Tequila: What You Didn’t Learn in College

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Tequila What You Didnt Learn in College

The jimador –harvester- cuts the blue agave plant to begin with the process. Tequila, everyone knows about it and almost everyone has tasted it. What most are not aware of are the various types of tequila and the importance of reading its label. Laugh all you want but Mexico’s tequila is equal to France’s champagne […]

Summer Photo Contest | The Winners

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Summer Photo Contest The Winners

It’s been a long road since the beginning of the contest (well not too long, but at least a couple of weeks). We gladly received numerous photographs from people around the world. Some sunsets,  families, friends, animals, archaeological sites, beaches, cenotes and more! Thank you very much for joining us! It’s been a lot of […]

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 […]

Summer Photo Contest | The jury and some news

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Summer Photo Contest The jury and some news

Our photo contest is coming to an end. In a few minutes the finalists for the “I Love Mexico” category and the single winner of the “I Want to Love Mexico” category will be published. As we received numerous photos for the first category, we decided  that 5 photos were not enough, so we will […]

Cancun Underwater Museum with AquaWorld

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Cancun Underwater Museum with AquaWorld

Last weekend the guys from AquaWorld invited the writer Sharon Drechsler and Yucatan Holidays to experience a subsea adventure. The first stop was a Submarine and later on, an snorkeling tour to the Mesoamerican Reef (the second largest in the world, just behind the one in Australia) to visit one of the Cancun Underwater Museum’s […]

Riviera Maya Jazz Festival 2010 | Playa del Carmen

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Riviera Maya Jazz Festival 2010 Playa del Carmen

On May 29th Brian McKnight, Phil Perry and Caro Montes performed on the Summer Edition of the Jazz Festival, but this was just the beginning. The Riviera Maya Jazz Festival combines the best international jazz musicians with the unparalleled beaches and relaxing atmosphere of Playa del Carmen. And the best of all, it’s going to […]

SUMMER PHOTO CONTEST | Yucatan Holidays

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SUMMER PHOTO CONTEST

Hello! If you are reading this is because a) you love photography, b) you love Mexico or c) you want to win 5 days in Cancun (or maybe all of them!) ABOUT THE CONTEST As we want all to join the contest we will have 2 categories. Category 1 also known as “I love Mexico” […]

Summer Photo Contest | Terms & Conditions

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SUMMER PHOTO CONTEST

1. Submission implies the author is granting publication rights and copyrights to Yucatan Holidays of the photo they send. 2. The contest is limited to ONE photo per person and per category. 3. Photo specifications: 600 x 400 pixels minimum. So it can be published without loosing quality. 4. The prize is an e-certificate that […]

A Spa of the Senses: The SenseAdventure Tour

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A Spa of the Senses The SenseAdventure Tour

It is an adventure like no other, an adventure of the five senses. Mr. Gerardo Carrera Saucedo and the sense adventure staff at Hacienda Tres Ríos Nature Park and Spa Resort in the Riviera Maya have carefully crafted a tour to engage all five senses either in harmony or one by one: The SenseAdventure Tour™. […]

How Your Swim with Whale Sharks Will Save the World

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How Your Swim with Whale Sharks Will Save the World

Being named the largest fish species with an estimated measurement of up to 20-35 feet, the whale shark tends to leave a large impression wherever it swims. And now, the life-changing experience of swimming with the whale shark will not only affect how you view the world, but how the world sees the whale shark […]