Located deep in the Mexican forests on the Caribbean coastline, Tulum holds some of the most awesome Mayan ruins to be seen. While the main site itself is small compared to other Mayan sites, Tulum is in much better shape than any of the other ruins that are found throughout Mexico and other South American countries. Tulum Pueblo was only a small, quiet village just a few years ago, but thanks to a booming tourist industry, the area has grown in popularity. The main archaeological site around the ruins at Tulum has also grown due to the rise in interest [...]
Located at the southern tip of Mexico, the Yucatan Peninsula is one of the few places that you can enjoy both a tropical island feel and not leave the mainland. Known for the ancient Mayan ruins plus it’s after hours party life, the Yucatan is a great place to come and explore while letting your hair down.
There are many great hotels and resorts here on the Yucatan, so you can always find the perfect place to wind down after a day of exploring and playing. With three South American countries that all border here, the culture that surrounds the Yucatan Peninsula is amazing.
From the ancient Mayan ruins and legends to modern day Mexican and South American traditions, the diversity through the peninsula is truly amazing. There are plenty of museums and historical sites that you can visit to learn more about the rich and diverse people who call the Yucatan their home. The Yucatan Peninsula is located on the coast of the Caribbean, so the waters are warm and wonderful here year-round. Although it is in one of the main hurricane belts, the water sports that you have to choose from here will knock you over. From swimming with marine life to sailing in a chartered yacht, you can find just the water sport that will make this vacation the best one ever.
Some of the other water sports that you can find here on the Yucatan Peninsula include: diving, snorkeling, swimming, deep sea fishing, sailing, boat rentals, water skiing, jet skiing, kayaking, and fishing. Water sports and historical sites aren’t the only things to do here on the Yucatan. There are so many different areas to shop that any hard-core shopper will truly be in Heaven, from upscale to local markets, you can find great treasures to take home with you from your trip here.
But, there are also many other things to enjoy, such as: hiking, tours through the rain forest, safaris, Mayan ruins, car, bicycle, and scooter rentals, spa treatments, bars and restaurants, cultural shows, and just lounging by the pools!
Between the ecological parks, the beaches, and the water sports there are many attractions in Playa del Carmen. While all offer their own unique types of fun, there is one trip you just have to make while in Playa del Carmen. A trip to Fifth Avenue, or Quinta Avenida, is one you will not soon forget. With a variety of attractions that can easily fill a day, it is the perfect break from resort life.
Fifth Avenue is the main street to gather for a true Mexican atmosphere with a mix of both tourists and natives to the area. The street, [...]
A trip to Isla Mujeres in Mexico, for many, is a trip to paradise. With fantastic tropical weather, fine beaches, and breathtaking views all over the island, it is certainly a place to kick back and relax. There is more to Isla Mujeres than weather though. There are many fun and exciting things to do on the island that only add to the beach and waters sport fun.
On such trip you don’t want to miss during your stay at Isla Mujeres is Garrafon Isla Mujeres and the Dolphin Discovery. Offering fun for the entire family, this park and dolphin discovery [...]
Though known for its coral reefs, Cozumel in Mexico is full of much more. The people, the water sports, the beaches, the resorts, and even the food are worth the trip. Above and beyond the beauty of the coast, there is more to this tropical destination. One stop you may want to consider as a break from sun worshipping and water skiing is the Punta Sur Light House, ecological park, and nature reserve.
The awe-inspiring park that is anchored by the light house covers over 247 acres of land. There is a great deal of wildlife to see, like iguanas, birds, [...]
Perhaps the honeymoon capital of Mexico, Cancun is a paradise on the coast. With endless picturesque beaches, blue waters, and fantastic views, you will undoubtedly enjoy your time at any of the many resorts in Cancun. However, there is more to a Cancun trip than just beaches and daiquiris. To truly get as much as possible out of your trip, consider seeing a little more of Cancun. Some of the best activities away from the beach are the Cancun ecological parks.
If you want to get off the beach and still enjoy the outdoors, the ecological parks in the area present [...]