Take a plunge off Mexico's Caribbean coastline and marvel at the coral and plants that have been popular with divers since the 1960s. Trek inland and visit Mayan ruins immersed in ancient forests. Stop briefly at the popular sites in Uxmal and Tulum, but stay as long as you like at the lesser-known monuments that are off the beaten path. Footprint Focus Yucatan Peninsula provides thorough coverage of the area, with detailed information on everything from flamingo feeding grounds to beach resorts in Cancun. Includes Background section with fascinating insights into the history of the peninsula. The content of Footprint Focus Yucatan Peninsula guide has been extracted from Footprint's Mexico Handbook. -Essentials section with useful advice on getting there and around-Comprehensive listings of where to eat, sleep and have fun-Detailed street maps for Cancun, Campeche and other important towns and sights-Slim enough to fit in your pocket.