Editorial

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    • Whale Sharks off the Coast of Quintana Roo

      Category:
      Ecotourism |
      Date:
      4 / Aug / 2014 |
      Author:
      Janine Dávila Madrid

      Whale sharks come to the coast of Holbox Island, in Quintana Roo, from May to October every year to feed and mate. This time of year is perfect to rent a boat to take you close to these enormous animals, where you can then swim with them. The whale shark is the biggest fish in the world, measuring up to 60 feet long. They are grey or dark blue in color, featuring circular markings and horizontal or vertical white or yellow lines on their backs and bellies. The sharks normally swim near the surface of the water. Read more...

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    • Isla Holbox: The Quiet Paradise of Quintana Roo

      Category:
      Ecotourism |
      Date:
      4 / Jul / 2014 |
      Author:
      Ángel Caballero García

      On your vacation in Cancun or the Riviera Maya, you’ll surely want to visit Isla Holbox, a quiet paradise north of Quintana Roo. This beautiful island is an ecological stronghold, a slice of heaven on earth, a tranquil fishing village, a refuge for various species, and the favorite nesting place of numerous sea turtles. Read more...

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    • The Top 5 Cenotes to Visit during Your Summer Vacation in Tulum!

      Category:
      Beaches |
      Date:
      3 / Jun / 2014 |
      Author:
      Andrew Birch

      The Riviera Maya is a destination famous for its beaches and ruins, but there are also an abundance of cenotes. These freshwater sinkholes are sacred to the Mayans, and offer a different way to spend a relaxing day in the area. Listed here are some of the more popular cenotes close to Tulum. Read more...

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    • Experience the Sacred Mayan Journey at Xcaret

      Category:
      Culture & History |
      Date:
      16 / May / 2014 |
      Author:
      Nadia El-Sharkawy

      Xcaret is the most interesting theme park in Cancun and the Riviera Maya, and a visit to the park during the Sacred Mayan Journey is an unforgettable experience. From May 22nd to 24th, you’ll get to see how the brave oarsmen set out to paddle from Bahia Dos Playas Beach at Xcaret to the cove at Chankanaab Park on the island of Cozumel, with the sole purpose of reverence and honor to Ixchel, the Mayan goddess of the moon. Read more...

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    • Isla Mujeres International Fishing Tournament 2014

      Category:
      Groups & Special Events |
      Date:
      8 / May / 2014 |
      Author:
      Luis Ernesto de la Garza Carballo

      If you're a fan of sport fishing, don't wait any longer and get yourself to stunning Isla Mujeres for the beginning of May. Have a blast as you try to win one of the incredible prizes on offer. Book your trip now and enjoy the Isla Mujeres International Fishing Tournament 2014. Read more...

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    • Escape to Playa del Carmen this Easter!

      Category:
      Beaches |
      Date:
      14 / Mar / 2014 |
      Author:
      Nadia El-Sharkawy

      Playa del Carmen is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Mexico for the Easter period, which is why we've decided to tell you about the best hotel offers in Playa del Carmen. Take advantage of one of them during the week of April 13 to 20, and enjoy an unforgettable vacation in the Riviera Maya! Read more...

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    • Grand Mambocafe®: Bringing Tropical Rhythms to Cancun

      Category:
      Community |
      Date:
      6 / Jan / 2014 |
      Author:
      Cristina Terra

      One of the stand-out options available is a wonderful place with authentic Caribbean decor and a tropical atmosphere, a franchise with branches in numerous Mexican states that has finally arrived to this beautiful city: Grand Mambocafe®. Read more...

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    • December in Playa del Carmen

      Category:
      Groups & Special Events |
      Date:
      4 / Dec / 2013 |
      Author:
      Tere Leetch

      Get ready for a fabulous experience in this charming corner of Mexico's Caribbean coast, where Mother Nature has blessed the region's beaches with their characteristic turquoise waters and cool, soft white sand. Read more...

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    • The Best Places to Buy Souvenirs in Cancun

      Category:
      Shopping |
      Date:
      13 / Nov / 2013 |
      Author:
      Juan Pablo Pinzón

      A vacation in Cancun offers you an incredible and relaxing shopping experience. Take full advantage of your travel budget and find all the gifts, crafts and souvenirs your heart desires Read more...

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    • A Cultural Adventure In Chetumal

      Category:
      Culture & History |
      Date:
      4 / Oct / 2013 |
      Author:
      Juan Pablo Pinzón

      If you're into culture, history, the arts, and traditions, Chetumal is a destination that will fascinate you. Enjoy an incredible adventure full of fun, art and culture on your next business trip or vacation to this picturesque city. Read more...

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    • 2013 Riviera Maya Jazz Festival

      Category:
      Culture & History |
      Date:
      19 / Sep / 2013 |
      Author:
      Verónica Santamaría Rodríguez

      Once again, the Riviera Maya is gearing up to host the 2013 Riviera Maya Jazz Festival, taking place from November 28th to 30th at Mamita’s Beach Club. Read more...

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    • MUSA: The Largest Underwater Museum in the World

      Category:
      Beaches |
      Date:
      26 / Apr / 2013 |
      Author:
      Janine Davila Madrid

      The pristine waters of the Mexican Caribbean are more than just the home of the Great Mayan Reef, the second largest barrier reef in the world, they also play host to the largest underwater museum in the world, known as MUSA. Classified as one of the "World's Most Unique Travel Destinations" by Forbes magazine, this interesting museum is made up of four themed galleries dedicated to ecological preservation. Read more...

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    • Cancun's AAA Five Diamond Awards

      Category:
      Culture & History |
      Date:
      18 / Feb / 2013 |
      Author:
      Tere Leetch

      Three restaurants and four hotels in Cancun have been given the prestigious Five Diamond award by members of AAA (American Automobile Association) in 2013. Read more...

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    • 10th "Play and Lend a Helping Hand" Golf Tournament

      Category:
      Groups & Special Events |
      Date:
      8 / Jan / 2013 |
      Author:
      José Miguel Almeyda Pulido

      Every year, the Ciudad de la Alegria (City of Joy) organization in Cancun hosts the "Play and Lend a Helping Hand" Golf Tournament to raise funds for a noble cause: to help people in need discover their best opportunities in life. Read more...

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    • Playa del Carmen's Quinta Avenida

      Category:
      Magic Places |
      Date:
      12 / Dec / 2012 |
      Author:
      José Miguel Almeyda Pulido

      Fifth Avenue is synonymous with glamour, fashion, shopping, and haute couture in New York. Who would have imagined that this label would also apply to the most famous thoroughfare in Playa del Carmen? Read more...

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    • The Fall Cultural Arts Festival

      Category:
      Groups & Special Events |
      Date:
      3 / Oct / 2012 |
      Author:
      Juan Pablo Pinzón

      The Fall Cultural Arts Festival is held in autumn every year, filling the city of Merida with art and culture. This year it takes place from October 19 to December 9 Read more...

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    • Ironman 70.3 in Cozumel

      Category:
      Sports |
      Date:
      6 / Sep / 2012 |
      Author:
      Ana Gabriela López Espinosa

      This September, tense anticipation will fill the air as participants in the Ironman 70.3 gear up to test their bodies to the limit. The island of Cozumel will host thousands of athletes at one of the world's most important sporting events. Read more...

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    • Holbox: Home of the International Food Festival

      Category:
      Gastronomy |
      Date:
      15 / Aug / 2012 |
      Author:
      Ángel Caballero García

      A breathtaking nature reserve for whale sharks, flamingos and a wide variety of birds, the island of Holbox will be hosting its first International Food Festival from August 30 through September 3, 2012. Read more...

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    • Duty Free: The Best Shopping in Cancun

      Category:
      Shopping |
      Date:
      6 / Aug / 2012 |
      Author:
      Nadia El-Sharkawy

      With so many activities and attractions in Cancun and throughout the Riviera Maya, sometimes it's hard to find the time to hunt down the best spots to go shopping and save on import taxes. Now it's easier than ever! With the help of this small guide, you can quickly spot the top Duty Free shops in Cancun. Read more...

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    • Going Wild in Mexico: Eco-Parks near Cancun

      Category:
      Ecotourism |
      Date:
      6 / Jul / 2012 |
      Author:
      Matthew Kirk

      Swap "la vida loca" for a more eco-friendly trip and you could find yourself diving with dolphins, silently watching giant turtles, surrounded by thousands of pink flamingos or exploring subterranean rivers and estuaries, home to a myriad fish. Read more...

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    • Shopping Guide to Cancun

      Category:
      Shopping |
      Date:
      6 / Jun / 2012 |
      Author:
      Livia Borrelli

      Its relative closeness to the United States allows for international brand name products in large shopping malls as well as Mexican handicrafts at prices that are accessible to all tastes and budgets, sold in the local markets. There are also the duty free shops, found on the Hotel Zone and in the center of Cancun. The best time to come shopping is from July to January, when you can find the best sales. Read more...

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    • 42 Years After the Founding of Cancun

      Category:
      Culture & History |
      Date:
      15 / May / 2012 |
      Author:
      José Miguel Almeyda Pulido

      On April 20th this year, Cancun celebrated its 42nd year as Mexico's capital of international tourism. It has evolved from an uninhabited island into being the second largest city in the Yucatan Peninsula. Read more...

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    • The Spring Equinox in Chichen Itza

      Category:
      Culture & History |
      Date:
      5 / Mar / 2012 |
      Author:
      Ana Gabriela López Espinosa

      Chichen Itza, world heritage site and ceremonial and military center of the Mayan culture, awaits you this next equinox so that you can be a part of an astronomical event that attracts people from all over the world. Read more...

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    • Successful Conferences and Conventions in Cancun

      Category:
      Groups & Special Events |
      Date:
      9 / Feb / 2012 |
      Author:
      Fernando García Castro

      Take advantage of the beautiful Caribbean beaches and the breathaking hotels to organize the most successful group trips and conventions in Cancun. Read more...

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    • The Haciendas of Yucatan

      Category:
      Culture & History |
      Date:
      1 / Jan / 2012 |
      Author:
      Tere Leetch

      Journey into the past as you fall in love with the colonial charm of these structures, living proof of the fascinating history of the state of Yucatan, Mexico. Read more...

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    • The Year 2012 in Mayan Territory

      Category:
      Culture & History |
      Date:
      6 / Dec / 2011 |
      Author:
      Ana Gabriela Lopez Espinosa

      The year 2012 in Mayan territory has become something of a controversy that has been a topic of conversation for the last couple of years. What is the meaning of 2012 for the Mayans? Read more...

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    • Hanal Pixan, The Meal For Those Who Passed Away

      Category:
      Culture & History |
      Date:
      10 / Oct / 2011 |
      Author:
      Ana Gabriela López Espinosa

      During the last days of October and first days of November many houses in Mexico are decorated with motifs of death and an altar is built to receive the souls of loved ones. In the Yucatan Peninsula the Day of the Dead tradition has its own characteristics thanks to the Mayan influence during colonial times. Here, the festivity is called Hanal Pixan, o "The food of the dead". Read more...

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    • The Great Maya Reef

      Category:
      Sea Life |
      Date:
      8 / Sep / 2011 |
      Author:
      Tere Leetch

      This natural marvel is a complex ecosystem where nature and time work in perfect harmony. The coral reefs are structures or colonies of rocky formations made up of coral, which are microscopic organisms, similar to the anemones, that create a calcium carbonate skeleton around themselves, creating a cup-like shape. Read more...

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    • Playa Chac Mool

      Category:
      Beaches |
      Date:
      29 / Jul / 2011 |
      Author:
      Carrie Riches

      Playa Chac Mool was named after a pre-Columbian Mesoamerican stone statue that can be found throughout Yucatan and central Mexico. Read more...

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    • Cancun: Host Destination for the Organization of Concerts and Events

      Category:
      Culture & History |
      Date:
      30 / May / 2011 |
      Author:
      Verónica Santamaría Rdz.

      Cancun is a destination that brings together a combination of characteristics that make it unique for those who visit it. Now, Cancun is also a destination that offers the possibility to enjoy a great variety of concerts and events. Read more...

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    • Happy Birthday, Cancun!

      Category:
      Culture & History |
      Date:
      25 / Apr / 2011 |
      Author:
      Tere Leetch

      Time has flown and this April, Cancun is throwing a birthday bash for 41 years of existence. It seems incredible to think that only four decades ago, this tourist paradise that we now know, was just an island that no one looked twice at. Read more...

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    • 2011 Mayakoba Golf Classic

      Category:
      Sports |
      Date:
      4 / Feb / 2011 |
      Author:
      Luis René Figueroa

      Five days of intense golf will take place for the fifth time in Mexico, in the heart of the Riviera Maya. From February 24th to the 27th, the PGA Tour hosts its only golf event in Mexico, the 2011 Mayakoba Golf Classic. Read more...

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    • Holbox: The True Fantasy Island

      Category:
      Beaches |
      Date:
      8 / Jan / 2011 |
      Author:
      Miguel Ángel Hernández

      Holbox is a truly fantastic island that offers a unique opportunity to get in touch with the beautiful sounds of nature: waves breaking on the beach, the song of birds after catching a fish and the wind blowing through the local vegetation. Read more...

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    • New Year's Eve in Playa del Carmen

      Category:
      Community |
      Date:
      30 / Nov / 2010 |
      Author:
      Fernando García Castro

      The stunning tourist destination of Playa del Carmen has seen yet another one of its amazing attractions skyrocket in popularity over the past few years: New Year's Eve. Read more...

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    • Return of the Mighty: The 140.6 Ironman Cozumel 2010

      Category:
      Sports |
      Date:
      19 / Oct / 2010 |
      Author:
      Fumiko Nobuoka

      The challenges, however, come with the intense humidity and the island's crosswinds. An in-water start, competitors must swim one lap in the Chankanaab Reef, ride a three-lap counter-clockwise loop around the island and a three-lap run down Rafael Melgar Avenue. Read more...

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    • The Night of the Blue Crab in Cancun

      Category:
      Ecotourism |
      Date:
      1 / Oct / 2010 |
      Author:
      Ana Gabriela López Espinosa

      On full moon nights during the months of September and October, tourists and locals in Cancun become witness of an amazing natural event. When the tide rises, the Blue Crabs instinctively start their journey towards the sea. Read more...

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    • Summer Vacation in Cancun

      Category:
      Beaches |
      Date:
      28 / Jul / 2010 |
      Author:
      Janine Dávila Madrid

      Cancun and the Riviera Maya boast more than a spectacular turquoise sea; they also feature a world-class tourism infrastructure. With a long history in the hospitality industry, Cancun's hotels provide exceptional service. Read more...

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    • Ziplining in Xplor: An Electrifying Adventure in Cancun

      Category:
      Sports |
      Date:
      29 / Jun / 2010 |
      Author:
      Fernando García Castro

      During my recent vacations in Cancun, I discovered a park called Xplor, a new attraction in the Riviera Maya, where I had an exciting experience of flying through the air, suspended by a harness, a cable and all the courage I could muster. Read more...

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    • Coba: A Legacy of the Mayan Empire

      Category:
      Magic Places |
      Date:
      13 / May / 2010 |
      Author:
      Luis René Figueroa

      Coba is one of the most beautiful and amazing archeological sites in Mexico. Those who have visited it, know that this is not far from the truth. Rival city of Chichen Itza for centuries and similar in importance and size, Coba is a mystical, little-explored place of large dimensions, nestled in the lush jungle in the state of Quintana Roo, in southeast Mexico. It is the ancient land and home of the Mayan Empire. Read more...

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    • Tax Returns for the Visiting Tourist

      Category:
      Shopping |
      Date:
      13 / Feb / 2010 |
      Author:
      Rafael De la Lastra

      If you are traveling to Cancun, Tax Back (a service working in conjunction with the SAT, the Mexican government tax collection agency) is in charge of returning taxes incurred by non-residents in Mexico and has opened its doors in the two terminals of Cancun International Airport. Its purpose is to offer services and support in relation to taxes to the visiting shopper. Read more...

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    • This New Year, Cancun is Better than Ever

      Category:
      Beaches |
      Date:
      6 / Jan / 2010 |
      Author:
      César Lozano Díaz

      At the end of 2009, the state and federal government, local municipalities and private investors initiated a recovery project of Cancun's coastline, investing more than $70 million US dollars, whose results are already visibly astounding. Read more...

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    • The 2010 Merida Carnival

      Category:
      Community |
      Date:
      14 / Dec / 2009 |
      Author:
      Luis Ernesto de la Garza

      The Carnival of Merida is famous for its family friendly atmosphere and welcomes people of all ages with a full calendar of activities, including excellent concerts and artistic performances. Read more...

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    • The Mighty in Cozumel: Ironman Cozumel 2009

      Category:
      Sports |
      Date:
      7 / Nov / 2009 |
      Author:
      Fumiko Nobuoka

      Cities around the world host this event in all its varying lengths and the island of Cozumel is proud to host its first full Ironman, qualifier for the World Championships in Kona, Hawaii. Read more...

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    • Cozumel: A Wonderful Mexican Paradise

      Category:
      Magic Places |
      Date:
      6 / Oct / 2009 |
      Author:
      Rocío Rodríguez

      Until recently, the island was pigeonholed as a destination only recommended for diving, which is still one of the most important and popular activities, but not the only one. There are many more attractions that can be easily divided up into aquatic, cultural, and eco-touristic. Read more...

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    • Yoga and Meditation in the Riviera Maya

      Category:
      Groups & Special Events |
      Date:
      21 / Sep / 2009 |
      Author:
      Rocío Rodríguez

      At the present time, a lot of the incredible hotels which are located in the Riviera Maya offer in their spas, holistic methods and therapies to harmonize and integrate body, mind, and spirit, Yoga and meditation are among these practices. Read more...

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    • The Fourth Annual Riviera Maya Underground Film Festival

      Category:
      Groups & Special Events |
      Date:
      17 / Aug / 2009 |
      Author:
      Juan Pablo Pinzón

      What began as a small film festival four years ago beside the beautiful beaches of Playa del Carmen, Mexico, has today become one of the main film events in southeastern Mexico, with the potential to become one of the major film festivals in the entire country. Read more...

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    • Mayan Battle Championship: A Night at The City

      Category:
      Sports |
      Date:
      4 / Aug / 2009 |
      Author:
      Fumiko Nobuoka & Fernando García Castro

      MMAX Mixed Martial Arts Extreme presents in Cancun the Mayan Battle Championship, spectacular event to be held on Saturday, August 15, 2009 in The City Discotheque. If you're into the high-powered action of fists flying, grappling and roundhouse kicks, don't miss Mayan Battle Championships, the Mixed Martial Arts event of the year. Read more...

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    • From Jungle to City: The Birth of Cancun

      Category:
      Culture & History |
      Date:
      13 / Jun / 2009 |
      Author:
      Luis Ernesto de la Garza Carballo

      Find out how this world class destination evolved from a wild jungle, filled with an exotic flora and fauna, to a city that is growing. Where modern residential buildings, shopping malls, offices and hotels pop up on a regular basis. Read more...

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    • Flu Free Guarantee in Mexico

      Category:
      Groups & Special Events |
      Date:
      14 / May / 2009 |
      Author:
      César Lozano Díaz y Matthew Kirk

      With the H1N1 A influenza all but over and practically no reported cases in Mexico's top tourist destinations, many of the large chains of hotels and resorts are offering deals at their luxurious properties that are, well, really out of this world. Read more...

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    • Merida, Ever the Capital of Culture

      Category:
      Culture & History |
      Date:
      14 / Apr / 2009 |
      Author:
      Juan Pablo Pinzón

      Whatever month you decide to visit Merida in, you will be able to enjoy a culture-filled vacation, as a result of the deep-rooted local traditions and the colonial heritage. You'll discover a city where culture and the arts are both fundamental parts of the people's everyday lives. Read more...

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    • A Gift from Heaven to Earth: Sian Ka'an

      Category:
      Ecotourism |
      Date:
      13 / Feb / 2009 |
      Author:
      Miguel Angel Hernández Sánchez

      Picture yourself kayaking through winding rivers, exploring mysterious Mayan temples, walking along beautiful white-sand beaches, or going snorkeling in cool freshwater sinkholes. You can experience all these breathtaking activities in a magical expanse of land: the Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve. Read more...

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    • Xtabentun: The Legend and the Drink

      Category:
      Culture & History |
      Date:
      12 / Jan / 2009 |
      Author:
      Fumiko Nobuoka

      Pronounced "ish-ta-ben-toon," the name means "twisting vine that grows on rocks" and the drink that comes from it is something akin to anise: sweet and goes down with a touch of honey but with a punch that belies its alcoholic nature. Read more...

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    • The Legendary Parque de las Palapas

      Category:
      Community |
      Date:
      12 / Dec / 2008 |
      Author:
      Luis Ernesto de la Garza Carballo

      The place where you can go for a stroll in the park on a Sunday to let the kids run around and all those deeply rooted activities that Mexican families enjoy so much, and that the cosmopolitan city of Cancun couldn't possibly lack. The Parque de las Palapas is a complete legend in this city. Read more...

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    • World Art Vision: A New Vision of Art in Cancun

      Category:
      Groups & Special Events |
      Date:
      15 / Nov / 2008 |
      Author:
      Juan Pablo Pinzón

      From December 5 to 14, the first ''World Art Vision" exposition will take place at Cancun's Convention Center, featuring pieces by more than 100 different artists. It will include such disciplines as painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, installation art, video and digital art. Read more...

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    • The Evergreen Mexican Caribbean

      Category:
      Sports |
      Date:
      10 / Oct / 2008 |
      Author:
      Yolanda González

      With rich, diverse scenery and features to satisfy from amateur golf players to the seasoned professional, in the Mexican Caribbean it is also possible to enjoy extraordinary facilities and five-star treatment. Spend a wonderful vacation or business trip colored by the green of your golf dreams. Read more...

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    • Placido Domingo: The Concert of a Thousand Columns

      Category:
      Groups & Special Events |
      Date:
      23 / Sep / 2008 |
      Author:
      Matthew Kirk

      Placido Domingo is set to perform an amazing concert at Chichen Itza on October 4th. Placido Domingo will be joined by other international talents at this legendary archeological site, including Armando Manzanero on the piano, the stunning Puerto Rican soprano Ana Maria Martinez. Read more...

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    • RMUFF 2008: The Third Annual Riviera Maya Film Festival

      Category:
      Culture & History |
      Date:
      9 / Jul / 2008 |
      Author:
      Juan Pablo Pinzón

      For the third time, the Riviera Maya will be the backdrop for the most important, traditional movie fest in the Mexican Caribbean, the Riviera Maya Underground Film Festival (RMUFF), which will be held from October 15 to 19. Read more...

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    • Cancun: Beyond its Wildlife

      Category:
      Community |
      Date:
      9 / May / 2008 |
      Author:
      Mireille Pasos

      Cancun, as a tourist destination has lots to offer, yes, you will find fun nightclubs where you can party all night but there are also countless other activities to experience, some of which you may not even have heard of. Read more...

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    • Cancun Billfish Classic April 2008

      Category:
      Sports |
      Date:
      7 / Apr / 2008 |
      Author:
      Fernando García Castro

      Deep sea fishing is one of the most important attractions in the Riviera Maya and from the 23rd to the 26th of April 2008 the vastly popular ''Cancun Billfish Classic'' will be held here, where amateur and experienced anglers alike will be competing. Read more...

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    • Yal-ku Lagoon

      Category:
      Ecotourism |
      Date:
      10 / Mar / 2008 |
      Author:
      Janine Dávila Madrid

      Yal-ku inlet is best reached via Akumal, a major development 105 km south of Cancun along the Cancun-Tulum Highway. Nothing comes close to the fantastic experience of snorkeling at Yalku Lagoon. Read more...

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    • World Class Boxing: Making History in Cancun

      Category:
      Sports |
      Date:
      15 / Feb / 2008 |
      Author:
      Fumiko Nobuoka

      Cancun.com proudly presents the WBC Heavyweight World Championship bout between heavyweight defending champion, Oleg Maskayev from Kazakhstan and interim champion and ex-Olympian, Samuel Peter "The Nigerian Nightmare". Read more...

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    • Cancun Reaches the Zenith of Mexican Soccer

      Category:
      Sports |
      Date:
      16 / Jan / 2008 |
      Author:
      Fernando García Castro

      The latest "buzz" in Cancun is about the new local soccer team, Potros de Hierro del Atlante. The team emerged once more victorious, with a new found passion, as the National Champions of Mexico. Cancun has a new attraction through Atlante and soccer. Read more...

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    • The Multicolored Magic of Bacalar

      Category:
      Culture & History |
      Date:
      28 / Nov / 2007 |
      Author:
      Miguel Ángel Hernández

      In the southern part of Quintana Roo, close to the border with Belize, Bacalar is home to lots of mysteries, adventures, and many a captivating story about bloody battles and pirate attacks, surrounded by a lovely landscape. Read more...

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    • Cancun's Beach Party 2007

      Category:
      Beaches |
      Date:
      28 / Jul / 2007 |
      Author:
      Miguel Ángel Hernández

      On August 10, 11 and 12, enjoy endless numbers of activities such as sports, listening to music, dancing, eating and drinking. Come to the 2nd Annual Beach Party in Cancun 2007! Read more...

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    • The Second Annual Riviera Maya Underground Film Festival

      Category:
      Groups & Special Events |
      Date:
      28 / Jun / 2007 |
      Author:
      Juan Pablo Pinzón

      From October the 3rd to the 7th will be carried out in Playa del Carmen the second annual "Riviera Maya Underground Film Festival," the international film festival of the Riviera Maya. This unparalleled event in the Mexican Caribbean gathers important filmmakers from around the world. Read more...

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    • Anthropological Tourism

      Category:
      Magic Places |
      Date:
      27 / Apr / 2007 |
      Author:
      Sonia Rivas

      What if there were a village that went through such intrusions, keeping its cultural values intact? Welcome to Isla Mujeres. Read more...

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    • The Colors and Flavors of Yucatecan Cuisine

      Category:
      Gastronomy |
      Date:
      28 / Mar / 2007 |
      Author:
      César Lozano

      The Yucatan's culinary delights are based on an exquisite blending of ingredients brought by the Spaniards during the Colony, with subsequent Caribbean and Middle Eastern additions. Read more...

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    • Kitesurfing: the latest craze in extreme sports

      Category:
      Extreme Sports |
      Date:
      24 / Jan / 2007 |
      Author:
      Mireille Pasos

      Kitesurfing has enjoyed a fast-growing popularity since it got to the United States in the late 90's; it is an exciting sport consisting of sliding over the waves with a board like those used for surfing, while being propelled by a huge, specialized kite. Read more...

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    • From Russia to Cancun: Far away… So close

      Category:
      Beaches |
      Date:
      15 / Dec / 2006 |
      Author:
      Paula Camera

      Cancun city, worldwide renowned by its gorgeous and paradisiacal white sandy beaches and pristine turquoise waters, in the last few years, a very singular kind of tourism appeared from far, far away lands: the Russian one. Read more...

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    • Holbox, the Island of the Scripts

      Category:
      Groups & Special Events |
      Date:
      10 / Nov / 2006 |
      Author:
      Miguel Ángel Hernández

      The First International Full-Length Workshop of the Yucatan Peninsula 2006 will be held from November 12th to the 25th. Read more...

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    • The First Film Festival of the Riviera Maya

      Category:
      Groups & Special Events |
      Date:
      11 / Sep / 2006 |
      Author:
      Juan Pablo Pinzón

      From October 18th to the 22nd will be carried out in Playa del Carmen the "Riviera Maya Underground Film Festival", which will be the first international film festival of the Riviera Maya. This unprecedented event in the Mexican Caribbean will gather important filmmakers from all around the world. Read more...

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    • The World's Biggest Beach Party in Cancun

      Category:
      Groups & Special Events |
      Date:
      7 / Aug / 2006 |
      Author:
      César Lozano

      On August 11, 12 and 13, an interesting event known as “the worlds biggest beach party in Cancun” will take place featuring a wide variety of open air and beach activities across the 12 km beach wide (7.46 mi) between Punta Cancun and Punta Nizuc. Read more...

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    • Cenotes: Sacred Paradises

      Category:
      Ecotourism |
      Date:
      15 / Jul / 2006 |
      Author:
      Paula Camera

      Cenotes are formations produced by rains and floods along million years that, when combined water and carbonic acid resulted underwater passages. Read more...

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    • Ecotourism in the Mexican Caribbean

      Category:
      Ecotourism |
      Date:
      17 / Jun / 2006 |
      Author:
      José Carlos Figueroa

      The Riviera Maya is more than just Cancun; this Caribbean region offers as well an ecological oriented tourism. Read more...

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    • A Breath of Fresh Air in Cancun

      Category:
      Community |
      Date:
      17 / May / 2006 |
      Author:
      Paula Camera

      Former Cancun citizens recount when they leant out of the window they found all kind of typical fauna like snakes, armadillos and even pumas. This landscape nowadays is surrounded by cement, shopping malls and buildings everywhere. Read more...

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    • Cancun's beach recovery

      Category:
      Beaches |
      Date:
      13 / Apr / 2006 |
      Author:
      César Lozano

      Cancun is world-wide recognized as one of the most gorgeous places in Mexico thanks to its natural beauties and its warm and hard-working people. Read more...

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    • Cancun, an ideal venue to mix business and pleasure

      Category:
      Groups & Special Events |
      Date:
      15 / Mar / 2006 |
      Author:
      Ricardo Reyes Moya

      After a hard working year of achieving goals and conquering challenges, a great reward for the employees of any company, is an incentive trip. Here you won't find only world-class facilities, but also amazing attractions and varied restaurants. Read more...

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    • A Magical Wedding in Cancun

      Category:
      Groups & Special Events |
      Date:
      14 / Jan / 2006 |
      Author:
      Ricardo Reyes Moya

      In the last years Cancun has served as scene for important weddings of millionaire magnates and famous international artists. Since its creation, Cancun has been known as an exotic and seductive city, today, this glamorous paradise is not unreachable anymore. Read more...

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    • Christmas in the Cancun style

      Category:
      Groups & Special Events |
      Date:
      22 / Dec / 2005 |
      Author:
      César Lozano

      Christmas season is a favorable time for convivial gatherings with the family or friends, the magical Christmas spirit overflows the environment with lights, colors and joy. Read more...

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    • A Great Weekend In Cancun

      Category:
      Magic Places |
      Date:
      23 / Nov / 2005 |
      Author:
      César Lozano

      Cancun, heaven on earth. It is easy to understand this phrase when visiting this tourist destination. Cancun is located in the Mexican Caribbean, where the turquoise blue waters and the white sand combine, making of this destination a unique place. Read more...

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    • Third Riviera Maya Jazz Festival

      Category:
      Groups & Special Events |
      Date:
      15 / Nov / 2005 |
      Author:
      Silvia Zeigerman

      Following the tradition of hosting international events, the Riviera Maya invites you to the Third Jazz Festival that will take place this year from November 17th to November 19th. Read more...

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    • The Yucatan Haciendas

      Category:
      Magic Places |
      Date:
      10 / Sep / 2005 |
      Author:
      César Lozano

      Yucatan haciendas emerged in the middle of the 19th century, due to the extraordinary demand for hard fibers in the international market, mainly for the American rope factories. This turned the henequen into the central axis of the Yucatan economy. Read more...