If you’ve ever been in Mexico during December, you are likely familiar with the tradition of Christmas posadas. Posadas are nine days of religious observance that is celebrated mainly in Latin America, Mexico, Guatemala, and Cuba which begins on December 16th and ends on December 24th. Posadas are celebrated by individuals who appreciate the culture and holiday of the Mexican and Spanish, and this celebration has been a tradition in Mexico for over 400 years.
Isla Contoy is a small island in the Mexican state of Quintana Roo just 30 kilometers north of Isla Mujeres. Isla Contoy is ideal when you want to escape Cancun for just a day. The island of Isla Contoy measures approximately 8.5 km in length, and in February of 1998, it was designated as a national park. There is plenty of natural beauty and wildlife, which makes it a perfect escape to Isla Contoy in Cancun.