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Cancun boasts some of the best Caribbean beaches, amazing cenotes and diving sites, ancient Mayan temples, Island tours, whale sharks, nightlife and more.

Cenote Tours in Cancun and Riviera Maya

Cenote Tours in Cancun and Riviera Maya

Cenotes is the name given to the magical deep waterholes that are located throughout Cancun and the Riviera Maya. These natural wells are said to be the result of the fallout from a meteor that crashed into what is now the gulf of Mexico millions of years ago. Together with the help of mother nature over time, these deep wells with their subterranean rivers and caves have become the beauty spots for which the region is renowned. Cenote tours in Cancun never fail to inspire and leave you mesmerized. Cenotes Each of the cenotes near Cancun are unique, varying in depth, circumference and vegetation. Some have access to navigable underground river systems, some offer caves with stalactites and stalagmites for you to explore; some are more suitable for young families, while others are more suitable for extreme adventure. The experience is sure to be unlike anything you have encountered before. Sacred Energy Centers For the ancient Maya, cenotes were more than just beauty spots to be explored and enjoyed, they were a source of life …

Discover Costa Mujeres: A hidden jewel in Cancun

Discover Costa Mujeres: A hidden jewel in Cancun

When it comes to finding a new place to enjoy a getaway, Costa Mujeres has it all! Costa Mujeres is a secluded coastline community in northern Cancun with a privileged location, nestled among lush nature, unspoiled silky sandy beaches and the pristine turquoise hues of the Mexican Caribbean.  Costa Mujeres is in fact part of Isla Mujeres, a picturesque Magic Town island, but located in the continental area, a few minutes from downtown Cancun, which beckon tourists from all over the world to lie back and relax in inviting tropical backdrops. Additionally, travelers visiting Costa Mujeres can enjoy all the tourist landmarks and venues of interest that Cancun has to offer, including shopping, excursions to archaeological sites and the renown Hotel Zone, where impressive beaches, theme parks, museums, high-end cuisine restaurants and popular nightclubs are set, and located only a few miles away. Also, Cancun’s International Airport is only a 30-minute drive away. However, Costa Mujeres has its own landmarks that can be visited throughout the year, such as the Isla Blanca beach, a pristine …

Practical and creative uses of sargassum seaweed in the Caribbean

Practical and creative uses of sargassum seaweed in the Caribbean

Nature is giving the coasts of the Mexican Caribbean a unique raw material: sargassum. If anything characterizes Mexicans is the enormous creativity and adaptability that they have. Therefore, it’s not surprising that some entrepreneurs and brands have used to good advantage the arrival of sargassum to create different kinds of products and innovations with it. But, what can sargassum seaweed be used for? Faced with this natural phenomenon, different industries and specialists have highlighted some of the benefits that sargassum has. For example, it contains alginic acid, which can be applied as a thickener and emulsifier in the food industry; it has cellulose and hemicellulose, which are raw materials of paper; it generates ethanol, one of the main compounds for biofuel; and it was discovered that its properties also make it an excellent fertilizer. Knowing all this, Mexicans got their hands to work to take advantage of the sargassum that is arriving at the coasts, and turn it into eco-friendly products. Here are some examples of the most practical and creative uses of sargassum seaweed …