Yucatán Outside Cancun

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See more Best Places to Eat Like a Local Mussels at De Noordzee, Brussels Squeeze in amid the regulars at this outdoor fish stall—they’re all devouring massive plates of perfectly steamed mussels. $$ Steak at La Cabrera, Buenos Aires For God’s...
Set to open any minute now, the Mayan-influenced, 17-room Rosas & Xocolate, in Mérida, Mexico, is a gustatory experience as enticing as the hotel’s name: chocolate made by the on-site chocolatier at turndown, cacao-based body treatments, a bar w...
Though I had seen hundreds of photos of Chichén Itzá, I was still overwhelmed when I encountered the spectacular Mayan site for the first time. But I was also disappointed: the photos hadn't shown the bus-crammed parking lot, the theme-park-style ...
Motel of the FutureHaving stayed in many poorly designed motel rooms, we were glad to see "Motels Restyled" [August], in which T&L invited designers to create something better (at least on paper). We have one further suggestion. Any architect wh...
Hoping to attract American golfers to exotic warm-weather locales that can be readily accessed from the States, real estate developers and hoteliers are betting increasingly on Mexico. In Los Cabos, at the exclusive oceanfront community Diamante C...
Like pilgrims who trek to far-flung places to catch the sun at equinox, I have come to Dzitnup cenote, in the center of the state of Yucatán, Mexico, at 7 a.m., to see a renowned sunbeam pass through the earth's crust and strike the surface of an ...
Church bells are pealing as I enter the Plaza Grande, Mérida's main square, which is bordered by 16th-century Spanish colonial buildings and the oldest cathedral in the Americas, built with stones from a Mayan temple. Citizens exchange greetings, ...
See our list of 27 affordable beach resorts. Imagine yourself, for an indulgent moment, sunbathing on Tiririca Beach in Brazil’s Bahia. Palm trees cast slender shadows along the stretch of golden sand; the sparkling, azure ocean beckons you in fo...
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I sat on a limestone block at the apex of the giant pyramid, gazing south. The wind sent green waves lapping through the treetops below me, cutting the heat of late March. Butterflies in a dozen colors bounced on the breeze. In the distance I coul...
Mexico Cooking Classes Explore local markets in Mérida with a chef and pick up the ingredients for sopa lima (lime soup), and panuchos and salbutes (regional tacos). International Kitchen; six nights from $2,745 per person. France Perfume Scho...