Riviera Maya & the Yucatan

Riviera Maya & the Yucatan Travel Tips

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

Visiting the Mayan Ruins without the Crowds

By Viator, October 2015

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1179 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

Best Cenotes around Cancun and the Yucatan Peninsula

By Viator, February 2016

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 151 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

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

Cancun Jungle Tours

By Viator, May 2015

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 241 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

Ecological Theme Parks in the Riviera Maya

By Viator, July 2015

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 240 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

Water Parks in Cancun

By Viator, January 2015

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 133 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

Go Diving in a Cenote

By Viator, June 2015

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 88 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

Swimming With Whale Sharks in Cancun

By Viator, May 2016

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 61 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

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

Outdoor Activities and Adventure in Cancun

By Viator, March 2016

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 37 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

Chichen Itza Night Shows: A Unique Experience

By Viator, February 2015

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 3 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

One of the undisputed star attractions of the Yucatan Peninsula, the impressive pre-Columbian city of Chichen Itza is the most visited of all Mexico?s Maya sites and the most atmospheric time to ...  Read more

Mayan Heritage: A Guide

By Viator, May 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 168 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

Riviera Maya Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, November 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 121 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

3 Days in Cancun: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, July 2016

4.5 star rating: Recommended 2654 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

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