Summer Hotlist: The Riviera Maya, MexicoJune 5, 2017
Where is it?
The Riviera Maya is a district in Mexico which encompasses some of the most popular, most beautiful and most diverse cities. It is located along the Caribbean coastline of the state of Quintana Roo.
Known principally for its lure to tourists, The Riviera Maya boasts many fine dining, entertainment, shopping and lodging options.
What is there to do?
Everything! Literally, everything. It’s a summer dream. Some of the most popular activities include:
● Scuba diving
● Swimming in cenotes (natural pits)
● Swimming with dolphins
● Horseback riding
● Jungle tours
There’s something for everyone, and there are plenty of lessons available for those looking to try something new.
When you’re not outside soaking up the sun or swimming in crystal clear waters, you can also go shopping on Fifth Avenue in Playa del Carmen, engage in some of the vibrant nightlife, or try world-class food.
Where should I stay?
Riviera Maya is known both for its all-inclusive resorts and its boutique historical hotels, so it depends on your style. If you’re looking for a quaint, relaxing trip we’d suggest staying at a smaller hotel. If you’re looking for a party and a great time, you can’t go wrong with a larger resort.
When should I go?
The weather’s (almost) always perfect here, so whether you prefer to take go early, mid or late summer, you’ll be guaranteed warm water and golden sunshine.