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Address: State of Yucatan, Country: Mexico | Progreso Is a City and So Not in Merida!!!! The Attractions Need to Be Updated to Reflect Where They Really Are, Merida, Mexico
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Progreso Shore Excursion: Merida City Sightseeing Tour with...

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Is not the best beach but it is a great one. if you are looking for luxury do not go, but if you are looking for a nice day to relax enjoy the ocean, Swimm and eat fresh seafood... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
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Newport News, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

Is not the best beach but it is a great one. if you are looking for luxury do not go, but if you are looking for a nice day to relax enjoy the ocean, Swimm and eat fresh seafood, this is the place. Just go to "malecon" and you will find several places where you can sit under a palapa... More 

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Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Just finished an amazing day trip from Merida to progreso. Caught the bus just outside the Hyat Hotel for $25 pesos each, took about an hour to get there. Got off and was welcomed to a beautiful beach, people and vendors everywhere and lots of restaurants to choose from. We ended up choosing a place with an octopus outside the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

If you are looking for a relaxing day at the beach, whether you arrive in Progreso on a Cruise Ship or decide to visit this beach town when visiting the Yucatan, you will not be disappointed! A white sandy beach awaits, along with a selection of restaurants (some offering palapa umbrella tables on the beach), and souvenir shopping. The beach... More 

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Bruges, Belgium
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Dirty, crowded and noisy town. In my opinion it's not worth the trip from Merida. The trip is cheap but I don't see why you would be going there if you know what is expecting you.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

This was a very fun and informative trip. I enjoyed the bus ride and seeing all of the old Colonial Architecture in Merida and then being able to explore in Itzamal. It was beautiful, and the guide Miseal was excellent. We learned a lot about Mayan history, the Jesuit influence, saw beautiful buildings, rode in a Victoria to our lunch... More 

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Dunkirk, NY
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

This winter we decide to give a try to the Yucatan beach Progreso. This town is on the gulf of Mexico, not in the Caribbean, the sand is fine and white and the color in the water is more green color and deep blue, we stayed here for two months and enjoyed every single day. From the breezy days in... More 

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Jonesboro, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

My husband and I booked a tour called The White and Golden Cities of Yucatan, and enjoyed the hour long bus ride to Merida,there is bathroom stops, you will not get off the small bus in Merida, you will see the sights from the bus, and the best tip I can give you is to sit in the front, or... More 

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