Cenotes are underground caves filled with fresh water. The Yucatan Peninsula has thousands of them. Cenotes are the perfect way to cool off on a hot day in Mexico.
In less than an hour you can reach Progresso Beach. A little to the south is the beach-side community of Celestun.
Mexico is often regarded as a dangerous country to visit because of drug war violence. However, the Yucatan has remained a safe haven for visitors. It's a popular tourist destination for Mexicans as well as foreigners.