Guadalajara is Mexico`s second biggest city, and in many respects can be considered the quintessential Mexican destination. This is the birthplace of mariachi music and tequila, but also one of the country’s industrial and business centers, sometimes referred to as Mexico`s Silicon Valley. Guadalajara is a city full of attractions; the visitor will enjoy its cosmopolitan atmosphere which has not forgotten its rural traditions and customs.
It is located 178 kms from Playa del Carmen and is one of Mexico’s most important arquelogical sites. It has been named one of the seven wonders of the modern world.
Chichén Itzá is a world-famous complex of Mayan ruins. A massive step pyramid known as El Castillo dominates the 6.5-sq.-km. ancient city, which thrived from around 600 A.D. to the 1200s. Graphic stone carvings survive at structures like the ball court, Temple of the Warriors and the Wall of the Skulls. Nightly sound-and-light shows illuminate the buildings` sophisticated geometry.
Isla Mujeres is a beautiful, peaceful paradise just across the Bahia de Mujeres (Bay of Women) from Cancun Mexico. Isla Mujeres is more laid-back and tranquil than Cancun, but that doesn`t mean there isn`t plenty to do, it just means you can do nothing at all or fill your day with water sports, shopping, exploring and drinking in that special atmosphere that is Isla Mujeres.
Known for beautiful white sand beaches, calm crystal clear turquoise waters and the friendliest locals in the Mexican Caribbean. Isla’s diversity, from the fisherman, artists and musicians to divers, chefs and ex-pats, make up a community unlike any other. With the beauty of the Caribbean, the heritage of the Mayans, and the easygoing charm of the people, Isla Mujeres has become a haven for people from all over the world.
Take a direct ferry from Playa del Carmen (only 45 min) to reach this beautiful island that is home to eco parks, arquelogical sites and to the world´s second largest barrier reef.
HOLBOX ISLAND, XEL HÁ, XPLOR, MONKEY SANCTUARY, SWIMMING WITH DOLPHINS, ISLA MUJERES, TULUM AND MUCH MORE!
Delve into the trails of Xcaret to discover how the Mayan jungle and culture of Mexico combine in more than 50 exciting attractions. Located on the seashore near Playa del Carmen in the Riviera Maya, Xcaret has attractions for everyone. Enjoy a traditional Fiesta Charra and the Mayan Ball Game, or if you are a nature lover visit the Jaguar Island and our colorful Butterfly Pavillion. You can also enjoy the Caribbean Sea! Take a snorkeling tour, swim in underground rivers and have fun with the Dolphin Swim. When night falls, you will be our guest of honor at the presentation "Xcaret Mexico Espectacular", a celebration of light and color with 300 artists that will take you through the history of Mexico.
Cenotes are natural acts of magic, more specifically, they are sinkholes primarily made of limestone – There are over 6,000 of these throughout the whole Yucatán Peninsula and each one of them is uniquely amazing. They’re filled with either fresh water from the rain, or connected throughout underwater cavern systems filled with salt wáter.
You can also take magical journey through the crystal museum that is Río Secreto, where the history of our planet is written on the myriad geological formations, and where floating in its clear fresh water your life will change forever. Río Secreto could very well be one of the great world wonders. Experience this stunning underground river with thousands of dramatic stalactites and stalagmites. It`s like stepping back in time to witness something mysterious and truly spectacular.
As a duty free shopping city, you can find considerably cheaper prices on clothes, cosmetics and fine jewelry among its many shops and shopping centers. These include: The Plaza Las Américas Shopping Center, with more than 50 stores and three large department stores and the La Isla Shopping Village Shopping Center, with more than 150 stores where exclusive brands stand out, independent design and a different architectural bet the usual.