Riviera Maya is Just a Click Away

  • Population

    150,000 people

  • Location

    Mexico Yucatan Peninsula

  • Shopping

    No matter where you are in the Riviera Maya you’ll find places to satisfy your urge to shop, from pricey hotel boutiques to dusty roadside markets.

A Riviera Maya vacation is a laid-back beach destination experience with excursions to important archaeological sites close by. The region is famous for white-sand beaches and crystal clear water. However, the area also offers ancient Mayan ruins and pristine ecological wonders to explore, as well as impressive nature parks.

Are you ready for your Riviera Maya vacation?

Great Flights

Flying these days is simple. If your local airport is an international airport and you’re flying internationally, that will most likely save you some time. If your local airport isn’t an international airport, be prepared for the travel time to be a bit longer.

Extra Luggage

Think carefully when packing. You might not need so much, many of your days will be spent relaxing in the sun. Depending on which airline you fly, extra fees might apply for additional suitcases.

Cancellation Policies

Make sure to ask us about trip insurance. You might not think it’s worth it, sometimes things come up that are inevitable. The small investment could save you a huge headache as well as a saved expense!

About Riviera Maya

The Riviera Maya extends along the Caribbean coast of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula from Puerto Morelos to the Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve. Once home to small fishing villages, the Riviera Maya coastline has since been developed into a modern tourist corridor offering the very best of high-end luxury resorts, fine dining, nightlife, spa retreats, shopping and golf in Mexico. An ideal vacation destination, the Riviera Maya is home to some of the most stunningly beautiful beaches in all of Mexico with expansive stretches of powdery white sand lapped by the clear turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea.

Passport & Visa Information

All passports must be valid for the entire period of your intended stay.  It is highly recommended that travelers always have six months validity on their passports after departure.  If departing from the United States a valid passport will be required by immigration authorities.

Most visas can be extended up to a total of 180 days per calendar year.

Learn more about passports here.

The Language

The official language spoken in Riviera Maya is Spanish.  Almost all of the people who are from Mexico and work in the tourism industry speak English and you will find that French, Italian and German are also spoken by some.

Odds & Ends

Time Zone: GMT (Greenwich Mean Time) UCT -5 hours. No Daylight Savings Time is used in Aruba.

World Clock

Currency: The official currency is the Peso (MXT).  US currency is accepted everywhere and other major currencies can be exchanged at banks.  ATMs in Riviera Maya accept credit and debit cards. Beware of ATM fees.

Electricity: Electric current in Riviera Maya is 110 volts, 60Hz.  Flat two plugs are standard, you may need to bring adapter for and three-pin plugs as not outlets not readily available.