From ancient pyramids, to caves, volcanoes, water holes and even a creepy island of dolls, there are so many different things to explore in Mexico City.
A busy, vibrant city, with something different in every district! Arriving in Mexico City I didn’t quite know what to expect.
There are several places in Mexico where you can see the traditions of The Flying Man. Known as the ritual ceremony of the Voladores (the flyers); it is considered an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNSECO.
Xcaret is both an eco-park and a company. There are six different parks that make up part of the Xcaret branded attractions around Cancun and the Yucatán Peninsula.
There are so many beach clubs in Playa del Carmen. They literally line the white sand beaches, providing travellers with an awesome location to kick back, relax and soak up that Caribbean sunshine!
Pez Vela was probably my favourite dining place in Playa del Carmen. I’m ashamed to admit that this was largely because I got to eat my dinner on a swing, and I am clearly a child at heart.
Ik’Kil Cenote was beyond amazing. It was spectacularly breathtaking and more beautiful in real life than any picture I had ever seen. I feel like there aren’t accurate words to describe the unbelievable natural beauty of this place.
For our four days in Playa del Carmen we stayed at La Tortuga Hotel and Spa, located on 10th Avenue between 12th and 14th Street North. Hotel la Tortuga is one of the few intimate boutique style hotels in Playa del Carmen.
Chichén Itzá is one of those places that I never really believed I would get to until we were actually there. It seemed like something out of an ancient legend.
After our morning adventure – swimming in underground rivers and finding the white sand beaches of Xcaret we wanted to explore the rest of the park. You could easily walk around Xcaret for hours and always see something new.
Without a doubt Xcaret is one of my favourite places on Earth. It is a natural wonderland with an endless amount of things to, and I have never been anywhere like it in my life.
On advice from a stranger while I was working in a bikini store, I stumbled upon Playa del Carmen. And I have never been happier that I took the advice of a complete stranger.
One of our favourite places on the Yucatan Peninsula, Playa del Carmen is a mix of the modern and old fashioned Mexico. Here’s your essential guide to help you plan your first trip to this charming little town.