Visit the area of Tulum, a unique seafront Mayan archaeological site.
Wander through the Xcaret Archaeological Park, brimming with surprising natural wealth.
Snorkel at Xel-ha, the largest and most beautiful natural aquarium on the planet.
Enjoy the crystal-clear waters and white sands of the Akumal beaches.
Explore the heart of the rainforest and the mysterious Aktun Chen caves.
Experience the Biosphere Reserve of Sian Ka'an.
Stroll down Playa del Carmen's 5th Avenue and enjoy the selection of bars, restaurants and shops.
Travel back in time and channel the ancestral Mayan culture.
This fortified seaside city lies among some of the Mayan Riviera's most beautiful surroundings. Built atop a rocky, sea level spur, it is protected on three sides by stone walls and by the sea on the fourth. The hotel area houses comfortable hotels, cabins and villas integrated with the natural environment, with green facilities combined with the luxury of top level hotels.
The eco-archaeological park Xcaret embodies Mexico's rich heritage: Mayan culture, archaeological tours, flora and fauna, aquatic activities and a chance for once in a lifetime activities, such as swimming with dolphins.
Thanks to tours along the park's underground rivers, visitors can travel over one kilometre into the depths of the earth, discovering caves, rock formations, Mayan cenotes and marine fossils.
Xcaret Mexico Espectacular is regarded as the best folklore show in Mexico.
A tropical park of indescribable beauty, where the lush rainforest, a turquoise lagoon and a gently flowing river meet the sea, Xel-Ha places a premium on protecting the region's flora, fauna and local environment. The park is home to a turtle camp, a dolphin centre and an aviary, which help preserve these species and protect the region's environment. It is undoubtedly the most beautiful natural aquarium in the world.
In the Mayan language, Akumal means: "land of turtles". Each year, thousands of turtles complete their reproductive cycle on these beaches. The bay's prominent features include crystal-clear waters and white sand beaches sheltered by coastal reefs, perfect for scuba diving.
A tour into the heart of the rainforest, amidst the ruins of temples and ancient cities, exploring intricate caves carved by underground rivers and sacred cenotes surrounded by lush vegetation, without overlooking the majestic barrier reefs.
The Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve, Mayan for "gift from heaven", has been declared a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve and offers visitors one of the world's most unique biodiversities.
Sian Ka'an provides guides with expert knowledge on the region's flora and fauna and ancient Mayan culture, who will help you explore one of the most interesting locations on the Mayan Riviera.
5th Avenue and Shopping
Fifth avenue is the main shopping area in Playa del Carmen. It can be visited on foot and boasts comfortable hotels, shops, restaurants, live music bars, clubs and open-air shows, making it the preferred place to go after a day of activities.
It is home to a number of different establishments, including clothes shops, crafts shops, jewellers, restaurants and live music bars, and an ample gastronomic selection, most notably Mexican, Yucatan, French, Italian, German and Asian cuisine.
The Mayan Riviera is not just about the natural environment. Visitors who enjoy a good time out will find a large variety of clubs, bars and restaurants in the region's various locations.