Riviera Maya & the Yucatan

Riviera Maya & the Yucatan Travel Tips

3 Days in Cancun: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, November 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 1188 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Cancun treats every day as a holiday, but also plans a few organized events throughout the year. The biggest event is Carnaval, a joyous, usually drunken celebration held in February right before ...  Read more

Day Trips from Cancun

By Viator, November 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 245 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Think that you’ve seen it all in Cancun? Think again. Though this glittering jewel of a resort town does seem to have everything a tourist could want – white sand beaches, palm trees, night clubs, ...  Read more

Riviera Maya Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, November 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 126 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The famous Riviera Maya combines ancient Mayan culture, modern-day resorts and water sports action galore. The absolute best time to visit is September to December, though any time of year is ...  Read more

Day Trips from Playa Del Carmen

By Viator, November 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 281 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Playa del Carmen’s scenic Caribbean coastline and close proximity to historic ruins draw travelers in search of a truly Mexican experience. Whether its wandering the streets of this once small ...  Read more

Outdoor Activities and Adventure in Cancun

By Viator, November 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 15 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

In a city like Cancun, where the sun is hot, the beaches white and the Coronas cold, people will do anything they can to get outside. While it’s easy to opt for the beach bum image in this tropical ...  Read more

Mayan Ruins of Cancun

By Viator, October 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 1203 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Cancun may be known as a beach holiday destination, but there’s so much more to do than here than soak up the sun and enjoy a few frozen drinks. One of the most popular area activities is a visit to ...  Read more

Tulum Tours: Picking the Right One for You

By Viator, October 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 240 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

With its tranquil backdrop of white sands and turquoise-blue ocean, few archaeological sites are as dramatically situated as Tulum and the cliff top ruins offer both a striking viewpoint and an ...  Read more

Close-Up Animal Encounters in Cancun

By Viator, October 2014

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 34 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Between the beaches, sunshine, ruins, and cenotes, the Yucatan Peninsula’s exotic wildlife can sometimes be forgotten. After all, Cancun is sandwiched between a thick green jungle and a beautifully ...  Read more

3 Days in Playa del Carmen: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, September 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 58 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

There’s plenty to do and see in the coastal town of Playa del Carmen. Originally a quiet fishing town, the now thriving tourist destination has undergone lots of development in previous years. ...  Read more

Chichen Itza Tours: Picking the Right One for You

By Viator, September 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 1015 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

As Mexico’s most visited Maya site and one of the country’s most important UNESCO World Heritage sites, few would argue with Chichen Itza’s must-see status, and the grand pre-Columbian city is so ...  Read more

Mayan Ruins near Merida

By Viator, September 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 23 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Uxmal Pronounced OOSH-mahl, this impressive site 50 miles from Merida is one of the best-restored and awe-inspiring archaeological sites in the Yucatán, as captivating as Chichen Itza but ...  Read more

Outdoor and Water Activities in Playa del Carmen

By Viator, July 2014

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 35 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Whether it’s dipping below the ocean’s surface, riding the epic waves or exploring incredible ocean reefs, Playa del Carmen proves a wet water wonderland for travelers who love sun, sand and sea.  ...  Read more

Go Diving in a Cenote

By Viator, June 2014

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 20 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The Riviera Maya region is a diver's paradise. Destinations such as Isla Mujeres, Cozumel and Playa del Carmen are world famous for ocean life, barrier reefs (the second-longest in the world, after ...  Read more

Water Parks in Cancun

By Viator, May 2014

4 star rating: Recommended 16 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Cancun is known for its breathtaking beaches, beautiful waters and endless sunshine, so what better ways to enjoy the outdoors than with a splash in the pool or a romp down a twisting waterslide? ...  Read more

Mayan Heritage: A Guide

By Viator, May 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 100 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The Pre-Columbian civilization of the Maya was a famously advanced culture that peaked in around 250 to 900 AD, with a fully developed written language, architecture, astronomical and mathematical ...  Read more

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