Destinations

  • Sisal, Relaxation Within Reach

    It takes only 40 minutes to get from Mérida to the fishing village of Sisal. Three different roads link Mérida with Hunucmá, and from there one straight road goes directly to Sisal; there is no coastal link with Progreso or Celestún. This fact alone has protected Sisal from the out of control...

  • Dzilam de Bravo

    The Parque San Felipe offers one of the most unspoiled and spectacular bird watching areas in the Yucatán - and much more. Formerly difficult to...

  • A Little Trip to Playa del Carmen

    Sometimes we need a little break to get away from everyday life to recharge our batteries a bit and take some time out. We decided to take a...

  • Face to Face: Jessica Winkler

    Sometimes the most negative situations can motivate a person to achieve great things. Jessica Winkler is a true example of this: while living in...

  • Real Estate - Beach Homes

    Less than 35 minutes from Mérida lies another world - La Costa Esmeralda - the Emerald Coast. The north coast of...

  • Progreso

    In its role as the hub of Yucatán’s coastal communities, Progreso is something of a paradox. Its laid-back ambience is still appealing most of the...

  • Beach House For Sale in Telchac Puerto

    Villa Azzurra

    Perched on a soft, peaceful beach on Yucatan's Gulf of Mexico coast, Villa Azzurra is the ultimate in peaceful beach living....

  • Alacranes Reef

    Located 100 km. due north of Progreso at Lat./Long. 22.5 / -89.7  it is always a spectacular surprise to see the group of five atolls...

  • Technotel Beach

    The Gulf coast of Yucatán is attractive to many because it is still relatively undeveloped. However, this also means that hotel accommodation has...

  • Beaches of Quintana Roo

    Cancún
    Known as one of the most popular tourist resorts in the world, Cancún was nothing but a sleepy fishing village until...

  • Playa del Carmen


    If you are interested in coming to the Yucatán peninsula, you probably want to spend some time on the beaches of the Mexican Caribbean. The most...

  • Chetumal

    Chetumal, in southeastern Mexico on the border with Belize, is the small, quaint, capital of the state of Quintana Roo. Founded in 1898 with the...

  • Reef Yucatan Hotel



    The Reef Yucatán Hotel and Convention Center, located on the beautiful beaches of the Gulf of Mexico...

  • Port of Call: Progreso

    Progreso is one of Mexico’s major ports! To find out which cruise lines visit Progreso, go to...

  • Mahahual

    This classic fishing village is one of the last frontiers of the Mexican Caribbean....

  • Holbox Island

    Holbox (hol-bosh) is an island located near the northeastern tip of the Yucatán Peninsula in the state of Quintana Roo. It is part of the Yum...

  • El Cuyo

    El Cuyo is the hidden treasure of the Yucatecan emerald coast. You can find this charming fishermen's village on the northeast coast of the...

  • Day Trip: Celestun

    Every tourist guide I have consulted recommends a trip to Celestún. They cite the boat excursions through the...

  • Chicxulub

    Today, Chicxulub is known as a beach town on the Gulf Coast of the Yucatán just east of Progreso. It is a sleepy fishing village that is growing...

  • Chelem

    By Terrye Godown

    Beyond Mérida and Progreso lies a true diamond in the...

  • Beaches on the Gulf of Yucatan

    The state of Yucatán has about 250 miles of beachfront property. Many people from Mérida and other inland towns...

  • Telchac Puerto



    This port town is located about 20 minutes east of Progreso, making it just far enough away from the denser...

  • Celestun

    Located 60 miles southwest of Merida, Celestún is a quaint fishing village where the beaches are lovely and there...

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