Cancun & Riviera Maya

things to do in the Riviera Maya

5 totally awesome things to do in the Riviera Maya

By Janice and George | June 2, 2016

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).

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grand velas riviera maya restaurants

Grand Velas Riviera Maya Restaurants: aka the 9-step foodie un-diet

By Janice and George | March 14, 2016

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.

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mayan ruins of Tulum

Visiting the ancient Mayan ruins of Tulum

By Janice and George | January 27, 2016

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?

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Riviera Maya cenotes

Riviera Maya cenotes are dreamlike underground cathedrals

By Janice and George | December 10, 2015

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.

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Top 5 Mayan sites around Cancun

By Janice and George | November 12, 2013

They built elaborate sites. Invented a calendar. And sacrificed humans to the gods. When visiting Cancun, be sure to explore these five Mayan sites.

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