Mayan Riviera

The Mayan Riviera offers 160 kilometers of spectacular beaches. It is an area that begins at the coastal town of Puerto Morelos (20 minutes south of Cancun) and extends south to Punta Allen. This area's 378 hotels (38,466 rooms) provide a variety of unique accommodations. They range from upscale hotels, all-inclusive resorts and boutique-style hotels to peaceful beach resorts amid lush jungle. First-class resort facilities are well equipped for conferences and banquets, impeccable service and exquisite cuisine. The largest towns are Playa del Carmen, Puerto Aventuras, Akumal and Tulum.

The modern highway 307 will take you to the Riviera Maya from Cancun. It has four lanes up to a short distance beyond Xcaret, where it becomes a wide, two-lane road. The distance from Cancun International airport to Playa del Carmen is 52 kilometers (32 miles).

Mexico’s famous Green Angels patrol the highways offering assistance in case of mechanical problems.

The Cancun International Airport also provides service to arrivals at small airport in Playa del Carmen that serves private flights.

Communications; Internet, fax, cable, radio, television and telephones can be found in the larger towns. Cellular phones can be rented and service is readily available through the local telephone company in Mexico.
Efficient transportation systems, buses are comfortable, safe and taxis are available in all hotels.

The 5th Avenue at Playa del Carmen is the most popular shopping and dining center in the Riviera Maya.

Cozumel & Isla Mujeres
Access to Cozumel Island is through its own International Airport and offers a very efficient ferry operation between Playa del Carmen and Cozumel.

Access to Isla Mujeres is only by sea with a different embarkation option between Cancun and Isla Mujeres

The second largest reef system in the world, the Great Maya Reef, runs along the coastline and numerous marinas offer incredibly diverse options for nautical activities.

Different Eco-parks and Mayan archeological sites.