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The Mexican Caribbean: Cancun, Cozumel, Riviera Maya and More

Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula is home to some of the Caribbean's greatest and most popular resort areas, including famous cruise stops and Spring Break destinations like Cancun and Cozumel, the posh Riviera Maya, and the Mayan ruins and historic cities of Quintana Roo state.
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  2. Cozumel (7)
  3. Mexican Caribbean Attractions (31)
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  5. Playa del Carmen (9)
  6. Riviera Maya (50)
  7. Tulum (4)

Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula
Situated between the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea, the Yucatan Peninsula comprises the Mexican states of Yucatan, Campeche and Quintana Roo. With world-famous archaeological sites, enchanting colonial cities, romantic haciendas and resorts, beautiful beaches and distinct cuisine, the Yucatan Peninsula is a great vacation destination.

Mexico Eco-Resorts
Mexico's Yucat n Peninsula isn't all Cancun Spring Break mayhem. It's also home to a number of quiet, carefully tended eco-preserves. Here are some of the best:

Mexican Destination Weddings
Destination weddings are all about providing memorable experiences for couples and their guests, and the best resorts host a lavish and exotic affair while delivering everything from fine dining and unique event settings to exciting activities that help seal the bond between the bride and groom and their guests, says destination-wedding expert Marianne Weiman-Nelson of Special Occasions, Inc. Mex…

Mexico Honeymoons
Mexico's classic honeymoon destinations have a timeless appeal, with names that evoke paradisiacal imagery in a single word: Cabo, Baja, Cozumel, Cancun. But another Mexico also awaits couples with a sense of adventure and a taste for culture and history, beckoning visitors to discover the high-energy charms of Mexico City as well as quiet colonial towns like Cuernavaca and Taxco. Honeymoons who …

Caribbean Nudist and Clothing Optional Resorts
My picks for the top clothing-optional resorts in the Caribbean.

Mexico Travel Safety - Mexico Travel Safety Warnings and Information
Is it safe to travel to Mexico? It depends upon your destination, but the Mexican Caribbean is generally considered safe.

Yucatecan Cuisine - Popular Dishes from the Yucatan
The cuisine of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula has a flavor all its own. The influence of the ancient Maya, whose legacy can be felt in many aspects of life in the Yucatan, is especially prevalent in the food of the region.

Mexico Resorts - Tips, Cautions, and Points to Note about Mexico Resorts
Mexico resorts are extremely popular with families, who love the beaches, pools, kids' programs, and all inclusive pricing. It's good, however, to keep a few points in mind, and know what to expect.

Sustainable Tourism on the Riviera Maya
Mexico's Riviera Maya is home to some of the country's most beautiful beaches and important Mayan ruins. The Riviera Maya runs from just south of Cancún on the Yucatán Peninsula along the coast to Tulúm. The area's turquoise waters, pristine beaches and varied attractions draw visitors from around the world.

Spas of Mexico for Romance
Exotic yet close, Mexico has long been a favorite destination of couples. We flock to its beaches, archeological treasures, and luxury resorts. And now we're discovering Mexico is ideal for a spa vacation as well. An experience that can soothe the mind, pamper the body, and elevate the spirit, a romantic spa getaway provides an uncommon setting for lovers to reconnect.

Coba - Coba Ruins Mexico
Cobá is a Pre-Columbia Mayan archeological site located in the state of Quintana Roo, Mexico, around 27 miles northwest of Tulum. The name translates from the Mayan to mean "water stirred (or ruffled) by the wind."

Mayakoba Mexico Information
If you haven't yet heard of Mayakoba in Mexico, you soon will. Mayakoba, which is located on the Riviera Maya, is a master-planned resort village that hugs the country's Caribbean coast. Mayakoba is a 40-minute drive south of Cancun.

Mayan Riviera All Inclusive Resorts and Highlights for Families
The "Mayan Riviera", or "Riviera Maya", south of Cancun in Mexico is a top spot for families for two reasons: many all inclusive resorts offer watersports, kids' programs for ages 4 to 12, and landsports and family activities, and the 130 km from Cancun south to Tulum offers fun and fascinating activities.

Before You Buy a Mexican All-Inclusive Vacation
All-inclusive vacations are meant to be hassle-free, and in the best cases they are, but to make sure that you have a great time, you need to do some research before you put your money down.

Mexico Resorts for Lovers
There are many reasons why Mexico remains one of the world's top romantic destinations and a favorite of honeymooners. Great resorts, warm weather, and places where money goes farther are among them.

Spanish Beach Vocabulary
What's your idea of the perfect vacation? For many people, it's spending days on the beach, listening to the waves pounding on the sand. And if you're a beach-lover, sooner or later you'll find yourself somewhere where Spanish is spoken — whether in the pricey resort town of Cancún, on the Mediterranean coast of Spain, the Caribbean, or on an island off the coast of Venezuela.

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