Riviera Maya & the Yucatan

Riviera Maya & the Yucatan Travel Tips

Visiting the Mayan Ruins without the Crowds

By Viator, July 2015

4.5 star rating: Recommended 1471 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

With histories dating back thousands of years and pasts that are shrouded in mystery, the Mayan ruins are some of Mexico?s most popular and visited sights. The ruins at Chichen Itza, for example, ...  Read more

Outdoor and Water Activities in Playa del Carmen

By Viator, July 2015

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 37 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

Ecological Theme Parks in the Riviera Maya

By Viator, July 2015

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 157 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Imagine swimming in a turquoise lagoon where the water?s the perfect temperature and hovering over a hundred fish as they flit through the holes in the reef. Imagine trekking to hidden jungle caves ...  Read more

Swimming With Whale Sharks in Cancun

By Viator, July 2015

4.5 star rating: Recommended 31 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

If you simply whisper ?whale shark? around snorkelers, they have a tendency to get anxious and giddy. These are, after all, the world?s largest fish, and even the name tends to inspire images of ...  Read more

2015 Travelers' Choice Landmark Award: Chichen Itza

By Viator, July 2015

4.5 star rating: Recommended 1290 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Chichen Itza was chosen by travelers like you as the No. 22 world landmark in the 2015 TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Landmarks Awards. See the 24 other winners here . One of the Seven Wonders ...  Read more

Go Diving in a Cenote

By Viator, June 2015

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 50 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

Cancun Jungle Tours

By Viator, May 2015

4.5 star rating: Recommended 179 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Tropical forests and coastal jungle surround the resort city of Cancun and cover much of the state of Quintana Roo on Mexico?s Yucatan Peninsula. Quintana Roo is one of the top ecotourism ...  Read more

Outdoor Activities and Adventure in Cancun

By Viator, May 2015

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 28 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

Cozumel Day Trips from Cancun

By Viator, April 2015

3.5 star rating: Worth doing 4 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The Yucatan Peninsula is a fascinating place, where jungles are riddled with cenotes and ruins and beaches are brilliantly white. When staying in a popular resort town like Canun, many of the area?s ...  Read more

Day Trips from Playa Del Carmen

By Viator, April 2015

4.5 star rating: Recommended 257 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

3 Days in Cancun: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, April 2015

4.5 star rating: Recommended 1794 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, April 2015

4.5 star rating: Recommended 326 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

Mayan Ruins of Cancun

By Viator, April 2015

4.5 star rating: Recommended 1767 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

Spring Break in Cancun

By Viator, March 2015

4.5 star rating: Recommended 337 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Mexico and spring break go hand-in-hand like, well, a margarita in your hand! Cancun has some of the best beaches in Mexico, Mayan ruins to explore (some right on the beach! ) and rainforests and ...  Read more

Early Access to Chichen Itza with a Private Archeologist

By Allan D , February 2015

Frank our archeologist was terrific, engaging, and very attentive to everyone's needs and questions. Definitely the best way to visit -- early morning with no crowds and comfortable temperature. Read more

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