Riviera Maya & the Yucatan

Riviera Maya & the Yucatan Travel Tips

3 Days in Merida: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, July 2016

4.5 star rating: Recommended 86 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Merida is a city that captivates many visitors so much that they decide to stay: it?s a haven for expatriates from the U.S., Canada, and Europe. The colonial center holds plenty of charms, including ...  Read more

3 Days in Cancun: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, July 2016

4.5 star rating: Recommended 2647 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

Ecoarcheological Adventures in the Riviera Maya

By Viator, June 2016

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 57 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Taking a tour in the Riviera Maya is a great way to experience the unique attractions that make the area special, and companies like Alltournative are taking tourism a step further by also helping ...  Read more

Day Trips from Playa Del Carmen

By Viator, June 2016

4.5 star rating: Recommended 272 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

The Cenotes of the Yucatan

By Viator, June 2016

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 95 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

Mayan Ruins near Merida

By Viator, June 2016

4.5 star rating: Recommended 85 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

Cancun Day Cruises

By Viator, June 2016

4.5 star rating: Recommended 278 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

Visiting Xcaret for Its 25th Anniversary

By Viator, May 2016

4.5 star rating: Recommended 120 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

For the last 25 years, the Xcaret theme park has served as a premier ecotourism destination in Mexico?s Riviera Maya with its natural and cultural attractions, scenic trails, Mayan jungle foliage ...  Read more

Swimming With Whale Sharks in Cancun

By Viator, May 2016

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 59 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

Chichen Itza Tours: Picking the Right One for You

By Viator, March 2016

4.5 star rating: Recommended 2082 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

Outdoor Activities and Adventure in Cancun

By Viator, March 2016

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 35 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

Outdoor and Water Activities in Playa del Carmen

By Viator, March 2016

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 58 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

Best Cenotes around Cancun and the Yucatan Peninsula

By Viator, February 2016

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 149 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

Spring Break in Cancun

By Viator, January 2016

4.5 star rating: Recommended 548 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

Visiting the Mayan Ruins without the Crowds

By Viator, October 2015

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1176 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 visited sights. Chichen Itza, for example, gets over 1.5 million ...  Read more

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