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Let Your Inner “Indiana Jones” Free in San Manuel, Tizimín

Hike through the trails of the low forest, discover virgin cenotes and unique caves alongside a monkey or two, the occasional snake, and (if you’re lucky) wild felines. All this…

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Archaeological Sites, Beaches, Colonial Cities, Destinations, Eco Destinations, Traveling & Getting around

In and Around Tizimín, Yucatán’s Heartland

Taste Tradition on the Corner of Colonial Tizimín Full of natural wonders, Tizimín still hasn’t felt the pressure of tourism, like many other smaller cities. That’s why you’ll find pure…

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Beaches, Eco Destinations, Travel in yucatan

Set up Camp along the Costa Esmeralda

Nothing brings me closer to the ocean than a tent. Nature’s lullaby carries me into a trance when I sleep in my wall-free nest. All four directions of the wind…

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Archaeological Sites, Eco Destinations

Sustainable Eco-Tourism in Calakmul

Standing 45 meters high on Structure II, the world spins around me, and a carpet of dense jungle ripples from the base of the monstrous pyramid. I raise my arms…

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Eco Destinations, Ecology, Living in Yucatán

By Night in Yucatán, Night Skygazing and New Moonmusing

Last year, I wanted to capture the galaxy for my birthday. On the first minute of my 27th at midnight, sleepy Oscar drove me to the Puuc in the darkness of…

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Destinations, Eco Destinations

Cenotillo, The City of Cenotes

If you think its name, Cenotillo, is related to cenotes, you are correct. This municipality, located just over 100 kilometers from Mérida on the road between Izamal and Tizimín, owes…

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Travel Journals: Write to Remember

January 22, 2017 I hear Clémence unzipping her tent and she asks if I’m awake. We camped somewhere in the middle of 90 km coastal Biosphere Reserve Río Lagartos. I…

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Touring Yucatán by Bike

Who doesn’t like to feel the wind blowing on their face while riding a bicycle? Cycling in Yucatán is a good excuse to take out the explorer we all have…

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Discover the Secrets of the Depths of Yucatán

Yucatán has impressive underground treasures, caves and caverns that will awaken your explorer’s spirit: true secrets of nature awaiting your visit. We have prepared a selection of five caves that…

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Marvel at the Cenotes of Abala

Do you have a free day and want to explore Yucatán? Don’t miss the route that we have especially prepared for you! Get ready to enjoy two fantastic cenotes that…

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Eco Destinations, Travel in yucatan

Pink Flamingos and Sunsets in Río Lagartos and San Felipe

Mangroves, communities of the pinkest flamingos, an enormous number of birds (migratory and native), crocodiles, and much more await you at one of the most gorgeous natural reserves in Yucatán:…

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Discover the Underground Paradise of Yucatán: Cenotes in Homún

Yucatán is rich in flora, fauna and cenotes (sinkholes) that will amaze you. All over the Península you can find “dzonot” created thousands of years ago, thanks to nature. In…

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Archaeological Sites, Eco Destinations

Adventure and Nature: Mayapán and Cenotes

If you wake up one morning with a craving to explore Yucatán, or you have a free day and want to do a complete route that includes an archaeological site,…

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Blue wonder: Cenote Ik Kil

Located just three kilometers (two miles) from the archaeological site of Chichén Itzá, only an hour and a half from Mérida and 35 minutes from Valladolid, the sacred blue cenote…

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Exploring Sian Ka’an

Sian Ka’an (pronounced “see on con”) means “origin of the sky” in the language of the Maya people who once inhabited the region more than 1,000 years ago. This is…

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Eco Destinations, Ecology

Rio Lagartos

In Yucatán there are no true rivers above ground, only formations called rías, which are entries from the ocean to the coast, forming canals with abundant aquatic vegetation called mangroves….

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Eco Destinations, Ecology

Whale Sharks

 Whale Shark season on Isla Holbox is from May 15th until September 15th. The whale shark is the largest fish on earth, usually measuring between 15 and 50 feet (5 -16 m)…

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Xixim: Unique Mayan Hotel, Celestún

“Xixim, the pleasure of connecting with nature” is the slogan of this hotel; “an enclosure of peace, to free the stress and discover the essential elements that give meaning to…

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