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09 November, 2019

Best Activities in Tulum: Snorkel and Dive the World’s Largest Cenotes

In our unending quest to find the best activities in Tulum, it’s impossible to overlook the fact that the world’s largest underwater cave system - which are known as cenotes in the Riviera Maya region of Mexico - lis close by, offering ample opportunities for snorkeling and diving in the clean fresh water. As the cradle of Mayan culture, Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula is also home to many different ancient archaeological zones that marvel visitors from around the world with their ancient mystique and breathtaking architecture.

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05 October, 2019

Top 5 Beach Clubs That Capture the Tulum Lifestyle

Situated just south of Puerto Aventuras and Playa del Carmen on the Mexican Caribbean Sea, the Tulum lifestyle offers easy access to the best beaches in the world and – not surprisingly – some of the most amazing beach clubs you could find anywhere as well. 

Here’s our list of the top five beach clubs in Tulum right now:

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23 July, 2019

A new report by International Living has named five Mexico beaches among the world’s best, including Cancun, Cozumel, and Tulum on the Yucatan Peninsula’s Caribbean coast, along with Puerto Vallarta and Sayulita on the country’s Pacific coast. Here’s a brief rundown of what makes each one of these Mexico beaches stand out from the crowd, along with some insider tips designed to make your next beach vacation one you will never forget!

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18 July, 2019

Enjoy the Beautiful Mexican Beaches in Cozumel Island to Swim

By now you might have heard about the sargassum that has been coming to shore in parts of the Caribbean and Riviera Maya, but the beautiful beaches in Cozumel are pristine, great for swim and free of the seaweed. Situated off the coast of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula, just a quick ferry ride from downtown Playa del Carmen, Cozumel is home to one of the world’s top cruise ship ports and is a major beach and diving destination, offering easy access to everything the magical Riviera Maya has to offer.

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06 July, 2019

3 Lesser-Known Beautiful Cenotes to Explore Near Tulum, Mexico

Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula is home to many natural wonders, including countless freshwater cenotes, which are pristine underground caves and sinkholes where you can swim, snorkel and dive, entering a subterranean world in the limestone bedrock that is both surreal and incredibly beautiful. Pronounced “say-note-tays,” many Riviera Maya cenotes are well-known and already quite popular among tourists, but there are also quite a few others waiting to be discovered just off the beaten path.

Here are three of our favorite lesser-known cenotes about 45 minutes away near Tulum in Mexico’s Riviera Maya, all situated close to one another and just ten minutes from the ancient Mayan ruins of Coba!

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29 June, 2019

5 Non-Touristy Things to Do in Playa del Carmen, Mexico

The Riviera Maya is one of the world’s top vacation destinations, stretching more than 80 miles south of Cancun along Mexico’s Caribbean coast, where travelers enjoy gorgeous white sand beaches and an incredible array of activities that simply can’t be found anywhere else in the world. With so much to choose from the options can feel a bit overwhelming, so here are five non-touristy things to do in Playa del Carmen that will make your next Mexico vacation a truly unforgettable experience and create memories to last a lifetime.

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25 June, 2019

Get Closer to Nature and Experience Mayan Culture in the Riviera Maya

No visit to Cancun or the Riviera Maya region of Mexico is complete without exploring the ancient Mayan culture of the Yucatan Peninsula and Caribbean coast, which is home to a wide variety of ancient ruins and where many indigenous communities still thrive to this day. But if you’re looking for an exciting new adventure that will take you even deeper into the magical world of the Maya people, Maya Ka’an offers visitors a sustainable, back-to-nature cultural experience that is unlike anything else in the world.

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15 June, 2019

Fun Things to Do in Puerto Morelos, Riviera Maya Mexico

Situated about 25 minutes south of the Cancun International Airport and only 35 minutes north of downtown Playa del Carmen, the onetime sleepy fishing village of Puerto Morelos has retained its small-town charm despite its growing popularity as a vacation destination for international beach bums. Today, Puerto Morelos offers a more laid-back, boutique vacation experience than what you will find in the Riviera Maya’s larger neighboring towns along the Mexican Caribbean coast.

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11 June, 2019

Although the Riviera Maya region just south of Cancun is perhaps best known for having the best beaches in the world, Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula is also home to thousands of beautiful freshwater cenotes (pronounced say-note-tays) that offer fantastic places to swim, snorkel or - for more adventurous travelers - experience cave diving in the world’s most stunning underwater caverns. Considered to be sacred by the ancient Mayans, these natural sinkholes are still an important water source for the Yucatan Peninsula and also represent one of the Riviera Maya’s most exciting tourism offerings. 

Here are four of our favorite cenotes in Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula, offering incredible photo ops and a fun way to support both the local Mayan culture and indigenous businesses! 

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04 June, 2019

Riviera Maya Beaches Earn 21 Blue Flag Certifications for Mexico

The new list of 2019-2020 Blue Flag Beach Certifications makes it easier than ever to find the best beaches in Mexico’s Riviera Maya, with 20 white-sand beaches in the Mexican Caribbean making the coveted list this year! About half of the Blue Flag Beaches in Mexico’s Riviera Maya are located in Cancun, with the others located nearby in Playa del Carmen, Isla Mujeres and Puerto Morelos. 

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01 June, 2019

4 Eco-Tours in Playa del Carmen that Promote a Connection with Nature

Situated in the heart of Mexico’s Riviera Maya just south of Cancun on the Caribbean Sea, downtown Playa del Carmen is a growing, vibrant city with a distinct international feel that serves as a hub of activity in the region. Travelers can choose from a seemingly endless array of exciting tours and activities, including a variety of eco-friendly excursions designed to bring you closer to nature and help all travelers develop a deeper understanding of the fragile natural beauty that has made the Riviera Maya coastline one of the world’s top vacation destinations.

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25 May, 2019

They say “necessity is the mother of all Invention,” and that is certainly proving to be true when it comes to how beaches in Mexico’s Riviera Maya are combatting the sargassum seaweed problem, with the celebrated local fishing village of Puerto Morelos leading the charge. The Mexican Federal Government is also busy working out a course of action and has assigned massive resources to remove sargassum from the beaches of the Riviera Maya and throughout the state of Quintana Roo.

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21 May, 2019

Expedia Reveals the Best Time to Enjoy a Mexico Beach Vacation

If a Mexico beach vacation is on your travel bucket list but you’re stuck in the planning phase, Expedia has you covered with the inside scoop on the best time to visit Mexico and how to find the best deals on hotels, flights and more! According to the travel booking website, late summer or early fall is the best time to visit Mexico if you’re looking for a great deal, as revealed by its virtual treasure trove of vacation booking information, which offers helpful money saving advice and helps pinpoint current travel trends.

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