Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Avoids Mexico

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Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Avoids Mexico

The British Petroleum oil spill that struck the Gulf of Mexico on April 20, 2010 and continues to spill from the Deepwater Horizon oil rig may raise concerns about traveling to Mexico, but the greatest impact has been on the U.S. states of Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida along the Gulf of Mexico. The Mexican […]

Tulum | The Magic by Night

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Tulum The Magic by Night

Starting on June 25th, the ancient Mayan city of Tulum will open the doors past sunset offering visitors the opportunity to enjoy the magic of the archeological site under a bright new light. The night visits to the walled city’s 15 pyramids will be illuminated in shades of red, blue, and amber. The night tours […]

Miami Beach Gay Pride Parade 2010

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Miami Beach Gay Pride Parade 2010

With a commitment to be in tune with the world’s ever-increasing social topics, Yucatán Holidays attended this years’ Miami Beach Gay Pride Parade promoting gay-friendly vacations and an open environment in the Riviera Maya and Cancun. In its second year, the Gay Pride Parade drew about 30,000 people to Ocean Drive in Miami Beach for […]

Cancun celebrates its 40th Anniversary

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Cancun celebrates its 40th Anniversary

Under a bright, sunny day, Cancun is celebrating its 40th birthday today, April 20th, 2010. Before becoming Mexico’s most important tourist destination, Cancun was a sleepy, fishing village with only three residents in Isla Cancun and 117 people in nearby Puerto Juarez. This paradise on Earth was found after an extensive land search by the […]

Yucatan Holidays Travel Writers’ Quest

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Yucatan Holidays Travel Writers Quest

The Travel Writers’ Quest has begun and we are eager to receive all you travel articles, stories and blog posts. We are looking for our next Yucatan Holidays Travel Writer and it can be you! Remember we are giving away 10 fabulous Cancun Vacations and you’ll only have to be our fan on Facebook to […]

Yucatan Holidays Facebook Contest | The quest is about to begin

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We have been looking for the perfect moment to show our gratefulness to our loyal followers in the different social media connections. We found that now was the right time and we decided to start with a Facebook contest. Although the details are a well-kept secret for now, I can say in advance that we […]

Two of the best Mexican Football players visit Cancun

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Two of the best Mexican Football players visit Cancun

  Ramon Morales (AKA Ramoncito Morales) and Javier Hernandez (AKA El Chicharito) two of the best players in the Mexican Football League spent the weekend in Cancun and stayed at the Royal Sunset Hotel in the Hotel Zone, where they enjoyed the newly recovered beaches.   Ramoncito Morales is currently a free agent but played […]

Hacienda Tres Rios’ inaugural plaque unveiled | Riviera Maya

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Hacienda Tres Rios inaugural plaque unveiled Riviera Maya

Hacienda Tres Rios Resort Sets Economic Example through Ecotourism Practices. With a message emphasizing the importance of economic growth through ecotourism, the Mexican President Felipe Calderon Hinojosa unveiled the inaugural plaque at Hacienda Tres Ríos Resort, Spa & Nature Park marking the official opening of the eco-friendly Riviera Maya resort. President Calderon congratulated the Tres […]

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 […]

Cameron Beckman: Mayakoba Golf Classic 2010 Winner | Riviera Maya

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Cameron Beckman Mayakoba Golf Classic 2010 Winner

Yesterday, the PGA Golf Tournament in the Riviera Maya came to an end at El Camaleón Golf Club. The Mayakoba Golf Classic 2010 has a winner and is Cameron Beckman, winning with this one, his third PGA title.  Joe Durant and Brian Stuard tied for the second place, after Durant was the leader for the […]