Every year, thousands of medical tourists flock to Cancun, Mexico for their surgical procedure. While performing their procedure, there are lots of places in Cancun to relax and have fun while recovering and Mayan Riviera is one of them. The Riviera Maya is the perfect destination to relax from daily stress and the city tension. Situated on the shores of the Caribbean Sea stretching from Isla Mujeres, in the north, across the bay from Cancun, to Punta Allen just south of Tulum, Mayan Riviera is without a doubt one of the most fascinating destinations in the world, with tropical beaches, ancient ruins, with an abundance of marine and wildlife.
What better way to unwind yourself than to laze on the stunning white beaches before taking a swim in the crystal clear Caribbean Sea. In this heaven destination you can enjoy the marvelous Caribbean atmosphere beginning your days stimulating the circulation with a relaxant beach-walk or participating in the various Yoga classes proposed by instructors and therapists.
Enjoy a soothing massage on the beach, an aloe wrap, or an aromatherapy facial that will leave you refreshed and renewed. Find the refreshing balance of mind, body, and spirit at the Riviera Maya hotels and spa and allow skilled therapists to transform tension into a distant memory.
A variety of water sports are available including snorkeling, scuba diving, jet-skiing and windsurfing. Snorkeling and scuba diving are popular here due to the amazing Mesoamerican Barrier Reef System which is the second largest coral reef in the world. Cenote diving is also very popular.
Away from the sun-kissed beaches there is so much to do and see. A jeep safari will take you into rainforests and mangrove swamps or you can take a boat trip to the island of Cozumel for snorkeling and scuba diving on the island’s spectacular coral reefs. With many coral reefs all along the Mayan Riviera, it is no wonder the area is regarded as a snorkelers paradise, especially at Xel-Ha.
You will enjoy a day out at the 1.3 million acre eco-tourism site at the Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve. The site features tropical forests, lagoons and a colony of turtles. Other activities include hiking, cycling, horse-riding, paragliding and you can even swim with dolphins or visit a crocodile zoo.
Before the Spanish conquest of Yucatan, the Maya civilization dominated the region, hence there are several many archaeological sites in this area. These sites can be found at Xcaret, Xel-Ha, Tulum and Coba.
Evenings can be spent enjoying the lively Mexican-style nightlife or by relaxing over some traditional Mexican cuisine of tortillas, tamales, enchiladas and re-fried beans. Sit back and enjoy a Tequila or two whilst watching the entertaining Mariachi bands in action.
Generally speaking, Mayan Riviera is the hottest part of Mexico although there are still seasons when it is best to visit the area. It has a sub-tropical climate and is hot and humid all year round, with the summer months seeing the highest levels of humidity.
Temperatures reach the mid 30’s during the summer season which is also the rainy season. However, the coast usually just has short bursts of heavy rain in the afternoon which doesn’t stop you from getting a good tan during the morning sunshine.
September and October see more wind and rain but the region still enjoys enough sunshine to keep you on the beach. Late deals to the Mayan Riviera are available at any time of the year.