Riviera Maya Travel Guide
Riviera Maya is a magnificent 62 mile stretch of beach, 20 minutes from Cancun airport. Here you will find an unparalleled paradise for relaxing, enjoying amazing water sports, horse back riding, a long walk on the beach, deluxe all inclusive resorts, drinking a variety of cocktails and savoring cuisine of the world. Don't miss the chance of diving or snorkeling in a "cenote", which are natural underground rivers of a unique beauty and a popular attraction for those who love water sports. The Great Maya Reef is the second largest in the world along the Riviera's coastline and an idyllic spot for divers.
Riviera Maya is also an opportunity for understanding the Mayan civilization; Tulum is the most visited archeological site in all Mexico and also the largest one. Along the Riviera Maya it is possible to take a stroll around charming small villages such as Akumal, Puerto Aventuras or Puerto Morelos.
There are several golf courses in the area; the most recommended is in Playacar. Close to Playa del Carmen you will find an amazing eco-archaeological park, Xcaret, with 53 different kinds of activities. On the other side, near Tulum, is Xel-Ha, a natural aquarium ideal spot for diving and snorkeling. The Riviera Maya combines luxurious resorts with jungle and ocean in perfect harmony, thus attracting thousands of tourists each year.