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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

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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Cenotes, Underwater Sinkholes

The natural wonders of the state of Yucatán are innumerable and some of the most important and unusual are the cenotes, or sinkholes. It is estimated that there are more…

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Eco Destinations, Haciendas

Weekend at Hacienda Chichen Resort

For a wonderful getaway, consider spending a couple of days at Hacienda Chichen Resort and Yaxkin Spa. This is a very special place, with easy access to the site and nearby cenotes. National…

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The Seven Best Cenotes in Yucatán

The natural wonders of the state of Yucatán are countless and some of the most important and unusual are the “cenotes”, or sinkholes. In Yucatán there are over 6000 cenotes,…

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San Crisanto Mangroves

If you are looking to do something different, something the whole world has not done yet, and you have already visited Maya archaeological sites, Mérida’s Centro Historico, and the downtown market,…

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Punta Laguna Nature Reserve

Tucked away in the jungle where Yucatan meets the neighbouring state of Quintana Roo near the Gulf Coast, sits Punta Laguna, a small Mayan village where roosters and pigs have…

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Ox Watz

Ox Watz is a relatively new eco-tourism business formed by 56 Mayan people from the village/hacienda Tekal de Venegas. Located just 80 kilometers from the city of Mérida, you will…

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Bio-cultural Reserve and ruins of Kiuic

Preserve and conserve the biodiversity of the Yucatán

. Open to the public by invitation or by reservation of groups of 15 people, The Kiuic reserve is located about 2.5 hours…

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Cenote Kankirixche

The Kankirixché cenote got its name from the kankirixche tree, the tree with yellow fruit. One of the many unique wonders we have in the state of Yucatán are the…

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Cenotes at Cuzama

Subterranean Adventure: Cuzamá Cenotes If you are looking for a day of adventure and an experience that shows you more of the story of henequén and transports you into the…

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