Riviera Maya, Playa del Carmen

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Riviera Maya spreads throughout the exotic Yucatan coast, encompassing the most important historical and archeological sites of the ancient Mayas. Providing many diverse activities for everyone's taste, the district treats tourists to local or gourmet cuisine, relaxing spa massages, hikes through jungles, and tunnels of mangroves and natural pits to swim in. Scuba divers will find satisfaction exploring the second longest reef in the world-- the Belize Barrier Reef, and don't miss the Ancient Mayan ruins and pyramids. Work out when and for how long to visit Riviera Maya and other Playa del Carmen attractions using our handy Playa del Carmen trip planner .
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  • Like Cancun but more of an adult scene. You will fly into Cancun but get a transfer to Riviera Maya. We did not what to expect because we didn't know anyone who had visited. We were very please with o...  more »
  • De slitter med mye tang som flyter inn fra havet. Stor problem som de jobber med fra myndighetene for å finne en løsning på.  more »
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