Synopses & Reviews
The cradle of the Maya civilization, a land of mystery and magic, Yucatan stands proud as one of Mexico's most unique regions. Charge into rain forest adventures, explore the legacy of the enigmatic Maya, check out the secret corners of colonial cities, or simply do that whole `Mexico, sit on the beach with a Corona' thing. No stone is left unturned - from Cancun to Cozumel and everywhere in-between - in this comprehensive and informed guide.
Mi Querido Yucatan - candid local interviews reveal the history and culture of this region in living color.
Beat The Crowds - expert tips and informed itineraries get you to the unexplored corners of this dynamic and ever-evolving region.
Hot Spot - get deep into modern Maya culture in Chiapas and Tabasco with our new regional chapter.
Travel Back - explore the history and rites of the Maya with unmatched historic coverage and informed cultural features.
For sheer global reach and dogged research, attention must be paid to Lonely Planet --Los Angeles Times, February 2, 2003
- expert guide to the oldest & best preserved Mayan ruins
- where to find red flamingos, dolphin pods, pristine sand & surf
- lodging options from beach cabanas to jungle resorts
- suggested walking tours & driving routes
- tips on Cancun's fabulous fiestas
Learn to survive in Yucatan from this comprehensive guide to the area. Detailed information is offered on the region's ancient Mayan ruins, where to find red flamingos, dolphin pods, pristine sand and surf, lodging options, walking tours and driving routes and tips on Cancun's fabulous fiestas.