THE YUCATAN PENINSULA
1 Cenote Ik-Kil. This jungle-surrounded lagoon is 5 km from Chichén Itzá and 3 km from Valladolid.
2 Chichén Itzá. In its 25 square kilometers it houses the Kukulcán pyramid, several ceremonial temples, the Caracol astronomical observatory, a cenote and some steam baths.
3 Uxmal. This ancient Mayan city is part of the Puuc Route that links sites in western Yucatán.
4 Tulum. It was an active Mayan commercial port.
5 Xel-Ha Reserve. Its freshwater lagoons, a few meters from the sea, are a magnificent place for swimming.
6 Isla Mujeres. It is a destination famous for its coconut palm beaches and its proximity to the Caribbean barrier reef.