The Mayan Riviera is located on the Caribbean coast in the state of Quintana Roo, in the eastern part of the Yucatan peninsula. Given its location, it boasts a privileged climate that allows tourists to enjoy its incredible beaches, tourist attractions and resorts almost throughout the entire year.
There are a wide range of options to be enjoyed on your holiday to the Mayan Riviera, from snorkeling, visiting Mayan ruins, discovering the amazing Cenotes, to simply enjoying its stunning beaches. If the last option is what most attracts you and are looking to discover beautiful white sandy beaches with crystal clear waters, partake in water sports or go out and party, we offer you an overview of 5 amazing, not-to-be-missed beaches in the Mayan Riviera.
Considered one of the most beautiful beaches in the Mexican Caribbean, Playa Paraiso is located in Tulum, just a short distance from the Tulum Archaeological Site.
This beach is immersed in nature, defined by its fine white sand and turquoise waters that will make you feel like you’re in paradise. If you also want a little action in addition to rest and relaxation, you’re in luck! Its crystal clear waters and its proximity to the immense reef, make it the ideal place for snorkeling. And if you’re trained in diving, you will be able to admire the three 17th century canons discovered a few years ago.
The Catalonia Royal Tulum, an adults-only hotel where you can enjoy your Hello Package in a unique environment, is very close to Playa Paraiso.
Ranked amongst the best in the world, this beach is home to luxurious resorts that will allow you to enjoy the best services in a unique setting. The best is the Catalonia Privileged Maroma, where friends of Hello enjoy special packages.
Despite the fact that the resorts are located next to the beach, they have managed to preserve the beauty of this beach, allowing visitors to take in the blue waters whilst enjoying a delicious cocktail under a palm tree.
Historically Akumal was the first tourist destination on the coastal strip of the Yucatan peninsula. Akumal, which translates as “Land of Turtles,” is known for the different species of turtles that choose to lay their eggs on this coast. And it comes as no surprise, as this beach still retains its essence and natural environment.
In addition to being able to swim with turtles, this beach is also known for its coral reef, inhabited by a great variety of marine fauna. The perfect place for snorkel lovers!
Xpu-Ha, which in Maya, means “estuary of two waters,” is a shallow beach with calm waters, ideal for enjoying a pleasant stroll, kayaking or snorkeling. Its coast is not overcrowded, and despite being home to some Beach Clubs, cabins and small hotels, its retains its natural and wild charm, making this place a great destination to visit with your family, friends or partner.
If you’re looking for a party atmosphere, this is the place for you: Mamitas Beach Club has played host to huge concerts and events with first-rate DJs. Located in renowned Playa del Carmen, Playa Mamitas is the perfect destination to enjoy the beautiful beach during the day and the best nightlife when the sun goes down.
If these beaches have captured your imagination and you can’t stop thinking about your holiday on the Mayan Riviera, visit our website and discover the incredible All Inclusive packages that we have prepared for you. Experience the Mayan Riviera from the best location, at stunning 5-star Catalonia Hotels and prepare yourself for the best holiday of your life.