Yucatan & Riviera Maya Romantic Travel Index

Yucatan & Riviera Maya


Cancun for Lovers by Paris Permenter & John Bigley

Fast Facts: Cancun and Cozumel From when to go to how to dress.

Cancun: Mexico Hotspot by Paris Permenter & John Bigley Water as clear as tequila, history as old as the Mayas, and an atmosphere as hot as the temperature all add up to one spectacular honeymoon destination: Cancun. This Mexican resort island tempts couples with Caribbean delights and a pace that can range from fiesta to siesta, whatever the two of you are seeking. Couples feel the pulse of life beat strongly here, dancing in crowded discos or arm-in-arm on moonlight beaches

Destination Weddings  in Yucatan by Judy Abbott Once only available to the rich and famous as they were cost prohibitive, Destination Weddings are now possible for all us common folk. And the Yucatan, in the land of the Maya, is the new and happening place for such weddings.

Weddings at JW Marriott Cancun Resort & Spa Planning your wedding in Cancun; an interview with the wedding planner.

Riviera Maya

Yucatan Flu Boo – Why It’s Good for You By Herb Rubinstein, Travel Writer The Yucatan Peninsula is used to disaster but more accustomed to it arriving by sea.  The Swine Flu broke like a cheap piñata raining down economic misery that is just now starting to ease.

Iberostar Paraiso Lindo by Paris Permenter & John Bigley A luxury all-inclusive for couples in search of romance on the Riviera Maya

Iberostar Paraiso Lindo Photo Gallery

Ecotourism Fun along the Riviera Maya by Paris Permenter & John Bigley

The Royal Hideaway by Eleanor S. Morris The royal treatment begins when you drive through the elegant porte-cochere of this Caribbean all-inclusive resort on the glamorous Mayan Riviera. Greeted by a smiling staff with refreshing scented towels after your drive down from Cancun to the beautiful suburb of Playa del Carmen’s Playacar, you’ll further relax with champagne.

Slow Down on the Riviera Maya in Mexico By Holly Reich By the second day of vacation on the Riviera Maya in Mexico, I was feeling very brave. After trying on a couple of bikinis at our resort’s gift shop, I edged out of the dressing room. “Don’t you have anything a little fuller, I asked the young salesgirl, blushing. “I’m too old to wear one of these Brazilian types.” Her answer was nothing short of life affirming: ” A woman is allowed to look sexy at any age.” I bought it – and wore it — without a second thought. Viva Mexico!

Cancun: A Luxury Resort Engulfed in Tourist Attributes by Habeeb Salloum “We have the most perfect resort in the world. It’s the only spot on earth which was picked by computer for development as a tourist centre.” Our Cancún guide Manual glowed with pride.“You know that when Mexico in 1960 was searching for a spot to build a new resort, data on all possible sites were fed into a computer and it was discovered that Cancún was the perfect location – a place where many honeymooners travel to spend their days of bliss.”

Yucatan’s Place in the Sun by Gerry Watkins Honeymooners and romantics have a wide variety of choices for hideaways near fun spots.

Away to Sea on the Norwegian Sea by Eleanor S. Morris With quality entertainment as well as the adventure of going to the two countries, Mexico and Honduras, the ship has been popular with both new and repeat guests.

Luxury in the Land of the Maya by Paris Permenter & John Bigley Slowly, we swam through the dark, cool water, snorkeling along an underground river that carved its way to the edge of the Yucatan peninsula. Centuries ago, the Mayas had bathed at this site before crossing the sea to worship on the island of Cozumel.

Isla Mujeres

Isla Mujeres Honeymoon Planner: What the two of you need to know from accommodations and dining to shopping and activities. A special section with photo galleries, links, articles, and more.

Isla Mujeres: “Margaritaville” Redux by Holly Reich After downing four shots of ‘fire water’ at La Adelita Tequileria on Isla Mujeres, a laid-back island off the coast of Cancun, the owner Juan J. Carrillo Figueroa, asked, “Who wants to swallow the scorpion?”


Isla Cozumel, Island of Swallows by Eleanor S. Morris Fly off to Cozumel, the Mayan’s “island of swallows,” a 28-mile long, 11-mile wide spot of beautiful beaches and untamed jungle on the blue waters of the Caribbean off the coast of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula. Laid back and casual, with but one town, San Miguel, the island has been a vacation haven for years, and still remains a relaxing scene in spite of being a newly-discovered port of call for cruise ships.

Cozumel celebrates Carnaval


Adventure in the Yucatan–Stay in the a Luxurious Hotel in Merida and Go Adventuring in Mayaland by Eleanor S. Morris The Hyatt Regency in the heart of this romantic city in Mexico’s Yucatan serves as a comfortable base for adventure lovers.

New Magic of the Mystical Maya Unearthed Photos and article by Eleanor S. Morris For some adventurous couples, romance in Mexico’s Yucatan can mean exploring ancient Mayan ruins just recently unearthed.

Merida, Jewel of the Yucatan by Eleanor S. Morris Here’s a place like Europe, only you don’t have to cross the ocean to find horse-drawn carriages along wide avenues, wrought-iron balconies, sparkling fountains and old world atmosphere. Right in our own hemisphere we have Merida, whose wide boulevards, radiating out like a star, are modeled after Baron Haussmann’s famed Paris avenues.

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