The ancient Mayans built elaborate sites, invented a calendar and sacrificed humans to the gods. To learn more about them, 5 Mayan ruins in the Yucatan Peninsula are popular and easy to visit.
Cancun & Riviera Maya
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).
The Mayan ruins of Tulum are the loveliest of the ancient Mayan cities you can visit in Mexico’s Riviera Maya. Discover Mayan secrets and tips on how to visit the Tulum ruins.
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.
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.