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Riviera Maya
Mexico Resorts

The Best Riviera Maya Resort Vacations

Just south of Cancun, Riviera Maya has long beautiful stretches of beach and there are plenty of water activities like stand-up paddle boarding, kayaking, jet skis, and snorkeling just to name a few. Playa Del Carmen is a hub city for resorts on this side of the Yucatan Peninsula in addition to Cancun, but Tulum is also nearby with rich history and well-preserved ruins to explore. When you’re visiting make sure to find time to visit Xcarat Eco Theme Park which gets rave reviews from past visitors. 

Population

1,500,000

Official Language

Spanish

Vacation Spots

Xcaret, Chichen Itza, Tulum  

Electrical Plugs

Type A, Type B

Climate

Tropical, Dry and Rainy Seasons

Currency

Mexican Peso

Things to Do in Riviera Maya

Authentic Tulum

Visit the town of Tulum to see the amazing and well-preserved remains of the Mayan civilization. This is an experience of a lifetime, and there are plenty of stunning beaches here too. If you are in Riviera May, visiting Tulum is a must-do and you will not be disappointed. 

Golf Days

Golfing in Riviera Maya is a must for your itinerary if you are an avid fan of the game. Take a day or two to hit the beautiful fairways. Independent Travel Experts in the Avoya Network™ can help you find the best golf resorts in Riviera Maya at the best price. The weather is nearly perfect year-round and the surroundings on the golf course are a dream for golfers and those who want to try something new in a beautiful and fun setting.  

Beaches and Boating

From standup paddle boarding to deep-sea fishing, you have a plethora of beach and ocean activities to choose from while you’re in Riviera Maya. Lounge with a drink or jet ski the day away. Scuba dive and discover the underwater wonders or play volleyball with friends. The choice is yours, just make sure to pack plenty of sunscreen! 

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