The Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico's southeastern corner juts out between the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean. Incredible Maya ruins including Chichen Itza and Uxmal, stunning white sand beaches, vibrant culture and colonial towns. Accommodation ranges from luxurious beachfront resorts to exquisite rural haciendas lovingly restored into boutique hotels.
Its incredible Maya ruins, white sand beaches, colonial history and biodiversity make it an alluring vacation destination perfect for first time visitors to Mexico. There are undiscovered gems such as Campeche, thriving Mayan villages and magnificent archaeological sites to explore, including the Chichen Itza, Uxmal and the clifftop site of Tulum. Against a stunning back-drop of dense jungle teeming with flora and fauna, hidden cenotes (flooded limestone sinkholes) and beautiful ocean-swept sands, you can go horse-riding, deep-sea fishing, snorkeling or scuba diving in an underwater paradise of corals and exotic marine life. Accommodation ranges from luxurious beachfront resorts to exquisite rural haciendas lovingly restored into boutique hotels.