Riviera Maya

The best places in the Riviera Maya, you can’t miss them!

We know you love to visit the Riviera Maya and stay in Catalonia Hotels & Resorts. We want to talk about several interesting places that we recommend you to visit on your next trip to this beautiful area.


Sometimes, besides just eat delicious food, drink refreshing cocktails, relax and enjoy, you want to visit some attractions. We have chosen the most interesting places in our surroundings to give you an idea of what you can not miss on your next visit to the Caribbean.

Here we share the list of the best places in the Riviera Maya to visit while you enjoy your vacations at our Resorts.


Tulum is just 60km south from Playa del Carmen, at less than one hour by car. Here you can visit the most amazing Mayan Archeological Site of Mexico and after the tour, refresh in the turquoise waters of the Caribbean right next to the pyramids.



Cozumel is known as the Island of the Swallows. You can enjoy spectacular views, find exotic birds and free local fauna. A wonderful island in the Mexican Caribbean, no doubt, the best place to dive.

Cozumel dive


The Bay of Akumal is characterized for its calm and easy access. Just a few meters from the shore you can find turtles and a great variety of marine fauna. A really safe place for a great snorkel tour.

Akumal beach


With beautiful beaches and crystal waters arriving from Cancun. Visit the submarine museum or take a boat tour to explore the ocean and find dolphins, whale sharks, and rays in freedom.

Photo by Isla Mujeres Tours


A Reserve of the Biosphere south from Tulum. You can explore in an off-road vehicle. A place full of flora and fauna, the perfect place for the virgin nature lovers’ and adventure tours.

photo by jeep safari


Enjoy this incredible avenue with the best food places’ and shops. Live the best nightlife of the Mayan Riviera at the restaurants and the chic bars of this city. If you don’t have a car, check these transportation tips.

Playa del Carmen


Is a small fishermen town just a few minutes away from Playa del Carmen or Cancun. This place is part of the National Marine Park, an excellent place to enjoy the ocean. If you love fishing this is the perfect spot to find the best fishes.

Puerto Morelos

If you want to discover a whole world by land and sea around our Resorts, now you know where to go. Remember you can book all your excursions direct in our web page.

Enjoy the best vacations at the Caribbean!

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