JUST OUTSIDE THE CITY OF CAMPECHE, UAYAMON IS A FORMER 19TH-CENTURY BOOM TOWN ON THE YUCATAN PENINSULA OF MEXICO’S SOUTHEASTERN COAST.

With both Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Ocean shorelines, the Yucatan peninsula in southeastern Mexico is one of the most naturally rich and culturally significant states in the country. It is the birthplace of the sophisticated Mayan civilization, with vibrant cities shaped by Spanish colonial influence.

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Campeche International Airport (CPE)

DISCOVERIES

CAMPECHE CITY
WEST COAST OF THE YUCATAN PENINSULA, OFF HWY 180
Campeche City

Explore the city’s historic cathedral, vibrant handicrafts markets, and pristine beaches of this UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site. Spend a day wandering the cobbled streets lined with homes painted sunflower yellows and Caribbean blues and duck into museums in this walled Spanish colonial town on the Yucatan’s west coast.

EDZNA,THE CITY OF THE ITZAS
60KM FROM CAMPECHE
Edzna

Edzna is considered one of Mexico’s most advanced pre-Columbian cities, and by 650 A.D. it as many as 70,000 Mayans may have lived there. The ruins display evidence of a sophisticated settlement with temples, an amphitheater, a ball court and an entire system of water canals. Plan to visit on a Friday or Saturday evening when a light and sound show adds drama to the experience.

ISLA AGUADA BOAT RIDE
ISLA AGUADA, TOURIST DOCK
Isla Aguada Boat ride

Isla Aguada is a fishing village strung along a stretch of land with the Gulf of Mexico on one side and a tranquil lagoon on the other —making it Ideally situated for boating. Zip out on the water with a guide and and be on the lookout for sleek dolphins playing in the water before surveying Isla Pajaros, an avian wonderland of seabirds.

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TAKE A TOUR WITH THE EXPERTS—HAVE THE CONCIERGE ARRANGE A PRIVATE TOUR OF MAYAN RUINS AND RICH NATURAL SITES ACROSS THE PENINSULA LED BY ARCHAEOLOGISTS, HISTORIANS AND KNOWLEDGEABLE FIELD GUIDES.

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