Riviera Maya & the Yucatan

Riviera Maya & the Yucatan Travel Tips

Mayan Heritage: A Guide

By Viator, May 2014

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

8 day Yucatan tour

By Ian , Australia, August 2013

We did this tour on 11 July. It was fantastic. We were collected form our hotel by our guide/driver Victor Gonzales, off to Chichen Itza for 3 days and then Uxmal for 4 days. We opted for the ...  Read more

Mayan Ruins in Mexico

By Hudson , USA, February 2013

One of the best activities to partake in while in Mexico is to make a visit to see some of the architectural and cultural wonders. A little sightseeing in Mexico can go a long way, and, specifically ...  Read more

Puerto Morelos

By Hudson , USA, January 2013

While not technically in Cancun , Puerto Morelos is a quaint little seaside fishing village with enough character, charm, and white-sand beaches to get people coming here year after year, and ...  Read more

The San Sebastian Fiesta in Chiapas

By Hudson , USA, January 2013

If you’re headed down to the southern tip of Mexico , there’s likely something of a shopping list on your To-See itinerary. Most of this, one might assume, is to soak in some traditional Mexican ...  Read more

Riviera Maya Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, August 2010

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

Best Cenotes around Cancun and the Yucatan Peninsula

By Viator, April 2014

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

The Cenotes of the Yucatan

By Viator, March 2014

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

Outdoor Activities and Adventure in Cancun

By Viator, August 2014

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

3 Days in Cancun: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, July 2014

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 Playa Del Carmen

By Viator, July 2014

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 and Water Activities in Playa del Carmen

By Viator, July 2014

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

3 Days in Playa del Carmen: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, July 2014

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

Go Diving in a Cenote

By Viator, June 2014

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

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

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