A holiday in Mexico’s Yucatan peninsula gives you access to the three states of Yucatan, Quintana Roo and Campeche. The sights and landscapes that encompass these three states are diverse and exciting and you can marvel at everything from dense emerald green jungles to tranquil blue cenotes to postcard perfect beaches.
With guaranteed sunshine year-round, a plethora of blissful beaches, and a never ending list of activities to enjoy, in the Yucatan peninsula, there’s always something to do.
Splash into refreshing cenotes. These natural swimming holes provide perfect conditions to swim in. After a day spent under the warming rays of the sun, you’ll find that nothing feels better than taking an energising dip in cold, fresh and crystal clear waters.
For a real Instagram-worthy snap, head to the pale pink lagoons of Las Coloradas. The landscape looks nothing short of dream like.
Discover Ancient Mayan Remains
The Yucatan peninsula is known for its towering and dominating Mayan landmarks that are found in the fascinating ancient cities of Chichen Itza, Tulum, Calakmul, and Coba. Transport back in time as you explore each of these cities, gazing up at the statues and ruins that resemble a set from a blockbuster movie. Don’t forget to bring your camera to document your findings – you’re unlikely to see anything else like these ruins on your travels.
Take a break from idyllic beaches and cooling cenotes and visit Merida, the capital of Yucatan. The city is also known as the ‘White City’ and you’ll feel like you’ve been transported back in time as you navigate the tiny streets and observe the historic buildings and horse drawn carriages.
For an authentic taste of Mexico, take a break from big resorts and hotels and stay in traditional hacienda-style accommodation. By sleeping in authentic haciendas, you can develop a better understanding and connection with the country.
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