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Tipping In Mexico: Who And How Much?

October 15th, 2018
Tipping In Mexico: Who And How Much? Planning on visiting Playa del Carmen, Cancun, Cozumel, or Tulum for your vacation? Becoming trip savvy should also include understanding the etiquette of tipping in Mexico: Who and how much? Look at the following guide to get it just right… Hotels When you stay at a hotel in a tourist destination you may find tip envelopes left for you to fill! Otherwise, you should leave between 20 and 25 pesos per night to thank the staff for a clean room on a daily basis. You’ll be expected to tip your porter from 10...   Continue Reading...
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10 Things You Need To Know Before Travelling To Cozumel

October 8th, 2018
10 Things You Need To Know Before Travelling To Cozumel Looking for an island retreat where mangrove forests are abundant? With cenotes that are filled with clear waters just waiting to be explored? And with a tropical climate where temperatures can reach record highs? Look no further than Cozumel in the Caribbean Sea! The island boasts more than 300 restaurants, with hotels, bars, and cinemas. And a whole host of water activities to keep you occupied. Want to know more? See 10 things you need to know before travelling to Cozumel here… 1. Getting There Cozumel has an International Airport,...   Continue Reading...
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What Is The Best Time To Visit Cancun?

October 4th, 2018
What Is The Best Time To Visit Cancun? Cancun is a thriving tourist destination in Mexico. It’s filled with walkways around central parks. And is famous for its Mayan archaeological sites. The beaches have soft, coral sands and are surrounded by the Caribbean Sea. You’ll be able to take advantage of activities underwater. Or fly through the air with a jet-pack. This huge resort is ideal for travellers on any budget! So, what is the best time to visit Cancun? Read on… Cancun Weather Overview To find out the best time to visit Cancun, you’ll need to know about the...   Continue Reading...
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Whale Sharks: Is it a whale or a shark?

September 26th, 2018
Despite the scary name Whale Sharks are actually one of the calmest creatures in the ocean. And swimming with Whale Sharks is an adventure not to be missed! Whale Sharks are abundant in Mexico from June to September. So that’s the best time to arrange snorkelling alongside them. It’s always a good idea to do a little research before you commit – so here are some facts about the largest fish in the world… Get Answers to Frequently Asked Questions… Whale Shark: is it a Whale or a Shark? Whale sharks are most definitely sharks. They are however very untypical...   Continue Reading...
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Everything You Wanted To Know About Bull Sharks, But Were Too Afraid To Ask

September 25th, 2018
Everything You Wanted To Know About Bull Sharks, But Were Too Afraid To Ask If you love scuba diving, then bull shark diving near Playa del Carmen is one for the wish list! For this extreme scuba diving experience, you’ll need your Advanced Open water certificate. The best time to go is from November to March. This is when the bull sharks migrate to give birth. You’ll get qualified diving guides who are very strict on safety measures so you’ll be secure as you dive with these powerful creatures. Want to know more before you go? Look at everything you...   Continue Reading...
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Best things to do in Cancun Mexico. Hint: Number 3 is Scuba Diving

September 18th, 2018
Best things to do in Cancun Mexico. Hint: Number 3 is Scuba Diving Cancun, Mexico draws in visitors from all over the world every year. It might be the turquoise clear waters. It could be Mexico's amazing sunshine. The food. The nightlife. Or it might be a combination of them all. But after you've soaked up the rays. Tried some of the mouthwatering local dishes. And had a few cocktails on the nearest glorious white-sand beach. It's time to start thinking about what else you could get up to during your stay… If you’re wondering what to do in Cancun,...   Continue Reading...
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What Is The Best Time To Visit Cozumel?

September 5th, 2018
What Is The Best Time To Visit Cozumel? Cozumel is an island in the Caribbean Sea off the eastern coast of Mexico’s Yucatan peninsula. It's home to a variety of natural beaches with soft white sands – and is a destination for both adventure and romance. The island is largely underdeveloped with large expanses of jungle – and the snorkelling and scuba diving is truly incredible. What is the best time to visit Cozumel? Read on... The Dry Season The temperature in Cozumel from February through to April is warm but not too hot - reaching about 25 degrees Celsius,...   Continue Reading...
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Discover Soliman Bay in Mexico – the Reef and Snorkeling

August 22nd, 2018
Discovering the Soliman Bay in Mexico - the Reef and Snorkeling Soliman Bay is a classic Mexico tourist destination. A cluster of picturesque villas, cabanas and little bungalows butting right up to the sands, set in the arch of a little-visited yet paradisiacal beach. If white sands, relative privacy and a whole lot of sea and sun are what you had in mind for your Mexican holiday, secluded Soliman Bay could well be the place for you. But while the bay is a quiet place to stay on the surface, there's a whole lot of action under the water and...   Continue Reading...
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Things To Do In Playa del Carmen When Not Snorkelling Or Diving

August 13th, 2018
Things To Do In Playa del Carmen When Not Snorkelling Or Diving Playa del Carmen is renowned for its underground water-filled caves and crystal clear waters where you can snorkel and dive to your hearts content. But this popular tourist destination has so much more to offer – from the picturesque golf courses to the large outdoor eco-parks – here are some things to do in Playa del Carmen when not snorkelling or diving… Beaches There are lots of different beaches along the front – and all of them are free. The beach in front of Parque Fundadores has great...   Continue Reading...
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Exploring the San Gervasio Mayan ruins in Cozumel

August 7th, 2018
Exploring the San Gervasio Mayan ruins in Cozumel Cozumel Island is the largest island in the Mexican Caribbean. It is situated off the eastern coast of Mexico's Yucatán Peninsula, opposite Playa del Carmen, and close to the Yucatán Channel. The municipality is part of the state of Quintana Roo, Mexico. It is home to the San Gervasio ruins which have an important historical-cultural significance on the island. History of the Mayan Settlement The San Gervasio ruins have a history which dates back to 100 BC and extends through to the 16th century. This is around the time when the Maya...   Continue Reading...