Many people wonder, what is the Riviera Maya? What regions includes? And most importantly, which are its main attractions?
The Riviera Maya is an area of around 130 kilometers in extent, located from the Caribbean coast in the Yucatán peninsula, northeast of México, to the Quintana Roo state. The region also includes two islands: Isla Mujeres and Cozumel.
The area received that signature name in the early 1990s, when it began to develop strategically as a tourist destination with the construction of hotel infrastructure and various attractions designed for foreign and local visitors.
It highlights for its wonderful white sand beaches, turquoise blue waters, Mayan ruins, large areas of rainforest and impressive cenotes.
The quality of services has provided the region with a worldwide distinctive mark, and has helped to consolidate the area as the main tourist destination in México.
The weather at the Riviera Maya is typically tropical, with over 250 sunshine days per year, and an average temperature of 24° Celsius.
What is the Riviera Maya? Main points of interest
Mainly beaches and cenotes are the must-go sites during the visit to the Riviera Maya.
You will also find top-notch restaurants, places to enjoy the most of the nightlife, exclusive spas, shopping centers and golf courses. The Riviera Maya is one of the best destinations for diving and snorkeling.
In each of these suggestions, you will find a different kind of entertainment and fun, as well as culture options:
- Puerto Morelos
- Playa del Carmen
- Puerto Aventuras
- Felipe Carrillo Puerto
- Sian Ka’an’ Reserve
Stay in Park Royal
To make the most of your visit to these heavenly beaches, we have three options for you to enjoy comfort and fun, according to your travel style:
Park Royal Golden Cancún – Here you will have access to the Mayan archeological zone of Yamil Lu’um. Enjoy the incredible location of this resort, in the heart of the Hotel Zone.
Grand Park Royal Cancún – Enjoy the Caribbean Sea and the charm of Mayan culture in an exclusive atmosphere.
Grand Park Royal Cozumel – You can admire the best sunsets in the region in an exclusive ambience.