Its easily a 4 or 4 1/2 star hotel. My husband and I frequently travel around Christmas/New Year’s and our typical vacation choice is to go to an Adults Only All – Inclusive resort. The Grand Mayan is just one of four resorts in the entire Vidanta complex. It is not a cozy resort in that everything is very spread out.
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over a year ago. Cancun Airport . Call the resort before going on your vacation and they will arrange your transportation. Airport to hotel about 35-45 mins away.
Well, it is a tough decision. However, I prefer the more quiet and relaxed environment of the Riviera Maya than I do Cancun . Cancun can be hectic, more people, more traffic, & more of a “city” feel. But at the same time, it has all the conveniences of a city, such as, restaurants, bars, & shopping.
The Riviera Maya is one of the top destinations in the world for beaches. Located on the Yucatan Peninsula, you can find beaches with restaurants, music, and cocktails where you can kick back sunbathe, and enjoy life. There are even pristine beaches where you can still swim alongside sea turtles.
Tap water in Mexico In the Riviera Maya and you should have no issues with using it to brush your teeth. Some people that live in Playa Del Carmen will use the tap water to cook pasta and rice.
“Mexico’s most popular tourist destinations like Cancun, Riviera Maya , Puerto Vallarta, Mexico City and Cabo San Lucas remain safe ,” says Brussow. However, by tourists using common sense and taking reasonable safety precautions, they should have no hesitancy in visiting Mexico.”
Cancun is a safe town to visit – locals are friendly and crime rates are very low compared to other cities in Mexico. While most people never run into any trouble, there are several troublesome areas close to Cancun .
Best Beaches in Mexico Cozumel. Cancun. Playa del Carmen. Tulum. Punta Mita. Huatulco. La Paz. Sayulita.
Safety in Cancun and Playa del Carmen While you need to exercise caution no matter where you travel, both of these touristy towns fall on the safer side. There is no current travel warning for either area.
3. Re: Is Riviera Maya a safe destination? No where is perfectly safe but the Mayan Riviera is one of the safest areas of Mexico. Traffic is getting worse (and thus more accidents) and both Cancun and Playa del Carmen have recently had some incidents of gang/cartel violence.