Isla Cozumel played a deeply significant role in the Maya world. The island’s primary site—known as San Gervasio today—was dedicated to Ixchel, the Maya goddess of fertility, the moon, childbirth, medicine, and weaving. Read on to discover more about archaeological sites on the island.
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.
Renting a car is a nice way to get out of downtown and see the rest of the island. It is virtually impossible to get lost, and you can visit all the main spots in a day or two. Read on to learn about the average costs and how to avoid tourist scams.
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.
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. […]
This full-color guide to Cancún and Cozumel includes vibrant photos and helpful planning maps. Experienced Mexico travelers Gary Chandler and Liza Prado know the best way to travel Cancún and Cozumel—from a romantic getaway in Tulum to cenote hopping along the Riviera Maya. Chandler and Prado include engaging itinerary ideas for a variety of trip […]
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 […]
Being able to speak Spanish is not necessary for visiting (or even moving to) Mexico, but it can open up a lot of doors. In this article, author Julie Doherty Meade covers the benefits and difficulties of learning Spanish in Mexico, as well as where to find language classes around the country.