Articles Tagged ‘riviera maya’

Cancun Attracts Some Special Visitors in Summer

Cancun Attracts Some Special Visitors in Summer March 27, 2012 | Events, Things to Do | Read More
  Whale sharks are around 30 feet long, on average. | Photo courtesy of www.dsc.discovery.com During the Summer, when kids are out of school, tourists flock to Cancun & the Riviera Maya for some family fun, in the sun. Summer is one of the best times to visit Cancun, because some very special...

Cancun Is Safe

Cancun Is Safe February 16, 2012 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
One of Cancun's many tranquil, and safe, beaches | Photo by Susan R. Vincil On February 8, 2012, the US State Department updated its travel advisory for Mexico and it clears up some doubts that many people have had about safety in some areas of the country, including Cancun & Riviera Maya. Up...

Top 10 Reasons to Visit Cancun

Top 10 Reasons to Visit Cancun April 7, 2011 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Each year, millions of people visit Cancun. There are a multitude of reasons why Cancun is such a popular destination for tourists from around the globe but, in case you still need convincing, we’ve compiled a list of the top 10 reasons why you should vacation in Cancun. 1.  Approximately 14 miles...

Camel Tours In Cancun

Camel Tours In Cancun March 30, 2011 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Camel riding adventures are one of Cancun's newest tours. | Photo by Angel Morales Rizo Visitors to Cancun can now participate in a rather unusual activity for Mexico; camel riding. Camel Safari, a tour where guests ride camels in the jungle and on the beach, is the area’s newest tour....

Cancun has a New Hotel and Other Properties Win Top Honors

Cancun has a New Hotel and Other Properties Win Top Honors January 21, 2011 | Hotels, What's New | Read More
Villa del Palmar's beach | Photo courtesy of VillaPalmarCancun.com AAA Travel has announced 15 new additions to it’s prestigious Five Diamond Award list and two of the newly added properties are in Cancun & Riviera Maya.  Le Blanc Spa Resort, in Cancun, and Grand Velas All Suites and...

New Year’s Resolutions for Cancun Lovers: Resolutions Worth Keeping

New Year’s Resolutions for Cancun Lovers:  Resolutions Worth Keeping January 6, 2011 | Hotels, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Cancun's Hotel Zone | Photo by Daniel Camacho The year is only a few days old but, by now, some of you have probably already given up on your new year’s resolutions for 2011.  Others are trying desperately to keep their resolutions and to be happier, thinner, or all-around better people....

This Week Marks the 5th Anniversary of Hurricane Wilma

This Week Marks the 5th Anniversary of Hurricane Wilma October 20, 2010 | What's New | Read More
Satellite image of hurricane Wilma in the Caribbean, in 2005 | NASA image courtesy of Jeff Schmaltz, Goddard Space Flight Center Five years ago today, everyone in Cancun was preparing for the arrival of hurricane Wilma.  At the time, Wilma was the largest and most powerful hurricane ever, in the Caribbean....

Food, Wine, and Jazz: November Events in Playa del Carmen

Food, Wine, and Jazz: November Events in Playa del Carmen October 20, 2010 | Events, Food, Things to Do | Read More
Playa del Carmen's famous 5th Avenue | Photo by Raffy Jay Rafael With the 2nd Annual Taste of Playa food & wine festival and the wildly popular Riviera Maya Jazz Festival scheduled, November is sure to be a fun time in Playa del Carmen. The Taste of Playa food & wine festival will be held...

Sea Turtle Releases, Equinox at Chichen Itza, and Other News From Cancun

Sea Turtle Releases, Equinox at Chichen Itza, and Other News From Cancun September 22, 2010 | What's New | Read More
Riviera Maya beach | Photo by Rivieramaya26 Even though today is the first day of Fall, it doesn’t mean Summer is over in Cancun, by any means.  The weather is gorgeous year-round, with average high temperatures in the mid-80s.  This is a great time to visit Cancun and Riviera Maya because...

Sea Turtle Nesting Season in Cancun

Sea Turtle Nesting Season in Cancun July 19, 2010 | Events, Things to Do | Read More
[Photo by Damien du Toit] Summer is an exciting time in Cancun & the Riviera Maya.  In addition to the usual tourists (of the human variety, that is), that visit from around the world, whale sharks and sea turtles also spend a few months in the area, during the Summer.  Sea turtle nesting season...