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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]