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, […]

Celebrity Golf Invitational Cancun 2009 in Review

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Celebrity Golf Invitational Cancun 2009 in Review

The golf tournament ended in complete success last weekend.  Sponsored proudly by Yucatan Holidays, the event welcomed great athletes and Hollywood actors to show their best golfing skills on one of Greg Norman’s most impressive golf courses at Playa Mujeres near Cancun. Out of 25 total teams, Darryl Talley, former linebacker of the Buffalo Bills, […]

Riviera Maya Jazz Fest 2009 | The last night

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Riviera Maya Jazz Fest 2009 The last night

Photo: Noticaribe The Riviera Maya Jazz Festival 2009 came to an end on Saturday.  After four days of great music, one of the most traditional and favored festivals ended on a high note with three renowned Jazz, R&B, and Bossa artists.  Pat Martino, Al Jarreau, and Herbie Hancock dazzled more than 12 thousand attendees under […]

Cancun & Riviera Maya | More on the beach recovery

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Cancun & Riviera Maya More on the beach recovery

As part of the beach recovery program, the sand poured onto this area of Punta Cancun (behind Forum Mall and NH Krystal Hotel) has been a complete success so far.  On Tuesday the 24th, some authorities involved in environmental protection visited the area to inspect the work that had been accomplished.  These visits will continue […]

Cancun and Riviera Maya Beach Recovery

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Cancun and Riviera Maya Beach Recovery

It’s been almost three weeks since the recovery project started on the beaches of Cancun.  It hasn’t been an easy road.  Hurricane Ida hit a couple of weeks ago (luckily causing no damage), and a controversy with an ecological group in Cozumel delayed the starting date. Today, the recovery project is going smoothly.  The dredge […]

Riviera Maya Jazz Festival 2009

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Riviera Maya Jazz Festival 2009

After a long wait and some changes to the program, the second part of the Riviera Maya Jazz Festival 2009 is only one week away.  The first part (and a tasty preview of the fest) was on June 13th when the Canadian R&B/Jazz musician, Gino Vannelli, performed for hundreds of lucky attendees. From November 25th […]

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 […]