Light reflects off a shallow pool of turquoise water onto the limestone walls above it.

Tulum Beaches and Cenotes

Discover Tulum’s very best beaches—thick white sand, turquoise-blue water, gently bending palm trees—or go on a snorkeling adventure in an underground cenote. Yucatán experts Gary Chandler and Liza Prado advise you on all the best spots around Tulum.

Sculpted statues underwater are covered with algae as the sun filters through the water's surface.

Scuba Diving & Snorkeling around Isla Mujeres

Snorkelers can enjoy encounters with whale sharks or visit the remarkable underwater sculpture park near Manchones reef, and beginner divers and veterans alike will find plenty to explore as well. Learn more about the amazing underwater experiences available around Isla Mujeres.

Spectators watch as two dolphins leap synchronized out of the water.

Water Parks and Swimming with Dolphins in Cancún

Depending on your comfort and price range, you can interact with dolphins with a simple “fin shake” or enroll in a “trainer for a day” program. Read more to find out where you can swim with dolphins in Cancún, as well as where to cool off in a classic water park.

Moon Cozumel

Travel writers Gary Chandler and Liza Prado know the best ways to experience Cozumel—from celebrating Carnaval to diving down to Airplane Wreck. Chandler and Prado offer a range of interesting activities for every traveler, such as swimming with dolphins in Playa del Carmen, as well as unique trip ideas like The Best of Isla Cozumel. […]

Moon Spotlight Tulum

Moon Spotlight Tulum is an 86-page compact guide covering Tulum, southern Quintana Roo, Chichén-Itzá,and the Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve. Authors Gary Chandler and Liza Prado offer their seasoned advice on must-see attractions, and they include maps with sightseeing highlights so you can make the most of your time. This lightweight guide is packed with recommendations […]