6 Must-See Places During Group Trips to the Yucatan Peninsula
So, you and your friends have decided you’re going to fullfill that dream and finally make it to the Yucatan together. You’ve been researching all about group trips to the Yucatan Peninsula but have no idea where to begin! We’re here to make it easy for you by breaking down our top 6 “must-see” places where you and your group need to go.
You can’t go wrong when you visit Merida because not only is it the capital but also the largest city in the Yucatan Peninsula. While in Merida you will have plenty of opportunities to take in some history and culture in that they have one of the largest history districts in the Americas.
If you want to see something truly amazing and a place that you will always talk about then Holbox is the place for you. A small island just north of Cancun, Holbox has not been diluted by tourists which makes you feel totally free from the world. The main industry in Holbox is fishing, and there are plenty of local guides that can take you out for a fishing trip you won’t soon forget.
Cancun is known quite simply as one of the biggest vacation spots in the world. While Cancun is known as a spring break destination there is much to do after the spring break season is over. There are over 30 hotels in Cancun, most of which fall in the area called the “hotel zone”. Since there are so many hotel properties in Cancun there is a property for everyone.
Cozumel is one of the most sought after destinations in the Caribbean. The coral reef off the coast of Cozumel is the second largest in the world and brings divers from around the world. The crystal blue waters allows for some of the best snorkeling and scuba diving known to man. This island is a water sports enthusiast heaven.
5.) Playa Del Carmen:
Playa del Carmen is located just south of Cancun along the Riviera Maya. Like most other cities in the Yucatan Peninsula, Playa del Carmen has a multitude of history to be seen. Originally Playa del Carmen was a small fishing town with a ferry to Cozumel. People visiting the area soon began to realize that Playa del Carmen have some of the best beaches and crystal blue waters in Mexico. It was a nice place to get away from the crowds of Cancun.
After you get your fill of Cancun be sure to venture southward, about an hour, to a town called Tulum. This is one of the most historic areas of Mexican culture housing a number of Mayan ruins for you to see. The ruins located in Tulum are the third most visited in Mexico next to Chichen-Itza and Teotihuacan. Tulum has a great mix of culture, history, and relaxation.
As you can see there is pretty much something for everybody when planning group trips to the Yucatan Peninsula. Now its just a matter of picking the custom trip that fits your needs.