Mayan Riviera Mexico

Mayan Riviera

About

The Spanish conquistadors arrived off Mexico’s Mayan Riviera in the 16th century to discover a stunning Caribbean coastline of white sand beaches and crystal clear turquoise waters.

Beneath these clear waters and bays, lies the world’s longest barrier reef, running from the border of Belize in the south to the north east tip of the Yucatan peninsula. Some of the world’s finest dive sites are found around these tropical shores.  The Mayan Riviera also has an extraordinary network of underground cenotes (limestone sinkholes), which you can dive, swim and snorkel in.

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Useful information

flight times

From London: 10 hours

currency

Peso

time difference

GMT -6 hours

visa requirements

A tourist card is required, this can be obtained at the border or from a consulate before you travel.

Weather

The Mayan Riviera has a subtropical climate, so its weather ranges from warm to hot for most of the year. The average temperature over the year is about 80ºF or 27ºC and the sea is almost always warm enough for a swim.

The coolest time of year falls between November and January. During these months the daytime temperatures are very comfortable and warm, but the air tends to cool off at night.

From February to May the weather is at its most pleasant and the flowers come into bloom. The sea is calm for swimming and there is very little rain.

From June to August the weather becomes very hot. The sea is calm and the air warm even through the night. There may be storms from time to time at this time of year, but usually the afternoon thunderstorms don’t last.

Hurricane season in the Atlantic Basin (which accounts for hurricanes on the Caribbean shore of Mexico) starts June 1 and ends November 30.  Maximum activity is between August and October.

When to travel

Where to stay

Beautiful beach at Zoetry Paraiso de la Bonita Mexico

Famous for its award winning Thalasso spa, Zoetry Paraiso de la Bonita is a luxury hideaway set on an isolated stretch of white sand beach...

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Viceroy Riviera Maya Mexico

A fabulous, luxurious adult-only hideaway set amongst tropical jungle overlooking seven miles of secluded white sand beaches and the turquoise waters of the Caribbean....

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Beach Suite Exterior at Esencia Mayan Riviera Mexico

On the crisp white sandy beaches of Mexico's famous Mayan Riviera, hidden away down a dirt track, and far away from Cancun's crowds, Esencia can...

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pool at banyan tree mayakoba resort mexico

Banyan Tree Mayakoba is an exceptional resort, set amongst the mangroves and lagoons of the Riviera Maya. A signature Banyan Tree spa is on site...

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Palmaïa is the House of Aia. The resort is located on the stunning Riviera Maya, which offers long stretches of white sandy beaches, with no...

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Experiences in mayan-riviera

Mayan Riviera Mexico

The turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea along the Mayan Riviera are exceptional for scuba diving, perfect to experience underwater life on the Great Maya...

yoga at banyan tree mayakoba resort mexico

To further enhance the wonderfully relaxed atmosphere and laid-back vibe on the Mayan Riviera, why not treat yourself to some yoga classes? Complimentary group yoga classes...

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