Costa Maya / Mexico
Costa Maya is the newest port on Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula. The city owes its name to the old advanced culture that experienced its heyday between 250-900 AD.The Mayans were a very sophisticated people, they made valuable discoveries and invented an amazingly accurate calendar. However, this culture disappeared almost overnight.
The city is rich in cultural and natural heritage. The many ruins, pyramids and sculptures are eloquent testimony of the fascinating Mayan culture ab.Numerous luxury shops in the vicinity of the port offer the opportunity for duty free shopping. There is also a beach with a waterfall.
Other attractions: the archaeological zone of Dzibanche and Kohunlich, the Bacalar Lagoon and the kilomter-long white Caribbean beaches of the region. Adventurous is also a ride by an off-road vehicle through the tropical jungle of Yucatan. Secret tip: the fabulous, gorgeous beach La Palapa - with panoramic views of the Caribbean Sea and far from any civilization.