The Yucatan Peninsula is considered one of the best destinations to enjoy a vacation to suit you. Located in the southeast of Mexico, this region offers a wide variety of attractions throughout the year, whether aquatic, cultural, ecotourism, adventure or luxury.
Here are some reasons to know and let you fall in love for the southeast of Mexico:
One factor in favor of all tourists is the climate that prevails in the region, because every day there are favorable temperatures to enjoy different activities. Whether it’s a walk through a colonial city, a walk to the beach, a day of shopping or an ecotourism tour of some region.
The Yucatan Peninsula has a wide variety of archaeological sites that you can enjoy to learn more about the Mayan culture. Archeological sites such as Chichen Itza, Uxmal, Coba, San Gervasio, Dzibilchaltun, Ek Balam, Calakmul and Tulum are just some of the best known in this place.
Its white sand, its intense sun and temperatures over 30 ° make this destination one of the favorite of hundreds of tourists who come to Yucatan, Campeche or Q. Roo. The Mexican Caribbean is notable for its turquoise color and crystal clear waters that make the Riviera Maya region one of the most beautiful beaches in the world.
It is known as “wells” of fresh water in which you can swim. There are several types: open sky, semi-open and underground or grotto. These places is one of the most visited attractions and enjoyed by vacationers as well as admire the beauty of the places, they always have direct contact with people from the region that make them part of everyday life and its traditions.
The appetizers such as panucho, salbut, stuffed cheese, Poc-Chuc, handmade tortillas and others, make this region an authentic paradise of flavors, also being a fishing area will make the dishes of the sea a delicacy fresh and as an additional point the prices to enjoy some are very accessible.
Surrounded by jungle areas, the Yucatan Peninsula has large ecological reserves such as Calakmul in Campeche, Sian Ka’an in Q. Roo and Celestún in Yucatan, to mention only some of each State. In each you can enjoy sightings of monkeys, flamingos and even big cats like the jaguar.
Touring the history of Yucatán and its henequen haciendas through its monumental buildings will make your vacation a unique experience. In some of them you can enjoy guided tours, travel by truck (small cart pulled by horses) and feel part of the henequen boom period.
There is a wide variety of events that you can attend for free in the Historic Centers of each State. In the case of Mérida there is an event every day in order to promote the visit of tourism and the culture of Yucatán.
Visiting the Yucatan Peninsula means getting lost in the beauty of one of its six Magical Towns: Izamal and Valladolid in Yucatán; Isla Mujeres, Tulum, Bacalar in Quintana Roo and Palizada in Campeche. All offer something different and unique that characterizes them as the most sought after and visited destinations in the Peninsula.
The warmth of its people and friendliness with tourists is the main characteristics of the southeast. In addition, the sunsets and sunrises, landscapes, colors and places make it an excellent destination to take photographs.