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Tulum vs. Playa del Carmen: Which Beach Vacation Is Right for You?

Secrets Maroma Beach Riviera Cancun/Oyster The Riviera Maya is one of the most popular vacation destinations in the world — and rightly so. The region is blessed with white-sand beaches, neon-blue seas, palm-lined shores, busy beachside cities and tranquil fishing hamlets — to say nothing of ancient ruins, luxe all-inclusives, and natural landscapes. While Cancun…

9 Mexico Hotels With Lazy Rivers

There are two types of lazy-river fans. There are the ones who actually laze in the river, simply floating along in an inner tube. Then there are the ones who want to swim through at breakneck speeds and push friends and family under the waterfall. More often than not, adults make up the former category,…

7 Luxury Hotels in Mexico and Their Cheaper, Similar Alternatives

Mexico is a big place and has been a favorite vacation destination for travelers from across North America for decades — even despite recent news about safety. From ancient pyramids to stunning colonial towns, and deserts to beautiful tropical beaches, the country is blessed with a wealth of things to see and do. It also…

8 Awesome Fishing Trips Around the World

Whether you’re an expert angler or a fair-weather fishing fan, a fishing trip is a great way to relax along the water with friends or family — though there’s also the potential bonus of a fresh supper. From tagging trout in Ireland to stalking salmon in New York, fishing requires a great deal of patience.…

Mexico’s Best Value All-Inclusive Resorts

You think “all-inclusive,” and you think “money-saving,” “affordable,” “good way to travel on a budget.” But as any experienced all-inclusiver worth her wristband can tell you, all-inclusive does not necessarily mean cheap. In fact, some of the most expensive and exclusive hotels in the world follow an all-inclusive model. And on the flip side, all-inclusives…

Our 17 Favorite Spa Resorts Around the World

Modern life involves traveling often and for all sorts of reasons. This year alone, you might have a big family get-together in another state, an annual ski trip with college buddies, and a cousin’s wedding halfway across the country. Here at Oyster, we embrace just about any excuse to hit the road, but what really…

The 10 Best Magic Towns in Mexico

It’s no secret: With nearly 30 million tourists visiting Mexico every year, it’s safe to say the country is a pretty magical place. Here at Oyster.com, we also have a soft spot for the destination, from the glistening beaches of Quintana Roo to the vibrant roar of Mexico City to the charms of Oaxaca. On…

Mexico Face-Off: East Coast vs. West Coast

Given the limited number of vacation days many receive in the U.S., it’s not surprising that Americans tend to turn to Mexico — a destination that offers up endless sunshine and relaxation a short distance away — when planning a trip. But which Mexican coast should you spend those precious vacation days on? While both…

Overwater Bungalows That You Don’t Have to Travel Far For

You’ve always dreamt of waking up in an overwater bungalow, but the closest you’ve ever come to making that a reality was setting a picture of one as your computer background. Sound familiar? The exotic, remote overwater accommodations of your wanderlust dreams are exactly that — exotic and remote. To reach one of the floating…