Hidden Treasure in the Riviera Maya: Paamul

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Hidden Treasure in the Riviera Maya Paamul

by Susie Albin-Najera Located on pristine Mexican coastline, the exotic Riviera Maya is a true paradise with its vibrant turquoise waters and white, sandy beaches lined by picture-perfect palm trees. Gentle warm breezes and soft melodic sounds from the natural environment channel positive energy to your senses. In the Riviera Maya, one can experience ancient […]

Take Me To Yucatan | by Sharon Drechsler

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Take Me To Yucatan

The Yucatán Peninsula of Mexico calls me. I long to swim in one of those subterranean, water-filled caves known as cenotes (“say-note-ays”); gaze up at the famous pyramid of Chichen Itzá; try my hand (or should I say foot?) at dancing the salsa all night, followed by hours and hours beneath a palapa on the […]

Yucatán Holidays Announces Innovative Initiatives to Increase Tourism

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Yucatan Holidays

Yucatán Holidays—a Cancun-based travel group—launched its free travel agent specialist program, Yucatán Holidays Specialist. The agency also announced its free Cancun vacation give-away through its Facebook Fan page contest. Cancun, Mexico (April 21, 2010) – Yucatán Holidays, a Cancun-based travel group providing vacationers with a range of hotels, excursions and travel benefits, announced it is […]

Cancun celebrates its 40th Anniversary

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Cancun celebrates its 40th Anniversary

Under a bright, sunny day, Cancun is celebrating its 40th birthday today, April 20th, 2010. Before becoming Mexico’s most important tourist destination, Cancun was a sleepy, fishing village with only three residents in Isla Cancun and 117 people in nearby Puerto Juarez. This paradise on Earth was found after an extensive land search by the […]

Yucatan Holidays Travel Writers’ Quest

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Yucatan Holidays Travel Writers Quest

The Travel Writers’ Quest has begun and we are eager to receive all you travel articles, stories and blog posts. We are looking for our next Yucatan Holidays Travel Writer and it can be you! Remember we are giving away 10 fabulous Cancun Vacations and you’ll only have to be our fan on Facebook to […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]