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Riviera Maya Travel Guide

  • Mexico's breathtaking beaches and historical sites

    Travellers fly to Cancún to discover the Mayan Riviera, a tropical strip of coast along the Gulf of Mexico. Among the many things to do, tourists love it for its exceptional beaches, exotic marine life, lagoons and coral reefs, fun excursions, as well as its many archaeological sites—a unique mix that makes Riviera Maya one of Mexico’s most popular destinations.

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  • Beaches

    Named for the fair woman, Isla Mujeres is a beach lover’s paradise for its white sands, stunning lagoons and coral reefs rippling with tropical fish and other oceanic treasures. Tourists also flock to Cancún, known for its long, white beach on the Caribbean sea and its deluxe hotels.

  • Riviera Maya: a diver’s dream

    All passionate divers know about  Cozumel  Will open in a separate browser window , Mexico’s largest island surrounded by turquoise blue waters and exquisite coral reefs. A must-see destination for die-hard divers who love unforgettable experiences along the ocean floor.

  • The ancient city of Tulum

    The walled city of Tulum stood from 900 to 1540 AD. Although its temples and buildings are smaller than those found in Chichén Itza, Tulum is a compelling testament to its Toltec and Mayan roots.

  • Outdoor adventures

    Travellers wishing to explore the Mayan Riviera and Cancún region should head to Playa del Carmen, a popular spot with hikers, archaeology buffs and nature lovers of all kinds.
  • Nightlife

    When the sun goes down on the Riviera Maya, party people head to Cancún  Will open in a separate browser window or further south to Playa del Carmen for a night out on the town. Both cities are bustling with restaurants, bars and discos begging for patrons to dance the night away.

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Good to know

 

Tax
New: Foreign visitors to Cancun and Cozumel now have to pay a new tax of 244 Mexican pesos (approx. US $11). They can pay this fee prior to their arrival or during their stay, and must show their receipt at the airport before leaving Mexico.
Payment can only be made online via the VISITAX website Will open in a separate browser window.

You can complete the Tourist Card (Official Entry Immigration Form) online before departure. Be sure to enter your name as it appears on your passport and to follow the instructions.