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Riviera Maya & the Yucatan

Riviera Maya & the Yucatan Travel Tips

Best Cenotes around Cancun and the Yucatan Peninsula

By Viator, April 2014

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 21 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Naturally formed sinkholes pockmarking the limestone turf of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula, cenotes are among the world’s most unique natural phenomenon. Used as a water source by the Incas and ...  Read more

Go Diving in a Cenote

By Viator, June 2014

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 13 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

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 7 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

Chichen Itza: A Marvel of the World

By Mexico Expert: ...  , Mexico, July 2011

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 6 Ratings

Chichen Itza is one of the most spectacular archaeological sites of the Mayan Culture located at a relatively short distance from Cancun and Riviera Maya. Today we can admire what was their ...  Read more

The Beautiful Crystal Waters of Cancun and Isla Mujeres

By 360Dave , October 2011

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 2 Ratings

I have had the pleasure of living in Cancun for many many years. Cancun is a beautiful stress free relaxing place. I also highly recommend the tranquilla little Island of Isla Mujeres. Its just off ...  Read more

Riviera Maya Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, August 2010

4.5 star rating: Recommended 118 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

Mayan Heritage: A Guide

By Viator, May 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 98 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

The Cenotes of the Yucatan

By Viator, March 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 67 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Visiting the Yucatan, you might here this word in passing: cenotes. It is actually an ancient Mayan word meaning “well,” but nowadays refers to the rocky sinkholes that pepper the Mayan Peninsula. ...  Read more

Spring Break in Cancun

By Viator, April 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 1228 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

Mayan Ruins of Cancun

By Viator, March 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 1015 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

3 Days in Cancun: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, June 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 964 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, March 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 206 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

Cancun Jungle Tours

By Viator, August 2012

4.5 star rating: Recommended 173 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

Cancun Day Cruises

By Viator, April 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 164 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Budding pirates and romantics alike will love the Captain Hook Cruise aboard a Spanish galleon. Become a pirate of the Caribbean on this fun-filled voyage where you'll go back in time and experience ...  Read more

Best Beaches of Cancun

By Viator, April 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 83 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

There’s little doubt that the powdery white-sand beaches and crystal-clear waters of Cancun are what most people come here for. Cancun’s tourist industry is big-business, and this is why you hear the ...  Read more

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