Riviera Maya

Akumal

Plaza Ukana I, Playa Akumal, Local 3 77731 Akumal Mexico

Akumal means “place of the turtles,” and these large creatures are one of the main attractions in this protected bay.

Cenotes

There are an estimated 7,000 cenotes on the Yucatán Peninsula.

Chichen Itza

Chichen Itza Riviera Maya Mexico

A trip to Chichen Itza is a must.

Coba

Carretera Federal 307 Cancún-Chetumal, 77793 Cobá Riviera Maya Mexico

More Mayan ruins?

Mesoamerican Reef

Mesoamerican Barrier Reef System 77731 Riviera Maya Mexico

This 600-mile-long barrier reef is the second longest coral reef in the world.

Tulum Ruins

Carretera federal Chetumal 77780 Tulum Mexico

Thousands of travelers flock to this ancient walled Mayan city perched on the Caribbean coast, and so should you.

Valladolid

Beach siestas, ancient ruins, Caribbean water play and endless margaritas could keep you occupied forever, but you’d miss out on an important piece of history in this authentic colonial city.