Soliman Bay on the Riviera Maya

Soliman Bay

Soliman Bay is a unique spot on the Riviera Maya, and a must-see for anyone looking for the perfect Caribbean beach. This spot, found along the coast between Akumal and Tulum, is the best-kept secret of the area. It is a pristine beach with all the white sands, warm waters, and palmtrees one expects of a tropical paradise. But Soliman …

Whale shark & swimmer

Whale Sharks

The Gentle Shark Explorers and locals have been sighting the whale shark in the tropics for centuries, but only recently have they become another major tourist attraction for the Yucatan area. Despite an intimidating name, whale sharks are completely harmless. They are filter feeders, meaning they only feast on plankton and have no teeth. They also prefer to be in …

Luxury accommodation in Tulum - Arthouse

Best luxury accommodation in Tulum

While Tulum is excellent as an adventure-backpacker destination, there are also many opportunities for those interested in the low-priced luxury vacation. For those, we have created a short article listing the best luxury accommodation in Tulum. Each has its own appeal, and fans! While some have the obvious appeal of a beach front location, others must make up for that …

Amazing Adventures in Riviera Maya

Things to do in the Riviera Maya

Things to do in the Riviera Maya in One week You’ve arrived in the Riviera Maya, ready to explore, but you’ve only got one week to enjoy it all. Here’s are the top 6 things to do during your time here. 1. Beaches You can’t visit the Riviera Maya without enjoying its beaches! From its clear blue turquoise waters, to …

Akumal - Snorkeling - Turtles

The three snorkeling spots in Akumal

For people who like to snorkel, Akumal is a great place to visit. The main beach is wide, spacious, sparsely populated with palm trees and beautiful white sand. It is long and not lined with imposing hotels and resorts, instead its shore are backed by small private condos, quite hidden by the palms; and many of these are for rent …

Diving to Cenote

A day at a cenote – Chikin-Ha

Cenotes are magical pools of water connected to the underlying water table, found all over the Yucatan Peninsula and known for their crystal clear water. Which one do you choose? That’s the hardest part. Once you’ve decided you want to go a cenote you have to choose which cenote. Thankfully, to help you, we have covered this and written short descriptions on …