With a total surface area of almost 2 million km2 and a wide variety of climates and landscapes, Mexico offers its visitors a range of natural landscapes, criss-crossed by more than 23 million hectares of protected natural reserves, typical villages, colonial cities, archeological sites from ancient cultures and an infinite range of festivities, colors and tastes.
With 29 UNESCO World Heritage sites, Mexico has become a travel must where you can enjoy the friendliness of its people, the depth of its traditions and excellent service in all its destinations, which will make your trip unforgettable.
Visit Mexico and be seduced by its spicy and rich gastronomy, its magical evenings accompanied by good tequila and the freshness and kindness of its people.
Description of the area
The numerous Mayan archeological sites and the kilometers of white sandy beaches with their crystalline waters are among the main attractions of the Mayan Riviera, located in the Yucatan Peninsula, to the South of Cancún.
The Caribbean Sea laps at the shores of the coves and bays in this stunning place, whose intense turquoise waters will ensure that you fully enjoy the pleasure of swimming in this sea, which takes on a silvery color under the moonlight.
Visit the Mayan Riviera and enjoy its beautiful and extensive coastline, from which you can make out the world’s second largest coral reef. Culture and beauty also come together in this spectacular destination, where you can enjoy its nature reserves full of exotic vegetation.
Mexican cuisine is one of the richest and most varied in the world. Cornmeal forms the basis of its cuisine, which is renowned for its barbecued meats, accompanied by spicy salsas, as well as salads, vegetables and a wide variety of fruits.
Octopus, squid and prawns , marinated in lemon are griddled, breaded or marinated in sauce, while freshly caught, tasty lobster is another delicious example of this country’s cuisine.
In the Mayan Riviera, you can also enjoy culinary specialties, such as dishes made from pork, like the Cochinita Pibil and Poc-chuc, Tamales de masa colada (stuffed corn wraps), Tikin-xic fish (marinated dry fish cooked in a banana leaf) and a wide variety of delicious seafood.
natural park offering a marvelous night time show featuring the very best of Mexican folklore and a traditional Mayan ballgame. Located 15 km northeast of the Barceló Beach Resort hotel.
offers a show with dolphins in a stunning natural park with rivers and an area with archeological sites. Located 26 km north of the Barceló Beach Resort hotel.
Playa del Carmen
is a picturesque town will a large array of bars and restaurants. Located 20 km northeast of the Barceló Beach Resort hotel.
is one of the most beautiful archeological areas on the Mayan Riviera. Located 35 km north of the Barceló Beach Resort hotel.
In Mexico, you can find authentic items from popular crafts made from ceramics, copper, leather, fabrics and macramé. The beautiful creations from Taxco silver are also a good example of the skill of Mexican silversmiths.
The Mayan Riviera is noted for its local handmade crafts such as hats, straw bags, Mayan figures, silver and Talavera ceramics, in addition to the country’s typical liqueurs, such as tequila, mescal and xtabentun.