Other Destinations

Here you can find some travel suggestions for those who want to explore the region around Campeche either before or after the wedding weekend.

These are a few good online resources to help you plan your trip:

Yucatán Peninsula

  • Uxmal – impressive Mayan ruins not far from Campeche
  • Mérida – biggest city in the Yucatán region with a pretty colonial center
  • Chichén Itzá – ruins of one of the great Mayan cities, including the magnificent El Castillo pyramid
  • Cancún – beaches, resort hotels and nightlife
  • Cenotes – fascinating freshwater sinkholes and caves, great for swimming or scuba diving
  • Playa del Carmen/Riviera Maya – beautiful white sand beaches, good nightlife, large resorts
  • Cozumel – tropical island off the coast of Playa del Carmen
  • Tulum – idyllic off-the-grid coastal town with beachside bungalows (one of Paul’s favorite places!)

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Chiapas

  • Palenque – Mayan city ruins in a spectacular, lush jungle setting
  • Agua Azul – turquoise blue river cascades and pools, perfect for swimming
  • San Cristóbal de las Casas – picturesque colonial town high in the hills
  • Cañon del Sumidero – take a boat ride through this deep river canyon

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Further Afield

  • Oaxaca: Oaxaca, Montealban
  • Mexico City: Bosque de Chapultepec, El Centro, Polanco, Teotihuacan, Volcán Itzaccihuatl
  • Guatemala: Tikal & Flores, Antigua, Lago Atitlan, Quetzaltenango
  • Belize: Caye Caulker, Caye Ambergris/San Pedro, San Ignacio, Placencia
  • Honduras: Bay Islands (Roatan & Utila)
  • Cuba: Note there are direct flights from Cancún to Havana.  Get there before the rest of America does!
  • Other Caribbean destinations: Jamaica, Bahamas, Dominican Republic
  • USA: Miami, New Orleans