If you are unfamiliar with cenotes (say-note-tay) then you need to check these off the beach location out! They are a sneak peak into the diverse ecosystem of the Riviera Maya and a ton of fun. They are fresh water systems that are cooler than the sea, are are shallow and a great place to start snorkeling if you are a beginner.
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Mexican snacks are abundant. There are salty, crunchy, sour and sweet options that most North Americans have never heard of. We can report that they are really, really good, but once you try them, they do become addictive.
Vacationing in Mexico & the Riviera Maya know how much to tip maids, guides and taxi drivers. Cheat sheet to know who to tip and how much.
This 3 day trip report is a travel itinerary written by locals who live near the Sian Kaan Biosphere in the Riviera Maya Mexico, a UNESCO site.
Yal Ku Lagoon is a inland lagoon that connects to the Caribbean. Fresh water from surrounding cenotes escapes to the sea in this area. The result is a calm waterway that mixes both fresh and salt water called brackish water and creates a home for many fish species.