15 days in Quintana Roo & Riviera Maya Itinerary

15 days in Quintana Roo & Riviera Maya Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Cancun
— 3 nights
2
Mahahual
— 1 night
3
Tulum
— 5 nights
4
Cozumel
— 5 nights

3
nights
Cancun

Cancun ©
Few destinations in Mexico dazzle visitors quite like Cancun, a modern resort town filled with glitzy hotels sitting on picturesque and well-developed Caribbean beaches.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Playa Delfines and Shark Diving. Punta Sur and Guadalupe Chapel will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with a short trip to National Reef Park of Puerto Morelos in Puerto Morelos (about 44 minutes away). The adventure continues: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, take in the spiritual surroundings of Catedral de la Santisima Trinidad, and browse the different shops at La Isla Shopping Village.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Cancun online trip maker.

Vancouver, Canada to Cancun is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Vancouver to Cancun. Traveling from Vancouver in February, expect Cancun to be much hotter, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can drive to Mahahual.

Things to do in Cancun

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Isla Mujeres, National Reef Park of Puerto Morelos
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National Reef Park of Puerto Morelos ©
National Reef Park of Puerto Morelos
Shark Diving
Punta Sur ©
Punta Sur

1
night
Mahahual

Mahahual ©
A growingly popular destination on Mexico's Caribbean coast, for most of its history Mahahual remained a tiny fishing village well off the beaten path.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Maya Chan Beach, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then look for gifts at Colleen's Magnetic Jewelry.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Mahahual day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Cancun to Mahahual takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. When traveling from Cancun in February, plan for somewhat warmer days in Mahahual, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Tulum.

Things to do in Mahahual

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Maya Chan Beach ©
Maya Chan Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Colleen's Magnetic Jewelry ©
Colleen's Magnetic Jewelry

5
nights
Tulum

Tulum ©
The only Mayan site built to overlook the ocean, Tulum remains a coastal paradise preserving the last vestiges of a pre-Hispanic civilization.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Cenote Corazon Del Paraiso. Take a break from the city and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Mayan Beach. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Ek Balam and Cenotes Sac Actun. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tulum: Chichen Itza (Las Monjas, Temple of the Bearded Man, &more). There's lots more to do: get outside with Outdoor Activities, take in the exciting artwork at Balam Art On Feathers, Head underground at Gran Cenote, and contemplate the waterfront views at Parque Dos Ojos.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Tulum journey planning app.

Getting from Mahahual to Tulum by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. When traveling from Mahahual in February, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Tulum: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Cozumel.

Things to do in Tulum

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Chichen Itza, Scuba & Snorkeling, Ek Balam
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Cenote Corazon Del Paraiso ©
Cenote Corazon Del Paraiso
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Ek Balam
Ek Balam

5
nights
Cozumel

Cozumel ©
Thanks to the island's outstanding scuba diving and snorkeling options, Cozumel tourism sector remains a major employer and the main source of income for this Caribbean getaway.
Get outdoors at Scuba & Snorkeling and Palancar Reef. Do some cultural sightseeing at Zona Arqueológica del Cedral and Galo Art Studio. There's much more to do: explore the gorgeous colors at Columbia Reef, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, head outdoors with Paradise Beach Cozumel, and relax in the rural setting at Rancho Universo Heal a Horse Cozumel Horse Sanctuary Non-Profit Organization.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Cozumel online trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of taxi and ferry from Tulum to Cozumel in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and ferry. In February, daytime highs in Cozumel are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cozumel

Wildlife Outdoors Parks
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Punta Sur Eco Beach Park ©
Punta Sur Eco Beach Park
Palancar Reef ©
Palancar Reef
Santa Rosa Wall ©
Santa Rosa Wall

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