Riviera Maya is one of the most desirable spots on Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula. This beauty comprises an intoxicating blend of powder-soft sands, gentle breezes and swaying palm trees, with underwater caves, eco-parks and plenty of Mayan ruins. There is a vibrancy to the rich and varied offerings of the Mayan Riviera which includes the lively resort of Playa del Carmen and more laid-back hotspots along with a multitude of sightseeing options and activities. Shopping, dining, nightlife, eco-parks, water parks and child-friendly activities. The Riviera Maya offers it all under dazzling sunshine.
The beaches really are picture perfect and the powder-sands against stunning azure waters give way to the fact that even more beauty lies beneath these waters, a paradise of colourful marine life and exotic species. World-class diving is a major attraction of Mexico so make sure it is on your list of things to see and experience.
From sunbathing opportunities on many stunning beaches, world-class diving and snorkelling, boat trips and excursions, to Mayan ruins, jungles, indigenous animals and wonderful eco parks, the Riviera Maya appeals to everybody.
There are many superb championship golf courses which attracts golf lovers to return several times a year, and a variety of other sports and water sports will keep the more active satisfied.
Families with young children will find parks and aqua parks appealing to all ages, beach life and plenty of hotel facilities. Day trips to other towns and resorts open up plenty of history and cultural sites to explore.