Cenotes, What are They?

The Yucatán peninsular is mainly formed of carbonate and soluble rock, mostly limestone; and it is this geological make up that allows the cenotes to form. With only a small amount of soil on the surface to retain it, rain water filters down through the rock and, through the progression of time, forms underground rivers. As these rivers flow they …

Tulum beach

Why stay in Tulum?

Situated at the end of the Riviera Maya, next to the Sian-Ka’an Biosphere, the town of Tulum is accessible to all of the site on the Riviera Maya. It has its own picturesque, cliff-top Mayan ruins and is a thirty minute car or bus ride away from the ruins of Cobá. Everything you would need on your stay here is conveniently …

Why stay in Akumal?

The beach at Akumal Bay is postcard perfect; a ribbon of soft white sand, backed by palm trees and sloping gently towards the aqua marine Caribbean Sea. What you cannot immediately see are the condos that are hidden behind these palm trees that line the beach; and most of these are available for rent throughout the year. These individual Condos …

Arriving from Cancun Airport

Public Transport This is via the ADO bus service. These buses are air conditioned and comfortable. This service runs between approximately 10am and 9pm, and departs every 30/45 minutes. It will take around and an hour and cost $140 Pesos (12USD) per person to Playa del Carmen International flights arrive at Terminal 3: Exit the airport through the crowd of …

Chichen Itza and the Sacred Cenote

Chichen Itza is one of the largest ancient spiritual cities of the Maya culture, on the Caribbean side of southern Mexico. In the middle of the jungly Yucatan Peninsula, is an outstanding and well preserved feat of ancient Maya architecture, earning a slot on the 7 modern Wonders of the World list, which is well understood once you witness it. …

Healthcare in the Riviera Maya

Getting sick in a foreign country is never a fun experience, so to ensure you’re prepared if and when you come down with something, we’ve compiled some helpful information for you to have, as you enjoy your time in the Riviera Maya. If you’re starting to feel a bit under the weather, and think you need a consultation, you don’t …