Yucatán & Mundo Maya

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This large peninsula bordered by the Riviera Maya and encompassing three states that once formed a large part of the mighty Mayan empire embodies a little of everything that a Mexico holiday has to offer.

The Yucatán Peninsula is a wonderful mix of ancient ruins, rainforests, colonial cities and natural wonders. Delve into ancient Mayan culture through its modern-day descendants, who are still influenced by them in their dress, language, religion and cuisine. The cultivation of crops such as chicle and henequen, used to make rope, led to the construction of beautiful haciendas, now turned into stunning boutique hotels. Stroll among the old streets and baroque architecture of colonial-era towns such as Merida and Campeche. Explore not just the more famous Mayan sites of Uxmal and Chichen Itza but those lesser known sites close to the Belizean border, such as Kohunlich. Bird-watchers will love the Biosphere Reserve at Celestun, especially for its large colony of flamingos.

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‘Greetings. this has turned out to be a paradise in so many ways....so a big thank you from us.

Wonderful support from your company over here....we were met at the airport (with flowers!!!!!) and introduced to our personal guide who is fabulous. Can't get over the attention to detail ....cool flannels, chilled water, fresh juice on arrival, bag full of thoughtful goodies for our trip, wonderful rooms with bathrooms bigger than our bedroom at home(!) and we were upgraded to a suite and as I write we are listening to tropical birdsong as we look out over the lagoon from our balcony. Wow!!!!!

I could go on but I'll spare you.

Thanks a million

Judy and Mike’


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