Sian Ka’an photo of the day – reefs in the Riviera Maya

Posted June 4, 2013 by Kay Walten in Riviera Maya Destinations,Riviera Maya Photos,Sustainable Tourism

The barrel sponges spawn each August in the Mexican Caribbean and are an incredible natural activity to watch. Barrel sponges are either male or female.

Wow, wow, and wow. This aerial shot of the Sian Ka'an biopshere shows the lagoon and ocean in this UNESCO park. The Sian Ka'an is full of wonderful surprises and this photo shows it all. The Sian Ka'an is a protected biosphere so tours and activities are conducted by local guides who are knowledgable and trained in local birds, eco-diversity, indigenous plants and the history. If you look at this photo you will see dark patches in the sea, the coral reefs in the Sian Ka'an. Amazing and...

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Riviera Maya Photo of the Day – Family reunions in the Riviera Maya are fun for everyone

Posted May 31, 2013 by Kay Walten in Destination Weddings,Family vacations,Riviera Maya Photos

Mayan Riviera family reuinions

Family reunions in the Riviera Maya are a huge hit! These kids of all ages are having a blast. With all the fun activities, amazing sites and natural beauty you can't go wrong planning your next family get together in the Mayan Riviera. Check out these Riviera Maya vacation villas built with big family fun in mind! Photo by Scott Brown Photo

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Riviera Maya Photo of the Day – What lies at the end of the coco road? Explore!

Posted May 30, 2013 by Kay Walten in Riviera Maya Destinations,Riviera Maya Photos

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The Riviera Maya is filled with mysterious, winding roads that lead to gorgeous, jungle cenotes, deserted beaches, or even a little secret place where you can pop open a cold beer and lie in a hammock. Some of our favorite gems were found while driving down beautiful coconut palm roads just like this one. Our passion for adventure and travel has put in some of the most beautiful locations in the Riviera Maya.  Where will your passion lead you in the Riviera Maya? Look at our Riviera Maya...

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Riviera Maya Photo of the Day – Mayan Ruins near Tulum

Posted May 29, 2013 by Kay Walten in Mayan Ruins,Riviera Maya Destinations,Riviera Maya Photos

Mayan Ruins in Riviera Maya, Mexico

The Mayan ruins of Muyil located just south of the Tulum Pueblo are some of the best in Riviera Maya. They are not famous like Chichen Itza, but they have a mysterious beauty all their own. Set in the lovely Yucatecan jungle near the shores of a tranquil lagoon, these ruins are believed to have been an important stop in the ancient Maya's maritime trade route along the coast.  The lagoon of Muyil is linked to the Caribbean sea by a canal system that was  hand dredged by the Maya. Check out...

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Riviera Maya Photo of the Day – Yoga by the Sea in Akumal

Posted May 28, 2013 by Kay Walten in Riviera Maya Activities,Riviera Maya Photos,Riviera Maya Services

Take a yoga class in Akumal, Riviera Maya, Mexico

Meet Akumal's resident Yogi, Michael Stewart. Michael has studied the practice of Yoga all over the world including London, Chicago and India. He keeps Akumal's locals in fit condition with regular classes given in the town yoga studio located above the arch. Whether you have been practicing  yoga for years or you are newbie, check out one of Michael's yoga classes by the Caribbean sea and you will never be the same. Discover some of our beautiful Akumal vacation rentals! Photo provided...

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Riviera Maya Photo of the Day – Meet Crocodiles Up Close at Crococun Zoo

Posted May 27, 2013 by Kay Walten in Riviera Maya Activities,Riviera Maya Photos

Crococun Zoo in Puerto Morelos, Mexico

No zoom feature used when taking this photo! We were only a few feet away from these big guys and there was no barrier between us. Lucky for us, they had breakfast before we got there. Crococun in Puerto Morelos is an interactive zoo where the family can learn about the very cool, feathery, furry and scaly inhabitants of the Yucatan. Meet monkeys, lizards, crocodiles, tropical birds and more. Check out some vacation rentals near Puerto Morelos!

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Riviera Maya Photo of the Day – Open Wide. It’s Whale Shark Season!

Posted May 24, 2013 by Kay Walten in Riviera Maya Activities,Riviera Maya events,Riviera Maya Photos

It's Whale Shark Season in the Riviera Maya

Open wide and say ahhhhh! Whale sharks are the largest fish on Earth. They can get up to 40 feet long and weigh more than 20 tons. Imagine swimming next to one of these gentle giants. Now you can until September, while the largest migration of whale sharks passes by the Yucatan Peninsula. "Swim with Whale Shark" tours run out of Isla Holbox and Isla Mujeres. Put this at the top of your "bucket list"! Check out some of our Isla Holbox vacation rentals!

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Riviera Maya Photo of the Day – Jungle Massage

Posted May 23, 2013 by Kay Walten in Riviera Maya Photos

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This photo evokes serenity big time!  Caribbean vacations are all about relaxing and renewing, and nothing says you're on vacation more than getting a massage. The Riviera Maya has dozens of spas, everything from luxury resort spas to massage palapas on the beach, so choose what suits your comfort level and let the healing begin. Click on any of these amazing destinations for an all-inclusive spa resort!

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Riviera Maya Photo of the Day – Sofia’s Fashions in Puerto Morelos

Posted May 22, 2013 by Kay Walten in Riviera Maya Destinations,Riviera Maya Photos

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Need a dress to wear to dinner at the resort? Forgot to pack a bathing suit cover up? Sofia's Fashions in Puerto Morelos is a ladies' trendy beach wear boutique with jewelry, dresses and sandals that reflect casual Caribbean style. Check out some vacation rentals near Puerto Morelos!

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Riviera Maya Photo of the Day – Spotted Trunkfish

Posted May 21, 2013 by Kay Walten in Riviera Maya Photos

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Whenever I see these funny little guys while out snorkeling in Akumal Bay, it brightens my day. Unlike other fish, their fins move in a rotary motion propelling them through the water, always reminding me of a child's bath toy. Check out some great vacation rentals near Akumal Bay!    

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