Yucatan Holidays and the Earth Hour 2010

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Yucatan Holidays and the Earth Hour 2010

Yucatan Holidays,  looking to support local and international green initiatives,  joined on Saturday, March 27th the Earth Hour pledge. We attended to the one of the better known all inclusive resorts on the Rivera Maya, the Hacienda Tres Rios, to take part in Earth Hour. With the collaboration of the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and […]

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 […]

Chichen Itza and the Spring Equinox | Yucatan Holidays

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Chichen Itza and the Spring Equinox

Visit Chichen Itza next March 21st to witness the magic of the Spring Equinox. Seen in different indigenous cultures throughout Mesoamerica as a feathered snake, Kukulkan, will make its descend on the luscious, tropical jungles of the Yucatan Peninsula this March 21st during the spring equinox at Chichen Itza. Kukulkan–or Quetzalcoatl in the Aztec tradition–represents […]

A quick guide to Playa del Carmen | Yucatan Holidays

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A quick guide to Playa del Carmen

The always busy Playa del Carmen is the perfect vacation spot for visitors looking for a relaxing and trendy atmosphere. LOCATION: Playa del Carmen is about an hour south of Cancun in the state of Quintana Roo in the Yucatan Peninsula on the Caribbean coast of Mexico.   ABOUT: The name “Playa del Carmen” was […]

Cancun and Yucatan Holidays Join the Earth Hour Initiative

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Last year, over 4,000 cities in 88 countries participated in the world’s largest global climate change initiative-Earth Hour. This year, Yucatan Holidays—along with Cancun and the Riviera Maya—join 92 countries in pledging to turn off our lights on March 27 at 8:30PM local time in support of Earth Hour 2010 to help bring awareness to […]

A quick guide to Cancun | Yucatan Holidays

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A quick guide to Cancun

LOCATION: Cancun is located in the Yucatan Peninsula in the state of Quintana Roo in Mexico. Its name means “Nest of Serpents” in Mayan. It is the entrance to Playa del Carmen and the Riviera Maya. NUMBERS: There are about 150 hotels, 24,000 hotel rooms, 380 restaurants, 120 attractions, 14 miles of white sand beaches, […]

Passport needed to travel to Mexico | Yucatan Holidays

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Passport needed to travel to Mexico

Visitors from Canada and the U.S. will now be required to present a valid passport when entering Mexico as part of the U.S. Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative. Mexican immigration authorities say the new measure, which began March 1st, is intended to unify documentation rules and travel procedures for all of North America.  Travelers within 20 […]