Wanting to disconnect from the city and take a day trip to an LGBT-friendly location? It doesn’t matter if you prefer a little beach or a magical town, Mexico has incredible LGBT-friendly destinations near CDMX to have a good time with friends, or meet new ones. Therefore, today I bring you 6 places where you can be proudly you and that you can visit for a day or two if you wish.
San Miguel de Allende
Time to get our best outfits together! This charming town of Guanajuato is considered one of the most beautiful in Mexico; proof of this is its appointment as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2008 together with the Sanctuary of Atotonilco. If you like the colonial atmosphere and the bohemian style, this destination will be perfect for you.
San Miguel de Allende has colorful streets, an impressive pink quarry parish, and incredible restaurants; In addition, it has several ideal spaces for LGBT + tourism. One of them is the Kiki Nights Social Room, a space that organizes gay club nights, drag events, and parties of all kinds in traveling locations.
Likewise, this magical town has several restaurants, bars, saunas, massages, and hotels that welcome visitors from the LGBT + community with open arms. Wanting to walk until your feet can’t hold? San Miguel de Allende is only 3 and a half hours from CDMX, organize your tour and spend a weekend there, your houseboy at Mexico City Gay Rental is happy to help!
Without a doubt, Acapulco is the quintessential destination for people in CDMX who want to visit the day or weekend on the beach; Indeed, this destination has large hotel areas, clubs of all kinds, and numerous activities for party lovers.
Within this destination, located just over 4 hours from CDMX, you will find the ideal place to enjoy an LGBT-friendly environment; We are talking about Playa Condesa, the first beach recognized as gay in Latin America and an ideal place to make friends, visit with a partner or, if you wish, spend time with your houseboy.
I recommend you visit the bars, clubs, and hotels that offer their services for an LGBT + public. An example of them is the Demas Factory, a gay club that has drag shows and the best atmosphere to party.
If you want to travel to an LGBT-friendly destination without straying so far from Mexico City, Tepoztlán is the best option. This magical town is located an hour and a half from our capital and has beautiful natural and colonial landscapes to spend a romantic afternoon.
In this destination, you can visit the archaeological zone, walk through the traditional market and walk through its streets, museums, and parishes; Likewise, Tepoztlán has waterfalls and natural sanctuaries to disconnect from the noise and stress of the city.
If you are looking for gay-friendly accommodations, I recommend you take a look at Fernanda Boutique Hotel and the Hostal de la Luz; Both have international certifications that endorse them as places committed to LGBT + inclusion.
To these lodgings are added the spa enclosures, bars, and nightclubs to party at the end of the day. Tour the Tepozteco and spend a charming weekend!
Famous for its silver production and its beautiful colonial streets, Taxco de Alarcón is one of the favorite destinations for LGBT + tourism. This destination, located less than 3 hours from CDMX, offers many attractions for those who love long walks, a pleasant atmosphere, and closeness to the environment.
Here you can visit the magnificent parish of Santa Prisca, buy beautiful pieces of silver, tour the mines of the place and enjoy the view from its cable car. Very close to the place you will find pools, waterfalls, and caves to immerse yourself in nature.
Taxco has numerous LGBT-friendly restaurants, as well as temazcales, hotels, and accommodations that specialize in tourism for our community. Dare to walk its romantic streets with your partner and return home with a silver ring!
Do you love partying and nightlife? In Cuernavaca, you will find incredible places to take your best steps on the track, meet fun people and give your body some pleasure. Indeed, the capital of Morelos has numerous LGBT-friendly spaces to throw the party and spend a memorable weekend.
In addition to having parks, archaeological zones, museums, and green areas, around it are some of the most popular spas for the people of CDMX. You can visit these attractions throughout the day and prepare for a night of dancing and fun in the many bars and clubs.
Some of them are the Baby Queen, the Nice Bar, and the Enigma Bar Show, in which various shows and activities are held for the LGBT + community. Likewise, throughout the state of Morelos, you will find various gay-friendly certified establishments so that you can live a unique experience during your visit.
The best part, you can reach Cuernavaca in just under an hour from CDMX. It’s a great day trip that your houseboy will be happy to show you.
Puebla de Zaragoza and Cholula
How cool is Puebla! The Angelopolitan capital is an obligatory destination for people visiting CDMX who are in search of good food, colonial streets, and historical sites. This city not only has colonial and contemporary destinations, but it has also become one of the favorite places for the LGBT + community.
Among its attractions are the Metropolitan Cathedral next to the Zócalo, the Palafoxiana Library, the International Baroque Museum, and the Star of Puebla. Next to these places, you will find incredible gay-friendly establishments to savor a delicious cemita, some chalupas, or a poblano mole.
Nearby is Cholula, a magical town famous for its church with the Great Pyramid, its Ethnobotanical Garden and, of course, its nightlife. In this place, you will find numerous bars and clubs that are friendly to the LGBT + community, such as the Red Bay Bar, the Chikys Bar, and the Zuntra Pop Club.
Don’t forget to ask your houseboy to help you plan day trips from Mexico City!