Mayan Riviera also known as the Riviera Maya is an approximately 130 km long stretch of coastline in the Caribbean. It runs between “Mayan ruins of Tulum” in the south to the “resort city of Cancun” in the north. It is in Quintana Roo state, which is Mexico’s most eastern state. Cosumel Island, the largest island in Mexico is also considered part of Mayan Riviera.
This world-renowned travel destination has countless of attractions to offer. From lagoons and mangroves, coral reef, ancient cities to ecological reserves, Mayan Riviera is indeed a paradise, with places like the Mayan Palace Resort making a visit more enjoyable than ever. These are the top three stunning things to do or see in this travel destination.
This could very well be one of the great wonders of the world. Rio Secreto is an amazing underground river that you must experience during your visit to Mayan Riviera. The most stunning thing about this attraction site is that it has thousands of stalagmites and stalactites. In fact, the scenery takes you back in time to witness the truly spectacular and mysterious features. Rio Secreto remains the most unique natural treasure in the universe. Dare to experience this amazing natural reserve.
The Mexican Caribbean is without doubt the best place to learn scuba diving. You will agree that there is no better way to experience the diversity and splendor of Mother Ocean than taking a scuba dive. Mayan Riviera is filled with beautiful reefs, sea turtles, colorful tropical fish and warm clear water that will give you all the reasons to take a plunge or learn to dive below the cobalt blue waves.
If you are a decent snorkeler or comfortable in the water, the better for you. You can actually enroll for a course in scuba and learn all the necessary skills to scuba dive safely. In fact, you will leave with an accredited certificate after only four to five days. This is one of the greatest travel tools a person can have!
Playa Del Carmen
This is considered as the most fun and fastest growing town in the Caribbean. It has a tantalizing mix of fun as international visitors frequent the town to party and have fun. The stunning beaches provide a tropical splendor that will make your visit to this destination memorable. The good thing about Playa del Carmen is its central location in Riviera Maya. This allows you to get around other parts of Mexico.
Water sports available in Playa del Carmen include sky diving, Para sailing, fishing, sailing, scuba diving, snorkeling, kayaking and swimming. Besides, it has excellent shopping malls and restaurants where you can do shopping or enjoy Mexican dishes. Sporting attractions includes tennis courts and an 18 hole golf course. There are countless things to see and do in this town. It is a place you must plan to visit during your stay in Mayan Riviera.
When it comes to accommodation, Mayan Riviera has a couple of all-inclusive resorts, bungalows, condominiums, Hotels, villas and homes to choose from. Mayan Riviera all inclusive resorts includes Akumal Beach Resort, Akumal Breakers, Akumal Escape, All Riviera Resort, Azulik and Balamku, among others.
Indeed, Mayan Riviera is a stunning paradise!
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