Located in the north-east of the Yucatan Peninsula and just south of Cancun rests the tranquil Riviera Maya, where pristine beaches are joined by serene lagoons to create one of Mexico’s most stunning and romantic destinations. Named after the ancient Mayan culture, the Riviera Maya blends rich beliefs, history and modern conveniences with lavish all-inclusive resorts.

In this Mayan paradise, you can be as active or relaxed as you wish with a varied selection of experiences on hand. From exploring the underwater secrets and natural sights that can be found south in Tulum, relaxing with the casual pace of Puerto Morelos or discovering the ancient Mayan world at Chichen Itza – the Riviera Maya really does have it all!

Top 5 Experiences

  • Riviera Maya includes the resort towns of Puerto Morelos, Maroma, Playa del Carmen, Puerto Aventuras, Akumal and Tulum, with 86 miles of gorgeous coastline to take advantage of!
  • Why not take a swim by the only archaeological site located by the sea, Tulum. Discover the mystery of the ancient civilisation combined with the outstanding beauty of the Caribbean Sea which bathes its shores.
  • Riviera Maya is home to several theme parks ranging from super thrilling to fun and sedate. Visit Xcaret where you can learn about the area’s Mayan history, relax on the beach, float down one of two subterranean rivers, swim with dolphins or wander hidden jungle trails.
  • Snorkel in the largest natural aquarium in the world –Xel-Ha, where the ocean combines with the freshwater currents of springs and underground rivers, forming a fascinating ecosystem.
  • Relax and experience a Mayan treatment in one of the multiple spas in Riviera Maya, where you will be guaranteed to receive an unforgettable, personalised treatment to suit you.