The best destinations to enjoy the Riviera Maya

The Riviera Maya has become one of the favorite destinations of many tourists of all nationalities. This is due to the great peace and contact with nature that can be found here, besides being consolidated by having a significant cultural and gastronomic heritage throughout its territory.

If you decide to choose the Riviera Maya as an option for your next trip, we are sure you will not regret it, since it is a destination that, although it can be used for a romantic getaway with your partner or an unforgettable trip among friends, you can also make an excellent trip with your family in the fabulous all-inclusive resorts.

There are different destinations to travel to in the Riviera Maya, among which the most outstanding is always Cancun. Still, more destinations will leave you completely speechless because of its natural beauty.


The best destinations to enjoy the Riviera Maya

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Tulum is one of the leading destinations that people decide to visit in the Riviera Maya. This has acquired a lot of relevance in recent years due to one of the hotels that are pro-environment, and that has given us something to talk about, The Azulik Hotel.

However, Tulum is not just about going and staying in a hotel, but about getting to know every corner of this fantastic place; we can find different places to eat, find food from healthy and vegan, to delicious lobster, arrachera or shrimp pizzas.

Besides that, the cultural heritage that this place has is impressive since near you can find the impressive Mayan archaeological zone of Tulum, in which you will be able to appreciate the high wall that divides the archaeological zone from the Caribbean Sea, a merely spectacular scenario.

The best recommendation you can get is to hire a Cancun to Tulum shuttle, so you can get to your hotel on time, make the check-in and go out to enjoy the best way of this breathtaking city.

Playa del Carmen

The best destinations to enjoy the Riviera Maya

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This is one of the places that people like because of the fabulous Fifth Avenue, which is the most famous avenue in the city, and where people can walk and shop in different stores and eat something in the best restaurants in the city.

Besides having the beautiful beach just a few minutes walks from La Quinta, as this famous avenue is known, it is also the relatively closest destination to the already famous Xcaret and Xel-Ha parks.

These famous eco-parks are two of the emblems of the famous Riviera Maya since, in both, you can find everything you came looking for; excellent Mexican cuisine, contact with nature, and fabulous landscapes that you can observe sitting down and relaxing.

To enjoy the best tourist spots in Playa del Carmen, the essential thing is that you get a transportation from Cancun to Playa del Carmen so you can appreciate the whole trip since you will be able to find incredible landscapes that are worth admiring.


The best destinations to enjoy the Riviera Maya

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Naturally, the leading destination of the Riviera Maya, although many people indeed decide to visit both Playa del Carmen and Tulum, you must have an idea that the largest of the tourism that arrives in the Riviera Maya comes to Cancun.

Cancun is one of the most beautiful places in all of Mexico; however, it has a considerable problem, transportation, due to the lack of communication is a state that still does not approve Uber in the city. However, there is always the option of booking Cancun airport transportation to enjoy touring this fantastic city.

This beautiful city is unique since we can find everything from ancient Mayan ruins in the city, such as water amusement parks, beaches with incredible amenities, and a hotel zone that has the best places for tourists, all close to your hotel.

In the Hotel Zone of Cancun, you can enjoy exclusive restaurants like Puerto Madero and Bubba Gump, as well as enjoy the night adventures with places like Hard Rock, Coco Bongo, and The City.

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