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Tag: island adventure

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Mexico & CaribbeanHorseback Family Travel Adventure

HCWT 04.23.2012 20:49 0 0

 
Cozumel Island Adventure – Family Island Getaway
Horseback Vacation in Cozumel

       We are riding on horseback through the jungles surrounding El Cedral, a small village, which boasts an ancient Mayan shrine dating back to 900 AD. We find several places to buy homemade blankets, at $3 each, and a man selling soda pop out of a cooler. We spot an iguana perched high in a wild mango tree and we see numerous underground caves where the Mayan Indians used to live.

My children and I have opted to view Cozumel by horseback but we know it’s an island off the Yucatan Peninsula best known for its underwater diving. The quaint town of San Miguel attracts 50 percent of the country’s cruise passengers, making it the third largest destination

Riding the beaches on Cozumel.

Riding the beaches on Cozumel.

in the Caribbean. Over the course of several days, we drive our rented Volkswagen to the various rancheros that advertise horseback riding.

      Soon we're riding on a small sandy path through the woods from which we can, in the dist

We delight in the exotic bird calls from the jungle.

We delight in the exotic bird calls from the jungle.

ance, catch a glimpse of the blue Caribbean Sea. Seagulls and herons fly overhead and brightly colored birds sit in the trees lining the beach.  Along the shoreline, hundreds of bumblebee jellyfish, so called because they are the color and size of bees, clog the waters. Our horses seem unconcerned about the jellyfish as they splash along the water’s edge.

Read more of Jane's horseback family adventure

Find other family adventures:

Dominican Republic - Casa de Campo

Treks about Mexico and Central America

Isla Espiritu Santo Baja

Yucatan Family Adventure

 

 

 
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