This stunning region, located on the far eastern coast of the Yucatan Peninsula, is comprised of small communities where there are infinite opportunities for adventure.
The Caribbean, the most beautiful sea in the world, offers miles of breathtaking beaches. The coast is filled with cenotes, caves, theme parks, archaeological sites, and the great Maya Reef is just offshore.
Playa del Carmen
Due to its beautiful long stretches of white sandy beaches, the calm turquoise sea, and an array of diverse lifestyles, it did not take long for Playa del Carmen (Playa) to become one of the most popular tourist destinations in Mexico.
The heart of the city is enticing, cosmopolitan, and busy. Its main avenue, “la Quinta” (Fifth Avenue) has a distinctly Bohemian flavor.
A variety of water sports are available at its beaches and nearby cenotes (underground freshwater pools).
There are also hundreds of options to enjoy dining, music, and partying. They're all part of Playa’s acclaimed nightlife.
During the Post-Cloassic period Tulum was built on a cliff overlooking the Caribbean. Tulum was one of the most important Mayan commercial centers.
There is a small beach beside the site where visitors can take a refreshing dip.
The town of Tulum, one kilometer south, delights visitors with its international atmosphere.
Puerto Aventuras was the first resort town built south of Cancun. It is a very exclusive and beautiful tourist destination. It is one of the best locations for people who want to relax.
The marina, located downtown, is a lovely inlet full of boats and is surrounded by charming restaurants and stores.
Other attractions in the Riviera Maya: the towns of Puerto Morelos and Akumal; the cenotes Aktun Chen, Kantun Chi, and Río Secreto.