Passports are required for visitors entering Mexico. If you are a citizen of the US, visit travel.state.gov for more information on travel documents needed. For Canadian travelers, visit travel.gc.ca for relevant travel information.
Spanish is the official language of Mexico, though English is widely spoken and understood.
The peso is the currency of Mexico, but US dollars are often widely accepted in resort areas.
Climate & Beaches
The average yearly temperature of Riviera Maya is 80 degrees Fahrenheit. Hurricane season is from June to November and the warmest months are June, July and August.
Known for its beautiful and soft white sand and bright water, Riviera Maya beaches are dazzling. Discover Akumal Beach to swim with turtles or Playa Paraiso to relax.
Activities & Attractions
The outdoor adventures in Riviera Maya are plentiful, whether you want to explore some of Mexico’s largest cenotes or monkey around at a primate sanctuary. Surfing, kayaking, mountain biking and scuba diving are also popular activities. If you’re looking to unwind, Tulum is known for trendy beachside yoga retreats and there are plenty of spas to indulge at in Riviera Maya. For a historical outing, the Xel-Ha Archeological Museum has Mayan artifacts.
At night, there are plenty of funky, stylish lounges to help you sip mojitos and unwind.