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One of the most visited and known travel destinations in Mexico is the Caribbean coast of Riviera Maya. All along its 75 miles, the activities and attractions are almost infinite. This large variety of options can make it hard for you to decide what to do. That’s the reason why we have decided to write a list of the things you cannot miss in Riviera Maya.

Scuba Diving and Snorkeling

A large part of the world’s second biggest coral reef is located in the Mexican Caribbean of the Riviera Maya. This natural wonder, added to the impressive beaches, cenotes and lagoons of the surroundings, make of this place one of the best scuba diving and snorkeling spots in the world. Besides the Mesoamerican Reef, other important subaquatic destinations and attractions are the cavern Nohoch Nah Chiich, the MUSA underwater museum, the cove of Akumal, the cenotes TajMa-ha and Dos Ojos, and the wrecks of Puerto Morelos and Cancún.


Adventure and natural beauty

The Caribbean Sea, the jungle full of biodiversity, the ancient Mayan cities, and the mysterious cenotes, lagoons and underwater rivers turn Riviera Maya in one of the most beautiful destinations worldwide. Among magnificent trees and aromatic bushes, you can find the fantastic parks Xcaret and Xelha, as well as the archeological sites of Coba and Tulum.


Riviera Maya is also the perfect destination for style lovers and fashionistas. Beyond the big malls, you can also find beautiful pedestrian streets full of boutiques of the most exclusive brands. One great example of it is the 5th Avenue of Playa del Carmen, famous for its variety; there you can find everything, from furniture to the finest jewelry. Live the experience of delighting your senses while going shopping among the Caribbean Sea fresh breeze.

And of course, the best part of any adventure in the Riviera Maya is to come back to your home in Mayakoba Residences.

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