Riviera Maya Travel Guides

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What to see and do in the Riviera Maya – a guide to notable attractions and landmarks

The Riviera Maya is filled with local attractions and things to do. Whether you want to laze around the pools of luxurious hotels, scuba dive in tropical reefs or explore lush rainforests – you can do it all in the Riviera Maya. Speckled with prehistoric ruins, running all along the coastline, there is also plenty of history and culture to soak up here too. 

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Where to stay in the Riviera Maya – a neighborhood guide

Filled with luxury resorts, boutique villas, design hotels and cozy inns; the Riviera Maya has somewhere to suit every type of traveller and budget. Unlike other beachfront destinations, however, not all the best hotels are found right next to sand and sea. Lodges housed in the middle of the wildness, surrounded by lush rainforest vegetation, are just one of the many alternative stays offered in the Riviera Maya.

The Riviera Maya shopping guide – where to shop and what to buy

In the Riviera Maya, there are plenty of places to hunt out a bargain or two. From cloth paintings to coral jewelry, semi-precious stones to delicate wood carvings, you are bound to return home with lots of little treasures to remind you of your time spent in the Riviera Maya. As well as local markets, however, there are also plenty of shopping malls selling designer and luxury brands to keep the big spenders at bay.

Where to eat in the Riviera Maya – a food and dining guide

The Riviera Maya is filled with dining options from swanky hotel restaurants to local cheap eateries. Serving all types of food from seafood to burritos, pizza to sushi, there is something to suit everyone’s palette. Explore the Yucatan Peninsula’s wide range of flavors and soak up the melting pot of culture you’ll inevitably discover here. 

A guide to the Riviera Maya – Caribbean coastline, fine dining and exclusive hotels

The Riviera Maya (also known as Mayan Riviera) is a picturesque coastal stretch located in Southeast Mexico. Running along the Caribbean coastline of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula, from Puerto Morelos to the Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve, white sandy beaches have been carefully crafted into a popular tourist corridor. Once sleepy fishing ports, today the area has transformed into a vibrant hub of 5-star hotels, fine dining, spa retreats and golf courses; without losing its laidback charm.

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