Yucatan Peninsula

Why you should visit the Yucatan Peninsula

  • Extraordinary culture and history of the Mayans
  • Charming colonial towns and some idyllic beach properties
  • Visit the magnificent Chichen Itza, the seventh wonder of the modern world
  • A network of underground rivers and lagoons make for adventurous exploration
  • Great snorkelling, diving and fishing opportunities

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“Make sure you visit Uxmal in the early morning before the crowds; you could easily find you have the site to yourself which is magical” says Justin Wateridge after his recent holiday to Mexico.

A little more about the Yucatan Peninsula

A holiday to The Yucatan Peninsula wouldn't be complete without discovering the realm of the Maya at the spectacular Chichen Itza, the seventh wonder of the modern world. Other archaeological sites strewn throughout the area include the equally impressive Uxmal, Kabah, Edzna and Tulum.

Spanish influence is still evident in the walled city of Campeche with San Miguel Fort proudly guarding the city. Also steeped in history is the handsome colonial city of Merida with many narrow cobbled streets, intimate shady plazas and the beautiful henequen haciendas.

Travelling throughout the Yucatan area a network of underground rivers and lagoons await exploration through innumerable limestone sinkholes. These fascinating cenotes are perfect for swimming, snorkelling and diving. The wetlands provide excellent bird watching opportunities, and the Caribbean coastline fringed with beautiful beaches provides a variety of water sports.

We have selected a range of excellent beach properties which we would recommend in Accommodation or better still give us a call so that we can find the right property for you.

When to go to the Yucatan Peninsula

The best time to visit is between November and May.

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