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Cancun – Riviera Maya


Located in the historic Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico Caribbean enjoys the most modern tourist facilities in the region, offering all the ingredients for a memorable Caribbean vacation.

Whether you want to laze in the sun, swim in the crystal clear waters, dancing from dusk to dawn or wander among the ruins and legends of lost civilizations, the Yucatan Peninsula in the Mexican Caribbean will be able to make true your dream vacation.

Its main tourist facilities combine the magic and myths of Mexico, the convenience and luxury of modern Western Hotels, the waters and the winds relaxing in the Caribbean.

The L-shaped island of Cancun – linked to the mainland by a causeway – is 22.5 km long and 400 m wide. Its pristine beach is lined with more than 75 hotels, all built in the last 25 years. The waters around the northern part of the strip hotels are perfect for adults and children who have to learn how to swim.

Cancun offers the perfect blend that includes restaurants serving diverse cuisines, from burgers to specialty Yucatan; entertainment, ranging from reggae and jazz clubs to the night clubs and cabaret folk; World famous shopping and sports, including golf – there is an 18-hole course designed by Robert Trent Jones II built around Mayan ruins – through water sports to tennis, and the bullfights in Mexico. Here there is everything to make a perfect and versatile.

The pyramid of Kukulcan at Chichen Itza Cozumel is 14 km away from the mainland and connected by a ferry service. And ‘limestone island of 290 square kilometers with beautiful beaches, palm groves and reserves. On the coast of the mainland opposite Cozumel is the Riviera Maya, a long strip of small fishing villages and tourist facilities hidden. It also houses the modern tourist area of ​​Playa del Carmen and is the best starting point from which to explore the wonders of this ancient land – or just sunbathe on the beach.

To the south of Cancun is the smaller Isla Mujeres – the Island of Women, named for the Mayan terracotta figures found. It covers 8.8 square miles and is becoming more and more a place frequented by tourists attracted by its quiet atmosphere, from its pristine Caribbean beaches, from the beautiful coral reefs, from the superb diving and coastal waters they swim in shoals of semi-tropical.

Other interesting attractions are the turtle farm and a marine biological station where visitors can see dolphins, sea lions and elephant seals. A little more than 19 miles north of Isla Mujeres is located in the Contoys, a protected reserve with 75 species.

Wherever you are in these islands tourist, you’re never too far from the Mayan sites of the Yucatan Peninsula – places like Chichen Itza and Tulum, with temples, walled towns, castles and pyramids. Another major attraction is Xcaret, 56 km south of Cancun, the only eco-archaeological park of Mexico, where visitors can swim with dolphins and explore Mayan caves.

It comes as no surprise that in twenty years the Caribbean coast of Mexico has been transformed, by a long stretch of beautiful deserted beaches, major tourist destination in the region.



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September 4, 2014
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