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Ecotourism in Tulum, the green rhythm of salt, sand and sun

By Davide, 06/10/2014 - 05:36

Are you looking for an eco holiday in the Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico? Get away from massive hotel complexes and crowded beaches and escape to Tulum, one of the best preserved Mayan coastal sites.

South of Cancun, Tulum was previously popular with alternative travellers. While today's visitors are more fashionable, they all come for Tulum's well-earned reputation of helping people to unwind.

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Chiquibul National Park

Any green traveller considering visiting South America should make a note of Belize. The country has numerous national parks worth seeing and enjoying with Chiquibul being the grandest of all.

Sitting on the west of Belize along the border with Guatemala this national park encompasses the Mayan mountains and circles the Mayan city of Caracol.

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Inagua National Park - Bahamas

Anyone eco-tourist who likes the idea of spending time at a beautiful national park whilst enjoying stunning views and wonderful weather can't go wrong with a visit to Inagua National Park in the Bahamas.

One of several national parks on these lush islands in the Caribbean, the Inagua sits coast to coast on the Island of Great Inagua and is renowned for its vast West Indian Flamingo population that call it home.

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Sevan National Park - Armenia

For eco-tourist who enjoy photography or wildlife a visit to the Sevan National Park should definitely be on the list of things to do. One of the world's newer national parks, this haven for wildlife in the heart of Armenia offers beautiful views, wonderful hiking opportunities and one of the most beautiful lakes in the world.

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Spotted Lake - Canada

Located near the city of Osoyoos in British Columbia, Canada's Spotted Lake is a must for ecotravellers and draws thousands and thousands of visitors from around the world to come and see this beautiful and natural phenomenon. When the water level is low, the calcium, sodium and magnesium sulphate, silver and titanium filled lake dissolves and separates into more than 365 separate pools, forming strange circular swirling patters that you walk in and amongst and around.

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Iguazu National Park - Argentina

First established as a national park in 1934 Iguazu national park is probably the most stunning of all of Argentina's parks. A haven for the eco-tourist this park is home to many beautiful sites and a range of stunning landscape, the most notable of which is the world famous Iguazu waterfalls.

Located on the border between Argentina and Brazil, the Iguazu waterfall is something to behold. At 80 meters high and with a diameter of nearly 3km the only way to really appreciate the waterfalls are to see them in the flesh.

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Dead Sea - Israel & Jordan

The Dead Sea, also known as the Sea of Salt, is a massive salt lake spread between Israel and the West Bank to the west and Jordan on the east. At 1,385 feet below sea level, it is said that the shores of the salt lake are the lowest on earth. The Dead Sea is 1,240 feet deep, which makes it the deepest hyper saline lake in the world.

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Nootka Island, Vancouver Island - Canada

Nootka Island is a large island located on the remote and rugged west coast of Vancouver Island, enveloped by Nootka Sound, Nuchatlitz Inlet, Esperanza Inlet, Tahsis Inlet, and the Pacific Ocean. Steeped in history and surrounded by the natural beauty of the west coast of Vancouver Island, Nootka Island and the surrounding sounds and inlets provide a paradise for sport anglers and outdoor adventurers seeking to explore and enjoy the magnificent wilderness surroundings.

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