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A Riviera Maya Primer

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Stretching south of Cancun along the Caribbean coast, the Riviera Maya is one of Mexico’s most captivating regions. White-sand beaches, turquoise waters, and a green interior dotted with cenotes and Maya sites draw beachgoers, gourmets, and travelers interested in the area’s fascinating culture and history.
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Puerto Morelos, Quintana Roo, Mexico
For most travelers, the first task after picking a destination is deciding where to stay. If you are headed to the Riviera Maya, you have a wealth of options with hundreds of different hotels (to be exact, 417 hotels with over 47,000 rooms), from...
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Tulum, Quintana Roo, Mexico
Even if you have never visited the Riviera Maya, you will likely recognize the Maya site at Tulum, perched on a cliff overlooking the Caribbean. This is one of the latest of the pre-Columbian Mayan cities to have been built—in fact it was still...
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Carretera Cancun-Chetumal Km. 340, The Grand At Moon Palace, Riviera Maya, 77500 Cancún, ROO, Mexico
Mexican cuisine joined an exclusive list when UNESCO recognized it as an Intangible Cultural Heritage. Agricultural practices passed down through generations; dishes that are unique to Mexico, from tortillas to tamales; and the incorporation of...
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Carretera Cancun-Chetumal Km. 340, The Grand At Moon Palace, Riviera Maya, 77500 Cancún, ROO, Mexico
With the warm waters of the Caribbean lapping the beaches of the Riviera Maya, it’s not surprising that the area offers countless water sports opportunities. Outfitters in Playa del Carmen, Tulum, and other towns can get you out on the water on...
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Carretera Fed. Chetumal - Pto. Juárez Km. 298, Solidaridad, 77710 Playa del Carmen, Q.R., Mexico
Golfers can spend a week in the Riviera Maya and try a different course each day with seven created by some of the world’s leading designers. Legendary golfer Greg Norman laid out the El Camaleón Mayakobá course. It offers ocean views from many...
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Carr. Cancún - Tulum, Chacalal, Q.R., Mexico
Since at least the days of Rome, the ocean has been associated with wellness. While there are different theories about why sea breezes and saltwater make us feel better, there’s no denying the first-hand evidence of a relaxed feeling and healthy...
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Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico
After a full day on the beach, climbing Maya pyramids, or swimming in cenotes, you may want to do nothing more than enjoy a quiet dinner and perhaps take a post-meal walk underneath the stars. If you are up for keeping the party going, however,...