Off the Beaten Path through Yucatan (Part 2)

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____________________ El Corchito What it is: Near Progreso City, El Corchito is an ecological preserve that has been around for the last 10 years. The reserve is operated by local fishermen who work to nurture the mangrove swamp. A 5-minute boat ride will take you into the cool shadows of the mangroves. The fishermen who […]

The 3 Best Cenotes to Visit in the Mexican Caribbean

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A cenote is a natural phenomenon, a sinkhole in the Earth’s surface. The Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico has an estimated 7,000 cenotes because it is primarily made up of porous limestone. For millions of years, rainfall slowly ate away at the limestone and a huge system of underground caves and caverns was formed. Many filled […]

Hidden Treasures of the Yucatan Peninsula

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The Yucatan Peninsula is filled with extraordinary natural wonders, such as Mayan ruins hidden in tropical jungles, white sand beaches, clear blue seas, enchanting cenotes, underground river and cave systems, and endangered plant and animal species. Beyond the resort towns where the Maya Indians once flourished, a tropical world of hidden natural attractions and cultural […]

Cancun – The Pleasure’s All Mayan

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 by Sharon Drechsler CEO and president of Cancun-based tour and excursion-providers, Yucatán Holidays, Erika Garcia is pretty excited: “We just learned that Orbitz has listed Cancun as the number one, top global destination!” she exclaims. “Earlier in May, Cancun had already been listed in the Orbitz Index as second of ‘Top 10 Summer Travel Destinations […]

Mexico Mayan Ruins of Coba: Traveling back in time

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Mexico Mayan Ruins of Coba Traveling back in time

The enormity of a green, luscious jungle and the ruins of an ancient civilization are suddenly broken up by the imagination as you see a clear, open space and in the middle of it all a pyramid measuring 42 meters (138 feet) painted in bright red. Suddenly you are transported to a different time period […]

Cenotes: The Yucatan’s Natural Attraction

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Cenotes: The Yucatan’s Natural Attraction

Just saying the word cenote conjures immediate excitement, right? Well, maybe for some but for the majority, it is literally and figuratively a foreign word. Cenote, pronounced, /sɛˈnoʊteɪ/, is a collapsed caved filled with stalagmites, stalactites and an array of natural life. Well, that doesn’t sound special, does it? Wrong! Cenotes are distinctive and here […]

The Yucatan Peninsula: Beyond Cancun | Part One

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The Yucatan Peninsula Beyond Cancun Part One

Although the white sand beaches and blue turquoise oceans of Cancun draw thousands of visitors each year, this corner of the world has a few more hidden treasures in the depth of the luscious, tropical jungles of the Yucatan Peninsula. The mysticism of the Mayan culture is combined with the architectural beauty and cultural history […]

Top 5 Eco Friendly Destinations in the Yucatan Peninsula

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Top 5 Eco Friendly Destinations in the Yucatan Peninsula

With the increasing trend towards protecting the environment, many people and businesses are taking measures to be “green” and eco friendly. In the tourism industry, the Riviera Maya has made a commitment to implement sustainable tourism in its efforts to protect the environment. The Riviera Maya is one of the most desired travel places in […]


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Mystify yourself in the Land of Wonders, the state of Yucatan, Mexico.  Yucatan is in the center of the Yucatan Peninsula, which includes the states of Quintana Roo and Campeche.  A magical place with natural wonders that will invigorate your senses and astound the mind, the Yucatan is where the ancient and modern join in […]