On the final day of a weeklong journey from Mexico’s rugged mountains to its glorious Caribbean coast, a small group of Rainforest Alliance supporters swam in a cenote—a freshwater pool nestled in a limestone sinkhole—in Cenote Maya Park in the Yucatán.
Many of the world’s most popular vacation spots are situated near oceans, lakes, rivers and other precious bodies of water.
There’s so much to consider when you book a trip. Where will you stay? How should you get around? What will you see? And (our favorite question) what will you eat? But there’s one more thing that every traveler should consider.