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Yucatán, Mexico"s hidden beaches and ruins

a traveler"s guide

by Memo Barroso

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Published by Harmony Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Yucatán (Mexico : State)
    • Subjects:
    • Yucatán (Mexico : State) -- Guidebooks.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Memo Barroso.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF1376 .B28 1983
      The Physical Object
      Pagination189 p. :
      Number of Pages189
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3500936M
      ISBN 100517547899
      LC Control Number82021200

      Kabah Mayan Ruins are located 23 km. at the southeast of Uxmal near the freeway ; the right detour in the 16th kilometer has been interpreted as “Lord with the powerful hand”. This city was always in the Mayan culture soul, even after the Spanish conquest and is mentioned in ancient texts like Chilam Balam, that’s why it’s supposed it was a place as important as Uxmal.   Tulum Ruins – The Ancient Mayan Ruins. One of the biggest draws to choosing to stay in Tulum, was the ruins that are directly on the beach. The ruins are less than 3 miles from the town, and easy to get to by bike or taxi. Outside the ruins, there are some vendors selling crafts and souvenirs, and a few restaurants as well.

        Mayan influences are scattered across Mexico and Central America, not only in the form of ancient ruins, but also the millions of descendents of Mayans who continue to speak Mayan languages today. While there are numerous Mayan ruins to experience, here are four that we visited and can recommend: 4 Must-See Mayan Ruins in the Yucatan Peninsula 1. Tulum Mayan Ruins is located in a historic area of Tulum known for its beautiful beaches and array of dining options. Tulum is home to hotels and other accommodations, so you can find something that's perfect for your stay. Staying Near Tulum Mayan Ruins.

      View riveting photos of Mayan ruins scattered across the the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico. From Ek' Balam to Chichen Itza, these monuments to an ancient civilization resonate to today. Non-touristy beaches and places in the Yucatan?? Try making a circle from the airport to enjoy charming Valladolid, to see the ruins and cenotes nearby, and then head for Tulum via Coba, a good balance of ruins/history, and fresh/ocean places to swim and relax.


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Yucatán, Mexico"s hidden beaches and ruins by Memo Barroso Download PDF EPUB FB2

Yucatan: Mexico's Hidden Beaches and Ruins - A Traveler's Guide [Memo, Barroso] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Yucatan: Mexico's Hidden Beaches and Ruins - A Traveler's GuideAuthor: Barroso Memo. Suzanne Barbezat is a freelance writer specializing in Mexican travel, culture, and food.

Mexico has over miles ( km) of coastline, and of course, it is not all made up of popular resort areas like Acapulco, Cancun, and the Riviera Maya. Mexico's top beach destinations do certainly offer some beautiful scenes, but the country's less. New to the tourist radar, Ek’ Balam has quickly made the list of best ruins in Mexico.

The walled city contains 45 structures, and you can even climb the main pyramid for amazing views. Ek’ Balam is widely known for the preservation of the plaster on the tomb of King Ukit Kan Lek Tok’, who is buried in the largest pyramid.

The Tulum ruins definitely win for having the most beautiful location of all the ruins. Their placement on the cliffs overlooking some of the most beautiful white sand and turquoise water beaches on the coast is breathtaking.

The ruins are pretty and impressive too. They are not the biggest individual buildings, but the site is fairly large.

This is a secret beach in the Marietas Islands, off the Mexican coast of Puerto Vallarta Credit: Miguel Naranjo. The Playa Del Amor. The beaches near Merida also tend not to be bombarded by the influx of Sargasso seaweed that often affects Mexico’s Mexicos hidden beaches and ruins book beaches.

An added appeal of the beaches near Merida is that you’ll pay a fraction of the cost at restaurants and hotels on these Gulf Coast beaches, compared to the Yucatan peninsula’s eastern shores. An Archaeological Guide to Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula [Kelly, Joyce, Kelly, Jerry] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

An Archaeological Guide to Cited by: 2. Most of the activities center on the main au naturel pool, deck, and beach area. But there is a lot more to do at Hidden Beach Mexico if you so choose.

For On-Line shopping, see Book On-Line. Call Castaways Travel for your free roundtrip airport transfers for 4 paid nights or more.

For a Castaways Travel Counselor or a Manual request, see. The Carribean side of Mexico has so many great places to see and Mayan / Aztec ruins that it is hard to even comprehend.

As far as sheer beauty though the coastal Mayan ruins in Tulum are one of the best. This was the last of the Mayan ruins I visited on my short time in the area, and it was an impressive way to finish my visit.

"After Tulum, we made a short drive to Tankah Pueblo to enjoy the cool waters of several cenotes, thrilling ziplines, cliff jumping, snorkeling, canoeing and the best meal we had in Riviera Maya." "The parking lot attendant, Antonio, was super friendly and hooked us up with a great package deal that included entrance to the ruins, day passes to a beautiful beach resort a few.

Cenote Ik Kil is located relatively close to the Mayan ruins of Chichen Itza. Many say that it’s one of the most stunning of its kind in all of Mexico. Unlike many other cenotes in the country, Cenote Ik Kil also offers some excellent facilities, including a restaurant and cottages for overnight stays.

- You must visit Tulum. Only 1 hour from Playa del Carmen, with gorgeous beaches, hot dining spots, Mayan ruins, activities, cenotes, diving. Stay with us. eachgetaways or Your Best Getaway [email protected] See more ideas about Tulum mexico, Tulum and Beautiful beaches pins.

Cenote Samula – near Valladolid. Cenote Samula provides a similiar enclosed atmosphere as Cenote X’Keken but instead of the stalactites, the highlight is a small hole on its ceiling where tree roots cascade a few meters towards the cenote. This is also source of the natural light which shines over the water.

In contrast to the other cenotes in the Yucatan, there is a shallow area. Tulum - the best beach in the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico. Only here you have a unique opportunity to swim in the sea near the ancien / read more» //   Book a table on the terrace and you’ll be treated to the best seats in the house.

If you can’t stomach any more tacos, consider Merc one of the newest additions to the city. There are lots of beaches to choose from. In Playa del Carmen you find crowded beaches lined with cafes, hotels and services. In Akumal you’ll find a lush tropical setting, a beautiful beach and excellent snorkeling.

Further south you hit the spectacular Tulum Ruins Beach located right at ancient Mayan ruins. For more info see: Mayan Riviera. The Mayan World is one of the most fascinating and unexplainable mysteries of the world for its social,cultural, and political history and for its architectural masterpieces that still today stand through the passage of time, and continue to amaze the millions of tourists that visit per year the archeological sites that represent the legacy of the Mayan Civilization.

Hidden Beach Resort. Located in Kantenah on the Riviera Maya, approximately one hour south of Cancun, Hidden Beach is an upscale, luxurious, all-inclusive nude resort. Travel to Mexico with Sonia Gil. Sonia explores one of Mexico's magical beaches and one of the Maya people's most intriguing ancient cities.

Her tips prove invaluable for visiting the ever popular. About this trip Pack your binoculars and embark on an intense birding adventure to the environmentally diverse Yucatán Peninsula. Witness native birds soar above the stunning ruins of Chichén Itzá, Hochob, Becán, Oxtankah, Cobá, and other archaeological sites on this journey through the Maya world.

Finding the quiet side of Mexico’s Yucatán Originally published Ap at pm Updated May 1, at pm Getting away from it all on the beach near Majahual in Mexico's Yucatán. The Hidden Beach of the Marieta Islands, Mexico. The unintended result of Mexican military tests, "la Playa del Amor" is a secret, unique, and protected beach reserve.

Found in the Marieta Islands off the coast of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, the beach was formed by an accidental military bomb drop.In recent years Tulum has become a hot spot for tourism, attracting visitors with its foodie scene and white sand beaches. But the city, located south of Cancun, is also famous for its Mayan ruins.