Itching to swim with turtles? Love to see a magical Cirque du Soleil show? Check out these awesome things to do in Riviera Maya, Mexico (when you can tear yourself away from your fabulous resort, of course).
Cocina de Autor is the most cutting-edge of the eight restaurants at this luxury all-inclusive resort in the Riviera Maya. But all the Grand Velas Riviera Maya food – scratch that, cuisine! – is delish.
Overlooking the sea, the Mayan ruins of Tulum are the loveliest of the ancient Mayan cities you can visit in Mexico’s Riviera Maya. But why did the Mayans flatten the tops of babies’ heads?
With their stalactites and stalagmites, and pools of water shining an unearthly blue, Riviera Maya cenotes look like wondrous underground cathedrals. You can swim and snorkel inside many.
They built elaborate sites. Invented a calendar. And sacrificed humans to the gods. When visiting Cancun, be sure to explore these five Mayan sites.