A VIP Welcome (greeting & amenity)

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Places to eat & drink in MEXICO CITY

Páramo

Páramo is known for its welcoming atmosphere and delicious Mexican food and drinks. It’s also in a great location, in the Roma neighborhood. There is a hip and vibrant bar on the ground floor, and if you go upstairs, you’ll find Páramo. The prices are very reasonable. The best ceviche ever!

Baltra Bar

Excellent cocktail bar on the World’s Top 50 Bars list. Exotic flavors, spices and mezcal is king here.

Restaurante Castizo

An upscale Spanish restaurant with wonderful patios and a beautifully decorated interior.

Catamundi

Upscale Mexican food in the trendy Polanco neighborhood. Great for breakfast and lunch

El Moro

A casual spot for churros and chocolate, the original location has been open since 1935. Try cafe de olla, a delicious sweet and spicy coffee.
Mexico City

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about Luxxe Travel

Brenda El-Ghazzawy is a Fora travel advisor and owner of Luxxe Travel. We curate the best experiences in food, wine, art, and culture. She’s lived with her family on Mercer Island since 2001. Website: https://luxxe.travel/