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 […]

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 […]

The Mayan world in a different way

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The Mayan world in a different way

The aim of our company this year is to increase tourism visits to the Yucatan Peninsula, by offering different concepts of travel experiences. The travel circuits or vacation packages, allow visitors to discover the other side of the touristic venue through the traditions and mysticism of the Mayan Culture. Erika García, CEO of Yucatan Holidays […]

Happy New Year 2010 |Greetings from Cancun & the Riviera Maya

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  Everyone in Mexico is getting ready for the New Year’s Eve celebration.  Ecological, epidemical ( the H1N1 hysteria), and climatological events are now behind us as we look towards starting 2010 on the right foot. At Yucatan Holidays, we want to thank you for joining, following, supporting, and traveling with us during the passing […]

Merry Christmas from Yucatan Holidays

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Merry Christmas from Yucatan Holidays

It’s been a year full of obstacles. The aftermath of the swine flu seriously impacted Mexico, affecting many families and businesses throughout the country, resulting in a future forecast that was not so bright for us all.  Hurricane Ida also contributed to concerns for the people of the region but caused no damage after all […]

Swimming with Dolphins and More at Isla Mujeres

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Swimming with Dolphins and More at Isla Mujeres

Last weekend, I had the opportunity to visit Isla Mujeres (25 minutes from Cancun) to enjoy my Dolphin Encounter and to spend the day participating in numerous activities that are part of the tour.  Everything started when we departed from El Embarcadero in Cancun on the Dolphin Princess, a very nice 3-deck ship, which included […]