31 Jan 2018 | by Sophie Darbon

Set in a privileged location on Mexico’s Yuctan Peninsula lays Riviera Maya, boasting 120km of powdery white sand beaches and turquoise waters – a true paradise! With an average year round temperature of 28 degrees, there are few destinations that cause as much amazement as this. Whether you are a culture vulture or a thrill seeker, there is something for everyone.

Rich in Mayan history and culture, Riviera Maya is located just a short drive away from Tulum and its ancient archaeological site. Its remarkable location also means guests can enjoy a huge variety of activities, including ziplining, kayaking, snorkeling or diving with colourful fish, turtles and even rare whale sharks. In the nearby lively resort of Cancun you will find plentiful Tequila bars and mega clubs where you can party into the early hours, Mexican style

Long haul, adventure, relaxation

  • Direct flights
  • GMT -6
  • 10.5hrs from LON
  • Best in all seasons

In Riviera Maya, you must

  • Explore the Mexican islands on a catamaran
  • Take to the skies on the largest zipline in North America
  • Visit Chichen Itza, one of the 7 wonders of the world!
  • Enjoy a tour of the ancient and enchanting Tulum
  • Head downtown and shop in the traditional Mexican markets
  • Indulge in some delicious, traditional Mexican cuisine
  • Party whilst you admire acrobats at the famous Coco Bongo nightclub
  • Take to the waters and swim with dolphins, turtles and rare whale sharks Turtle Mexico
Sophie Darbon

By Sophie Darbon

Sophie began her career in events back in 2010 after graduating from Bournemouth University with a BA in Events Management. Sophie is passionate about all events but particularly loves working in incentive travel.More articles by Sophie Darbon