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The Negative Effects of Sunscreen on the Riviera Maya Environment

There is one important thing to remember when you go to the beach, snorkel, dive or swim in a cenote: use biodegradable sunscreen. Many products used by consumers to protect them from the harmful UV rays of the sun also contain additives and chemicals that can prove harmful to you and the environment. When sunscreen …

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Sargassum Explained: Myths and Facts You Should Know

Some of the great attractions of the Riviera Maya are its beaches with white sand and turquoise blue seas, unfortunately these have been affected by a species of algae called sargassum in recent years. You have probably heard of this and the truth is that many media outlets have opted to exaggerate the magnitude of …

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Why is The Cancun International Airport so Important?

Surrounded by natural beauties among the jungle of the Mexican southeast, archeological zones, large resorts, parks and hotels, a few minutes from places like Cancun, Playa del Carmen and the Riviera Maya, Cancun Airport is the second airport to which most tourists arrive. Mexico after the Mexico City Airport. Its IATA code is CUN, and …

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Here’s Your Riviera Maya Ruins Guide

Through the monuments of these fortresses, the spirits of the past travel: the Mayan gods. These kings of the Yucatan Peninsula and rulers of the Caribbean Sea have not ceased to inhabit this region bathed in sunlight. They live in these archaeological zones in Quintana Roo. The shelters of the past where mysticism and architectural …

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Playa del Carmen, the best Gay-Friendly destination

The paradise of the Riviera Maya, with its beautiful beaches and ideal climate to enjoy a vacation in total relaxation, has been the place that tourists prefer to visit. However, for the LGBT community, it is a destination with added value, as Playa del Carmen is characterized by warmly welcoming gay couples of different nationalities. …

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