By Violeta H. Cantarell
In Yucatán there are no true rivers above ground, only formations called rías, which are entries from the ocean to the coast, forming canals with abundant aquatic vegetation called mangroves.
The natural wonders of the state of Yucatán are innumerable and some of the most important and unusual are the cenotes, or sinkholes.
The natural wonders of the state of Yucatán are countless and some of the most important and unusual are the "cenotes", or sinkholes.
If you are looking to do something different, something the whole world has not done yet, and you have already visited Mayan ruins, Mérida's Centro Historico, and the downtown market, the coast of the Gulf of Mexico should be your next stop. All along the Yucatecan coast of the Gulf of Mexico, you will find beaches, lazy beach towns, delicious restaurants and many different kinds of eco-tourism adventures.
San Crisanto is a small fishing village located 52 km. east of Progreso, and 10 km. past Telchac Puerto. It is characterized by its abundant production of coconut trees, which has led it to become known as the host of the Annual Coconut Festival, where this fruit is offered in various desserts made by local producers.