The Riviera Maya

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The Riviera Maya

If you walk, stroll along the Riviera Maya has the feeling of being in a new place, this is a consequence of the great diversity of regions that have the amazing part of the Yucatan Peninsula. The diversity includes Cancun, with all its intensity, Tulum and almost deserted beaches, the charming Isla Mujeres, Conzumel or Playa del Carmen, each with its own characteristics that make them unique.

After seeing the region devastated in 2006 by Hurricane Wilma, was completely rebuilt, why, if a few years ago are not going to Cancun, you’ll surely be surprised to see your changes. Its hotels are renovated, more variety of entertainment, and a thousand surprises.

While the nightlife is quite attractive for those looking for something quieter cannot help diving in the Caribbean Sea, with warm waters and good heavens. You’ll appreciate the Barrier Reef, which is considered one of the great diving paradises around the globe.

The great diving paradises

Now, if yours is historical tourism, this site does not disappoint you, letting you visit archaeological sites including the Citadel of Chichen Itza and Tulum in the splendor is clear that had the Mayan culture.

If you go out of Cancun and Libyan earth to the south, after a while you come travel to Playa del Carmen.
Playa del Carmen is a former fishing village that has become the preferred destination for Europeans.
This site has a bohemian vibe and many quaint little bars. This people can be the best choice to base and from there tour the different peoples of the area and its water parks.

The water parks such as Xel-Ha, Xcaret, Wet ‘n Wild are a good choice for family. In them you will find good pools, slides and attractions. You can also perform diving in its underground rivers and learn a bit of archeology. With performances that are offered you hear about the history of Mexico, particularly the Maya people, which is extremely interesting.


Continuing along the same route 307, where the route is parallel to the sea, you arrive at Tulum. While a few years ago this city was just one stop where you could take trips, now has become a top.

Tulum has wide beaches and escenografita a fishing village. His hotels have an identity other products and less monumental although it is still very pretty.

Those who seek only peace can go a bit further south to settle at Punta Aleen, is a town that is within the Biosphere Reserve of Sian Kaan, a paradise for nature.

From Cancun to Playa del Carmen you can take ferries leading to the large islands of the Riviera Maya, Isla Mujeres and Conzumel. They also enjoy their beaches scuba diving.

There are thousands of options in the Mayan Riviera when thinking about housing. These range from large chains, among which stand Mexico Palace Resorts chain, to places and super-quiet cabin, where the contact with nature is more direct.

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