What to see in the Riviera Maya
The Mayan Riviera is a majestic region that attracts millions of travelers from all over the world. What is the Mayan Riviera? The Mayan Riviera includes popular vacation destination Cancun, and up-and-coming Playa del Carmen as well.
It also features smaller yet still attractive places like Isla Mujeres, located just a couple miles off the coast of Cancun. There’s also Tulum, which is about an hour south of Playa del Carmen. And let’s not forget about Cozumel Island, just off the coast of Playa del Carmen.
If you’re new to the region, you’re going to need a Cancun sightseeing guide to help you navigate to all the hotspots.
Let’s get started!
This gorgeous beach is very popular with travelers. It’s located at kilometer 6.5 of Cancun’s hotel zone. It has everything you could want on a beach. Stunningly clear turquoise waters. White sand as soft as powder.
Picture this: You’re laying back, enjoying the warm sunshine, and sipping on an ice-cold Corona. The music is pumping and the smell of good Mexican cuisine is in the air. Despite the fear, you can jump out from bungee also.
Sometimes you don’t want relaxation. Sometimes, you just want a jungle adventure! Well, we have found the perfect spot for a jungle tour. Selvatica is Cancun and Latin America’s number one outdoor adventure park.
At Selvatica you can hop on an undeniably badass Polaris ATV and rip through the muddy jungle in style and comfort. If you’re not familiar with Polaris difference, just understand they are the ‘Rolls Royce’ of ATVs. The acceleration, the cushiony-suspension. The difference is noticeable immediately.
Feel like a kid again, and get dirty at Selvatica’s ATV park. You are on vacation, after all, right?
If you are insterest on a #ComboTime : Selvatica Extreme Canopy + Dolphinaris this is for you!
Find me one person. Find me ONE person on this planet that doesn’t want to swim with dolphins. Impossible right? What better place to take your whole family, than Dolphinaris? Swim and interact with these majestic sea mammals and create a memory you can share with your family forever.
If you act now, Dolphinaris is holding an incredible summer promotion. If you buy a dolphin swim, you get an entry into Wet’n Wild Waterslide Park, for free! The best part is, they are adjacent to each other. Just a 30-second walk, and boom, you’re right there.
Everyone is always asking: Where are the best cenotes in Cancun? Well, they should be asking, where are the best cenotes in the Riviera Maya?
A unique cenote to visit is Casa Cenote, located in Tulum, about a 2-hour drive south of Cancun. It isn’t a typical, circular cenote. This is a long, winding cenote that spans a few hundred yards. What attracts so many people here, is the water. It is so crystal clear, it will take your breath away.
If you want the best snorkeling in Cancun, go to Isla Mujeres. If you’re not familiar, Isla Mujeres is located just a couple miles of the coast of Cancun. A brief ferry ride will take you there. There you can purchase a variety of snorkeling tours. Walk through Isla Mujeres’ idyllic downtown after you’re done.
Like we mentioned above, for a limited time, you can get a free pass to Wet’n Wild. There you can find a variety of waterslides for you to cool off on. Some like it fast. Can I suggest the Kamikaze slide? Some like it peaceful. Can I suggest the Lazy River inner-tube float? Psst click here!
Wet’n Wild and Dolphinaris are actually located inside of Ventura Park. For an extra 20 bucks per person, you get access to Ventura Park’s other attractions like Fun World. Fun World features Cancun’s only roller coaster. You also get access to AaahVentura. If you’re an adrenaline junkie, you’ve found heaven.
At AaahVentura, you can soar through the air on a zipline. You can do a crazy bungee-jump. You can test your agility of a wobbly hanging aerial bridge.