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Days of romance in the Riviera Maya and beyond

On your next trip to Royal Resorts spend the day exploring the Riviera Maya and Yucatan with the one you love. A day on the beach, out on the water or discovering a city full of history can be a magical and unforgettable experience. Here are…
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Royal Resorts joins Ciudad de la Alegria Kings Day children’s toy convoy

  Royal Resorts volunteers joined the Ciudad de la Alegria Dia de Reyes convoy on January 6 to give a Kings Day surprise of toys, sandals and candy to hundreds of children in Mayan villages in Quintana Roo and Yucatan. In Mexico,…
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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.…
Flamingos nest in the Ria Lagartos Biosphere Reserve in the state of Yucatán

A New Beginning in the Maya World, December 21, 2012

December 21, 2012 marks the end of one b'aktun or cycle in the Long Count calendar and the beginning of a new one. Far from being the end of the world it is a dawn of a new era, a time for reflection and renewal.
Flamingos nest in the Ria Lagartos Biosphere Reserve in the state of Yucatán

Mayan Magic: Fall Equinox at Chichen Itza

On the day of the fall Equinox, the Pyramid of Kukulcan in the Great Plaza of Chichen Itza becomes a stairway to heaven and an ancient god returns to earth.
San Bernardino de Sisal Convent Valladolid Yucatan, Mexico
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Valladolid, a Magical Community in the Yucatan

Valladolid, the Yucatan’s second largest city, was declared one of the "Pueblos Magicos" (Magical Communities) by the Mexico Tourism Board. Read all about it.
Flamingos nest in the Ria Lagartos Biosphere Reserve in the state of Yucatán
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Think Pink, Flamingo Watching, Rio Lagartos, Yucatan, Mexico

Open your eyes and you’ll see clouds of pink! Thousands of flamingos nest in the Ria Lagartos Biosphere Reserve in the state of Yucatán, one of the natural wonders of the Maya World and Mexico, read more in our trip report. The setting…
Flamingos nest in the Ria Lagartos Biosphere Reserve in the state of Yucatán

2012 Spring Equinox at Chichén Itzá

On March 20 and 21, the period marking this year’s spring equinox, thousands of people will gather in the Great Plaza, the sacred heart of the ancient Mayan city of Chichén Itzá, Yucatán’s famous World Heritage Site to watch the sunset.…
Flamingos nest in the Ria Lagartos Biosphere Reserve in the state of Yucatán

Favorites from the Yucatecan Kitchen

During your visit to the Mexican Caribbean or Yucatan, be sure to sample the delicious local cuisine. Although it is based on the famous trio of corn, chilies and beans, the use of which dates back to the days of the ancient Maya, it couldn’t…
Flamingos nest in the Ria Lagartos Biosphere Reserve in the state of Yucatán
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Merida Celebrates its 470th Anniversary

Merida, the beautiful capital of the state of Yucatan is 470 years old on January 6! It is celebrating the anniversary of its foundation by Spanish conquistador Francisco de Montejo y Leon the Younger “El Mozo,” in 1542 amidst the ruins…