15 days in Riviera Maya Itinerary

15 days in Riviera Maya Itinerary

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15 days in Riviera Maya Itinerary

Start: Edinburgh
Fly:  22​h 15​min
1
Tulum
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Puerto Morelos
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + bus + train:  15​h
End: Edinburgh

8
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Tulum Archaeological Site and Las Pinturas. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like MiNiAtUrE art Gallery and Museo de la Prehistoria Parque Dos Ojos. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tulum: Playa del Carmen (Scuba & Snorkeling, Xcaret Park, & more). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Paradise Beach, identify plant and animal life at Punta Laguna Nature Reserve, tour the pleasant surroundings at Akumal Beach, and contemplate the waterfront views at Gran Cenote.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Tulum day trip tool .

Edinburgh, UK to Tulum is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Edinburgh to Tulum. In June, Tulum is much warmer than Edinburgh - with highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can drive to Puerto Morelos.

Things to do in Tulum

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Playa del Carmen, Akumal Beach
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Tulum Archaeological Site ©
Tulum Archaeological Site
Scuba & Snorkeling
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach

4
nights
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Galeria Arte Zissimo arte contemporano and Puerto Morelos Lighthouse. Pack the 2nd (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Cenotes Zapote Eco-Park. The adventure continues: have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Croco Cun Zoo, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Tequila Factory Cancun.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Puerto Morelos trip planner .

You can drive from Tulum to Puerto Morelos in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Puerto Morelos are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Puerto Morelos

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Shark Diving
Spas
National Reef Park of Puerto Morelos ©

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