Considerate a jewel of the Mexican Caribbean, the Riviera Maya is a resort district in Mexico located in Yucatan Peninsula, extending from north to south along the Caribbean coastline of Quintana Roo, comprising from Puerto Morelos to Punta Allen towns. Riviera Maya is home to some of the most beautiful beaches in all of Mexico and the world.
Recognized worldwide for its wide range of luxury all-inclusive and boutique hotels and resorts, which are distinguished for service, fine-dining restaurants and most for its beautiful blue beaches of Caribbean sea; Riviera Maya offers its visitors a spectacular landscape, paradisiacal flavors, palm trees, turquoise sea, fine white sand beaches and a vibrant nightlife.
Famous for its archeology and coasts, Riviera Maya is perfect for aquatic activities just as scuba diving, sailing, swimming with dolphins and to explore the reefs, cenotes and archeological sites, which are full of history, culture and Mayan secrets.
The Riviera Maya was named officially in 1999, previously it was known as “Cancun–Tulum corridor”, with semi-tropical weather, is surrounding by low tropical forest and fresh-saline water; as is common in places with this weather, this landscape has rivers, caves and waterholes formed from the dissolution that makes this lands perfect for exploring and adventure.
With calm waters and activities that allow to interact with the nature, Riviera Maya is perfect for families, where kids can play in the seashore or in the shallow waters of the Caribbean sea while parents rest in a hammock enjoying a paradisiacal beverage under a palm shadow; and for those moments where all the family participate, swimming with dolphins, boat rides or visiting one of the ecologist natural parks are the best option.
Fantastic for couples who want celebrate a special date or just have a beautiful escape, Riviera Maya offers many hidden paradises, excellent for relaxing or explore. Its fine-restaurants, beautiful sunsets, beach walks around the coast, will guarantee romantics unforgettable moments.
And for those friends groups who are seeking for new experiences, Riviera Maya offers a great party ambiance, full of music, dancing, food, beverages and a vibrant nightlife in main cities.
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Quintana Roo, Mexico
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