Explore Chichen Itza
Chichen Itza is an ancient city Mayan city and it is one of the most visited places in Mexico. This UNESCO world heritage site is an absolute must to explore when you visit the Yucatan Peninsula. You will feel like you are Indiana Jones while walking around this historical site.
Swimming in the cenotes is the most popular thing to do when you visit Yucatan. You should add one or two cenotes to your list. It is so refreshing to swim in the clear water in a cave. There are many cenotes around the Yucatan Peninsula, but these are the cool ones that are recommended to visit: Dzitnip, Azul, Dos Ojos, and La Noria.
The Yellow Town, Izamal
When you walk around in Izamal, all you can see will be the amazing buildings that are all painted in yellow. This cheerful town is built on Mayan hills. While you can soak up the amazing history and the culture of the Mayan Civilization, you can take nice photos for your Instagram feed while visiting this colorful town.
Playa Del Carmen
Playa del Carmen is a great destination for many tourists that is located on the coast of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula. You can enjoy a sunny day on the beach, you can explore the amazing culture and the food, or you can party until the sunrise in this beautiful city!
Spiritual Time in Tulum
Tulum is one of the most known cities in Mexico and around the Yucatan Peninsula. What Tulum offers for you is some relaxing time while enjoying nature. You can spend some time laying down on the beach, or you can explore an adventure in the jungles around the area.
Party in Cancun
After relaxing in Tulum, you might want to get some tequila and have the best party of your life in Cancun. The nightlife in Cancun is something you should experience! This city has even more things to offer if you stay for a few days like swimming with the whale sharks or scuba diving.
Learn about the Culture in Merida
Many people think that Yucatan’s best cities are Tulum and Cancun, but Merida is a beautiful one you need to visit when you travel to Mexico. Merida is a great place to learn about the culture, the history, and the food! The street food here is an absolute must-try because Merida is known for its best local food all around in Mexico.
Explore the Wildlife in Sian Ka’an Bio Reserve
There are so many things to do in nature when visiting the Yucatan Peninsula. Sian Ka’an BioReserve should be on the bucket list for nature lovers because you will see the protected UNESCO World Heritage endangered species there. You can hire a boat and enjoy the view of the jungle too!
Sunbathing in Akumal
Akumal is a small town where you can find amazing white sand beaches. You can go snorkelling or enjoy the sun and the ocean breeze while laying down on the beach away from the crowds.
Sea of Stars in Holbox
This is the most magical place you can visit in the Yucatan Peninsula. A small island called Holbox near Playa del Carmen and Merida is home to bioluminescent planktons which create the illusion of blue stars glowing in the dark in the ocean. There are many other fun things to do in Holbox, but going to the beach in the dark should be on your list!