Recent media coverage focusing on Mexico’s ongoing fight against organized crime and gang-related violence in areas along the border with the United States may have raised concerns about traveling to other parts of this beautiful country. Do not let them stand in the way of a wonderful vacation. It is safe to travel to Mexico and the Yucatan Peninsula is one of the safest places in the world to vacation. Royal Resorts members and guests know they have nothing to worry about for their upcoming trip to Cancun and the Riviera Maya. Indeed, some Royal Resorts members have taken a few minutes of their vacation to talk to us about their home in paradise, and we would like to share some of their thoughts with you:

“Feeling safe in Mexico”

“… I feel really safe and secure here at The Royal Haciendas with my family”

“we feel very safe to bring our entire family here every year!”

More useful information about safety in Mexico

Don’t miss our post “Is it safe to travel to Mexico?” Featuring statistics and a map of the country, it may help you put press coverage into perspective. Mexico is the world’s fourteenth largest nation, almost three times the size of Texas, and huge distances separate the beach resorts of the Mexican Caribbean from northern cities mentioned in recent media reports of gang violence.

Keep checking our “Safety in Mexico” category on this Blog as we will be updating it frequently with information about safety in Cancun, Riviera Maya and Mexico.