It is a stretch of land along the Yucatan Peninsula, defined by its motionless beaches and clear warm Caribbean waters. Known as Riviera Maya, you'll find a host of Mayan Resorts that offer a variety of holiday packages that will suit just about anyone.
This beachfront has remained a holiday secret for many years and runs from Cancun in the north to the ancient Mayan ruins of Tulum in the south. In the last decade more and more this area has seen an increase in tourism activity as more and more people find out what it has to offer.
There are many ranges of sights to see and experience here; from modern amenities to timeless tropical jungles and everything in between. You can stay in modern Mayan Resorts that offer beach activities, spas, snorkeling, guest restaurants, exciting nightlife, world-class golf courses and just about everything else you can think of to do.
For those interested in exploring the jungle, culture and history of the area, there is just so much to choose from. You can visit a multitude of ancient Mayan cities or visit ecologies at the Sian Kaan ecological reserve. There are also the eco-parks at Xcaret and Xel-Ha, which feature water parks all kinds of sights.
The main dive and dive across the Riviera Maya is the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef System, which runs from Cancun south to Guatemala. It is the second longest barrier reef system in the world after Australia & # 39; s Great Barrier Reef.
If you are thinking of vacationing on the Riviera Maya, then it is advisable to consider doing so in one of the many inclusive Mayan Resorts. It's hard to beat an all inclusive vacation because of the simple fact that you get paid whatever you want and need at the resort, before you leave home.
Here are just a few of the more popular ones, including Mayan Websites that you will find along the Yucatan Peninsula.
Riu Palace Maya Resort – This beautiful resort is located in the Playacar area of the Riviera Maya and is just a mile away from Playa del Carmen. It has leafy landscaped gardens set up by a motionless white sandy beach. It has six themed international restaurants that offer a variety of cuisines. It is also family friendly and offers daily children & # 39; activities
Hacienda Tres Rios Resort – After a short 45-minute drive from Cancun International Airport you will find yourself in a luxurious Mayan Resort surrounded by a 326-acre nature area. This world-class resort gives its guests all the benefits of an all-inclusive vacation in a natural environment that allows them the opportunity to experience all that the tropical rainforest has to offer.
Grand Palladium White & Riviera & Spa Resort – This resort is actually part of a larger Maya Resorts complex, which consists of four 5-star hotels. Built to preserve the natural surroundings, this resort blends into its surroundings. It includes six restaurants and 12 bars and all guests have access to the facilities of the other hotels on the farm.
Akumal Beach Resort – Akumal is a Mayan word that means "Place of Turtles" and for good reason. With over a mile of white sand beach this destination offers snorkeling in motionless Caribbean waters with sea turtles. Akumal is smaller than other Mayan Resorts and offers a more relaxed and relaxed atmosphere.
The Riviera Maya is truly a world class holiday destination without the world class price tag. It can be cheaper than many home destinations and much more affordable than other Caribbean Islands such as Jamaica or Barbados. Even visitors from Europe find their euro & # 39; go further when going to one of the many Mayan Resorts.