What to do in Riviera Maya?

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The Riveria Maya in Mexico encompasses a stretch of Caribbean coastline forming part of the Yucatan Peninsula.  It is known for archaeological wonders, gorgeous beaches that stretch for miles, a consistently beautiful climate with temperatures between 79F-95F. Some people consider the Riviera Maya paradise on earth and it’s hard to get bored as there are so many activities available to tourists.

A variety of accommodation take the form of luxury resorts such as the Grand Velas with many featuring beach locations, fabulous all-inclusive dining and luxury spas.

So now you’re in Riveria Maya what to do?

Take an Archaeological Tour

Any visit to the River Maya is incomplete without a visit to a Mayan archaeological site. The region is blessed with all kinds of archaeological wonders dating back to the Mayan Empire. If you only have time for one, make sure it is Chichen Itza.

Chichen Itza is a pyramid that will make your marvel in wonder. The surrounding grounds together with the pyramid makes Chichen Itza the best Mayan site in the region. It is a must visit, and there are plenty of services such as restaurants to ensure you can spend as much time as possible, enjoying what you discover.

There are plenty of good tour operators that can take you to Chichen Itza and the other wonders of this bygone age.

Have a Night Out in the Riveria Maya

The better hotels in the Riveria Maya provide high-quality entertainment featuring talented singers, dances, and musicians together with other acts you’d only expect to find in Vegas.

If you decide you want to explore River Maya nightlife further, you’ll be pleased to know there are plenty of great places to find entertainment. Cancun and Play del Carmen are well known for providing entertainment with many of the clubs being tightly packed, allowing you to hop from one to another.

The choice of entertainment is diverse too, so you should find something you like.

Have the Best Beach Day Ever

River Maya beaches are pristine. Much of the accommodation looks out on to a beach so you won’t have to go far to enjoy a day or six lazing in the sun. As you might expect, in a part of the world with beautiful coral reefs, there are plenty of water sports from diving to water skiing to keep your days filled.

Visit Cancun

Cancun is two cities merged into one. One part is geared towards tourists featuring bars, restaurants, and beaches, while the more traditional downtown area is where locals tend to frequent and live. Both areas should be explored.

Corporate Retreat

Increasingly, many companies are using the Riveria Maya for a corporate retreat. Many resorts are geared towards hosting meetings an seminars and given the excellent climate and things to do, where better than to hold your annual general meeting than in this beautiful place.

Get Married

Who doesn’t want to get married in paradise? Resorts can host your big day and provide rooms customizable to any theme you want. You can have an outdoor terrace reception, or have it inside in a dedicated place.

Whatever your reason for visiting the River Maya you will fall in love with its magic.


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