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Places Tours

Places Tours

 

Cancun is one of the world’s most popular tourist destinations because of its grand diversity and ability to please everyone with its great fashion and shopping, ecological tours for the more adventurous, fabulous bars and restaurants, world class golf and so much more. Add to this the surrounding treasures of this outstanding resort, such as the nearby islands of Cozumel, Holbox, Isla Mujeres, Isla Contoy; the multicultural Playa del Carmen, Valladolid and the seaside fishing village of Puerto Morelos each with its own charm and beauty and unique personality.

COZUMEL

The largest island in the Mexican Caribbean is approximately 10 miles wide by 30 miles long. San Miguel de Cozumel is its only town and is located on the west side of the island. It is where most of its hotels are located.

People visiting Cozumel have a great variety of accommodation types from which to choose: hotels, All-Inclusive resorts, rustic oceanfront villas, or ocean-view bungalows.

Cozumel means paradise for those who love nature, those who scuba dive or snorkel and for romantics: ancient Mayans worshipped Ixchel, the goddess of love and fertility, on this island. Cozumel seduces the budget traveler as well because it has just about anything a Caribbean vacation haven could offer at reasonable prices.

Cozumel
Holbox

HOLBOX

Holbox offers incomparable sunsets that can be seen from the most gorgeous beaches; it is an exotic place full of attractions. Here you can get excited about being in direct contact with nature or, if you prefer, simply relax. On this island, you will find plenty of romantic and charming bungalows that will offer you all the delightful pleasures of the typical Caribbean lifestyle. Hundreds of flamingoes can be seen flying over this wonderful island at certain times of the day or while they are eating fish and seaweed in the lagoon.

The island features a modest population comprised mainly of fishermen, incomparable white beaches, and exotic wildlife. This remote place, away from massive tourism, belongs to the natural reserve and protected area of Yum Balam.Sample the pleasures of this unequalled island. Its simple tourist infrastructure and relaxed lifestyle offer you an unforgettable Holbox vacation.

ISLA CONTOY

The beautiful island of Contoy is located where the Caribbean Sea the Gulf of Mexico, about 30km south of Isla Mujeres. Isla Contoy has no inhabitants apart from the wildlife, and is only 8.5Km in length and has a surface area of 230 hectares. Only a few tour companies have permission to bring guests to the island and only 200 visitors are allowed each day as so as to cause minimal disturbance to the wildlife, so when you visit you can enjoy true tranquility and nature at its finest.

Isla Contoy is considered the most important nesting place of sea birds in all of the Mexican Caribbean. Protected by the Mexican government since 1961, and declared a National Park in February 1998. Contoy is a paradise with secluded sandy white beaches and lush palm trees, and boasts more than a hundred and fifty migrating and resident bird species. It is also a nesting place for sea turtles.

Isla Contoy
Isla Mujeres

ISLA MUJERES

The island was so named by Spanish conquerors because of the many clay figurines of females discovered when they came ashore here centuries ago. Isla Mujeres is located off the coast of Cancun, separated from the mainland by a small 7-mile strait, and even though it is incredibly close to this busy city, life on the island remains peaceful and slow-paced.

To visit Isla Mujeres, is to visit the most idyllic spot in the Caribbean, favored not only for the wonderful weather and stunning views, but also for the hospitable atmosphere experienced from the moment the ferry (takes just 20 minutes from Puerto Juarez in Cancun) comes into dock. Once there, you can choose to either walk around, or alternatively rent a golf cart or bicycle and explore all the attractions this five mile long island has to offer. As soon as you get off the boat and walk down the main street, you'll experience the warmth of the locals who will greet you kindly with a smile.

PLAYA DEL CARMEN

Playa del Carmen is the ideal place to spend a day, your entire vacation, or to live. The town has grown parallel to the beach so wherever you are in Playa you'll feel its closeness.

Playa del Carmen evolved from a small village to a lively cosmopolitan city with the fastest urban development rate in Mexico. Surrounded by natural wonders and inhabited by people from all over, Playa is an irresistible magnet for international visitors.

Its main axis, 5th Avenue, is a catwalk where the ultra chic meets the hippest funk in a blend of styles, colors, and tastes in the Mayan land that they now all call home.

Playa del Carmen
Puerto Morelos

PUERTO MORELOS

Puerto Morelos is a friendly, laid-back fishing village located only 35km from Cancun. The bohemian, tranquil atmosphere attracts people from all over the world, many of whom have chosen to make it their home. You will be seduced but its natural beauty and charm which transport you a million miles away from the glitz and glamour of Cancun.

VALLADOLID

Colonial City Valladolid, where two important passages of Mexico’s history took place: “the War of the Castes” in 1847 and the “First Spark of the Mexican Revolution” in 1910: today, it is known as the “Heroic City” and the “Capital of Eastern Maya”. Valladolid combines features of its pre-Hispanic past, of the colonial period and of today’s lifestyle. It has great natural, historical, sociocultural, gastronomic wealth; but most importantly, it includes the presence of live traditions and customs.

Valladolid

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