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Best in Mexico

It’s 1 and 2 for the state of Quintana Roo in the 2016 Trip Advisor Travelers’ Choice awards. Members of the world’s largest online travel community have rated Playa del Carmen as the Best Destination in Mexico, Cancun came second and Tulum was in fifth position.

400 Oarsmen took part in the 2016 Travesia Sagrada Maya

The sound of conch horns and drums, the fragrance of copal incense wafting through the air and the chants of the priests greet the rising sun. At dawn on May 20, 400 oarsmen boarded canoes rocking gently in the bay at Xcaret in the Riviera…

Back to Mayan Roots, Kutz Park opens on Cozumel

Cozumel is famous for the glory of its coral reefs and the wonders that await divers and snorkelers when they don a mask and fins. Yet the island also has a rich history and Mayan heritage. The recently inaugurated Kutz Park offers visitors…

Exploring the Gran Acuifero Maya, Yucatan’s Caves and Cenotes

Cave divers, archaeologists and biologists have been unlocking the secrets of the cenotes (sinkholes) and underground rivers in the Riviera Maya for many years and have mapped an intricate network of channels hidden deep in the limestone rock.…
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Cirque du Soleil to take Mexico’s Traditions to the World in a new Show

Cirque du Soleil recently unveiled its latest show, the first to be inspired by a country, Mexico. Luzia, which takes its inspiration from the history, music and culture of Mexico, will be taken on tour to 450 cities around the world in the…
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Say no to straws in Playa del Carmen

The Playa del Carmen municipal government will soon be launching a campaign to reduce the use of drinking straws in the city, with the aim of eventually extending it to plastic bags too. Unsightly straws litter beaches and are washed out to…

USA Today 10Best Top 10 Mexican Beaches

USA Today 10Best readers chose their Top 10 Mexican Beaches and the list includes Playa Norte on Isla Mujeres and Maroma Beach in the Riviera Maya.

Video Mapping in Merida and Izamal

When you visit Merida, capital of the Yucatan, stroll through the main square at night for a taste of the famous ambiance. You’ll see some that some of its iconic buildings such as the Cathedral and Casa de Montejo are the backdrop for a spectacular…
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Akumal Bay now a Protected Area

By official Federal Government decree on March 7, Akumal Bay was declared a Marine Refuge for Protected Species. This move will strengthen conservation efforts for the three species of sea turtle that inhabit the area: the green, loggerhead…

Playa del Carmen in Trip Advisor’s Top 25 World’s Best Destinations 2016

Trip Advisor members have rated Playa del Carmen, the lively capital of the Riviera Maya, as one of the Traveler’s Choice Top 25 World’s Best Destinations 2016. Coming in at No. 19, it is in the company of cities such as London, Istanbul,…