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The Yucatan

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What is the lure of The Yucatan? For many the crystal clear waters of the Caribbean sea, the white sand beaches, the awesome resorts, the romance, history and the mystery of the jungles and mangroves is the reason they decide to vacation in this unique and wonderful getaway.

The Yucatan is the one place in the world where the sun always shines every day, you might see an occasion rain shower, but the sun returns just as beautiful as before. The magnificent sunsets over the Caribbean Sea are a romantic's paradise. Just sitting on the beach in each others arms as the sun goes down will bond your love.

The Yucatan is the host of Mexico's most popular resort areas. The location of the resort area is on the eastern coastline of the Yucatan. It is washed by the clear waters of the Caribbean Sea and has a semi tropical climate. The beaches along this side of the Yucatan are never ending and the world's fifth longest barrier reef is here and separates the mainland from Cozumel. Cancun, Cozumel and Isla Mujeres are tropical paradises where many tourist flock to enjoy a unique and adventurous vacation.

The Mayan Indians have a lot to do with the fascination of the Yucatan. Whether you are horseback riding, golfing or just enjoy the beach you will be able to see many artifacts that were built by the Mayan Indians. There are still temples, buildings and other archaeological finds throughout this entire region. There are many tours that will whisk you away back in time to visit these ancient shrines all over the Yucatan area. Not only can you visit these historical areas, but there are also four major parks or reserves that have many exciting tours which will take you through the jungles and mangroves. You can also enjoy horseback riding, hiking, swimming with dolphins and enjoy the Caribbean Sea by strolling along the beach. Snorkeling tours are also available that will give you a glimpse of the unique coral reef. To find out more about these unique parks you can visit their websites at http://,,, and

Deep sea fishing is another great reason to visit the Yucatan. If you ever wanted to catch a Blue Marlin, White Marlin, Sail Fish, Grouper, Wahoo, Amberjack, Dolphin Fish, Barracuda, Kingfish, Blackfin Tuna, Red Snapper, or Bonita then you will love the adventure of catching the big one through many deep sea fishing tours that are available in the Yucatan. To find out more about fishing charters and fishing tours you can visit these websites,,, and

Scuba diving and snorkeling has many visitors returning to the Yucatan as often as they can. The coral reef that is constantly changing has divers wanting to return to see what they may have missed. Enjoy the underwater world around the Yucatan can be as much fun as exploring the land. You can learn more about tours and other information for snorkeling and scuba at these websites,, and

If golf is your favorite past time then the Yucatan has wonderful golf courses that will not only allow you to enjoy your golfing experience but the beautiful Caribbean Sea as well. You may even find remains of the Mayan Indians on the golf course. Most of these golf courses are championship courses and offer a variety of packages. You will love golfing with the Caribbean breeze at your back while enjoying the never ending sunshine. For more information on the different golf course around the Yucatan you can visit this website You can also call The Hilton Cancun Beach & Golf Resort at 98-81-80-16 or 98-818-000, The Gran Melia Cancun at 98-885-1160, 998 885 1114 or 98-831-1230, Cancun Oasis Golf Club at 52 998 885 0867, the Playacar golf club at 52-987-306-24 just to name a few.

If it is the crystal clear Caribbean Sea and the white sand beaches that call you to visit the Yucatan then you will be excited to know that this area has many to offer. The beaches in the Yucatan are know to be the most beautiful and unique beaches in the world.

The Yucatan is a magical place where you can enjoy doing all the things that you only dream about. Enjoy what the Yucatan has to offer and you soon will be on your own adventure exploring this unique, beautiful and magical area in several different ways.

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