Seeing Sea Turtles – Akumal Bay, Mexico

In summer, visitors to Akumal, Mexico have the opportunity to observe the complete life cycle of sea turtles from hatching to nesting. During a recent trip, we stayed one night…

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5 Favorite Things – Isla Mujeres

1. Explore the underwater world nearby. Isla Mujeres provides an ideal starting point for snorkeling and scuba diving. Manchones Reef is one of the best sites for snorkelers and divers…

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12 Undeniable Reasons to Explore Mexico

Last week, CNN.com published an article titled "3 undeniable reasons to explore Mexico" (http://www.cnn.com/2013/01/29/travel/mexico-three-reasons/index.html). The three reasons listed included gastronomy, pre-Hispanic sites, and swimming in cenotes. We wholeheartedly agree with…

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Swimming with Sea Turtles – Akumal, Mexico

Akumal, the first resort town in Mexico's Riviera Maya, remains a far cry from the hustle and bustle of its northern neighbors Playa del Carmen and Cancun.  Akumal means "place…

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