The Riviera Maya Sights

We’ve compiled the best of the best in The Riviera Maya - browse our top choices for the top things to see during your stay.

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Playa del Carmen 8

Akumal 7

Chetumal 6

Puerto Morelos 5

Puerto Aventuras 5

Xpu-Há 3

Punta Maroma 3

Mayakoba 3

Tulum 3

Mahahual 2

Bacalar 2

Cobá 2

Xcaret 2

Reserva de la Biosfera Sian Ka'an 2

Xcalak 1

Bahía Petempich (Punta Tanchacté) 1

Felipe Carrillo Puerto 1

Tankah 1

Playa del Secreto 1

Punta Bete (Xcalacoco) 1

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Archaeological Site/ Ruins 9

Beach–Sight 26

Body Of Water/ Waterfall 2

Cave 1

Educational Institution 1

Garden/ Arboretum 1

Market/ Bazaar 1

Military Site 1

Museum/ Gallery 2

Nature Preserve/ Wildlife Refuge 5

Park (National/ State/ Provincial) 1

Spa–Sight 10

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Tulum Ruins Beach

  • Beach–Sight

Talk about a beach with a view! At Tulum's archeological site, the Caribbean's signature white sand and turquoise waters are framed by...

Wayak Spa

  • Spa–Sight

Although not as grandiose as most spas in the Riviera Maya, this small spot (meaning "the dreamer") utilizes natural surroundings to...

Willow Stream Spa

  • Spa–Sight

It's easy to lose yourself (literally) within the 20,000-square-foot spa at the Fairmont Mayakoba. Signature treatments include the Mexican...

X'cacel Beach

  • Beach–Sight

About 10 km (6 miles) south of Akumal, this beach (also written Xca-Cel), has white powdery sand and a nearby cenote that can be accessed...


  • Nature Preserve/Wildlife Refuge

Among the most popular attractions are the Paradise River raft tour that takes you on a winding, watery journey through the jungle; the...


  • Nature Preserve/Wildlife Refuge

Part of the Xcaret nature-adventure park group, Xel-Há (pronounced shel- hah ) is a natural aquarium made of coves, inlets, and lagoons...


  • Amusement Park/Water Park

Designed for thrill-seekers, this 125-acre park features underground rafting in stalactite-studded water caves and cenotes. Swim in a...

Xpu–Há Beach

  • Beach–Sight

Other than the occasional villa and resort, including Royal Catalonia Tulum smack dab in the center, this stretch of white sand is fairly...

Yaax Che Jardín Botánico del Dr. Alfredo Barrera Marín

  • Garden/Arboretum

This 150-acre botanical garden is the largest in Mexico. Named for a local botanist, it exhibits the peninsula's plants and flowers,...


  • Beach–Sight

This beach club and restaurant is one of the few open every day from morning (8 am) to late (2 am). Take a dip in the ocean and then...