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 […]

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, […]

Chichen Itza to Bacalar in 10 pictures|Yucatan Holidays

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Chichen Itza to Bacalar in 10 pictures

“An image is worth a thousand words” and that’s why we collected 10 of the most beautiful pictures from around the Yucatan Peninsula and the Riviera Maya area to give you an idea of what you can enjoy: Chichen Itza, Holbox, Cancun, Nichupté Lagoon, Isla Mujeres, Playa del Carmen, Tulum, and Bacalar. Some are ours, […]

Elton John at Chichen Itza | Yucatan Holidays Packages

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Elton John at Chichen Itza

We will soon have the most important event of the year at Chichen Itza (sounds like “chicken pizza”).  Sir Elton John, the English singer-songwriter, composer, and pianist, will perform on stage in front of the spectacular Kukulkan Pyramid, Saturday, April 3rd, 2010.  The show promises to be an amazing experience at one of the most visited […]

Elton John Performs at Chichen Itza

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Elton John Performs at Chichen Itza

The British singer, composer, and pianist, Sir Elton John, will be performing live at the Mayan archaeological site of Chichen Itza on Saturday  April 3rd, 2010.  The organizers of the event just confirmed details about the Elton John concert, which follows the recent performance of the British soprano, Sarah Brightman, at the same venue on […]

Chichen Itza International Airport

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Chichen Itza International Airport

Few people know it, but besides the Cancun and Merida international airports, there is another “doorway” to the Mayan world.  This one is much more closer, actually.  Just 17 kilometers from the renowned archaeological site by the same name, Chichen Itza International Airport is located in the heart of the Yucatan Peninsula.  With a 2.8-kilometer […]

Sarah Brightman: An unforgettable night in Chichen Itza.

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At 9:05 p.m. on Saturday, October 31, 2009, under the brilliantly illuminated pyramid of “El Castillo” at Chichen Itza, the British soprano, Sarah Brightman, appeared before nearly 6,000 people that awaited her show in silent anticipation. For almost three hours, the singer performed 25 songs and wore 13 different dresses. Since Chichen Itza was the […]

Travel Photography: For your next Yucatan Holiday

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Travel Photography for your next Yucatan Holiday

Whether or not you have a professional camera, it’s important to take care of some details if you expect to return from your trip with a bunch of interesting or even fascinating pictures. Some basic but essential items are lens cleaner, batteries, and a tripod, but more importantly, we’ll give you some advice about how […]