Overnight in Merida.

Day 3 (Thurs) - Merida - Izamal - Chciken Itza - Cancun

Check out from the hotel and commence a city tour in Merida before we start our way to Izamal to visit a quaint colonial city where time seems to be stopped. The city's convent has the second largest atrium in the world after the one at St. Peters in the Vatican. The first missionary convent in Mexico was built in Izamal as the city was founded just after 1542.
We will continue to the archaeological site of Chichen Itza, an archaeological site that represents the most intact and impressive of the ruins of the Mayan Civilization that the modern world preserves today. Chichen Itza means "Mouth of the well of the Itzaes". Its impressive constructions include the splendid Castle or Pyramid of Kukulcan, the Ball court; the Observatory and the Sacred well just to mention a few. All of these structures are breathtaking.

After the visit, we will continue towards Cancun, where you will be dropped off in your hotel.

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Taste of Yucatan + Secrets Silversands Riviera Cancun

5.0 stars

uxmal + riviera maya, cancun

The Experience

Overview

The Mayan Culture reigned on the Yucatan Peninsula, on the Southe Estern side of Mexico, enclosed by the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea. It was in this area, where the Mayans reached their superior degree of development. Nonetheless, the Mayan Civilization covered a vast extension, from Mexico's Southern Pacific Coast and all the way in to Central America. Traces of Maya nomad settlements date back to 1500 BC. We distinguish mainly 3 Mayan periods of social and urban development: Nomad, Mayan Pre-Classical and Mayan Classical. These periods are relatively evident in their building techniques, their carved inscriptions on their pyramids, buildings and temples. The Mayans developed a structure of writing, using hieroglyphs; and so kept record of Mayan findings in mathematics, architecture and astronomy.

Tour Highlights

Uxmal - Visit to the architecture

Merida - City Tour

Izamal - Visit to the Second largest convent in the world

Chicken Itza - Visit to the breath taking constructions

Day 1 (Tues) - Arrival In Cancun

Welcome at Cancun International airport and transfer to hotel in downtown.

Overnight in Cancun.

Day 2 (Wed) - Cancun - Uxmal - Merida

Early departure from your hotel lobby Uxmal to visit the site. Uxmal, which in Mayan means "Three times constructed". The architecture of Uxmal is among the most majestic in Yucatan. Its beauty is characterized by low and horizontal palaces placed around patios and quadrants richly decorated with detailed sculptures. You will be able to view the Pyramid of the Magician, the Nuns' Quarters, the Governor's Palace and the Main Pyramid. The governor's house and the temple of the wizard are considered architectonic marvels by experts for their precise construction and beauty. Uxmal, enveloped by legends and myths is situated within a series of hills known as the "Pucc region" or the mountainous area of the Yucatan.

Overnight in Merida.

Day 3 (Thurs) - Merida - Izamal - Chciken Itza - Cancun

Check out from the hotel and commence a city tour in Merida before we start our way to Izamal to visit a quaint colonial city where time seems to be stopped. The city's convent has the second largest atrium in the world after the one at St. Peters in the Vatican. The first missionary convent in Mexico was built in Izamal as the city was founded just after 1542.
We will continue to the archaeological site of Chichen Itza, an archaeological site that represents the most intact and impressive of the ruins of the Mayan Civilization that the modern world preserves today. Chichen Itza means "Mouth of the well of the Itzaes". Its impressive constructions include the splendid Castle or Pyramid of Kukulcan, the Ball court; the Observatory and the Sacred well just to mention a few. All of these structures are breathtaking.

After the visit, we will continue towards Cancun, where you will be dropped off in your hotel.

 Included flights

 UK Departure

  • Departs: manchester
  • Arrives: cancun, Mexico

 Return Flight

  • Departs: cancun, Mexico
  • Arrives: manchester
 Day 1 to 3

Taste of Yucatan

4 stars
  • As Per Itinerary
  • As Per Itinerary
  • Travel in comfort on this fantastic holiday
  • Highlights of this great tour
  • Journey through the heart of the Yucatan region

The Mayan Culture reigned on the Yucatan Peninsula, on the Southe Estern side of Mexico, enclosed by the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea. It was in this area, where the Mayans reached their superior degree of development. Nonetheless, the Mayan Civilization covered a vast extension, from Mexico's Southern Pacific Coast and all the way in to Central America. Traces of Maya nomad settlements date back to 1500 BC. We distinguish mainly 3 Mayan periods of social and urban development: Nomad, Mayan Pre-Classical and Mayan Classical. These periods are relatively evident in their building techniques, their carved inscriptions on their pyramids, buildings and temples. The Mayans developed a structure of writing, using hieroglyphs; and so kept record of Mayan findings in mathematics, architecture and astronomy.

Tour Highlights

Uxmal -€“ Visit to the architecture

Merida -€“ City Tour

Izamal - Visit to the Second largest convent in the world

Chichen Itza -€“ Visit to the breath taking constructions

Day 1 (Tues)€“ Arrival In Cancun

Welcome at Cancun International airport and transfer to hotel in downtown.

Overnight in Cancun.

Day 2 (Wed) Cancun -€“ Uxmal -€“ Mérida.

Early departure from your hotel lobby Uxmal to visit the site. Uxmal, which in Mayan means three times constructed€. The architecture of Uxmal is among the most majestic in Yucatan. Its beauty is characterized by low and horizontal palaces placed around patios and quadrants richly decorated with detailed sculptures. You will be able to view the Pyramid of the Magician, the Nuns Quarters, the Governors Palace and the Main Pyramid. The governor´s house and the temple of the wizard are considered architectonic marvels by experts for their precise construction and beauty. Uxmal, enveloped by legends and myths is situated within a series of hills known as the "Pucc region"€ or the mountainous area of the Yucatan.

Overnight in Mérida.

Day 3 (Thurs) Mérida -€“ Izamal -€“ Chichén Itzá-€“ Cancun

Check out from the hotel and commence a city tour in Merida before we start our way to Izamal to visit a quaint colonial city where time seems to have stopped. The city´s convent has the second largest atrium in the world after the one at St. Peters in the Vatican. The first missionary convent in Mexico was built in Izamal as the city was founded just after 1542.
We will continue to the archaeological site of Chichén Itzá, a site that represents the most intact and impressive of the ruins of the Mayan Civilization that the modern world preserves today. Chichén Itzá means "Mouth of the well of the Itzaes". Its impressive constructions include the splendid Castle of Kukulcán, the Ball court; the Observatory and the Sacred well just to mention a few. All of these structures are breathtaking.

After the visit, we will continue towards Cancun, where you will be dropped off in your hotel.

Average temperature in °C for Mexico and Cancun
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 Day 3 to 8

Secrets Silversands Riviera Cancun

5.5 stars
  • Junior Suite Pool View
  • All Inclusive
  • Sleek, chic & hip; designed for young souls
  • FREE Unlimited Connectivity app
  • A white sand beach resort

 

On the Riviera Maya coastline, there is a place that's both sophisticated and hip; vibrant yet serene: An all-suite resort where the clear blue Caribbean and tropical flora provide the backdrop for the Secrets Silversands Riviera Cancun. 

With remarkable attention to design and comfort, rooms boast cozy beds, sofa, bathrobes and slippers, daily refreshed mini-bar, private, furnished terrace or patio and 24-hour room service. Fantastic sea and tropical garden views come with all. In addition, guests can stay connected throughout the resort with Unlimited Connectivity – offering free Wi-Fi, local calls and a resort app, where guests can making bookings and view all resort information. 

The all-inclusive, Unlimited-Luxury® include exceptional gourmet dining, snacks, limitless premium beverages, day and night entertainment and more - all without wristbands. Choose between reservation-free gourmet restaurants, an international buffet, a snack bar, a café, eight stylish bars, and live entertainment in an open-air theatre. For a night out, guests can choose from more than 50 additional dining and entertainment venues at nearby participating resorts with the Sip, Savor & See Dining Experience. When night turns into day, the fun begins with the expansive 43,000 sq. ft. pool area, billiards, dance classes, fitness centre, water sports, and complimentary green fees at nearby Grand Coral Riviera Maya Golf Club and the world-class Secrets Spa by Pevonia®, renowned for its massage rooms, hydrotherapy circuit, and special spa packages

Average temperature in °C for Mexico and Cancun
J J A S O N D J
23303228262823 24

TripAdvisor traveller rating

4.5 stars 89%

based on 13093 reviews

The Holiday Place customer rating

4 stars

4/5 from 63 reviews

Best Holiday Ever it Was Like Paradise We Cannot Wait to Go Back Again, Fantastic Food Lovely Staff, Beach And Pool Perfect. The Choice Of Places To Eat And Well Looked After By All The Staff, Every Time You Walked into A Restaurant they Ask Any Food Allergies? Would Recommend this Place To Anyone...

Martin Bielby reviewing Secrets Silversands Riviera Cancun (29-Sep-2016)

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