Riviera Maya Holidays
The Riviera Maya region is a coastal district along the Caribbean coast of the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico. It stretches for around 100 miles from Playa del Carmen to Tulum and contains a variety of popular resorts including Cancun and Playacar.
The region is known for being a mix of traditional and modern with natural and man made blending together to create a place of beauty and charm.
Why visit Riviera Maya?
Riviera Maya encompasses a wide selection of resorts offering holidaymakers everything they could wish for. From the golf courses of Puerto Aventuras to the sandy beach of Kantenah, there really is something for everyone within on a Riviera Maya holiday.
The region was a hugely important centre for the ancient Mayans, used for trading and religious purposes. Evidence of this historic significance can be seen throughout Riviera Maya and visitors often choose the area for its rich Mexican and Mayan history.
What are the beaches like in Riviera Maya?
Bordered by the offshore Maya coral reef and backed by vast forests, the beaches along the Riviera Maya coastline are varied and fascinating.
Snorkelling is a very popular option, allowing visitors the chance to experience some of the amazing local sea life in its natural habitat.
Water sports are also a favourite. You can take part in jet skiing, scuba diving, parasailing and snorkeling along with other things on a holiday to the Riviera Maya.
Sightseeing in Riviera Maya
There are many sights to explore in the Riviera Maya area, including archeological ruins and natural eco-parks.
Many visitors spend a day exploring the cliff-top Mayan temple at Tulum or the pyramid ruins of Chichen Itza.
If you're looking for something more adventurous you'll find cycling, kayaking and horse riding on offer and the 12-acre Xcaret archaeological eco park.
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