Riviera Maya & the Yucatan

Riviera Maya & the Yucatan Attractions

Zocalo de Merida

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 6 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Better known as Plaza Grande, Plaza Principal, or just “the main square” by English speakers, this has been the center of Merida since the cathedral was finished in the late 1500s. It’s a pleasant ...  Read more

Chichen Itza

4.5 star rating: Recommended 1062 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

One of the Seven Wonders of the World, Chichen Itza - meaning "At the mouth of the well of the Itza" - is Mexico's most visited archeological site, a magnificent display of Mayan culture and ...  Read more

Tulum

4.5 star rating: Recommended 181 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Tulum, the site of a Pre-Columbian Maya walled city and a port for Cobá, is one of the best preserved coastal Maya sites in the Yucatan. Highlights of these ruins include the Temple of the ...  Read more

Kabah

4.5 star rating: Recommended 7 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

This minor archeological site on the Puuc Route south of Merida is worth visiting to see its Palace of the Masks, an ornate structure covered with hundreds of masks of the same figure: the rain god ...  Read more

Ake Mayan Ruins

About 25 miles east of lovely Merida lies the architectural site of the pre-Columbian Mayan civilization, Ake. A small slice of vintage Yucatan, this ancient treasure’s name translates roughly into ...  Read more

El Rey Ruins (Las Ruinas del Rey)

The El Rey Ruins (or Las Ruinas del Rey) are a spectacular archeological site in Cancun's Hotel Zone, with 47 structures estimated to have been inhabited by the Mayans as early as 900 AD. There are ...  Read more

Captain Hook Pirate Ship

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There are dozens of ways to see Cancun but one of the most entertaining is aboard the Captain Hook Pirate Ship. Spend an evening enjoying dinner served by salty sea men followed by dancing on the ...  Read more

Casa de Montejo

Located on the south side of the Plaza Principal, this intricately decorated structure was built by the son of Adelantado Montejo, the conqueror of Yucatan. It served as a mansion for the family and ...  Read more

MACAY Museum (Museo de Arte Contemporaneo Ateneo de Yucatan)

This contemporary art museum right off the Grand Plaza houses permanent and visiting exhibits. The former include the work of several Yucatecan artists, the most famous being the Governor’s Palace ...  Read more

Paseo de Montejo

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While the center of Merida is all Spanish Colonial in architecture and layout, Paseo de Montejo is the product of a brief period when the French controlled Mexico and built a grand boulevard lined by ...  Read more

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