The Riviera Maya region was traditionally an important trade and religious centre for the ancient Mayans. The remains of this prosperous era can be seen today at the ruins of Tulum and the towns of Playa del Carmen, Xcaret and Xel-Ha. This beautiful coastline, on the far east of the Yucatan Peninsula is a living museum to Mexico's cultural and natural heritage. It is no wonder that the resorts along the Riviera Maya have become some of Mexico's most popular holiday destinations.
At the Riviera Maya, visitors can discover how Mexican, Mayan, African and European cultures intertwine to create an amazing culture. Unspoilt beaches and tropical forest hug the crystal clear turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea. This area stretches out 40 km to the south of Cancun with luxurious resorts nestled between the jungle and sea. The area's hotels and resorts host a variety of activities from water and land sports to wildlife and ecological tours. Snorkelling and scuba diving in this area is a real highlight. The Riviera Maya is a special and unique holiday destination.
Accommodation in Riviera Maya
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