Mexico One Beach at a Time Part 1

5 May 2014

Cancun – Yucatan Peninsula

With 23 km of pristine stretches of white sand, where rows of thatched umbrella’s known as palapas shade beachgoers from the radiant Mexican sun, Cancun is one of the most sought after beach resort destinations in the world.  Surrounded by the shimmering turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea, Bahia Mujeres and Nichupte Lagoon, travellers here can enjoy an incredible variety of stunning beaches, each with something unique to offer.  For those that love romantic sunsets, tranquil azure waters alive with beautiful sea-life or a calm bay to take the family, Playa Tortugas and Playa Caracol are the ideal beaches.  Great for snorkelling or just lounging in the sun, both beaches offer a relaxing hideaway perfect for a chilled day.  As you move farther south to the shores of the Mexican Caribbean, the popular beaches of Playa Marlin and Playa Chac-Mool boast wide stretches of sand flanked by lively turquoise surf, perfect for a day playing amongst big waves.  Complete with beaches edged by world-class resorts, incredible shopping and wild night hotspots, whether you want to take the kids for a fun day in the sun, enjoy a romantic day with your honey or party all night long, Cancun has everything you need for the ultimate beach holiday.

Cancun, Mexico "Cancun is one of the most sought after beach resort destinations in the world"

Playa Del Carmen - Riviera Maya

Renowned for crystal clear deep blue water and stunningly white sand, the beaches of Playa Del Carmen boast relaxing tranquility alongside a vibrantly stylish town.  An ideal base from which to explore all the hidden gems the Riviera Maya has to offer, Playa Del Carmen has long been one of the most popular after destinations along the Mexican Caribbean.   Whether you wish to spend your holiday relaxing in a seaside hammock or going on a scuba adventure below the waves, Playa Del Carmen has the perfect beach for you.  Get in some much needed relaxation along the tranquil shores of Punta Maroma.  Heralded as one of the most beautiful beaches on the peninsula, both locals and travellers come here to enjoyupscale resorts and translucent waters.  For the nature enthusiast, the powdery white sand and turquoise waters of Akumal offer travellers the ideal location for snorkelling and scuba diving.  Known for its population of sea turtles, and stunning reef, Akumal is perfect for anyone looking for an oceanic adventure.  If you prefer to stay dry, the Mayan walled city of Tulum is an incredible slice of local history and an ultra-cool day trip.  As night falls, explore the incredible local shops, restaurants and bars of town.  From the shopping street of Quinta Avenida to stylish beach clubs Playa Del Carmen has something for everyone.

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