Riviera Maya, , Mexico

Riviera Maya,Mexico

Riviera Maya offers many options to spend the ideal vacation in a large territory, with crystal clear turquoise waters and jungle vegetation housing archaeological vestiges of the ancient Mayas.

About Riviera Maya, , Mexico

This heavenly corner of the Mexican Caribbean is located in the eastern part of the Yucatan Peninsula, in the state of Quintana Roo. It is considered that the Riviera Maya starts in the town of Puerto Morelos, which is located 35 kilometers (21.7 mi) to the south of Cancun and extends to Felipe Carrillo Puerto, in the depths of the biosphere reserve of Sian Ka'an, and ends in Punta Allen. Some of the most popular destinations of the area are: Playa del Carmen, Tulum, Puerto Aventuras, Akumal, Punta Maroma, Puerto Morelos, and Coba. Riviera Maya is the perfect place for water sports, including snorkeling, windsurfing, kayaking, and fishing. In addition, the reefs on the Riviera Maya are part of the second largest reef barrier in the world, and its varied and colorful marine life make diving a wonderful experience. You cannot miss the natural parks at Riviera Maya. You can enjoy a day in Xcaret, a nature's sacred paradise; Xel-Ha, a place with clear water coves and colorful fish; or Aktun-Chen, where you will amaze yourself with the blue waters of its sink holes. The biosphere reserve of Sian Ka'an or the Xaman-Ha aviary are other ecological tours that you will surely enjoy. Another must-see place is Tulum, one of the archaeological sites of the Mayan culture, where El Castillo pyramid offers a spectacular view of the turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea.