7 days in Riviera Maya Itinerary

7 days in Riviera Maya Itinerary

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Mexico City
Fly + shuttle:
5​h 45​min
Tulum
— 5 nights
bus:
1​h 30​min
Puerto Morelos
— 1 night
bus + Fly:
4​h 30​min
Mexico City

6
days
Tulum

The only Mayan site built to overlook the ocean, Tulum remains a coastal paradise preserving the last vestiges of a pre-Hispanic civilization.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Kayaking & Canoeing and Ziggy Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tulum: Scuba & Snorkeling (in Puerto Aventuras) and Akumal (Aktun Chen & Yal-ku Lagoon). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at LabnaHa Cenotes & Eco Park, explore the fascinating underground world of Grand Cenote, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and view the masterpieces at MiNiAtUrE art Gallery.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Tulum travel planner.

Mexico City to Tulum is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also take a bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Mexico City to Tulum is 1 hour. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Mexico City in February since evenings lows in Tulum dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to take a bus to Puerto Morelos.

Things to do in Tulum

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Akumal, Scuba & Snorkeling
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Grand Cenote
Ziggy Beach
LabnaHa Cenotes & Eco Park

1
day
Puerto Morelos

A small seaport at the tip of Yucatan Peninsula, pleasant Puerto Morelos offers a good alternative for visitors seeking a quieter beach vacation with plenty of tourist amenities.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): see the vivid underwater world at Parque Nacional Arrecife Puerto Morelos - Puerto Morelos Reef, meet the residents at Croco Cun Zoo, and then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Puerto Morelos travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by bus from Tulum to Puerto Morelos takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Puerto Morelos

Parks Nature Spas
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Spas & Wellness
Croco Cun Zoo

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