Entries by Zamatista Blogger

October is Turtle Time in Tulum

Turtle mamas have been laying their eggs and turtle babies are popping up everywhere on the beach in Tulum.At ZAMAS, we’ve had five turtle nests on our beach this year and more newborns will be arriving soon.  Every time we see turtle tracks we know another turtle mama has laid her eggs.  To protect the […]

Sneak Away to Tulum in September

September in Tulum is…old-school Tulum. The long lost days of a sleepy Mayan town with a few scattered tourists here and there. Cool white sand with warm, salty water enveloping your ankles as you walk down that famous long stretch of beach. The days begin in big bold sunrises and end in luscious rose-blue jungle […]

Double the Fun at Cenote Dos Ojos

Hugo Mendoza has felt a special connection to the cenotes of the Riviera Maya since he was born. His grandparents, members of one of the founding families of Tulum, own a sprawling rancho in the heart of the Mayan jungle, and it is home to cenotes big and small.Cenote Dos Ojos is one such swimming […]

Things are grand at Gran Cenote…

Cenote… a word that’s hard to pronounce and amazing to explore. Phonetically it’s CEH – NOH – TEH and they're one of the Yucatan Peninsula’s natural wonders, considered sacred by the Maya. Cenotes are created by vast underground rivers systems that upwell into caves and lush sink holes. They are home to fish, turtles, lilies, […]