Some Ideas to Travel Green | Earth Day 2010

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Some Ideas to Travel Green Earth Day 2010

From turquoise blue oceans to exuberant vegetation, Mother Earth has given us striking, beautiful places to visit, one being Mexico’s Riviera Maya. Unfortunately, as travelers our visits tend to strike the environment in a negative way. Responsible, sustainable tourism is necessary if we wish to preserve the sustainability of the environment and the beauty of […]

The Yucatan Peninsula: Beyond Cancun | Part Two

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The Yucatan Peninsula Beyond Cancun Part Two

In part one of the Yucatan Peninsula: Beyond Cancun series, we introduced you to the magical appeal of colonial cities in Mexico and some of the wonders created by man. With this post, we would like to take you through a journey back in time to discover the beauty that can only be present in […]

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 […]

Riviera Maya Jazz Summer Fest 2010

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Riviera Maya Jazz Summer Fest 2010

WHAT: Beachside concert with internationally-renowned artists hosted by the acclaimed Riviera Maya Jazz Festival WHEN: Saturday evening, May 29, 2010. WHERE: Mamitas Beach Club—a Playa del Carmen’s popular spot just steps from the Caribbean Ocean. WHO: R&B singer-songwriter Phil Perry, platinum-recording artist Brian McKnight, renowned Mexican jazz singer Caro Montes, and YOU!        […]

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 […]

Yucatan Holidays and the Earth Hour 2010

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Yucatan Holidays and the Earth Hour 2010

Yucatan Holidays,  looking to support local and international green initiatives,  joined on Saturday, March 27th the Earth Hour pledge. We attended to the one of the better known all inclusive resorts on the Rivera Maya, the Hacienda Tres Rios, to take part in Earth Hour. With the collaboration of the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and […]

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, […]