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Family Mexico: Mayan temple adventures

12 days from £3,217pp

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Family Mexico: Mayan temple adventures

12 days from £3,217pp

Price excludes international flights at the beginning and end of the trip

 

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Our family holiday to Mexico’s Yucatán peninsula is jam packed with fun things to do and exciting, educational opportunities to boot. It’s a perfect destination for families, with plenty of sunshine, sandy beaches and jungle ruins. Hotels have facilities and attractions for family members of all ages. 

Mexico’s Yucatán peninsula, with sunny Caribbean beaches on the Mayan Riviera offering both water sports and the ruined pyramids and temples of the Maya shrouded in jungle is a fun-packed family destination. A direct flight from the UK, short drives linking attractions, a huge range of eateries and friendly local people make it even more so.

Here, you’ll find vestiges of the once supreme Mayan civilisation. Sites replete with temples and pyramids festooned with sacred carvings were, once abandoned, swallowed up by a rapacious jungle but are now gradually being revealed. There’re all rather Indiana Jones. You’ll visit the best known sites, Chichén Itzá, Uxmal and Tulum: all are easily accessible; your guides will explain the history while the children climb the pyramids. 

You’ll also be based at the lively Spanish colonial town of Mérida, visit graceful Spanish colonial towns with their friendly Mayan inhabitants. Street markets, restaurants of all types and entertainments flourish here. 

At your beach hotel base on the soft-sand Caribbean coast at family-friendly Playa del Carmen there is time to laze on the beach and take part in water-sports and visit nearby wildlife reserves.

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Holiday itinerary

Day 1

Arrive in Cancún. Transfer to your hotel not far from the centre of town.

Day 2

Guided visit to sub-aquatic sculpture museum.

Day 3

Drive to Mayan archaeological site at Chichén Itzá. Overnight.

Day 4

Drive to Mérida, lively colonial and Mayan city; 4n.

Day 5

Guided tour to sisal hacienda Sotuta de Peón.

Day 6

Guided explorations of Mayan sites Uxmal and Kabah.

Day 7

Guided day trip to Celestún on the Gulf coast.

Day 8

By road to Playa del Carmen on the Mayan Riviera.

Day 9

Guided excursion to Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve.

Day 10

Guided trip to Tulum and Xel Há.

Day 11

At leisure on the beach.

Day 12

Transfer to Cancún airport for international flight home.

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Included in this holiday

Tulum
Places visited

 
Underwater gallery
Things to do

 
Beachscape Villas at Kin Ha
Accommodation

 

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