The Riviera Maya is an area in Mexico located on the Yucatan Penisula. As you can see from the map here the Yucatan Penisula of Mexico juts out into the Gulf of Mexico just south of Florida, Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana. It is located on Mexico’s eastern or Caribbean side.
Mayan Palace is NOT all inclusive . If you plan to play golf every day and get a massage several times it gets expensive. If you spend most of your money on food it’s a wonderful deal. The resort is 5 resorts together, and there are 17 restaurants of all varieties and prices, plus maybe 10 more bars that serve food.
What is Cancun and What is the Riviera Maya ? Cancun is a large city located at the northeast tip of the Yucatan Peninsula. It was the very first tourism specific destination built in the early 70’s. The Riviera Maya is a region to the south of Cancun that starts at Puerto Morelos and ends at the Sian Ka’an Biosphere.
60 or 70 miles
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.
“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.”
When to Visit the Riviera Maya The dry season begins in late November and ends in February, making this season the best time to visit the Riviera Maya. Avoid Riviera Maya travel from March through May , however – the heat and humidity are oppressive.
$7-$10 usd for lunch and $10-$25ish usd for dinner.
Vidanta Timeshare – The Company As we mentioned before, Vidanta Vacation has timeshare resorts in Cancun, Acapulco, Puerto Vallarta, Nuevo Vallarta, Mazatlan, Los Cabos and Puerto Peñasco. It’s legal name is Comercializadora y Servicio de Turismo S.A. de C.C.; Desarrollo, Marina Vallarta S.A.
The Mayan Riviera is a stretch of immaculate Mexican beaches spanning the towns between Puerto Morelos in the north and Tulum in the south. The pristine shoreline features aquatic activities, luxury resorts, soothing spas and vivacious nightlife. Puerto Morelos is considered to be the gateway to the Mayan Riviera .
If there is salt water (and fresh water with an outlet to the ocean), there is probably some type of sharks in the area any place in the world where you might swim. However, the Riviera Maya area is one of the safest places in the world when it comes to having to worry about shark bites.
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.