7 Key Questions to Ask BEFORE You Book Your Cancun and Riviera Maya Tours

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In the old days (the 80’s and 90’s), we relied on an armful of colorful brochures from travel agencies when reserving tours to Cancun and the Riviera Maya. Now that most tour and excursion bookings are done online, it might be a good idea to ask the following questions before plunking down your hard-earned money […]

7 Must-Do’s on Your First Time in Cancun and the Riviera Maya

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So it’s your first time in Cancun or the Riviera Maya, you’ve arrived at your hotel and you’re wondering how to make the most of your time here. We’ve put together a short list of ideas for you to get a great taste of the Mexican Caribbean so you can keep coming back for more! […]

XOXIMILCO-Taste a True Mexican Fiesta

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It’s Independence Month here in Mexico (and here you thought that was May, right?), and the celebrations continue well past September 15th. Here we’ll tell you about one of Mexico’s most beloved places of celebration, and also how you h’can experience it here in Cancun and the Riviera Maya.   One of Mexico’s most enduring […]

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Fun for all the family in cancun

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Xcaret Park

Besides the beach, in Cancun there are plenty of activities to keep little ones entertained. Most of the hotels in Cancun have babysitting areas and activities exclusive for your kids. There are so many things to see and do in Cancun, and here we recommend just a few:

If you want to have fun in style while in contact with nature, we recommend the following: swimming with dolphins, enjoy an interactive program at the Dolphinarium in Isla Mujeres or Nizuc water park, visiting the extraordinary parks Xcaret Xel-Ha; visit the crocodile farm and other species in the park at Croco Cun, take a short submarine ride in the Sub-See Explorer, or visit an aquarium in the hotel zone at the Mall La Isla Shopping Village.
Another alternative for fun in Cancun, is to visit entertainment centers in the different malls of Cancun. For example, in Plaza Las Americas where you can take your kids to Explora y Recórcholis, two fun places that have lots of games.

One thing to consider is that almost all hotels in Cancun offer interactive entertainment for children, like movies, mini golf courts, among other attractions.
Undoubtedly, through all of these activities your going to entertain the little ones, but also the whole family will experience unforgettable moments.

Cancun, paradise for water sports

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Water Activities

In Cancun  exists a wide range of alternatives to fully enjoy the warm waters of the Caribbean, and one of the many options that we really like are the water sports, which can be practiced in Cancun on the beach, open sea or even in the lagoon.

For the more adventurous we recommend water sports that offer a lot of adrenaline as surfing, jet skiing, boogie board or waverunner practiced in the Nichupte Lagoon.

For those who prefer less strong emotions we recommend a quiet stroll along the beautiful beaches of Cancun using a water tricycle, floating slides, inflatable mattresses, catamarans and kayaks.
And for lovers of the underwater world of Cancun, we recommend you to do some snorkeling or diving in order to see more closely the coral formations and the many colorful fish. There are also glass bottom boats, semi-submarine and a even a real submarine that submerge thirty meters below the sea, perfect for all who do not want to get wet.

Arts & Crafts in Cancun

Arts & Craft Cancun

We are pretty shure that Cancun is going to leave you with a really great impression and your going to want to take a part of Cancun with you. So If your looking to buy souvenirs, items for your home or unique crafts. In the stores and shopping malls in the Hotel Zone of Cancun and market 28 located  downtown of the city and many of the shops located on Tulum Ave. also downtown, are located many local artists, who make use of various techniques and materials for the production of original objects, witch you can take with you and never forget your marvelous vacations in this amazing site.

For example, in cancun you can find items that are carved in wood to produce a variety of products.  Shells and marine debris are harnessed to make utensils, necklaces and decorative figures. Aluminium that is recycled into the embossed motifs of the region or used to make sculptures.

Other typical handicrafts of the region  of Cancun and surroundings are: cowboy hats, blankets, silver jewelry, textiles, clay figurines with pictures of Mayan gods, and so on.
In your visit to Cancun we recommend you visit these places and purchase quality products made ​​in Mexico, where surely you will find perfect souvenirs for your family, friends or that  special someone.

Explore Cancun surroundings

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Riviera Maya

Cancun is one of the most important tourist destinations of the Riviera Maya and one of the most recognized worldwide, however its not the only one, there are a wide variety of places that are very close to Cancun and offer a beauty comparable to this wonderful place.

Around Cancun is possible to find places like Playa del Carmen, Xcaret and Xel-Ha, ancient Mayan ports, now converted into eco-turism paradises, and the archaeological site of Tulum, the only Maya walled city, located by the sea .

Do not wait any more and come enjoy all the beauty that Mexico has to offer, specifically in Cancun and its surroundings.

Your Honeymoon in Cancun

Honeymoon in Cancun

The honeymoon is an experience that all newlyweds keep the in their hearts for a lifetime, so it is important to choose a unique and wonderful destination that both like. And what better than Cancun. Through our blog we recommend this destination because it has it all, combining the most outstanding natural attractions with the highest entertainment centers around the world.

Cancun has one of the most beautiful landscape, where the Caribbean Sea, its sandy beaches and natural environment come together to create a great atmosphere more romantic and relaxed for the newlyweds on their honeymoon.

Cancun has everything to meet the needs of every couple. Surely after their wedding both will be looking to relax and enjoy each other. So here you’ll find first class hotels, boutique hotels, beautiful Luxury Hotels near the beach or into the jungle, typical food restaurants or international, a wide variety of entertainment such as Xcaret, Xel-Ha or different archaeological sites like Tulum, Coba or Chichen Itza, and a very active nightlife.

Therefore we recommend Cancun as a destination to continue falling in love and live a perfect honeymoon. Can you imagine a more beautiful place in the world to begin your life together?

I want my disabled child to swim with dolphins

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Swim with Dolphins

In Cancun there are many options to swim with dolphins for children without distinction. Although it is clear that the activities carried out with the dolphins in Cancun are recreational only, no curative or therapeutic, it’s a fact that swimming with dolphins is definitely a unique experience for all children.

Dolphins are social animals by nature, friendly, curious and they interact with visitors without making any distinction, so for your child to swim with them it is only necessary for an adult to accompany the child on the swimming with dolphins program.

It is very important that when carrying out the reservation you mention that your child has a disability or requires any special precautions, this is to make the necessary considerations for the child to enjoy the experience with the dolphins without complications and safely.

Swimming with dolphins is a dream that many have, so if your coming to cancun or riviera maya, you should enjoy this activity, that I’m pretty shure your child will keep for the rest of his life.

Xcaret, Festival of Life and Death

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Xcaret, Festival of Life and Death

Everyone is interested in promoting and preserving the traditions of our wonderful culture. The Day of the Dead is one Mexican tradition, which happily still deeply rooted in our people, especially in small communities.

We recognize that in large cities, some of us grew up giving more importance to Halloween (of course, it was fun to sing Trick or Treat, disguised as what ever comes to mind, so that we could get thousands of candy) … but despite that, there are always tzempazuchitl flowers, altars to honor our dead, or the skulls of the most ingenious talent.

Those of us fortunate to know Xcaret Park know that what there doing, they are doing it well. And the Festival of Life and Death of Xcaret is no exception. In all of their activities, and they are many, you can notice the effort to make a high quality event which exposes the magic and colorful culture.

If you’re planning your vacation in Cancun or Riviera Maya for octuber/november, it’s worth to match your visit to Xcaret in the days that presents the Festival of Life and Death,  30 and 31 of October and 1 and 2 of November. We would  love to share this wonderful experience with you so don’t miss the Day of the Dead at Xcaret. You will not regret it!

Jazz Festival Live 2011 on the Riviera Maya.

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Riviera Maya Jazz Festival 2011

For the Ninth time the Riviera Maya is the perfect setting to enjoy a great musical adventure in the 2011 Jazz Festival, which will take place from 24 to 26 November in Playa del carmen. All concerts are free and begin at 19:00.

You will have the opportunity to hear internationally known musicians like: Jon Anderson, Stanley Clarck, Alex Otaloa, Yellow Jackets, Natalia Lafourcade among other virtuosos that make you shudder with his music.

What better place to enjoy one of the 7 arts in the middle of nature, feeling the breeze on your face and watching reflection of the moon in the incredible Caribbean Sea.

Make your reservation now and travel to Cancun. Do not forget that many other tourist destinations are within a few miles away and visiting the Riviera Maya would not be a bad idea.

Do not forget to go to the Jazz Festival.

Promotions from Cancun and Riviera Maya

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If you are planning to come to visit and enjoy the beautiful Mexican Caribbean on holidays,
See all the promotions we have available on our tours, no matter were are you staying in Cancun or Riviera Maya.

You will enjoy unique beaches of cancun or riviera maya, full of fine white sand, along with the  incredible turquoise blue sea were you can also find the major islands like Contoy, Isla Mujeres and Cozumel which holds the second largest coral reef in the world, and were is suitable for
snorkel or diving so that you can get to know all the wildlife that live there.

You can also Visits and discover the magic that lives in the beautiful parks of Xcaret and Xel-Ha at special prices. Incredible activities surrounded by a variety of plants, flowers
and animals.

You’ll also find promotions to get to know the area of Chichen Itza and a large number of
archaeological sites like Tulum, Coba and Ek Balam, with or without extreme activities in the mystic Cenotes of the Riviera Maya, that are another great treasure and natural attraction.

To see promotions for this season you click on the link below.

Would you dare to Interact with Sharks

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Experience new thrills in your vacation by diving into ponds filled whit Toro Sharks, is a safe and fun activity that we have in Cancun. This observation of the Bull Sharks is included in all dolphin swim’s you take at Isla Mujeres, we provide all snorkeling gear to go into the sea and you can look through a thick acrylic while they are eating great mouthfuls of fish. you’ll also
have the opportunity to go swimming with rays of different sizes.

Another place where you can watch sharks of many species such as Toro, Gata, Lemon, etc, is the Interactive Aquarium in Cancun. We dive into a pond in an acrylic cage give them to eat, as you can observe them quietly.

Dare to look this creatures closely and see how the real kings of the seas eat.

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