Yucatan Photo of the Day – Kids LOVE whale sharks

Posted April 11, 2014 by LocoGringo in Family vacations,Loco Adventures,Riviera Maya Activities,Riviera Maya Photos,Yucatan Activities

whale shark tours for family vacations

Whale shark season begins June 1, just as the kids are getting out of school for the Summer. Swimming next to these gentle giants blows our minds as adults, just imagine what an incredible experience it is for kids. We highly recommend this Mexican Caribbean activity to anyone 8 years or older. Check out our whale shark adventure!

Yucatan Photo of the Day – Mayan altars

Posted March 19, 2014 by LocoGringo in Mindful Traveler,Riviera Maya Photos,Yucatan Activities

Mayan alter in Riviera Maya Mexico

Many of the Yucatan Peninsula's modern Maya still practice the religion of their ancestors, building altars to present their gods with gifts and offerings. This photo was taken in Punta Laguna where visitors can witness and even participate in a Mayan cleansing ceremony. Discover the natural beauty of the Punta Laguna Reserve.

Yucatan Photo of the Day – Easter customs in Mexico

Posted March 12, 2014 by LocoGringo in Mexican Culture,Mexico Destinations,Mindful Traveler,Yucatan Activities

Customs in Yucatan, Mexico

The mindful traveler learns about a country's culture. Mexico celebrates Pascua de Resurrección, or Easter in English, with great passion. This photo was taken in Izamal, Yucatán and is of the Mexican custom Vía Crucis (Way of the Cross), a street procession of actors portraying Roman soldiers and Christ bearing a cross. This custom is practiced in many Yucatecan cities. Discover historical cities of the Yucatan.

Yucatan Photo of the Day – Holbox is mindful travel

Posted March 4, 2014 by LocoGringo in Mexico Destinations,Mindful Traveler,Sustainable Tourism,Yucatan Activities

Isla Holbox Yucatan

A vacation to Isla Holbox is all natural, all beautiful and all mindful. There are no discos or fancy resorts, just kayaking, birdwatching, swimming, beach combing and sunset watching. Check out this very chic eco-resort.

Riviera Maya Mindful Travel Photo – Punta Laguna

Posted March 3, 2014 by LocoGringo in Loco Adventures,Riviera Maya Activities,Riviera Maya Photos,Sustainable Tourism,Yucatan Activities

wildlife in the riviera maya

Choosing to experience the Yucatan's animals living free in their natural habitat is sustainable travel at its best! Punta Laguna Monkey Reserve is one of our favorite places to visit when we want to get WILD! Check out another really cool Riviera Maya monkey hangout.

Yucatan Romantic Travel Tip – Rosas & Chocolate

Posted February 26, 2014 by LocoGringo in Food & Drink,Mexico Vacation Tips,Yucatan Activities

romantic bar in yucatan, mexico

For romantic dining and cocktails in Merida, Yucatan its gotta be Rosas & Chocolate Restaurant and Bar. Begin (or end) with live Jazz in the ultra sexy, open air Moon Lounge and then indulge in gourmet dishes in the lush gardens. Discover the romantic, colonial city known as Merida.

Discover Romantic Adventure in the Yucatan

Posted by LocoGringo in Loco Adventures,Mexico Destinations,Mexico Vacation Tips,Yucatan Activities

romance in yucatan, mexico

Find out what captivated early explorers when they discovered the Yucatan Peninsula - this place has a romantic draw you cannot deny. Bountiful biodiversity, passionate people, lush landscapes, all coming together to create a vacation destination unlike any other in Mexico. Whether you are budget travelers or jet setters you will surrender to its magic and fall head-over-heels in love with the Yucatan. For couples seeking adventure and romance, the Yucatan has so many enchanted places. Here...

Yucatan Photo of the Day – The cathedral

Posted February 21, 2014 by LocoGringo in Mexico Destinations,Yucatan Activities

church in Valladolid, Mexico

The cathedrals and iglesias (churches) of the Yucatan are beautiful. This cathedral in Valladolid is often visited by tourists during a day trip. Consider staying  overnight and experiencing the dramatic lighting throughout this charming colonial city. Learn more about Valladolid.

Yucatan Photo of the Day – Romance and elegance

Posted February 12, 2014 by LocoGringo in Mexico Destinations,Mexico Vacation Tips,Yucatan Activities

Haciendas and hotels of Yucatan, Mexico

What could be more romantic than staying in a centuries old hacienda surrounded by old world charm and elegance? Check out our selection of Yucatan haciendas.

Yucatan Photo of the Day – Ek Balam Mayan ruins

Posted January 23, 2014 by LocoGringo in Mayan Ruins,Mindful Traveler,Yucatan Activities

Ek Balam Mayan ruins in Mexico

Winter vacations in Yucatan, when the days are not too hot, are perfect for ruin trekking! Look at this awesome, sunny day at Ek Balam ruins. Visit the Mayan ruins of Yucatan.

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