Discover the Riviera Maya, where sun, adventure, and culture merge. From Puerto Morelos' serenity to Tulum's ancient ruins, this Mexican paradise is ripe for exploration. Dive into crystal cenotes, savor fresh tacos, and traverse Mayan history.
With some new friends along for the ride, we had the pleasure of checking out Cenote Dos Ojos just outside of beautiful Akumal, Mexico. Come along with us as we explore this awesome cenote phenomenon of limestone clear pools and underwater caves.
Contemplating a plunge in Cenote Cristalino, Playa del Carmen? We headed to this gorgeous cenote from our condo in town. It was also our first experience with the local collectivos buses. In all, it was a great day and a wonderful place to laze away the hours.
To those who haven't yet been to this area, a cenote (say-NOH-tay) is basically a large (or small) freshwater hole composed primarily of limestone and fossilized coral. They essentially get created when the water level drops and the rooftop caves in revealing a pool of crystal clear water. Because these pools are often connected to extensive underground rivers, they've become very popular with cave divers. Some of the deepest can go down for...