Looking for the perfect beach vacation? Cancun's famous Hotel Zone runs for 14 miles along the coast and features some spectacular beachfront resorts. Here are 10 of Cancun's best beach hotels that make the most of the city's famous soft white sand and crystal-clear turquoise water.
Most visitors to Cancun don't see much beyond their resort in the Hotel Zone and maybe an obligatory trip to the Mayan ruins at Chichen Itza. Here are five alternative Cancun day trips that we think you shouldn't miss.
Beyond Cancun's resort strip there's a thriving culture, populated with fun festivals, bustling outdoor markets and great entertainment that most vacationers never see. We check out a few of them in this post.
We check out the popular island of Isla Mujeres and spend the day golf carting from one awesome site to another to make it one of the best day trips we've ever had as a family.
After enjoying the Christmas holidays in Merida, and wandering its lovely colonial centro, we were excited to explore the countryside surrounding the big city. We were curious to see what this side of Mexico's Yucatan had to offer. The open road was calling and we piled into our rental car for a day long road trip to see the Mayan ruins of Dzibilchaltun, the port city of Progreso and a few sites along the coast. We were also on the lookout for the elusive flamingo...
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.
Who knew that the sleepy little fishing town of Puerto Morelos would have the best omelette I've ever tasted? Add in some crystal clear aquamarine water, a few fishing piers, a crazily tilted lighthouse, barracudas and hawksbill turtles, and we found the recipe for a great day trip.