Uxmal Yucatan, Mexico

Mayan Majesty

Journey through time and explore the Mayan treasures of the Yucatán, mysterious ruined cities that are the legacy of one of the most advanced civilizations ever to flourish in the Americas. Temple builders, intrepid seafarers, gifted artists,…
Uxmal Yucatan, Mexico

Whale Sharks Video

Whales Shark from Royal Resorts on Vimeo. A Date with the Domino Fish, Whale Shark Watching It’s whale shark season and these gentle giants are gathering in a stretch of ocean between Holbox, Contoy and Isla Mujeres to filter feed on the…
Uxmal Yucatan, Mexico

Nature

Wherever you go in the Mexican Caribbean you are not far from the jungle, the dense mantle of green that conceals many an ancient temple and is a refuge for a host of tropical birds and animals. This is the land of the jaguar or balam, the biggest…
Uxmal Yucatan, Mexico

Izamal

Did you know that Yucatán has its very own city of gold? Visit Izamal, Yucatán’s very own pueblo mágico, literally “magical community,” a title it earned as a result of its rich heritage. It is a blend of pre-Hispanic and Spanish architecture…
Uxmal Yucatan, Mexico

Exploring the Riviera Maya

One of the world’s leading destinations, the Riviera Maya offers visitors pearly white beaches, sheltered bays for snorkeling, nature parks, archaeological sites and lively waterfront communities headed by Playa del Carmen, the area capital.…
Uxmal Yucatan, Mexico
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Mérida

One of Mexico’s oldest and loveliest cities, Mérida boasts colonial churches, 19th-century civic buildings, and mansions imbued with all the opulence of la belle époque. Architectural splendor is only part of the story: museums are many,…
Uxmal Yucatan, Mexico

Yucatán’s Colonial Heritage

In 1517, a Spanish expedition led by Francisco Hernández de Cordoba set foot in the land of the Maya, he was followed by fellow countrymen Juan de Grijalva and Hernán Cortés in 1518 and 1519, respectively. Cortés landed on Cozumel but soon…
Uxmal Yucatan, Mexico

Mayapán

Unlock more of the secrets of the past by visiting Mayapan, the last capital of the Maya on the Yucatán Peninsula. Located 30 miles south of Mérida, this site was founded around A.D. 1250 during the post-Classic period of Mayan civilization…
Uxmal Yucatan, Mexico

Muyil

A 20-minute drive to the south of Tulum lies Muyil, also known as Chunyaxche, an archaeological site on the shores of a lagoon that shares the same name. The largest Mayan site found to date in the Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve, Muyil was an…
Uxmal Yucatan, Mexico
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Uxmal & the Puuc Route

A one-hour drive to the south of Mérida lies a low range of hills called the Sierra Puuc, site of a chain of ancient cities so majestic as to have earned a place on the UNESCO World Heritage Site list. The largest city in the area, Uxmal was…