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 […]

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 Cancun Underwater Museum Pictures and Details

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Man on Fire: Located in Manchones Reef on the coast of Isla Mujeres Since November 2009, Cancun and Isla Mujeres have their own underwater museum, just like the ones in Canterbury (UK) and in the West Indies. The artist, Jason de Caires Taylor, started the first of three phases for the project with the placement […]

Kanche AC |Sustainable travel with Yucatan Holidays

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Kanche AC Sustainable travel with Yucatan Holidays

Taking a vacation is not just about getting away, but about doing something special when you get there. With more than 190 countries to visit and a plethora of activities, choosing the perfect place for you comes down to a combination of options: the perfect hotel, location, and the unique experiences that a vacation can […]

Hacienda Tres Rios wins TripAdvisor Award|Yucatan Holidays

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Hacienda Tres Rios wins TripAdvisor Award

“Inspired by the millions of trusted traveler reviews and opinions on TripAdvisor.com, the Travelers’ Choice awards have once again highlighted the finest hotels in the world,” said Christine Petersen, Chief Marketing Officer for TripAdvisor. Hacienda Tres Rios, the eco friendly and luxurious resort in the Riviera Maya was awarded a Traveler’s Choice Award 2010 by […]

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 […]

Cancun Beach Recovery Project | Guests Reviews

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Cancun Beach Recovery Project Guests Reviews

The beach recovery project is almost finished in Cancun.  Ninety-three percent of the restoration has been achieved with an expected completion date by the end of this week.  Using almost five million cubic meters of sand, the last stage of the project is about to begin, including the location of the “closing structure” to prevent […]

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 […]