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  Cenote Cenote - is the name given in Central America and southern Mexico to a type of freshwater-filled limestone sinkhole. Cenotes were formed at low sea-level stages during the Pleistocene Epoch. They are fully or partially collapsed karst caves. Mature cenotes often resemble small, circular lakes or lagoons with sheer drops at the edges. Some cenotes flow out to the ocean. Where the fresh and saltwater meet, a blurry halocline layer can be found...More >>
Chichen Itza Chichen Itza - is a large pre-Columbian archaeological site built by the Maya civilization, located in the northern center of the Yucatán Peninsula, present-day Mexico. Chichen Itza is World Heritage Site and is a very popular tourist destination; it is the most visited of the major Maya archaelogical sites...More >>
Cancun Interactive Aquarium Interactive Aquarium - Located in the middle of the hotel zone, this small but modern aquarium lets you get up close and personal with aquatic life. You can pet sea rays, nurse sharks, starfish, etc. There is also a chance to swim with dolphins in a large pool and a covered tank where you can feed the sharks from the safety of a cage with a diving trainer and equipment.
Isla Mujeres Turtle Farm Isla Mujeres - is the name of a small island, as well as the town on that island, a short distance off the coast of the north east of the Yucatan Peninsula in the Caribbean Sea. Isla Mujeres is one of the eight municipalities of the Mexican state of Quintana Roo. It is about 13 km north east of Cancún. There are boat and ferry tours daily to the island. Visit the turtle farm...More >>
Cancun Spring Break

Spring Break - Around March Cancún experiences a flood of college students (usually from the United States). Cancun is the #1 destination for Spring break in Mexico. It takes a back stage to Acapulco at times. Cancun has been a preferred destination for spring breakers, with tens of thousands of college and high school students descending upon this resort town to drink away the sorrows of midterms in a multitude of bars and clubs...More >>

Tulum Tulum - is on the Yucatan Peninsula, in Mexico. The tropical beach backdrop is the main attraction of this picturesque, much-visited small ruin on the shore of the Caribbean Sea. There is also a modern town of the same name nearby, often called Tulum Pueblo. Tulum appears to have been an important site for the worship of the Descending God....More >>