Riviera Maya Mexico Guide and Advisor

Riviera Maya Mexico Travel Guide will provide info and advise you need to select the beautiful beaches of Riviera Maya as your next vacation destination.


Riviera Maya Mexico Travel Guide - About

Riviera Maya is one of the most beautiful places to spend your holidays thanks to its spectacular beaches.

The Riviera Maya is ideal to get away from the busy tourist resorts of Cancun, and enjoy a Mexican beach lifestyle without giving up comfort.

Riviera Maya covers the Caribbean coast of Mexico from the south of Cancun, through Playa del Carmen to Tulum. Many of the beaches in the Riviera Maya are harbored by an outer reef that limits the size of the waves, and therefore it makes kayaking and snorkeling ideal.

If you are looking for a relaxed vacation with beautiful beaches and the best sea side activities, the Riviera Maya is the place to go.


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Riviera Maya Things to Do

There are many things to do in the Riviera Maya. The typical beach side activities are: jet skies, parasailing and boat rides. The most popular things to do in the Riviera Maya are :

  • Scuba Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Kayaking
  • Visit the Mayan Ruins
  • Visit an eco-park (Xcaret and Xel-Ha among others)

Riviera Maya Dinning and Nightlife

You will find great places where to eat in the Riviera Maya Mexico. In the bigger towns of Playa del Carmen and Cancun you will find great variety from chains to high cuisine restaurants.

Along the beaches you will find the Mexican restaurants offering their regional cuisine, which is one of the most exquisites in Mexico. Resorts also have great chefs offering all kinds of flavors for all tastes.

Nightlife in the Riviera Maya is seducing, exciting and cosmopolitan. You can enjoy music in one of the open air bars along the beach, or enjoy the night activities of the resort you choose.

There are some discos, for a wilder night, but for the wildest nightlife is better to plan a trip to Cancun.


How to Get and Move Around in Riviera Maya Mexico!

To go to the Riviera Maya you can fly to Cancun, Playa del Carmen or Cozumel. As you can imagine there are many more flights to Cancun than to probably any other beach destination in Mexico. Cancun receives regularly scheduled flights from all major cities in the US, major hubs in Europe and also from major cities in Mexico.

In the Riviera Maya you can take taxis to go to close by restaurants and bars. If you take a tour they will usually provide transportation in the package. You can rent a car if you want to explore places on your own time without the limits that the tour operators impose. To visit the ruins or eco-parks, we recommend to simply take the bus offered by the tour operators so you won't loose time trying to figure out the Mexican signaling.


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Where to Stay

In the Riviera Maya there are great specialized resorts, all inclusive hotels, villas and apartments where to stay. The choice is yours depending on your budget and travel preferences.

Find here our all inclusive hotel guide.

Riviera Maya Mexico is one of the best destinations in Mexico thanks to its beaches, wonderful sea side activities, Mayan ruins closed by and eco-parks.


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