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Annual Progreso Home Tour Allows a Look at Beach Life in...

I've learned a lot about living in Yucatán's coastal communities thanks to the annual Progreso Home Tours. Living in the Centro, I had a...

Powerful Hurricane-Level Winds Slam into Yucatán Peninsula

Powerful gusts of winds up to 75 miles per hour slammed into the Yucatán Peninsula on Monday,

Progreso, Then and Now — From Sleepy Port to Beachside Playground

Folks from Mérida have long thought of Progreso as “their beach,” much to the chagrin of locals, who nonetheless depend largely on the constant influx of visitors.

This Progreso Live/Work Dream Home is Move-In Ready, and Near the...

Walk from your beautiful Progreso mansion to the beach in a minute. And it’s one of the nicest beaches in Progreso, in a tranquil...

Progreso’s famous Casa del Pastel transforms into a new restaurant

After being practically abandoned for over a decade, Progreso’s famous Casa del Pastel has now become the port city’s newest restaurant.  The three-story art deco...

Video: Progreso’s Carnaval is better than ever

This year's "Batalla de las Flores Parade" was Progreso's biggest and best attended to date.

Progreso’s Carnaval is giving Merida’s a run for its money

With more cities and towns throwing their own festivities, Mérida's Carnaval in Xmatkuil is no longer the undisputed champion.

Doors open wide for the 2023 Progreso Home Tour

A chance to explore six private coastal homes comes Saturday, March 4, with the Progreso Home Tour. The annual fundraiser has expanded in scope. One...

Work on new Progreso overpass begins in March

A 1.4-mile-long overpass will connect Progreso's industrial port with the highway leading to Mérida, Yucatán's governor promised. Now dubbed Liberamiento Progreso to suggest the...

Progreso’s cruise industry reaches new heights, but Cozumel remains in a...

So far in 2022, Progreso has hosted 72 cruise ships with nearly 20,000 passengers and 1,600 crew. 

16 swimmers attacked, possibly by sting rays, in Progreso

The specifics of the attacks are vague, but most are thought to have involved interactions with string rays in Progreso’s shallow waters. 

Kids design their own dinosaurs at Progreso’s new meteorite museum

Yucatán’s meteorite museum — formally called the Museo del Meteorito — officially opened Tuesday. It features five mega dinosaur sculptures between eight and nine meters high:...

Video: Red tide puts summer vacations at risk of an early...

Closed beaches and the threat of a red tide in Progreso, but not ot all is at is seems.

Construction begins in Progreso on a new dock for the Mayan...

State and federal authorities have confirmed that work on a new dock to bring freight to the Mayan Train has begun in Progreso. 

‘Red tide’ detected 7 miles off Yucatán coast

Scientists confirmed the presence of a red tide seven miles off Ría Lagartos.

The summer season kicks off in Progreso, but vendors say they...

Progreso, Yucatán’s most popular beach drew thousands of visitors over the weekend. But vendors and restauranteurs say that despite decent sales, they continue for things...

A Progreso beach is more popular now that the pigs have...

A simple concept is drawing more and more visitors to Pig Beach in Yucalpetén,

Progreso to open new inflatable water park this summer

The port city of Progreso has announced that it will be opening a new inflatable water park just off of its boardwalk.  The water park,...

Entry fees at Progreso’s new dinosaur park irk public

The new attraction in Chichxulub, called “Sendero Jurasico,” will be charging an admission of 200 pesos per adult and 100 per child. 

Explore Progreso’s La Ría, one of Yucatán’s most underrated attractions

La Ría Progreso is run by a small community cooperative that offers a variety of recreational and educational activities at very reasonable prices.

Merry-go-round for wheelchairs and a new dinosaur park are nearly ready...

Yucatán's top port city is installing a new carousel ride on its boardwalk, but this time it's designed to be more inclusive. The merry-go-round...

Giant ship’s anchor discovered under Progreso’s Malecon

Weighing in at nearly two tons, the massive anchor discovered last week by city workers in Progreso remains surrounded by mystery. 

Gay wedding in Progreso is a historic first for Yucatán port...

The coastal city of Progreso celebrated yesterday its very first same-sex wedding under Yucatán’s new marriage equality law. 

The 4th Annual Progreso Home Tour and Silent Auction is back...

Six lovely homes and gardens in Yucatán's coastal community.
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