With almost hosting 4 million travelers to Riviera Maya, Mexico in 2012 makes for a popular vacation destination spot. Why you ask?
The Riviera Maya area is over 100 miles in distance, with many different small towns and fishing villages. Within this area there are many all inclusive properties to offer and even a few boutique style hotels. There are resorts that cater to the romantic traveler in adults only resorts others that offer fun family filled activities and just about any style in between!
What attracts many travelers to this destination is the convenience to get there, the beautiful blue waters, variety of activities and resorts! There is also a wide variety in budget points.
A few areas:
Puerto Morelos: Only 25 minutes from the Cancun airport. This small fishing village offers a laid back style. In the center of town is a park, market style shopping, and relaxed atmosphere dinning on the beach or a patio!
Playa del Carmen: About 45 minutes from the Cancun airport This is considered the heart of the Riviera Maya. 5th Avenue is the hot spot of Playa Del Carmen, this single street is full of shopping, dining and night life!
Tulum: 90 minutes from the airport. This is one of the most southern spots of the Riviera Maya. Here you will find fantastic snorkeling, thatched roofs, and the Tulum Ruins and beach.
Maybe your next vacation can be to the beautiful Riviera Maya, even if you have been there before select a different area and it will feel like a completely different vacation. Try relaxing at the beaches of Maroma, snorkeling in Tulum or enjoying fresh fish tacos in Puerto Morelos!